Zinpro Corporation promoted José Ramón Páez Manrique to Mexico account manager – specialty to lead the company’s expansion in the aquaculture and pet market for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
Australis and Salmones Austral showed the best performance for salmon and trout during 2019 with FCR ranging from 0.96 to 1.11.
The company is performing trials to reduce the use of fishmeal and fish oil with alternative raw materials such as microalgae oil and insect meal.
The company partnered with Kaura, a Spanish animal fat and protein producer, to include these raw materials in its EWOS feed range.
As part of the company’s growth strategy, the new facility will focus on digestibility, palatability and functional additives to improve salmon production performance.
BioMar Chile, Skretting, Ewos and Salmofood are accused of maintaining an agreement to set the sale prices of salmon feed between 2003 and 2015. Ewos is likely to escape the fine for acting as whistleblower.
With 15,000 m2 warehousing space in total, complete with custom re-packaging facilities, it is expected that in coming years the company will become one of Uruguay’s biggest exporters by tonnage.
SARVAL Chile took over the business activities of Comercial Bahía SpA. The two companies are now joining forces after collaborating closely in the past.
The initiative arises in response to the demand of the salmon industry for a replacement of fishmeal and fish oil with plant-based raw materials, which would mean an opportunity for the Chilean agricultural sector.
The company is committed to exceeding 75% of marine ingredients from sustainable fisheries or in processes of improvement as raw material for its Nicovita and Salmofood brands in 2020.
BioMar Group acquired the 50% remaining shares in the Chilean factory Alitec Pargua June 7, 2019 in Puerto Montt, leaving BioMar as the sole owner of the former joint venture.
With the aim of having the best professionals working in Vitapro, the company started with a new trainee plan in Ecuador to provide talent and train to young professionals in the core areas of the company (Technical Advisory and Feed Technology), to nurture the organization with new ideas and generate innovation from the bottom up.
Salmofood expands the capacity of its plant in Castro, Chiloé, Chile, by adding a fourth line of production with an investment of $12 million.
The objective of the study is to evaluate the suitability and positive effects of the soluble fish concentrates on the production and immune response of poultry and shrimp.
Cargill intends to invest $1 billion in Latin America over the next five years, taking advantage of favorable political conditions in key countries of the region.
The Ecuadorian company, BiOALiMENTAR, has inaugurated its new factory for production of multispecies balanced food, which will operate in Tungurahua, Ecuador. The new factory was designed and built in collaboration with FAMSUN.