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Issue 29 Vol 20, July 23, 2020. Previous issues are archived at www.aquafeed.com
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HEADLINE NEWS

UK carbon recycling project to create sustainable protein feed sources UK carbon recycling project to create sustainable protein feed sources
REACT-FIRST will obtain critical data about cost, digestibility, nutritional quality and carbon footprint of single-cell protein, ProtonTM, produced by Deep Branch, used in fish and poultry feed.
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Cargill’s new micro NIR technology for quality testing in live salmon Cargill’s new micro NIR technology for quality testing in live salmon
With the new portable EWOS SalmoNIR technology, salmon farmers have immediately available data on fat content, pigment, omega-3 and other important parameters of live fish to inform their farm management in real-time.
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Extru-Tech introduces a new self-adjusting die/knife cutter headExtru-Tech introduces a new self-adjusting die/knife cutter head
Reductions in maintenance costs and downtime are two of the benefits of the new die/knife cutter system that can be used across the full spectrum of wear plates.
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CPF builds shrimp “5.0” farm in the USACPF builds shrimp “5.0” farm in the USA
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) is developing “Aquaculture 5.0” shrimp farm in the USA that can be cultured anywhere, any time of the year and that will use feeds made from ingredients which are all sustainable, being neither marine meals nor soybeans from sensitive areas.
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Soy protein concentrate company invests $30 million to expand factory in Brazil Soy protein concentrate company invests $30 million to expand factory in Brazil
Rio Pardo Proteína Vegetal will invest $30 million by 2022 to expand the production capacity of its plant in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, to produce up to 800 tons per day.
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Singapore’s insect startup raises $1.6 million to ramp up productionSingapore’s insect startup raises $1.6 million to ramp up production
Insect technology startup, Protenga, raises $1.6 million from Roslin Technologies and SEEDS Capital to ramp up production and identify high-efficiency genetic strains of black soldier fly.
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Severe contraction in shrimp production and exports in EcuadorSevere contraction in shrimp production and exports in Ecuador
The Ecuadorian shrimp sector announced a serious contraction in its production and exports as a result of the market crisis and reduced demand.
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Pakistan turns locust into animal feedPakistan turns locust into animal feed
The Pakistani government has been working on a pilot project to convert locust into poultry feed and plans to test it in fish feeds as a measure to provide revenue to farmers hit by locust swarms.
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MORE NEWS
INGREDIENTS & COMMODITIES

Peru to complete anchovy fishing seasonPeru to complete anchovy fishing season
The Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) reported that the first 2020 anchovy fishing season in the north-central region completed 96.7% of the assigned quota, meaning a catch of 2.3 million tons.
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Chilean court condemns Salmones de Chile for illegal fishmealChilean court condemns Salmones de Chile for illegal fishmeal
This case was part of a set of complaints that Sernapesca filed against companies that produce and commercialize fishmeal from the Biobío region that ended with more than 7,500 tons of fishmeal seized.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,150/1,170 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,450/1,470 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,480 – $1,835.
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RESOURCES, PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS

Antioxidants and their impact in krill meal and oilAntioxidants and their impact in krill meal and oil
Tharos released a report that describes the importance and impact of antioxidants in feed ingredients and provides some recommendations on their use.
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Increasing uncertainties of medium-term agricultural prospects due to COVID-19 Increasing uncertainties of medium-term agricultural prospects due to COVID-19
The new joint OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2020-2029 report underscores the continuing need to invest in building productive, resilient and sustainable food systems in the face of COVID-19 uncertainties.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

NEW! Sales Team Leader - India
Noveltech Feeds Pvt. Ltd. has five open positions as sales team leader to support the company’s emerging fish feed segment.
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NEW! Business Development Consultant - Myanmar
Cargill Aqua Nutrition Thailand and Vietnam is seeking a business development consultant to develop new accounts and channels in Myanmar.
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NEW! Research Assistant - UK
MiAlgae is looking for a research assistant to assist in the preparation and execution of experiments that explore the utilization of alternate feedstocks and optimization of various algal growth parameters in-line with R&D carried out by the company.
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Regional Technical Manager Aquaculture - China
Adisseo is looking for a regional technical manager to reinforce the company’s aquaculture business unit in China.
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Territory Manager - Malaysia
Cargill is looking for a territory manager for the business development of the Cargill Aqua Feed segment in Malaysia.
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Assistant Manager - India
Grobest India is looking for an assistant manager with more than ten years of experience in feed mills.
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Researcher Shrimp Nutrition and Physiology - Norway
Skretting ARC is looking for a researcher focused on shrimp nutrition and physiology to develop novel solutions to optimize shrimp diets for the fast-growing aquafeed operations worldwide.
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Sales Director, Animal Health & Nutrition - Chile
Aker BioMarine is looking for a sales director for the growth of the Chilean aquaculture market.
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Feed Plant Production Manager - Thailand
Inteqc Feed is looking for a feed plant production manager to effectively handle the day to day management of the feed operations, personnel and site.
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Aquaculture Feed VP/Division Manager - Thailand
Inteqc Feed is looking for an aquaculture feed VP/division manager to propose, lead and direct the company’s R&D programs.
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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Mycotoxins in aquaculture: The risk of generalization in a sector with 466 species
  • New fermented feed additive improves productivity in fish and shrimp culture
  • Strengthen against salinity stress
  • Functional feed to solve blue coloration in indoor shrimp farming system
  • Metabolomics gives simple answers to ease the exploitation of insect meal for aquafeed
  • Column: Albert Tacon – Aquaculture and aquafeed production in 2018
 
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WORTH A VIEW
Biosecurity for a healthier aquaculture industry
Watch one of FAO’s COFI virtual dialogue sessions with leading experts on innovative approaches and opportunities to manage the biosecurity challenges facing aquaculture.
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Join the international virtual conference AgriAQU 2020
The International Virtual Conference on Agriculture and Aquaculture 2020 will be held on July 28, 2020 and will analyze the trends in global agriculture and aquaculture.
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