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Issue 33 Vol 20, August 20, 2020. Previous issues are archived at
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BioMar achieves best half year ever during the lockdownBioMar achieves best half year ever during the lockdown
The sales volume increased by nine percent, while the revenue increased by seven percent compared to Q2 last year despite the Ecuadorean and Mediterranean market challenges.
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Botaneco closer to commercializing canola protein after successful salmon trialsBotaneco closer to commercializing canola protein after successful salmon trials
The company reported an excellent feed acceptance, growth and weight gain in recent salmon trials fed on the company’s canola-based ingredient that has a 75% protein content.
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DCP sustainable dedusting equipment returns collected dust back into the production systemDCP sustainable dedusting equipment returns collected dust back into the production system
DCP supplies custom-made dedusting systems that remove, minimize and manage dust emissions to achieve a healthy working environment and increase the production efficiency.
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Feeds and genetics to improve salmon pigmentationFeeds and genetics to improve salmon pigmentation
Two new Norwegian projects aim to improve salmon pigmentation by understanding the genes involved in the muscle pigmentation and the interaction between feeds and salmon physiology.
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New challenge to prevent catfish off-flavorNew challenge to prevent catfish off-flavor
HeroX opened a call on the global community of solvers for cost-effective and innovative methods that prevent blue-green pond algae from delaying catfish harvesting due to off-flavor. Winning solutions will share a $60,000 prize purse.
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CPF increases profits thanks to aquaculture business despite pandemicCPF increases profits thanks to aquaculture business despite pandemic
The company reported that the aquaculture business in Thailand showed an impressive improvement following operational restructuring in the first half of 2020.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,100/1,120 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,430/1,450 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,465 – $1,790.

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The Asian aquafeed industry remains full of opportunitiesThe Asian aquafeed industry remains full of opportunities
Asia continues to be an attractive market for investments in aquafeed, given its large market size, growth potential and the general trend toward industrialization, according to a recent Rabobank report.
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No illegal and veterinary drugs in Norwegian farmed fishNo illegal and veterinary drugs in Norwegian farmed fish
Norwegian researchers examined 13,725 samples to monitor the status of illegal substances, pharmaceuticals and contaminants in Norwegian farmed fish and found no illegal drugs and some lice medicine below the limit.
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Seafood to increase by 44 million tons by 2050Seafood to increase by 44 million tons by 2050
Study finds that if sustainably managed, wild fisheries and mariculture could help meet the rising demand for food in the long term.
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FOR SALE—Krill Oil Extraction Plants
Food grade processing plants used for Tharos’ patented solvent-free krill oil extraction proof-of-concept.
1. Plant used for on-land and at-sea research, built from Danish-made equipment, 100-150k/h.
2. Norwegian-built, plug-and-play concept, commercially operated at-sea, 350-500k/h. DETAILS.

NEW! Product Manager - Belgium
ADM is looking for a product manager to link sales, R&D and operations and manage products and applications within hatchery feeds, additives and ingredients.
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Technology Lead Nutrition & Formulation - Norway
Cargill is seeking an experienced professional who will identify and execute new business development projects and drive process improvements and supporting tools and metrics.
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Technical Support Manager - Europe
BioMar is looking for a technically strong biologist/engineer with experience in marine finfish operations to support the WestMed and African market.
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Global Product Manager - Europe
Phibro Aqua is seeking a global product manager to manage the company’s global portfolio of current and pipeline products and support the global sales team.
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FeedTech Center Manager - Canada
The Center of Aquaculture Technologies is seeking a talented individual to provide leadership at its new, state-of-the-art FeedTech Center in Souris, PEI, who will be responsible for the performance of the $2 million investment in the latest feed extrusion technology.
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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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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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Feed efficient rainbow trout families to enhance the plant protein utilization
Vikas Kumar, assistant professor at the University of Idaho, talks about implementing integrated indirect criteria to select for feed efficient rainbow trout families to enhance the plant protein utilization in salmonid aquaculture, in a webinar part of the Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture (CSTFA) webinar series.
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Join AquaVision 2020, a free-to-attend aquaculture business conference
AquaVision 2020 will convene stakeholders from across and beyond the aquaculture space to explore ways in which best meet market needs in a post-COVID world while also delivering global solutions that help address the huge burdens that are being placed on our vulnerable planet.
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Aquatica Asia, new aquaculture event to be held alongside ILDEX Indonesia
Aquatica Asia aims to strengthen the aquaculture industry in the region and will be held alongside ILDEX Indonesia on September 15-17, 2021.
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Register for the AFIA’s fall online feed manufacturing course
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will hold its fall online feed manufacturing course from October 6 to November 10, 2020, in partnership with Kansas State University.
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World Aquaculture 2020 postponed to June 2021
World Aquaculture 2020, scheduled for December 2020 in Singapore, was postponed to June 14-18, 2021. The venue will remain at Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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21:   From alternative to complementary: towards a more judicious use of marine resources in aquafeed, Jefo
1:   Innovafeed: Scalable insect solutions for sustainable food, EAS
15:   Mucus, the frontier in fish innate immune response, Adisseo
16:   Choose the right NIR set-up for your application needs, FOSS
17:   Fermentation for algae production, EABA
23:   Reap the benefits of instrument networking, FOSS
30:   Improve the uptime of your NIR solution, FOSS
7:   Algae biofertilizers and biostimulants, EABA
14:   Osmoregulation and ionic balance in shrimp, Adisseo
27:   How pre- and probiotics increase feed efficiency in aquaculture, Biochem
Check out our YouTube channel where you can find a list of previously held aquafeed webinars.
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