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Issue 40 Vol 20, October 8, 2020. Previous issues are archived at www.aquafeed.com
Send your news to Lucía Barreiro: news@aquafeed.com

 
Wenger - Aquatic Feed Division
 
HEADLINE NEWS

Nutreco backs US land-based salmon operation in Nevada

Nutreco backs US land-based salmon operation in Nevada 
West Coast Salmon AS closed first stage equity financing with lead anchor investors Bregal Partners and Nutreco N.V. and initiates the development of RAS Atlantic salmon farming facility serving the U.S. West Coast market, with the first harvest planned for the second half of 2024.
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Cargill introduces fully compostable feed bags

Cargill introduces fully compostable feed bags
The company becomes the first salmon feed producer to introduce this initiative in the market to help reduce its carbon footprint. 
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$372 million Series C funding for the completion of the world’s largest insect farm

$372 million Series C funding for the completion of the world’s largest insect farm 
Ÿnsect extended its Series C funding that will also let the company expand beyond Europe and Asia into the United States, with the support of its first US-based investors.
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£10 million funding to accelerate UK industrial insect farming

£10 million funding to accelerate UK industrial insect farming
A £10 million funding project, led by Entocycle, will deliver a complete demonstrator system for the conversion of food waste into insect-based animal feed and biofertiliser.
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GMO soybean gets EU approval for feed use

GMO soybean gets EU approval for feed use
The European Commission authorized Bayer’s XtendFlex soybean technology for food, feed, import and processing in the European Union.
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USGC conducting research on DDGS use in shrimp feed

USGC conducting research on DDGS use in shrimp feed
The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) set an ambitious goal in early 2020 to create 1.125 million tons of new demand for U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in Southeast Asia by targeting the aquafeed industry.
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DSM completes acquisition of Erber Group

DSM completes acquisition of Erber Group
Royal DSM completed the acquisition of Erber Group for an enterprise value of €980 million.
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MORE NEWS
INGREDIENTS & COMMODITIES

Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,120/1,140 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,470/1,490 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,435 – $1,585. 
Read more at Hammersmith Marketing.

RESOURCES, PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS

WWF’s roadmap for sustainable shrimp supply chain

WWF’s roadmap for sustainable shrimp supply chain
“The Blueprint for Future Proofing Shrimp Supply Chains” is a challenge to businesses that buy, sell, produce or benefit from farmed shrimp to achieve sustainable goals by 2025.
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THAROS
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.
 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

NEW! Protein Functionality Researcher - Norway
Skretting ARC is looking for an experienced protein functionality researcher with an innovative mindset and good collaboration skills to develop novel aquafeed products and processes.
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Director of Sales & Technical Services - USA
Green Plains is looking for a director of sales to drive new business, maximize legacy relationships and provide technical support to both groups in the North American aquafeed market.
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Microbiome Specialist - Norway
Skretting ARC is looking for a microbiome specialist to implement new methodologies and further extend the scope of techniques used in-house. 
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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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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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Hatchery Feed & Management Magazine

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Development of hatchery technology for European eel aquaculture: first results on on-growing in feeding larval culture
  • Using DNA tools to produce resistant shrimps
  • Genomic selection for resistance to bacterial cold water disease
  • Shrimp breeding: The importance and complexity of a successful breeding program
  • Cryopreservation: A valuable tool for hatcheries
  • Exploring algae as functional ingredients in Senegalese sole microdiets 

 

Next issue: Hatchery Buyer’s Guide & Directory 2020
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WORTH A VIEW

Aquaponics economics
For the last four years, Terry Hanson’s team have tracked investment, daily costs and receipts associated with integrated tilapia-vegetable aquaponic system. In this webinar, Hanson talks about their experience from an economic perspective. 
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EVENT NEWS

New schedule for 2021 VNU events
VIV Asia was postponed to September 22-24, 2021, ILDEX Vietnam to July 21-23, 2021 and ILDEX Indonesia and Aquatica Asia to November 24-26, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Aquaculture Europe 2020 goes online
The board of the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) decided that the Aquaculture Europe 2020 event, to be held in Cork in April 2021, will become an online event to be held on the same dates, from April 12-15, 2021.
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UPCOMING WEBINARS

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Check out our YouTube channel where you can find a list of previously held aquafeed webinars. 

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