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Issue 42 Vol 20, October 22, 2020. Previous issues are archived at www.aquafeed.com
Send your news to Lucía Barreiro: news@aquafeed.com

 
Wenger - Aquatic Feed Division
 
HEADLINE NEWS

Salmofood on track to fish-free aquafeedsSalmofood on track to fish-free aquafeeds
The company has just successfully reached the first milestone of its trial to produce Atlantic salmon without marine ingredients.
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Feed additive with essential oils control ectoparasite outbreaks in gilthead sea bream

Feed additive with essential oils controls ectoparasite outbreaks in gilthead sea bream
Researchers found a 78% reduction in Sparicotyle chrysophrii abundance and its prevalence in fish fed on a diet containing essential oils of garlic, carvacrol and thymol.
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USSEC addresses soy misperceptions in its inclusion in shrimp feeds

USSEC addresses soy misperceptions in its inclusion in shrimp feeds
Given the public statement that high levels of soy inclusion in shrimp feeds was the cause of White Feces Syndrome, USSEC said that it was not indicated in studies of high soy inclusion done by the U.S. soy industry.
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Low-cost formulated feed increases body weight and survival in milkfish and tilapia

Low-cost formulated feed increases body weight and survival in milkfish and tilapia
The novel feed formulation by SEAFDEC/AQD incorporated minimal fishmeal and sourced locally available ingredients as an alternative protein source to make it cheaper.
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Sparos introduces feeding tables for tilapia

Sparos introduces feeding tables for tilapia
In addition to gilthead seabream, European seabass and rainbow trout, farmers and feed manufacturers can now get personalized feeding tables for Nile tilapia through FiT feeding tablesTM.
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ARCO partners with Feed Design Lab

ARCO partners with Feed Design Lab
The company provided a flash off conveyor to the new state-of-the-art feed production line of the Dutch research center.
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MORE NEWS
INGREDIENTS & COMMODITIES

Peruvian & European fishmeal
Fishmeal prices in Peru are reported to have made a jump higher as China got back into the market after their holiday period. 
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,220/1,240 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,580/1,600 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,430 – $1,600. 
Read more at Hammersmith Marketing.

RESOURCES, PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS

No potential hazards in Norwegian aquafeeds

No potential hazards in Norwegian aquafeeds
The Norwegian annual survey of undesirable substances in fish feeds does not show exceedances of limit values ​​for organic or inorganic environmental toxins.
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Record levels of salmon produced in Scotland

Record levels of salmon produced in Scotland
The latest Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2019 reveals that the finfish sector is on track to achieve its sustainable growth target of 210,000 tons by 2020.
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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! Feed Technology Center Manager (Extrusion) - UK
Pontus Research is looking for a hands-on, customer-focused feed technology center manager with experience in extrusion technologies to manage the new business unit within Pontus operation. CLOSING NOVEMBER 20, 2020.
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NEW! Account Manager - Indonesia
INVE Aquaculture is looking for an account manager to take responsibility for the sale of INVE Aquaculture products and services to a specific group of customers that is active in the allocated area to expand market share.
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NEW! Lab Analyst - Belgium 
INVE Aquaculture is looking for a lab analyst to support the scientific work and new product development and execute and report on R&D experiments and other support tasks.
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NEW! Senior Research Technician (Bacteriologist) - UK
Pontus Research is looking for a senior research technician with specific responsibilities in the area of bacteriology to build capacity and capability before opening a fish and shrimp health unit in 2021. CLOSING OCTOBER 30, 2020.
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Assistant Research Professor, Fish Nutritionist - USA
Mississippi State University’s Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center is seeking an assistant research professor to develop, coordinate and implement research programs about catfish nutrition, feeds and feeding strategies in the Mississippi Delta. CLOSING NOVEMBER 30, 2020.
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Technical Sales Specialist - USA
Skretting is looking for a technical sales specialist to support RAS clients in fish nutrition and production system performance. CLOSING NOVEMBER 18, 2020.
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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. CLOSING NOVEMBER 1, 2020.
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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. CLOSING OCTOBER 30, 2020.
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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. CLOSING OCTOBER 30, 2020.
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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Interview with Carlos Díaz, CEO of BioMar
  • New robot technology for quality control in aquafeed manufacturing
  • Towards quantitative engineering for aquafeed extrusion process operation
  • A sustainable mix of free amino acids improves shrimp feeding behavior
  • Preventive additive strategies for the control of ectoparasites and secondary infections in farmed fish
  • A look at the bullfrog value chain in China

Next issue: January 2021
To submit an article or request advertising information email: editor@aquafeed.com

 
 
WORTH A VIEW

How to succeed in research
Watch Professor Allen Davis, Auburn University, talk about how to perform quality research for quality feeds in the fourth session of “Talking with Titans” webinar series.
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EVENT NEWS

AFIA offers online, on-demand feed modules 
AFIA/KSU-500 “Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing” online course is now available in smaller segments online and on-demand.
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AFIA awards Bill Braman and Keith Behnke 
Braman was awarded Distinguished Service Award and Keith Behnke with Lifetime Achievement Award during the latest AFIA Board of Director virtual meeting.
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