BioMar and Skretting meet farmers

BioMar Denmark and Skretting Chile gathered farmers to be updated on current industry trends, specially focused on economic and sustainable future of fish farm.

February 20, 2019

BioMar gathered together about 140 farmers from all over Denmark to be updated on current industry trends, specially focused on economic and sustainable future of fish farm in Denmark.

Managing Director, Anders Brandt-Clausen, presented the latest initiatives at BioMar in Brande, which includes expansion of production equipment, laboratory and crew necessary to ensure stable production and quality assurance of feed.

Product Manager for freshwater species, Christina Frisk, presented BioMar\'s latest research initiatives which resulted in an improvement of existing feed types, new ones and new recommendations in feeding strategies, highlighting the importance of minerals for well-being and growth of fish. Frisk presented EFICO Vital 909, a new functional diet that improves fish intestinal health, which will soon be launched on the Danish market. This diet can help to withstand unwanted gut bacteria that cause diseases as rainbow trout gastroenteritis. BioMar also reported trials to support juvenile mortality syndrome (YDS) caused by Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Current state of raw materials and shrimp farming were others topics covered in the meeting.

Skretting Chile met 35 farmers from Multiexport Foods under NUtraining, the first Skretting training session of this year. Skretting Deputy Commercial Manager, Marcelo Abarzúa, said that this training sessions are aimed at supporting clients in the achievement of their objectives, enhancing the feed efficiency and incorporate best practices in their farms. Skretting is working to provide tailored support to each of their customers.

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