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Egyptian feed producer introduces DDGS-based aquafeed supported by U.S. Grains Council

Sep 7, 2020 — One of the largest feed producers in Egypt is now selling aquafeed with U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles and corn gluten meal, thanks to a product quality trial conducted with the U.S. Grains Council.

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Open consultation on EU aquaculture strategic guidelines - Europe

Sep 7, 2020 — The European Commission is updating the guidelines in line with recent developments and to help EU countries update their multiannual aquaculture plans.

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Skretting’s global procurement team at full capacity to support operating companies

Sep 4, 2020 — The central procurement team consists of five category managers to track the market, four project managers working on specific objectives and a data engineer responsible for quality checks.

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MarinTrust introduces Chain of Custody’s new version

Sep 2, 2020 — The new version includes new features such as new audit technologies, recognition of other standards, a new risk assessment framework and controls of the traceability system.

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Flavio Corsin joins Aqua-Spark as director of partnerships

Sep 2, 2020 — Corsin will be responsible for driving the development and execution of a robust partner ecosystem that aligns all stakeholders behind a core vision while supporting Aqua-Spark’s portfolio, network and goals.

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Study improves juvenile seabream price by replacing fishmeal with poultry meal

Sep 1, 2020 — Aquasoja, together with researchers from CIIMAR and the University of Porto, found that the replacement can be done in high proportions without affecting growth and feed utilization while improving the economic efficiency of the diet.

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Warren Buffett looks to leading Japanese seafood companies

Sep 1, 2020 — Berkshire Hathaway acquired more than five percent of the outstanding shares in five of the leading Japanese trading companies, Itochu, Marubeni, Mitsubishi, Mitsui and Sumitomo.

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Restructuring program and resilient trading increases Benchmark revenues

Aug 31, 2020 — Good performance in Genetics, higher revenues in Advanced Nutrition and a reduction in operating costs and R&D expense increases put the company in a strong financial position.

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288-ton feed spill due to dock collapse in Chile

Aug 31, 2020 — A floating dock in Puerto Cabulco in Los Lagos region, in Southern Chile, collapsed with approximately 288 tons of salmon feed.

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Mowi results impacted by the pandemic

Aug 26, 2020 — The company’s results in the 2020 second quarter were substantially impacted by COVID-19, the extensive lockdown measures and the decline in prices for salmon in all markets resulted in reduced profits.

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India introduces biofloc technology to promote fish farming

Aug 26, 2020 — The scheme will provide support to farmers and employment for youths during the pandemic.

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IFFO unveils new website packed with new resources

Aug 26, 2020 — The new website features include a “key facts” section with information on the marine ingredients industry, a “Knowledge Center” with more detailed articles and a resource center for “Studies of Interest”.

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Researchers successfully replace fishmeal, fish oil in farm-raised carnivorous fish

Aug 25, 2020 — Researchers from the Hawaiian-based Ocean Era found that fishmeal and fish oil can be totally eliminated from the diet of the carnivorous marine fish kampachi with no deleterious consequences.

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Aquasoja improves feed intake through feed

Aug 24, 2020 — An increasing number of farmers are opting for floating feeds for fresh and seawater species with improvements in feeding management and zootechnical outcome.

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NOAA selects first two aquaculture opportunity areas in the U.S.

Aug 20, 2020 — Federal waters off Southern California and in the Gulf of Mexico were chosen based on potential to host sustainable commercial aquaculture.

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New challenge to prevent catfish off-flavor

Aug 20, 2020 — 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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Public consultation on the Canadian Aquaculture Act

Aug 19, 2020 — The Canadian government opened a public consultation for the first-ever Canadian Aquaculture Act that will provide more clarity and certainty to the local growing aquaculture industry.

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Feeds and genetics to improve salmon pigmentation

Aug 19, 2020 — 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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CPF increases profits thanks to aquaculture business despite pandemic

Aug 19, 2020 — 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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Study finds feeds as the main source of GHG emissions in aquaculture

Aug 18, 2020 — Researchers found that the fish farming sector generated 0.49% of anthropogenic GHG emissions and aquafeed as the main source of emissions in most systems.

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