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Skretting Australia to expand production capacity in Tasmania

May 24, 2021 — The company plans to expand its production capacity through the purchase of Ridley’s extrusion facility in Westbury, Tasmania. 

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Aquasoja adds floating pellets to its seabass feed range

May 24, 2021 — Labrax is a high nutrient-dense solution for seabass industrial farming and is now available as floating and sinking pellets, in order to suit different production systems.

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Skretting introduces grower feed for shrimp in Latin America

May 21, 2021 — Skretting’s Xpand, that maximizes shrimp farm performance and flexibility, is set to launch in Latin America after local validation.

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US aquaculture industry requests Biden’s support for domestic seafood production

May 21, 2021 — Advocates outline the climate impacts and potential benefits of aquaculture and request that the administration prioritize seafood production to help mitigate climate change

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The feed industry shows its concerns as key contributor to EU Farm to Fork

May 20, 2021 — EU animal feed associations showed their concerns on the new strategy and held a joint virtual conference discussing the role of animal nutrition in achieving the goals of the Farm to Fork strategy.

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Insect-based aquafeeds don’t change the taste of salmon and trout

May 19, 2021 — Testers found no significant difference between traditionally-fed salmon and insect-fed salmon and trout, except for a more intense coloration of the flesh and improved juiciness.

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Study finds Schizochytrium oil can replace fish oil in salmon and trout

May 19, 2021 — A study by Dalhousie University found that both trout and salmon grew as well or better than fish that were fed on fish oil and stored more DHA in their fillets.

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EU adopts strategic guidelines for sustainable and competitive aquaculture

May 17, 2021 — The guidelines are expected to help the EU aquaculture sector become more competitive and resilient, and improve its environmental and climate performance.

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Cargill empowers female entrepreneurs in the shrimp sector with business skills

May 17, 2021 — The company, together with the Edes Business School of the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, will train and improve income potential for 100 women from Mexico, Nicaragua, Honduras and Ecuador.

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Aquasoja functional feed increases seabream skin color

May 17, 2021 — CROMA is a functional feed targeted to enhance the natural skin colors of gilthead seabream before harvesting. 

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IFEEDER board working to advance industry’s sustainability journey

May 13, 2021 — The board supports incorporating a strategy focused on advancing solutions and being a resource for the animal food industry’s sustainability journey.

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Salmon Group discontinues grasshopper feed agreement

May 12, 2021 — The company found that the industrial volume on which the agreement was based cannot be realized.  

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Aquaculture experts aim to scale up ballan wrasse hatchery production

May 11, 2021 — The project will explore a range of nutritional and environmental factors, such as the formulation of feeds and rearing conditions.

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BioMar Chile unveils new AI service for salmon fillet quality

May 10, 2021 — Customers will be able to evaluate the quality of the fillet in processing plants and farms, facilitating timely decisions and based on specific objective data.

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Donald Lightner passed away

May 10, 2021 — Lightner put together a team of researchers at the University of Arizona that provided much of the basic knowledge on shrimp disease and health.

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Solid start of the year for BioMar

May 6, 2021 — The company reported strong growth in the salmon markets with an important increase in volumes sold compared to Q1 2020 in most markets except in Chile.

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Cargill begins production of starter feeds in Indonesia

May 6, 2021 — The company started producing AquaXcel® feed, a formulation with specialized immune-boosting ingredients, at its Serang plant.

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Skretting testing eniferBio’s novel protein ingredient

May 6, 2021 — The Finnish biotech startup is testing its Pekilo mycoprotein in salmon feeds in the R&D facilities at Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre (ARC) in Norway.

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Study finds seaweed quadruples fish immunity

May 6, 2021 — The study found that a small amount of a pink seaweed called Asparagopsis, when added to the diet of rabbitfish, resulted in a four-fold improvement in their innate immune response.

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IFIF highlights animal nutrition as part of the solution to help contain AMR

May 5, 2021 — IFIF joined the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations and highlighted that the feed sector plays a critical role in supporting animals’ optimal health.

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