Fishmeal Substitute Passes Taste Test

Alex Whitebrook/ May 23, 2017/ News/ 0 comments

Sashimi derived from yellowtail fed a diet containing a novel fishmeal replacement has passed a consumer taste test with flying colours. Our second piece of news for today is taken from thefishsite.com, a reliable aquaculture news website that provides great insights in to the aquaculture industry. This story nicely compliments the ‘Fish Free Feed’ competition that we have been covering

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Biomar Targets African Aqua Expansion

Alex Whitebrook/ May 23, 2017/ News/ 0 comments

A new range of high performance tilapia and African catfish feeds has been launched by BioMar – a sign of the growing importance and sophistication of the aquaculture sector in Africa. Africa is a continent with huge demands for food, produced in a responsible and sustainable way. “We believe that aquaculture is one of the answers to this demand”, said

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Indonesian Government Strengthens Support on Aquaculture

Alex Whitebrook/ May 12, 2017/ News/ 0 comments

Indonesian aquaculture experienced a 3.11 percent growth in volume in the first quarter of 2017, to 3.54 tonnes of fish. -As described in the news piece below, taken from the FIS European Union website, the aquaculture is an increasingly important industry for the developing countries of South East Asia. In future, it will only become more important to keep attention

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Norwegians seek to export aquaculture technology to Vietnam

Alex Whitebrook/ May 8, 2017/ News/ 0 comments

The fishing industry of Vietnam is one of the largest in the world, third largest in fact, but it’s aquaculture has long suffred from a myriad of complex and interrelated issues causing underperformance. Ultimately the sole barrier to successful aquaculture has been a lack of technology, manifesting itself in managerial, environmental and disease-related issues. Todays article, from the fish site covers

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F3 Competition a wide success!

Alex Whitebrook/ April 11, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

The F3 (Fish-Free Feed) Challenge launched in Nov. 2015 on the HeroX crowdfunding site to encourage innovation of alternative ingredients for aquaculture fishfeeds that are as nutritious and healthy to fish and consumers as conventional fish-based feeds. The contest is intended to help catalyse the development and sale of viable cost-competitive aquafeeds free of fishmeal and fish oils. Contestants from

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Getting Started @ VIV Asia: The Aquatic Conference!

Alex Whitebrook/ March 15, 2017/ News/ 0 comments

VIV Asia is one of the world’s largest, most comprehensive trade exhibitions for the food and feed industries. This year, the trade expo is being held in Bangkok, and in cooperation with VIV, International Aqua Feed magazine organised a conference focusing on Aquaculture. The line up of speakers included a wide range of representatives from both academic and commercial backgrounds in

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Aquatic Asia – The final line-up!

Alex Whitebrook/ March 8, 2017/ News/ 0 comments

The Aquatic Asia 2017 conference is coming this month in the beautiful city of Bangkok, Thailand! In total the one-day conference, hosted in cooperation with Progressus and Perendale Publishers, will present 12 highly respected Thai fisheries speakers across three sessions, at Novotel Sukumvit 20. Each session will be focused on ‘biosecurity’, ‘feed quality’ and ‘water quality’ in farming shrimp and fish

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GRAPAS 2017 – Registrations open!

Alex Whitebrook/ March 7, 2017/ News/ 0 comments

GRAPAS exhibitions and conferences are held in Cologne and Bangkok. These events are co-located with FIAAP and VICTAM. The latest technology used within a rice or flour mill/food processing plant will be displayed. Also on show will be a wide and varied display of ancillary equipment and systems – silos, elevators, magnetics, conveyors, bagging, trucks etc. There will also be

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Further Outbreak of White Spot Disease Detected in Logan River

Alex Whitebrook/ February 24, 2017/ News/ 0 comments

A new outbreak of white spot disease has been reported on a giant tiger prawn farm in Logan River, Queensland. This farm was the remaining uninfected prawn farm in the Logan River area but confirmed it had detected signs of diseased prawns on 11 February. The presence of white spot DNA was confirmed on 13 February. The infected pond has

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Record Short First Fishmeal and Fish Oil Season in Peru

Alex Whitebrook/ February 24, 2017/ News/ 0 comments

On 27 July 2016, Peru’s production ministry surprised the fishmeal and fish oil market by calling an end to the first center-north fishing season even though less than half of the quota had been met. The closure aimed to allow anchovy breeding to commence without interruption, according to FAO GLOBEFISH. The mere 900,000 tonnes of landings from the first fishing

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