Category Archives: Press release

Cargill’s aquaculture center is its first in four Asian nations

Alex Whitebrook/ February 15, 2018/ Press release/ 0 comments

Cargill on Wednesday launched its aquaculture technology application center to work in conjunction with the company’s new fish feed plant in India, the Hindu Business Timesreports. The center, located on 3.6 hectares of land in Kaikaluru, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, is “designed to help aquaculture farmers access new innovations and apply the best possible solutions to grow healthy seafood,”

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Scale-up success for fishmeal alternative firm

Alex Whitebrook/ January 18, 2018/ News, Press release/ 0 comments

KnipBio announced today that it has demonstrated the scalability of its single cell protein manufacturing process in preparation for full commercial operations next year. The Massachusetts firm has stepped up production of its KnipBio Meal – which is being marketed as an alternative to fishmeal in aquaculture feeds – using a 20,000 litre fermentation vessel for the first time. “Our

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Butterfly Acquires Pacifico Aquaculture

Alex Whitebrook/ January 17, 2018/ Press release/ 0 comments

Butterfly, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm specializing in the food sector, today announced it has acquired Pacifico Aquaculture (“Pacifico”), a leader in sustainable ocean-raised aquaculture. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2010 and based in Baja California, Mexico, Pacifico is the world’s first and only producer of ocean-raised striped bass. Pacifico’s striped bass is prized by consumers and

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Oceanology International 2018: Diverse Programme of Technical Tracks

Alex Whitebrook/ January 9, 2018/ Press release/ 0 comments

The Technical Tracks conference programme for Oceanology International 2018 at ExCel, London (13-15 March 2018) has now been finalised, constituting the most extensive and cogent analysis of advances in ocean science and technology available under one roof. The conference programme gets under way on Tuesday, 13 March 2018 with a Hydrography, Geophysics & Geotechnics track,chaired by Andy Hill, marine geohazard technical authority

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Russian aquaculture anounces intention to conduct secondary public offering of shares

Alex Whitebrook/ November 10, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Moscow, 9 November 2017. Russian Aquaculture (“Russian Aquaculture” or “the Company”), Russia’s largest aquaculture company, announces its intention to conduct a secondary public Offering (the “Offering”) of new ordinary shares of the Company (the “Shares”) DETAILS OF THE OFFERING Shares will be placed on Moscow Exchange The Company has already registered the issue of 32,769,223 new shares with the Central

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CIFT to host aquaculture forum

Alex Whitebrook/ November 2, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT), in collaboration with Asian Fisheries Society Indian Branch (AFSIB), will host the 11th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (IFAF) here for four days from November 21. Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu would inaugurate the event at Hotel Le Meridien at 4 p.m., said a press release here. The AFSIB, since its inception in 1986,

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Aquaculture high on MASTS agenda

Alex Whitebrook/ October 12, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

A study that could aid the search for the development of a vaccine against sea lice in salmon, how environmental enrichment can impact cleanerfish welfare, and plans to further the scientific assessment of Scotland’s wrasse fishery were among the highlights of the aquaculture-related content at the recent MASTS Annual Science Meeting. The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland’s

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GOAL welcomes more than 400 aquaculture industry professionals to Dublin

Alex Whitebrook/ October 3, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

After a stop in China’s Guangzhou Province in 2016, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has decided to take its premier aquaculture event, GOAL, to the seaport capital of Dublin, Ireland, to discuss the current state of global seafood farming with the industry’s leaders, movers, and shakers. More than 60 speakers and experts will present at this year’s pre-competitive GOAL 2017

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Province rolls out The Way Forward on Aquaculture

Alex Whitebrook/ September 29, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Surrounded by department ministers and industry representatives, Premier Dwight Ball took to the podium in Gander this morning to roll out the province’s plan to support sustainable growth of the aquaculture industry. Having contributed $276-million to the economy last year, it was announced at the summit, the plan is to triple commercial salmon production to 50,000 metric tonnes, increase commercial

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Nutriad sponsored fish parasites talks at TARS 2017

Alex Whitebrook/ September 8, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Once more, multinational feed additives producer Nutriad sponsored The Roundtable Aquaculture Series (TARS), which was held August 16-17 in Bali, Indonesia. This year’s theme was Finfish Aquaculture: Strategy and growth. A pioneer in additives that support health and nutrition in fish and shrimp, Nutriad continuously strives to interact with industry professionals and scientist from all over the world. Parasite control

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