Category Archives: Press release

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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Kentucky State University: Extension to host second indoor aquaculture program

Alex Whitebrook/ August 30, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Due to the popularity of its spring indoor aquaculture program, the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is hosting a second event for individuals interested in learning more about the production of indoor marine shrimp, tilapia and aquaponics. The program is Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Kentucky State University (KSU) Aquaculture Research Center in Frankfort. Indoor aquaculture systems are growing in popularity,

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Dicalcium Phosphate Market 2017

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

The Global Dicalcium Phosphate Market has seen a positive growth over the past few years and it has been experienced that the demand for Dicalcium Phosphate will escalate during the forecast period. Dicalcium Phosphate is majorly used in food supplement as a source of calcium and is very much helpful in keeping the food items fresh for a longer period

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Veggie power? Cargill develops fermented feed to battle disease in aquaculture

Alex Whitebrook/ August 25, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Cargill has developed a fermented vegetable feed said to be rich in organic acid for shrimp that it claims can reduce the spread of early mortality syndrome (EMS). EMS, also known as acute hepatopancreatic necrosis syndrome (AHPNS), is a disease affecting shrimp believed to be caused by bacterial infection. “EMS can quickly spread among farmed shrimp populations, causing mortality rates

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EVs on the water: world first electric aquaculture support vessel

Alex Whitebrook/ August 18, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

The new vessel provides a full 8-hour shift with no fuel and no emissions Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced a milestone project in the aquaculture industry. The award of the contract for energy storage aboard the electric fish farm vessel Elfrida underscores the ongoing trend toward adoption of green technology in Norway. The award of the contract for

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Industry leaders gather to shape future protein strategies: Bridge2Food

Alex Whitebrook/ August 17, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

Global food industry leaders will gather in France at Bridge2Food 10th Protein Summit 2017 to shape and create new protein strategies for the future, the event runs from 26th – 28th September, 2017 This is the largest global protein platform which brings together industry and public policy leaders from the whole value chain to discuss, co-operate, build and shape future

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Canada vows to ensure aquaculture industry will thrive

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

Federal, Provincial and Territorial Fisheries Ministers are committed to working together to ensure that fisheries and aquaculture sectors thrive and remain sustainable and healthy, providing meaningful employment and economic opportunities for Indigenous peoples and all Canadians. The Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers (CCFAM) met in Whitehorse, Yukon over the last two days to discuss a broad range of

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£1m available for Scottish aquaculture innovation

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

Back home for todays post, with a piece on Scottish aquaculture development. This is something International Aqua Feed magazine, managers of this blog, strongly support. A £1 million innovation fund aimed at small to medium enterprises (SMEs) working in the aquaculture supply chain in the Highlands and Islands is now open to applications. Announced in March, the 30-month pilot programme,

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Fresh awards to be launched at Aquaculture UK Conference

Alex Whitebrook/ June 4, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

The first ever Aquaculture UK conference is soon to be launched in the UK, and an award previously overseen by owners of The Fish Site are taking ownership of the former Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards, an exciting development for one of the sites from which we source our news! Previously organised by The Crown Estate, the awards have now been

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‘New frontiers’ in African aquaculture

Alex Whitebrook/ June 4, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

This blog was originally all about VIV events around the world, but it has expanded to cover many topics all involving the latest in aquaculture news from around the world. As the World Aquaculture Society (WAS) is one of the leading bodies pushing for further development of the industry, today we are covering a piece from concerning the exciting

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