Category Archives: Press release

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 fishupdate.com concerning the exciting

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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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Cawthron Aquaculture growth backed by newly appointed Group Manager

Alex Whitebrook/ February 21, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

With recently appointed Group Manager Dr Serean Adams at the helm, the Cawthron Aquaculture Group is set to go from strength to strength. Over thirty expert scientists and support staff make up the Cawthron Aquaculture Group. Their goal is to increase the value of New Zealand’s aquaculture sector through research and innovation. Having led projects focused on hatchery technologies such

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More details on the F3 Competition

Alex Whitebrook/ February 10, 2017/ News, Press release/ 0 comments

In the coming months, this blog will be following the progress of a brilliant, ethical competition being organised by a group of intellectuals in America. The Fish-Free Feed Competition, known as the “F3 Competition” challenges aquafeed companies to either produce and sell the most seafood-free aquaculture feed using innovative formulations of proteins and lipids by the challenge end date, September

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Commercial fishing forecast predicts continued growth for aquaculture

Alex Whitebrook/ February 7, 2017/ Press release/ 0 comments

The Global Commercial Fishing market accounted for US$239.8 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach US$320 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 4.2%. Ample presence of different kinds of fish such as tuna, cord, and salmon, the expanding demand for a variety of seafood, and increasing awareness about the health benefits of seafood are the major factors

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