All news articles for January 2017

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Bacteriophages: an alternative to antibiotics for fish farms?

By Lynda Searby

An EU-funded project led by the Spanish marine environment and food technology center AZTI is close to determining whether bacteriophages could be a viable alternative to antibiotics for destroying pathogens in aquaculture.


Coppens launches fish-free trout feed

By Lynda Searby

Seven months on from being acquired by Alltech, Dutch fish feed producer Coppens International has brought to market a new trout feed incorporating its parent company’s DHA-rich algae-derived fish oil replacer, ForPlus. 

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Shrimp trial sets stage for insect protein in aquafeed

By Lynda Searby

French insect protein player Ynsect is warming up the aquaculture feed market in advance of next July, with the release of research results that substantiate the growth performance of its TMP insect meal in shrimp.