All news articles for June 2018

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Investors lend their weight to whisky based fish feed

By Jane Byrne

MiAlgae, a student-launched startup that is targeting the farmed fish and livestock sectors with microalgae made from the co-products of whisky, has received £500,000 (US $668,748) from investors.

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Nutreco invests in Indian aquaculture partnership

By Jane Byrne

Nutreco has formed a joint venture with Mumbai-based West Coast Group to supply the growing Indian aquaculture market; the companies are to build a feed production facility in west India to supply to aquaculture farms in the region.

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Canada sees multiple pathways to sustainable beef

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Technology, third-party audits, multiple stakeholders and financial incentive are all elements playing a role in developing a sustainable beef industry in Canada, says VP.

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BioMar signals its intent in Ecuador

By Jane Byrne

BioMar is looking to accelerate the development of Alimentsa, less than a year after acquiring the majority stake in the Ecuadorian shrimp feed producer; it said it wants to fortify the company in what is a highly competitive market, despite the recent...

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Feed production output set to expand in Russia

By Eugene Gerden

Leading Russian feed manufacturers have recently announced production capacity improvement projects while the Russian government has pledged support for the development of the feed sector.

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Momentum around mandatory GM feed labelling in France

By Jane Byrne

French politicians have adopted a proposal which, if enacted, would mean animal protein products from animals raised on genetically modified (GM) feed would have to carry on-pack labels stating ‘fed with GMOs’.

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CEO of Nutreco to step down

By Jane Byrne

Nutreco chief executive officer (CEO), Knut Nesse, is to quit on October 1, according to a company statement.