Aquaculture

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EIT Food reveals new cohort of impactful agrifood startups

By Jane Byrne

EIT Food has announced the latest group of companies to join its Food Accelerator Network (FAN) – a total of 61 agrifood startups have been selected to receive support and investment opportunities to grow and scale.

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Tunicate meal does not compromise pellet quality

By Jane Byrne

Nofima, in the hunt for new and sustainable fish feed proteins, has been testing the technical quality of tunicate meal, along with its nutritional constraints, since both determine possible inclusion levels in fish feed.

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China’s declining fishmeal imports

By Jane Byrne

China’s fishmeal imports in January and February 2022 decreased year on year, with Peru, Russia, and Vietnam the top suppliers of the raw material to the Asian country, finds the IFFO.

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UK feed sector welcomes removal of US corn import tariffs

By Jane Byrne

Feed industry representative group, the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC), has hailed the UK government’s announcement that from June 1, 2022, it will remove the 25% import tariff on corn imported to the UK from the US.

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Louis Dreyfus steps up its game on deforestation targets

By Jane Byrne

Commodity trader, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), has committed to eliminate deforestation and conversion of native vegetation of high conservation value for agricultural purposes from all its supply chains by December 2025.