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Danish group invests in aqua feed research facility in Chile

BioMar looks to bolster expertise in functional fish feeds

By Jane Byrne

BioMar is to acquire 30% of a feed research center in Chile, in a move the Danish fish feed company says will allow it to focus on the development on functional feeds and fish welfare.

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First ASC certified shrimp farm in Africa

By Jane Byrne

Unima, a leading exporter and shrimp producer in Madagascar, has been awarded Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification, assessed against the ASC standard, for one of its farms.

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Forest to feed: Norway shining spotlight on yeast protein

By Jane Byrne

Yeast derived from processing of low-value and non-edible lignocellulosic biomass is a potential sustainable source of protein in farmed animal diets including fish and piglets, says a Norwegian academic.

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Reduction fisheries told ‘can do better’

By Lynda Searby

A third of fisheries supplying the feed industry with fish oil and fishmeal require “significant improvement” in terms of their sustainability performance, finds a new report from the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP).

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