Sustainability

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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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US: Cargill in water and cattle sustainability initiative

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Cargill is starting a three-year collaborative project with The Nature Conservancy and Nestle Purina to reduce the water used in feed crop production and improve the sustainability of cattle production in Nebraska.