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Brazil's MPA announce aquaculture programs - Feed Machinery

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Feed Machinery Brazil's MPA announce aquaculture programs Feed Machinery He stated that the production chain of each project should be fully integrated, from the production of fry, to the production of fish feed in a feed mill, to the processing...
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The Environment Award – Geir Helge Johnsen « Aquaculture Directory

The Environment Award – Geir Helge Johnsen « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Directorate of Fisheries’ Environment Award was this year presented to Mr. Geir Helge Johnsen, who until the 1st of August served as CEO of Rådgivende biologer AS in Bergen. 

Mr. Johnsen is responsible for water-related issues in the same company. He has been with the company for 22 years, and has through his work had a great influence on the development of Norwegian aquaculture.
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CleanTreat by Benchmark « Aquaculture Directory

CleanTreat by Benchmark « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Bath treatments for sea lice that leave nothing behind but healthy fish and clean water 

Benchmark CEO Malcolm Pye has been at AquaNor – a major event in the aquaculture calendar – in Trondheim, Norway for the launch of CleanTreat, a new water purification system by Benchmark that he believes will revolutionise the fight against salmon lice.  
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Record-breaking Aqua Nor! « Aquaculture Directory

Record-breaking Aqua Nor! « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Aqua Nor 2017 closed its doors after four fantastic days. The final count showed that no less than 27 110 visitors had found their way to the exhibition. This represents an increase of over 30% compared to Aqua Nor 2015. 

“A strong professional programme, excellent stands, professional stand personnel all round the exhibition and a good feeling through all four days have made Aqua Nor 2017 an exhibition to remember.
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Taking lead on innovation and sustainability contributes to organic growth in BioMar Group « Aquaculture Directory

Taking lead on innovation and sustainability contributes to organic growth in BioMar Group « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The half year report for BioMar Group has today been released by the parent company Schouw & Co. It states that BioMar Group has delivered a strong H1 in both volumes and profits driven by increased market shares across the divisions. 

In particular the North European markets have valued the steps taken to innovate for increased sustainability and efficiency.
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Speakers are confirmed for the IFFO Annual Conference « Aquaculture Directory

Speakers are confirmed for the IFFO Annual Conference « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Speakers for the upcoming 57th IFFO Annual Conference have now been confirmed as registration numbers continue to soar. They include Andy Bing (Loch Duart), Christian Martin (DSM), John Connelly (National Fisheries Institute USA, Ray Hilborn (University of Washington), Willie Loh (Cargill) and George Chamberlain (GAA).
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Hy-Vee to Offer 100% Responsibly Sourced Seafood in All Stores « Aquaculture Directory

Hy-Vee to Offer 100% Responsibly Sourced Seafood in All Stores « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that 100 percent of its national brand frozen seafood is now responsibly sourced in compliance with its Seafood Procurement Policy. 

This exciting achievement means that Hy-Vee is the first Midwest retailer to guarantee that 100 percent of the fresh and frozen seafood sold in its 245 stores comes from environmentally responsible sources.
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Seafood industry praises decision to fast-forward microbeads ban « Aquaculture Directory

Seafood industry praises decision to fast-forward microbeads ban « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Seafood New Zealand says the industry is delighted that the Government has decided to bring forward the ban on microbeads. 

Associate Environment Minister, Scott Simpson announced today that the ban will take effect six months after World Trade Organisation notification, which means microbeads will be banned in New Zealand by May 2018.
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Survey says: Americans will splurge on sustainable seafood « Aquaculture Directory

Survey says: Americans will splurge on sustainable seafood « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Cargill Feed4Thought survey finds that 88 percent of Americans are willing to pay more for seafood that is certified as sustainably and responsibly sourced 

Seafood is in higher demand than ever before, with 82 percent of Americans adding salmon, shrimp and tilapia to their lunch and dinner plates. However, they won't settle for just any seafood.
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Sustainable fish farming is possible for the majority of coastal countries « Aquaculture Directory

Sustainable fish farming is possible for the majority of coastal countries « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Nearly every coastal country in the world has the potential to meet its own domestic seafood needs through aquaculture, suggests a new study. 

Aquaculture is the farming of freshwater and saltwater aquatic organisms, including fish, crustaceans and molluscs such as oysters and mussels.
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Sea Pact Announces 2017 Request for Grant Proposals « Aquaculture Directory

Sea Pact Announces 2017 Request for Grant Proposals « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Sea Pact, an innovative alliance of seafood industry leaders, announces the opening of their sixth Request for Grant Proposals. 

Sea Pact is a group of leading North American seafood companies dedicated to driving stewardship and continuous improvement of social, economic, and environmental responsibility throughout the global seafood supply chain.
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Demone returns as Chief Executive Officer of High Liner Foods « Aquaculture Directory

Demone returns as Chief Executive Officer of High Liner Foods « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The board of directors of High Liner Foods announced the appointment of Henry Demone as the Company's CEO, effective immediately.  He succeeds Keith Decker who became CEO in 2015 and is now leaving the company. 

"The Board and I are confident that the Company is pursuing the right strategy to grow our business and create long-term shareholder value," said Mr. Demone. 
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Schwan’s Company and The Tru Shrimp Company Enter into Strategic Partnership « Aquaculture Directory

Schwan’s Company and The Tru Shrimp Company Enter into Strategic Partnership « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The trū® Shrimp Company, an affiliate of Ralco, and Schwan’s Company, a leading national U.S. food business, announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership designed to help propel in-land shrimp production forward. 

As part of the new partnership between two of the leading Marshall, Minn.-based companies, Schwan’s Company is making a significant investment in the trū® Shrimp Company. Terms of the partnership were not disclosed.
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BioMar celebrates 10 years of strategic sustainability with BioSustain « Aquaculture Directory

BioMar celebrates 10 years of strategic sustainability with BioSustain « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
At Aqua Nor 2017, the BioMar Group takes a moment to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the BioSustainTM concept with a rooftop party at their new offices in Norway. Sustainability has long been in the DNA of BioMar however the development of BioSustain firmly established the company as the forerunner in driving sustainable innovation through collaborative partnerships in the aquaculture industry.
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Ace Aquatec won the Innovation Award « Aquaculture Directory

Ace Aquatec won the Innovation Award « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Aqua Nor received 28 applications for the Innovation Award this year from companies in 14 countries. This was 64% more applications that at Aqua Nor 2015. 

Ace Aquatec Ltd from Inverness in Scotland has developed a method for electric stunning of the fish in the sea, before a special pump brings the unconscious fish through a transporter pipe to the bleeding table. 3-5 electrodes in the sea stun the fish in a matter of 1 second in an area 1 meter from the transport pipe.
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Aquamar & LM Foods Join Forces to Create Surimi Seafood Platform « Aquaculture Directory

Aquamar & LM Foods Join Forces to Create Surimi Seafood Platform « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Aquamar, Inc. and LM Foods, LLC announced they have combined forces to create a new platform in the surimi seafood market, producing and selling crab flavoured seafood to food service, food manufacturing, and retail channels primarily in North America. 

Based in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Aquamar was co-founded in 1991 by company president Hugo Yamakawa, vice president of operations Taka Iwasaki, and a former partner.
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China’s Crackdown on North Korea Over U.N. Sanctions Starts to Pinch « Aquaculture Directory

China’s Crackdown on North Korea Over U.N. Sanctions Starts to Pinch « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Trucks packed with seafood were backed up, bumper to bumper, at the Chinese border with North Korea. Protesters carried red banners demanding compensation. And Chinese businessmen who have been making big money from North Korean crabs, shrimp and squid were furious.
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New Zealand skipjack tuna purse seine fishery certified as sustainable « Aquaculture Directory

New Zealand skipjack tuna purse seine fishery certified as sustainable « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Talley’s New Zealand skipjack tuna purse seine fishery, operated by Talley’s Group Limited, has been certified as sustainable, tipping the scale of MSC certified seafood out of New Zealand to over 50% of its total wild-caught commercial catch.  

To achieve MSC certification, the New Zealand skipjack fishery has demonstrated that it meets the high bar of sustainability set by the MSC Fisheries Standard.
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Salmon sales surge as UK food exports hit record high « Aquaculture Directory

Salmon sales surge as UK food exports hit record high « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Sales of British salmon helped the UK export a record amount of food and drink in the first half of the year, according to industry figures. 

Exports of the fish jumped more than 53% by value to £408m, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) said. UK food and drink
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MSC scholarships to help fund fisheries research in East Africa and Kenya « Aquaculture Directory

MSC scholarships to help fund fisheries research in East Africa and Kenya « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is proud to announce the winners of the latest round of its scholarship program. The program provides funding of up to £4,000 to support research looking at environmental improvement, supply chain management or best practice in fisheries management. 

The two winners, Lily Zhao from the University of Washington, USA and Timothy Munyikana Kakai from Pwani University, Kenya were selected from a record 70 applications from 30 countries.
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Skaginn 3X opens office in Norway « Aquaculture Directory

Skaginn 3X opens office in Norway « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Icelandic technology provider Skaginn 3X will set up office in Norway. Skaginn 3X is betting on a continued success of the aquaculture and seafood industries in Norway and feels that local presence and infrastructure is key to a continued success in Norway. 

After spending years on developing SUB-CHILLINGTM a revolutionary technology already having a big impact in the aquaculture industry the company now has innovative offering in aquaculture as well as the already strong portfolio for the pelagic and wild whitefish industry sectors.
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Fish health service launches at AquaNor « Aquaculture Directory

Fish health service launches at AquaNor « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
To tie in with increased internationalisation of our vaccination services, Aqualife Services have launched a new European fish health and welfare service. Based in Portugal, the service is centred on fish vet Nuno Ribiero, who joined the company in June.
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Wally Stevens’ Lifetime Achievements Earn Him Induction into The Boston Seafood Hall of Fame « Aquaculture Directory

Wally Stevens’ Lifetime Achievements Earn Him Induction into The Boston Seafood Hall of Fame « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Boston Fisheries Foundation inducted industry veteran Wally Stevens into its Boston Seafood Hall of Fame during the opening ceremonies of the 6th Annual Boston Seafood Festival. 

Stevens, who currently serves as Executive Director of the Global Aquaculture Alliance, was honoured as the 2017 inductee for his nearly five decades of service in the seafood industry which includes his tireless work to promote seafood sustainability and improve practices across the entire aquaculture production chain. 
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F3 Challenge Surpasses 100,000 Metric Tons of Combined F3 Feed Sold, Chinese-Based Company Maintains Lead « Aquaculture Directory

F3 Challenge Surpasses 100,000 Metric Tons of Combined F3 Feed Sold, Chinese-Based Company Maintains Lead « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Over 100,000 metric tons of fish-free feed have been sold by contestants of the F3 (Fish-Free Feed) Challenge since the sales contest to encourage innovation of alternative ingredients for aquafeeds began in May 2016. The amount of fish-free aquafeed sold during the contest thus far is estimated to be equivalent to nearly 100 million forage fish from the ocean.
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New solution allows salmon farmers to delouse without affecting the environment « Aquaculture Directory

New solution allows salmon farmers to delouse without affecting the environment « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
CleanTreat by Benchmark cleanses the treatment water after delousing in well boats, and the water is clean before it is released back into the environment. 

The solution allows salmon farmers to use medical treatments against sea lice without affecting the environment. The new product was launched today at AquaNor in Norway.
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Gael Force Secure Prestigious Order to Supply Marine Harvest Scotland with Feed Barges « Aquaculture Directory

Gael Force Secure Prestigious Order to Supply Marine Harvest Scotland with Feed Barges « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Gael Force Group, trusted Scottish manufacturer and supplier of aquaculture equipment, technology and services, is announcing today that they have secured a prestigious new order, to build and supply Marine Harvest Scotland with a series of SeaMate 400T concrete feed barges complete with state-of-the-art SeaFeed Offshore Feeding System.
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