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North America's Largest Aquaponics Center Announces Grand Opening Event - SBWire (press release)

North America's Largest Aquaponics Center Announces Grand Opening Event - SBWire (press release) | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
North America's Largest Aquaponics Center Announces Grand Opening Event SBWire (press release) Boulder, CO -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/18/2013 -- The Aquaponic Source, a retail store and education center specializing in aquaponics, announces its grand...
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Benchmark revenues jump | Aquaculture Directory

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Benchmark, the aquaculture biotechnology and food chain sustainability business, saw revenues rise to £109.4m in the year to the end of September, up from £44.2m in 2015. 


Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation from trading activities increased to £22.3m from £2.4m and the group posts adjusted EBITDA of £9.2m against a loss of £5.7m a year ago.

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MS Department of Marine Resources Sponsors Recipe Contest for Seafood Cookbook | Aquaculture Directory

MS Department of Marine Resources Sponsors Recipe Contest for Seafood Cookbook | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is holding a seafood recipe contest, and the winners will be used in the updated version of the Mississippi Seafood cookbook. The deadline to submit recipes is Friday, February 24.

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Seafood Nutrition Partnership Launches Online Education Resources for Health and Nutrition Influencers | Aquaculture Directory

Seafood Nutrition Partnership Launches Online Education Resources for Health and Nutrition Influencers | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Online education resources on seafood nutrition have been developed for use by nutrition educators and influencers within the public health sector, healthcare organisations, schools, workplace wellness programs, and the general public to meet USDA Dietary Guidelines for seafood and omega-3s.

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Maine Farmed Atlantic Salmon for The President | Aquaculture Directory

Maine Farmed Atlantic Salmon for The President | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

The Maine Aquaculture Association is proud to announce that Maine’s ocean farm raised Atlantic Salmon was chosen to be on the menu for Inauguration events in Washington. “We know that Maine’s aquaculture industry is having a major impact on the prosperity of our coastal communities and working waterfronts and that the Maine brand is well respected by customers all over the United States,” says Sebastian Belle, the association’s Executive Director.

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Young’s Seafood Announces Appointment to Drive its International Business Programme | Aquaculture Directory

Young’s Seafood Announces Appointment to Drive its International Business Programme | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Young’s Seafood Limited has today announced the appointment of Nick Munday as Sales Director – International. Munday joins the UK’s Number 1 Fish and Seafood business to drive the International business programme, a key pillar in the company’s strategic plan. This move reflects the international interest in Young’s, as a Great British brand, from the USA to Australia, Asia and beyond.

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WestCoast Group inaugurates its new ecommerce portal Cambaytiger.com | Aquaculture Directory

WestCoast Group inaugurates its new ecommerce portal Cambaytiger.com | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

WestCoast Group, one of country's fully integrated seafood companies has launched its e-commerce portal, Cambaytiger.com. It now aims to be one of the largest players in seafood e-commerce space by delivering quality seafood to customers living anywhere in Mumbai. 


The company plans to soon expand its ecommerce service to other metros such as Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai. Cambay Tiger is one of India's largest selling seafood brands and flagship brand of the WestCoast Group.

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NaturalShrimp Preps for Roll-Out of Enhanced Equipment Package at La Coste Facility | Aquaculture Directory

NaturalShrimp Preps for Roll-Out of Enhanced Equipment Package at La Coste Facility | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

NaturalShrimp Incorporated, a global eco-friendly producer of shrimp grown in technologically unique indoor saltwater facilities, has retired approximately $2,500,000 of existing notes payable, plus accrued interest, originally issued to fund the Company's 35,000 square foot facility in La Coste, Texas.

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AquaBounty Announces Completion of NASDAQ Listing and Equity Subscription from Intrexon | Aquaculture Directory

AquaBounty Announces Completion of NASDAQ Listing and Equity Subscription from Intrexon | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

AquaBounty Technologies, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on enhancing productivity in aquaculture and a majority-owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation, announces that it has completed the listing of its common shares on the NASDAQ Stock Market and finalised the equity subscription from Intrexon.

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Maine Fishermen Say There’s Plenty of Cod. Scientists Might Give Them the Chance to Prove it | Aquaculture Directory

Maine Fishermen Say There’s Plenty of Cod. Scientists Might Give Them the Chance to Prove it | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Seeking to end a long-running disagreement about exactly how many cod are left in the Gulf of Maine, federal scientists plan to outfit commercial fishermen with equipment used to establish groundfish quotas. 


The fishermen tend to argue that there are more cod than the government realizes; therefore, the number they may legally catch should be higher.

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New Zealand fishery named in global top five | Aquaculture Directory

New Zealand fishery named in global top five | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

New Zealand has been rated among the world’s top five best managed fisheries. In the survey of 28 countries, which included the 20 countries that landed the most fish, a strong correlation was found between the state of the country’s fish stocks and the quality of its fisheries management. 


The research by Michael Melnychuck, a research scientist at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington, and three co-authors was published by Washington’s National Academy of Sciences.

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Almost Half of All Sushi in LA Is Mislabelled, According to Study on Seafood Fraud | Aquaculture Directory

Almost Half of All Sushi in LA Is Mislabelled, According to Study on Seafood Fraud | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Scientists have used DNA testing to determine that almost half of sushi and raw seafood is mislabelled Think you’re getting the real thing when you dine on high-end sushi in Los Angeles? Think again.

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Creed takes on Donegal super-trawler fleet over multimillion euro mackerel fishery Minister for the Marine intends to legislate for one-island inshore fishing rights | Aquaculture Directory

Creed takes on Donegal super-trawler fleet over multimillion euro mackerel fishery Minister for the Marine intends to legislate for one-island inshore fishing rights | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Minister for the Marine Michael Creed faces a clash with the influential Donegal super-trawler fleet following his decision to review the share-out of the lucrative mackerel fishery. 


Mr Creed has also said he was committed to legislation allowing northern and southern fishing vessels reciprocal fishing rights within the island’s territorial waters, in spite of opposition within the industry.

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Sino Agro Food Provides Updates on the Restructuring of its Aquaculture Business | Aquaculture Directory

Sino Agro Food Provides Updates on the Restructuring of its Aquaculture Business | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Sino Agro Food, Inc., an agriculture technology and natural food company that produces and sells protein food including seafood and cattle, on behalf of its wholly owned subsidiary Tri-way Industries Ltd. 


("Tri-way"), announced it has completed important legal due diligence and made meaningful progress toward the restructuring, carve-out and subsequent spin-off of the Company's aquaculture operations into an independent, publicly traded company.

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Leroy Seafood Group and Linpac Develop Novel Sushi Packs for Mercadona | Aquaculture Directory

Leroy Seafood Group and Linpac Develop Novel Sushi Packs for Mercadona | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, has collaborated with Norway’s Leroy Seafood Group to produce a range of resource-efficient sushi convenience packs, which will be supplied exclusively to leading Spanish retailer, Mercadona. 


Made from laminated PET with a printed film base tray and a clear anti-fog PET lid, the range comprises single and double portion and family sized packs that are designed to contain ready-to-eat maki, nigiri, sashimi and Japanese salads.

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Aller Aqua Ghana is officially open for business | Aquaculture Directory

Aller Aqua Ghana is officially open for business | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Aller Aqua Ghana was recently inaugurated in Senchi Amanfrom 


The inauguration was attended by many customers, business partners and industry officials – more than 80 people came to help us celebrate. Amongst participants were officials from the District Assembly, the Ministry of Fisheries, the Royal Danish Ambassador and members of the press.

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Commerce Secretary Pritzker Declares Fisheries Disasters for Nine West Coast Species | Aquaculture Directory

Commerce Secretary Pritzker Declares Fisheries Disasters for Nine West Coast Species | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today determined there are commercial fishery failures for nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California and Washington. In recent years, each of these fisheries experienced sudden and unexpected large decreases in fish stock biomass or loss of access due to unusual ocean and climate conditions.

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SIRF’s Annual Fundraising Dinner a Success for Seafood Research | Aquaculture Directory

SIRF’s Annual Fundraising Dinner a Success for Seafood Research | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Monday (January 16th) evening, the Seafood Industry Research Fund held the fourth instalment of what has become a celebrated industry event, the SIRF Soirée. Occurring during the National Fisheries Institute’s Global Seafood Market Conference, the annual benefit dinner took place at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. 


Over one-hundred of seafood’s foremost leaders gathered for an evening of fine-dining to raise funds for seafood-focused studies, donating to the newly created Mark D. Leslie Living Tribute Fund.

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AquaBioTech Group from Malta Named National Champion in The European Business Awards 2016/17 | Aquaculture Directory

AquaBioTech Group from Malta Named National Champion in The European Business Awards 2016/17 | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

AquaBioTech Group has been named a National Champion for Malta in the European Business Awards; Europe’s largest business competition set up to celebrate business excellence and best practice in the European business community. 


The Awards, now in their 10th year, are supported by business leaders, academics and political representatives from across Europe, and this year engaged with over 33,000 businesses from 34 countries.

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Tasmanian government backs $2m fish food mill grant | Aquaculture Directory

Tasmanian government backs $2m fish food mill grant | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

The Tasmanian government will contribute $2 million towards a proposed aquaculture feed mill in the state's north, which expects to create more than 20 new jobs. 


The Australian Stock Exchange-listed company Ridley is planning a $50 million development at Westbury manufacturing and supplying feed to interstate and New Zealand buyers and on Friday Building and Construction Minister Guy Barnett said the state Liberal government is on board.

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FDA/EPA Fish Consumption Advice Misses the Mark | Aquaculture Directory

FDA/EPA Fish Consumption Advice Misses the Mark | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Newly released FDA/EPA advice to women on eating seafood runs the risk of confusing moms and nutrition professionals alike. With lists, categories and an unclear message that includes suggestions on how often to eat Buffalofish, Weakfish and Sheepshead, the advice has nutrition professionals scratching their heads. 


“Clear, concise direction that encourages pregnant women to eat more fish for optimal baby brain and eye development is a science-based message that’s needed. I don’t see that message in this document,” said the National Fisheries Institute’s registered dietitian Rima Kleiner, MS RD.

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Aquaculture workers call for protection of salmon farming | Aquaculture Directory

Aquaculture workers call for protection of salmon farming | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Aquaculture industry workers and salmon industry backers have packed Salamanca Lawns to rally in support of the sector. The Australian Workers Union hosted the lunchtime rally to launch their “Tassie Salmon: Our Jobs, Our Future” campaign. 


State Government, Opposition and some federal MPs also attended in a show of bipartisan support for the industry.

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Call for project ideas as second phase of fishing gear discards reduction initiative begins | Aquaculture Directory

Call for project ideas as second phase of fishing gear discards reduction initiative begins | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Skippers, trawl makers and gear technologists are being urged to participate in the second phase of projects now being called by the Gear Innovation and Technology Advisory Group (GITAG) to develop and trial innovative new types of fishing gear aimed at reducing discards. 


Four projects were successfully completed in the first phase, the results of which offer scope for further development into practical gear solutions for discard reduction.

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Fisheries and aquaculture critical to SDGs: Interview opportunity 26/27 January | Aquaculture Directory

Fisheries and aquaculture critical to SDGs: Interview opportunity 26/27 January | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cannot be done if we do not address fisheries and aquaculture, says WorldFish Director General, Blake Ratner. 


WorldFish is an international research organisation focused on sustainably maximising the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to tackle food and nutrition security in the developing world.  

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LACQUA17 | Aquaculture Directory

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The Latin American & Caribbean Chapter (LACC) of the World Aquaculture Society (WAS) seeks to bring its annual conference to those countries in which aquaculture development has a lot of potential, for this reason we decided to have the LACQUA17 conference in México in the city of Mazatlán located in the state of Sinaloa.

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Applied Food Technologies, Inc. Graduates from the Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute Program at the University of Florida | Aquaculture Directory

Applied Food Technologies, Inc. Graduates from the Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute Program at the University of Florida | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

AFT specialises in advanced food testing services to combat the annual $15 billion fraudulent mislabelling of fish and seafood in the U.S. 


Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute, the leading biotechnology incubator at the University of Florida, announced today that Applied Food Technologies (AFT), a molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialisation of products and services for the food industry, has graduated from the UF/Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute's Program for startup companies.

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