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Consumers will pay more for responsible products - SeafoodSource.com

Consumers will pay more for responsible products - SeafoodSource.com | Food | Scoop.it
More than half of global consumers are willing to pay extra for socially responsible products, including sustainable seafood, according to a new study.
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COLOMBIA - Chicken offals considered profitable and ecological fish feed

COLOMBIA - Chicken offals considered profitable and ecological fish feed | Food | Scoop.it

A team of researchers from the National University of Colombia (UNC) found a cost-effective and environmentally friendly option in the waste of the poultry industry to replace the protein requirement of fish feed for aquaculture.

One of the major problems faced by Colombian fish farmers today is the availability of good quality feed having affordable prices.

Between April 2002 and March 2003, production costs increased from USD 2,263 to USD 2,959, UNC reported through its UN Journal. And while the price paid to fish producers increased by 7 per cent, food costs rose 11 per cent.

According to the Agrocadenas Observatory in Colombia, despite the fact that pet food is manufactured by firms installed in the country, most of the raw materials for making them (soybean meal, wheat bran and cassava starch, among others) are purchased abroad.

UNC scientists evaluated the biological and economic feasibility of white chicken offal, considered as waste by the poultry industry


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McDouble is 'cheapest and most nutritious food in human history' - Telegraph

McDouble is 'cheapest and most nutritious food in human history' - Telegraph | Food | Scoop.it
Describing the McDonald’s double cheeseburger as “the cheapest, most nutritious, and bountiful food that has ever existed in human history” might seem beyond fanciful, but according to the author of Freakonomics, it is not as absurd a...
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Good Growth for the World's Aquaculture Market - TheFishSite.com

Good Growth for the World's Aquaculture Market - TheFishSite.com | Food | Scoop.it
Good Growth for the World's Aquaculture Market
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Based on cultural environment, the aquaculture market is segmented into inland aquaculture and marine aquaculture.

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Supply crunch pushes up shrimp prices

Supply crunch pushes up shrimp prices | Food | Scoop.it
The crunch is due to drop in production in major exporting countries of east Asia following the spread of Early Mortality Syndrome disease in aquaculture farms
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