BUILDING A GLOBAL SOLUTION FOR AQUACULTURE THROUGH PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION

BUILDING A GLOBAL SOLUTION FOR AQUACULTURE THROUGH PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION

GLOBALG.A.P. has announced that it will expand its 2015 push for international collaboration to include aquaculture. The initiative will reduce the cost of certification by enabling combined audits. Within the framework of the MoU with the two other leading aquaculture certification programs ASC and BAP, GLOBALG.A.P. has supported the collaboration on drafting and agreeing combinedContinue Reading

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Chilean Transparency Council denies access to information about antibiotics used by salmon farms

Chilean Transparency Council denies access to information about antibiotics used by salmon farms

The Transparency Council decided to deny access to information about the amounts and types of antibiotics used by each farmed salmon company in Chile. This information was requested by the marine conservation organization, Oceana.  The Council stated that the National Fishing Service is not required to provide information disaggregated by company as this would impairContinue Reading

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Loch Duart’s first change in MD in 16 years

Loch Duart’s first change in MD in 16 years

Loch Duart has gone outside the salmon farming sector to recruit an outstanding candidate from the food and agricultural industry.  The new Managing Director, Alban Denton, has been a Managing Director and Senior Director in the poultry, vegetable and processed food industries in both England and Scotland. “We’re really looking forward to welcoming Alban intoContinue Reading

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US life science firm plans to launch Sustainable Fishmeal Alternative

US life science firm plans to launch Sustainable Fishmeal Alternative

First Launch in the UK and Norway in 2018 California-based sustainable life science firm Calysta, Inc. (www.calysta.com) has announced plans to launch a proven new fish feed ingredient that can reduce the aquaculture industry’s reliance on unsustainable fish stocks sourced from the world’s oceans. FeedKind™ Protein, announced to coincide with Earth Day 2015, is expectedContinue Reading

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GAEL FORCE LANDS SCOTTISH SALMON COMPANY CONTRACT

GAEL FORCE LANDS SCOTTISH SALMON COMPANY CONTRACT

More than 20 new jobs are being created by leading marine equipment and engineering services supplier, Gael Force Group, which has secured a multi-million pound order for new feed barges from the Scottish Salmon Company. Gael Force will build an initial three feed barges for SSC’s operations in the Outer Hebrides in a deal worthContinue Reading