Livestock Production

Plans for US$96 million salmon farm in England, UK, recommended for approval

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Plans for a £75 million (US$95 million) onshore salmon farm in Cleethorpes, England, the United Kingdom, have been recommended for approval, despite objections.

Experts promote floating fish feed for enhanced aquaculture nutrition in Nagapattinam, India

Monday, November 27, 2023

In a bid to improve nutritional intake and digestion for aquaculture in the coastal delta region, experts from Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), part of India's National Agricultural Research System, have promoted the use of floating fish feed in Nagapattinam town, Tamil Nadu, The New Indian Express reported.

Rizhao, China invests in US$137 million salmon industrial innovation base

Monday, November 27, 2023

Rizhao, a coastal city in east China's Shandong province, has invested in a CNY 1 billion (US$137.1 million) new salmon industrial innovation base in Lanshan district to elevate the city's marine economy, China Daily reported.

EU Commission to set aside US$204 million for promoting EU agri-food globally

Monday, November 27, 2023

The European Commission will allocate €185.9 million (US$204 million) in 2024 to fund promotion activities for sustainable and high-quality EU agri-food products at home and abroad.

Norwegian aquaculture firms experience undersubscribed share offerings on Oslo Børs

Friday, November 24, 2023

Atlantic Sapphire and Gigante Salmon, prominent land-based salmon-farming firms listed on the Oslo Børs, have faced undersubscribed subsequent share offerings in the past week, SeafoodSource reported.

Aquaculture Stewardship Council summit highlights responsible seafood production in Vietnam

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Seafood buyers from major global markets gathered in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam for the latest Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) summit, offering participants a closer look at the practices of responsible farmers engaged in shrimp and pangasius production, Perishable News reported.

Alltech Coppens awarded EcoVadis gold medal

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Alltech Coppens, a global specialist in developing, producing and marketing fish feed and nutrition solutions, has been awarded a gold medal from EcoVadis, putting the company in the top 7% of sustainable companies globally.

US agriculture official highlights market diversification to drive growth in agricultural exports

Thursday, November 23, 2023

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on November 16 the next steps in the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) efforts to bolster US agricultural trade, including the department's planned trade missions for 2024 and the opening of a public comment period for the new Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (R ...

CP Foods receives awards for innovation and sustainability in Thailand

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) took home two awards for its innovation and sustainable practices in food production at the SET AWARDS 2023 held in Bangkok, Thailand.

New managing director appointed for Cargill Aqua Nutrition's North Sea & Canada business

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Cargill has appointed chief financial officer Tarjei Eide as the head of Cargill Aqua Nutrition's (CQN) North Sea & Canada business, effective January 1, 2024.