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Cargill and its EWOS brand celebrated the opening of the USD 10.5 million (EUR 9.57 million) Cargill Innovation Center, which has become the world’s largest research center of its kind, on 18 October in Colaco, Chile.

Focused primarily on improving the health and well-being of salmon, the center will serve as a hub where EWOS and Cargill experts can research, test and develop fish diets as well as study diseases known to affect farmed salmon in Chile and beyond.

The innovation center, which...

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New Zealand King Salmon listing

King salmon is now on the menu at both the NZX Main Board (NZX) and the ASX exchanges following the listing of the world’s largest aquaculture producer of the species, New Zealand King Salmon.

As a result of a fully subscribed initial public offer (IPO), and based on the NZD 1.12 (USD 0.81, EUR 0.73) price per share, the company’s market capitalization was NZD 154.5 million (USD 111.4 million, EUR 101.3 million), excluding certain shares offered under an employee share-ownership...

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IFFO, the trade group representing the global marine ingredients industry, has announced the finalists for its leadership and innovation awards.

In the leadership category, Exalmar, Charoen Pokphand Foods and High Fortune have been chosen as finalists. In the innovation category, TASA, Orizon and Oceana will compete for the win.

The awards are designed to show “examples of success from both small and large producers and traders from across the globe,” according to IFFO.

The finalists...

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Marine Harvest salmon

Marine Harvest harvested 97,000 metric tons (MT) of salmonids in the third quarter of this year, up 3,000 MT on its forecast for the period, according to the company’s latest trading update.

During the last quarter, the company’s Norwegian operations harvested 64,000 MT of salmon, while its Chilean operations harvested 7,000 MT. Scotland and Canada both harvested 10,000 MT, and a further 6,000 MT was harvested from its other production regions.

The Norway-headquartered salmon producer...

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China is making another attempt to generate its own salmon supply.

A newcomer to the sector, Rizhao Res Mo Ze Feng Yu Ye Ltd Co., has announced plan to open a salmon farm off the Rizhao coastline in the Yellow Sea, the stretch of water connecting China and the two Koreas.

The company is ultimately aiming to produce 20,000 tons of salmon per year, company founder and CEO Li Ze Ming said. Founded only in 2013, the firm has already spent CNY 24 million (USD 3.6 million, EUR 3.2 million) buying...

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