Aquaculture News covers breaking news articles that pertain to the global aquaculture industry. 


Nutrition company AgriProtein has announced plans to build up to 200 factories globally to scale up production of its patented insect protein for animal feeds.

Founded in 2008, South Africa-based AgriProtein uses food waste to cultivate colonies of flies. It then uses the larvae of the flies to create MagMeal, which is marketed for fish aquaculture, and other products with agricultural uses. 

Its new deal with Austrian firm Christof Industries will create up to 25 fly farms annually...

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Fujian, the top aquaculture producing and exporting province in China shipped CNY 5.89 billion (USD 858 million, EUR 811 million) last year, a year-on-year rise of 6.3 percent, according to the annual conference of the provincial office of the Ocean and Fishery Bureau.

Located on China’s southeast coast, Fujian’s output of key premium species – large yellow croaker, grouper, eel, shrimp, oysters, abalone, seaweed and sea cucumber  yielded 3.12 million tons, an increase of 7.1 percent...

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Bakkafrost salmon processing

Bakkafrost Group delivered total operational earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of DKK 349.6 million (USD 49.8 million, EUR 47 million) in the fourth-quarter of 2016, up from DKK 257 million (USD 36.6 million, EUR 34.6 million) in the corresponding period of the previous year.

For the full year 2016, the Faroe Islands-based Atlantic salmon farmer achieved an operational EBIT of DKK 1.2 billion (USD 171 million, EUR 161.4 million), up from DKK 1 billion (USD 142.5 million, EUR 134.5...

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MicroSynbiotiX, an Irish start-up, has won the Nutreco Feed Tech Challenge Event with the creation of a novel method of producing oral vaccines for use in aquaculture.

The company was chosen out of 40 contestants and 10 finalists as the winner of the challenge, which was sponsored by Dutch aquafeed company Nutreco and sought to identify a “game-changer [technology] with high potential, operating in an area where few other companies are active.”

"What made MicroSynbiotiX stand out was that...

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Rough weather and a credit pinch have hurt production cycles of farmed pangasius in Vietnam, resulting in sky-high prices, to the point where some processors have even stopped giving quotes to retailers.

The estimated farm production for pangasius in Vietnam in 2017 is 500,000 metric tons (tonnes) live weight. With a fillet yield of 30 percent, this will only cover 40 percent of last year’s market demand.

The shortfall is due to a calamitous series of events, commencing at the beginning of...

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