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Aquaculture Research

FAMSUN aquafeed project in China begins production

Phase 1 of project can produce 150,000 tons of aquafeed annually
The turnkey project of the Wuhan Chia Tai Group Aquatic Products Co. Ltd. (CP Group), which broke ground June 6, 2014, began production on April 10, 2015, in Hannan District, Wuhan, China.
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Cargill completes expansion of Mexico plant

Plant will triple capacity to produce 9,000 tons of premix per month
Cargill continues its commitment to growth and investment with a $5 million plant expansion, now complete at its El Salto, Jalisco, Mexico, location.
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DSM, Evonik partner to develop algae-based products

Products will be used in aquaculture and pet food applications
DSM Nutritional Products Ltd. and Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH have entered into a joint development agreement for algae-based omega-3 fatty acid products for animal nutrition, in particular in aquaculture and pet food applications.
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Fish oils can be ‘grown’ on land

For the first time, scientists have successfully grown an oilseed crop developed to produce omega-3 oils in its seeds, presenting the possibility of a more sustainable alternative to fish oil in the future.
Researchers have announced the results of a field-scale experiment growing the oilseed plant, Camelina sativa (also known as false flax), which has been genetically modified to make in their seeds the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oils.
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