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3 guilty in fraudulent aquaculture venture

Grants issued to program that falsely promised to boost local economy
Three men have pleaded guilty in Cardiff Crown Court in Wales in connection with a scheme to defraud the EU and Welsh governments while promising “to make Wales a world leader in the aquaculture industry.”
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Brunei ministry calls for aquaculture investors

Country seeks self-sufficiency in aquaculture sector, as well as more potential for exports
With an eye on the opportunities offered by the further development of the aquaculture sector, the government of the Southeast Asian island nation of Brunei Darussalam is hoping to attract new investors.
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Biorigin exhibits at Aquaculture 2019

For the first time, Biorigin will participate in Aquaculture 2019. The Triennial is the largest aquaculture conference and tradeshow which combines the annual meetings of the World Aquaculture Society, National Shellfisheries Association, Fish Culture Section of the American Fisheries Society, and the National Aquaculture Association.
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CP Foods reports 12 percent growth in sales revenue

Sales revenue expected to grow between 8 and 10 percent in 2019
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF), a Thailand-based agro-industrial and food company with investments in 17 countries, posted THB541.9 billion (US$17.3 billion) in sales revenue in 2018 and THB15.5 billion (US$495.7 million) in net profits.
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KnipBio aquafeed ingredient gets GRAS designation

Ingredient intended for use in salmonids and other finfish species
KnipBio Inc. has received Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS) designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine for its KnipBio Meal (KBM) aquafeed ingredient for salmonids and other finfish species.
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Vietnam aims for record seafood exports

Target was not reached in 2018, but forecast is high for 2019
In 2018, Vietnam failed to reach its target of US$10.5 billion for fish and seafood exports, but the country’s fisheries department is forecasting this figure will be reached this year.
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