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Permira funds invest in Asian aquafeed producer Grobest

Investment firm will acquire 50 percent of company’s shares
Global investment firm Permira and Ye Cherng Industrial Products Co. Ltd. (Grobest), one of the largest independent and most advanced producers of aquatic feed in Asia, announced that a company backed by the Permira funds, will acquire 50 percent of the shares of Grobest, through a new joint venture company that will become the sole corporate shareholder of Grobest after closing.
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Skretting to cease production in UK

Move aimed at reducing overcapacity in salmon feed market
Skretting, a global leader in aquafeed, has started a process of consulting with employees with the view to cease production in the U.K. at the end of April 2019.
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Nutriad participates in AquaExpo Ecuador

‎Belgium headquartered Nutriad, specialty feed additives producer for shrimp and fish participated in the International AquaExpo 2018 in Guyaquil (Ecuador) organized by the National Chamber of Aquaculture (CNA).
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Indonesia aquaculture expected to grow

Not only is global aquaculture expected to grow, but Indonesia expects to see consumption grow to 14.6 million tons per year
Indonesia's Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has said aquaculture is expected to supply 8.76 million tons of fish to the domestic market in 2019.
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Biomar expands R&D capabilities within shrimp

BioMar Group has increased its shrimp research capabilities with the opening of its Aquaculture Technology Centre in Ecuador. The ATC is a state-of-the-art trial facility dedicated to the full lifecycle of shrimp, with the most advanced technology for shrimp research in Ecuador.
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Cargill inaugurates modern shrimp feed plant in Ecuador

More than $65 million investment in new shrimp feed plant creates 150 new jobs, advances aquaculture technology for the region
Cargill has formally opened the world’s most modern shrimp feed plant in Guayaquil, Ecuador – creating the potential for significant growth in the country’s aquaculture sector.
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Neovia acquires shrimp feed firm Ecuadorian Balnova

Acquisition helps Neovia strengthen presence in Ecuador
Neovia has acquired Ecuadorian Balnova, a food manufacturer for the shrimp market. With this acquisition, Neovia consolidates its strong international expertise in aquaculture and its location in the fourth-largest shrimp-producing market in the world. Last year, Neovia bought Epicore, the American manufacturer of larval feed and probiotics, which also has a large branch in Ecuador.
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Shrimp aquaculture: Nutriad sponsors TARS 2018

Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, pioneer in species specific additive solutions in aquaculture, once more sponsored The Roundtable Aquaculture Series (TARS) which was held in August in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
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