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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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Feed ingredient increases post-larval shrimp survival, weight gain

White Dog Labs’ ProTyton product doubles survival rate
Independent testing by the Center for Aquaculture Technologies in Canada (CATC) has demonstrated the potential benefit of White Dog Labs’ ProTyton to shrimp farming: Initial studies doubled post-larval survival rate and increased weight gain by 50 percent.
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Alltech Coppens Aqua Centre becomes Alltech’s 4th bioscience center

Aqua researchers will develop new applications in aquafeed
The world-class research capabilities of the Alltech Coppens Aqua Centre (ACAC) and its capacity to provide a practical platform for product development and solutions for the aquaculture industry have been recognized with the announcement that the ACAC is to become an Alltech bioscience center.
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