News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.

Aquaculture Research

The latest information on sustainable aquaculture production and how aquafarming is enriching nutrition for production livestock.


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.
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more