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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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Special report

World's top 100 feed producers in 2017

Report highlights global compound animal feed manufacturers producing volumes over 1 million metric tons in 2017
The latest edition of WATT Global Media’s World’s Top Feed Companies listing reports 100 companies with more than 1 million metric tons of compound feed production in 2017.
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BRF CEO to step down, COO to be promoted

Transition expected to be made in 2019
Pedro Parente, who in June was appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Brazil-based meat and poultry company BRF, will step down from that role in 2019, but will remain in his position as chairman of the company.
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Regulator rejects settlement in JBS corruption case

Settlement doesn’t match harm done by Batista brothers’ alleged market manipulation, CVM says
CVM, the Brazilian securities regulator, has rejected a settlement offer on behalf of meat and poultry company JBS and its shareholders in an insider trading case involving two former company executives that remain shareholders.
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Brazilian trade woes impacting global poultry market

Rabobank report details how the global poultry industry has been affected by trade troubles in Brazil
The global poultry market is facing challenges in the second half of 2018 brought on by trade volatility associated with Brazil, according to the Rabobank Quarterly Q4 2018 report.
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Latin American Poultry Summit registration now open

Registration for the Latin American Poultry Summit is now open. Debuting at the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Ga., USA, the summit will exclusively feature leading industry experts who will address technical topics covering live production and processing issues of greatest priority to Latin American poultry and egg professionals.
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