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Media contacts

For inquiries other than from media we invite you to contact BioMar by choosing your country.

Sif Rishøj

Corporate Communication Director

EMAIL: sri@biomar.com

TEL.: +45 23 83 91 71

Irmgard Lorenzen

EMEA

EMAIL: ilo@biomar.dk

TEL.: +45 25 50 50 46

Press releases

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BioMar appoints new General Manager in Ecuador

After almost 25 years as General Manager in Alimentsa, Roberto Boloña (age 68) has chosen to step down and leave the position to his natural successor Vice-General Manager Danny Velez.

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BioMar at Karmøy sets production capacity record

BioMar Group’s Karmøy production facility has officially opened Line 3, which has an annual capacity of 140,000 tonnes of fish feed, increasing the output of the Karmøy facility by around 70%. Line 3 will have one of the highest hourly output capacities of any single production line of fish feed anywhere in the world.

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BioMar launches a new, highly environmentally friendly vessel

In two weeks’ time, the MS Nyksund, a new high-tech vessel for shipping fish feed will be put into service for BioMar. As part of the process of modernising BioMar’s shipments of fish feed, an agreement was signed in 2015 with NSK Shipping AS for the construction of a new feed carrier. The ship was formally handed over earlier this week at the Tersan shipyard the site responsible for construction. The ship is owned and operated by NSK Shipping.

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Full speed ahead into shrimp: Alimentsa approved to join BioMar

The acquisition of Alimentsa as announced in June is now completed. All necessary approvals have now been obtained and Alimentsa will from 13 September 2017 be a part of BioMar Group. The acquisition will position BioMar among the leading shrimp feed producers in Latin America creating synergies toward existing business.

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BioMar top rated salmon sustainability fish feed company

BioMar tops the chart for the most transparent reporting of sustainability for independent salmon feed companies, adding strength to their core strategic focus of driving and leading sustainable practices within the industry.

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Taking lead on innovation and sustainability contributes to organic growth in BioMar Group

The half year report for BioMar Group has today been released by the parent company Schouw & Co. It states that BioMar Group has delivered a strong H1 in both volumes and profits driven by increased market shares across the divisions. In particular the North European markets have valued the steps taken to innovate for increased sustainability and efficiency.

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BioMar celebrates 10 years of strategic sustainability with BioSustain

Today at Aqua Nor 2017, the BioMar Group takes a moment to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the BioSustain™ concept with a rooftop party at their new offices in Norway. Sustainability has long been in the DNA of BioMar however the development of BioSustain firmly established the company as the forerunner in driving sustainable innovation through collaborative partnerships in the aquaculture industry.

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BioMar Group reports below 1 FIFO ratio

Advances in innovative technology by BioMar and a high priced fish oil and fishmeal market enabled the BioMar Group to average a below one FIFO ratio (Fish-In:Fish-Out) for its raw material usage in 2016 for the first time in its history. This is one of the many findings revealed in the yearly sustainability report released today.

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BioMar Group acquires high-end shrimp feed producer

As a part of the company’s expansion strategy BioMar Group takes a solid step into the shrimp feed market by acquiring 70% of the Ecuadorian shrimp feed producer Alimentsa. The acquisition will position BioMar among the leading shrimp feed producers in Latin America creating synergies toward existing business.

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Adding value to African aquaculture production

BioMar Group has an increasing presence in Africa and is now launching a complete high performing range for tilapia and African catfish for African markets.

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Strong Q1 for BioMar Group

The quarterly report for BioMar Group has today been released by the parent company Schouw & Co. It states that BioMar Group has delivered a strong Q1 in both volumes and profits driven by good operational performance across the divisions but in particular in the Salmon Division.

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Promoting Premium Pacific Salmon of sustainable origin

BioMar´s Silverside™ Premium Coho Salmon Feed including AlgaPrime™ DHA aims to achieve unprecedented sustainability benefits.

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Wholehearted focus on salmon fed with microalgae by Lerøy

A close cooperation between Lerøy and BioMar is going to ensure that salmon farmed by Lerøy will benefit from a sustainable high level of Omega 3-DHA in the feed partly deriving from the microalgae ingredient, AlgaPrime DHA.

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BioMar strengthens product development in Central America

John Tinsley will become Technical Director and head of product development for BioMar in Central America from June 1st.

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BioMar Group to establish feed factory in Australia

During the last years BioMar Group has delivered an increasing volume of feed to the Australian market from factories in Chile and Scotland. Now the company is ready to establish a green field feed factory in Australia with a yearly capacity of 110,000 tons. The market is evaluated to have a high potential for growth within a broad range of species.

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Strong results for BioMar Group

BioMar Group has delivered financial results above expectations.

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A fresh view on aquaculture

The BioMar Group has just launched a new website framing its ambitions for innovating aquaculture. The new website gives all users access to a significant knowledge base and makes it clear that the future of the aquaculture depends upon cooperation, innovation, performance and sustainability.

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Chinese BioMar JV inaugurates new production line and warehouse

The Joint-Venture between the BioMar Group and the Chinese Tongwei inaugurates new production line

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Start-up of BioMar feed research activities at ATC Patagonia

BioMar Group has set a comprehensive agenda for its research activities in the Chilean aquaculture research centre ATC Patagonia. Focus is set on innovative R&D projects of interest for the global aquaculture industry in regards to fish nutrition and health.

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New CFO in BioMar Group

Mogens Stentebjerg, CFO in BioMar Group, will retire after more than 30 years in the company. Group Finance Manager Claus Eskildsen has been appointed new CFO and will assume his new role January 1st 2017.

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Unlocking the quality potential of marine by-products

BioMar and its QMAR project partners aim for creating increased sustainability in aquaculture by unlocking the quality potential of marine by-products. The project has been granted funding up to a maximum limit of NOK 16 million.

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BioMar’s Joint Venture in China has acquired fish feed company Haiwei

BioMar Group’s Joint Venture in China, BioMar-Tongwei Biotech (Wuxi) Ltd has acquired 100 % of the shares in the fish feed company Haiwei, which is situated in the South of China.

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A strong research initiative in aquaculture has been established in the Southern Hemisphere

BioMar, the leading Danish aquaculture feed company has signed an agreement to purchase and utilize 30% of the Lenca research center from Aquainnovo, Chile, broadening its network of excellence research centers around the world.

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Small revolution for marine fry and fingerlings

BioMar launches a new generation of starter and transfer diets for marine species containing B WYSE, a promising new yeast based functional ingredient, developed by BioMar’s cooperation partner Lallemand Animal Nutrition. The aim of the new feed range is to boost the performance parameters and keep the health status of the fish at the highest standard, even after the difficult period of transfer from hatchery to the cages.

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Sustainable aquaculture growth lies in new feed ingredients

For BioMar, sustainable growth of aquaculture lies in utilising new feed ingredients that match requirements for a good and healthy growth of the fish and for a stable, high quality of the final product. Exploiting microalgae as a feed ingredient can match these requirements.

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BioMar-Sagun feed factory officially opened in Turkey

The Joint Venture between the Danish feed company BioMar and Turkish seafood company Sagun officialy opened a state-of-the-art fish feed factory in Turkey on Thursday 25th August.

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BioMar takes a value chain approach to sustainability

The Sustainability Report 2015 of the BioMar Group outlines the company's ambitious targets and initiatives for shaping an efficient and sustainable global aquaculture in collaboration with the entire aquaculture value chain.

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BioMar presents new executive structure

The BioMar Group presents a new executive team in continuation of the launch of their new corporate strategy “Shaping the Future”.

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BioMar launches global strategy

The global strategy “Shaping the Future” will reinforce BioMar’s position as a locally responsive, agile and specialized aquaculture feed provider.

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Securing the sustainable development of aquaculture by increasing the availability of marine omega-3

The BioMar Group is now launching a fish feed containing marine omega-3 fatty acids from microalgae.

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