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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 marked by competition in Norway

The half year report for BioMar Group has today been released by the parent company Schouw & Co. BioMar Group has increased volumes and revenue compared to 2017. However the overall result is composed by results in the salmon markets declining slightly while other core markets and new business units have been performing according to expectations.

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BioMar supports industry moves for changes in Antarctic krill harvesting suggested by Greenpeace

Representatives from the seafood industry, including BioMar, and conservation groups have agreed to support the creation of marine protected areas, including large no-fishing zones in the Antarctic. The Greenpeace led retailer roundtable event was held in conjunction with their Antarctic 360 event in Cambridge, UK, attended by scientists and Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem, who joined Greenpeace’s expedition to the Antarctic in January 2018.

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BioMar expands their R&D capabilities in the Hatchery feed sector

BioMar has increased its research capabilities in hatchery with an expansion of its Aquaculture Technology Centre, ATC Hirtshals facility in Denmark. BioMar has now opened a state-of-the-art marine fish larval trial unit that not only allows for larval rearing but also the production of live feed.

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BioMar exceed expectations on sustainability KPIs for raw materials

Today BioMar Group releases their Integrated Sustainability Report. Three years ahead of schedule, four out of five KPI’s for raw materials have reached the 2020 target. BioMar has decided to raise the bar further and have now set new targets for 2020.

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BioMar adds new specialized line in Denmark

BioMar Group decides to invest in additional capacity for the factory in Denmark. The new line will be highly specialized and dedicated to fry and RAS feed production enabling the factory to increase flexibility, quality and production performance.

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New markets support BioMar in Q1

First quarter of 2018 underlines, that BioMar Group has entered into new markets and species creating viable business growth. The financial results are supported by solid yield from the new investments while weather conditions and a competitive scenario hit BioMar’s Salmon Division.

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R&D at BioMar’s ATC Patagonia is off to an exciting start

The work in research and development of BioMar Chile carried out in the ATC Patagonia began on the right foot in its second year of operations. Both with the number and quality of trials carried out at the center and with the high caliber of researchers who visited the country.

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BioMar uses BASF’s Sustainable Solution Steering methodology on their raw material portfolio

BioMar strives to be the sustainability leader in the industry and this method supports us with a comprehensive and systematic tool that grants transparency and documentation from raw material to end-product application

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BioMar growth exceeds expectations

In 2017, BioMar Group delivered on the growth aspirations. The financial results for the year reveal a significant increase in revenue as well as solid EBIT exceeding expectations. Driving factors have been expansions into new markets and an increased focus on innovation and sustainability.

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AUD 56 million aqua feed production facility proposed for northern Tasmania, Australia

BioMar Australia have released plans to develop a AUD 56 million aqua feed production facility in the state’s north, providing a significant boost to the local economy, job creation and the state’s growing aquaculture industry.

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BioMar announces strategic R&D investment in the shrimp market

Just two months after confirming the acquisition of Ecuadorian feed manufacturer Alimentsa, BioMar announced today the establishment of a new trial facility for shrimp.

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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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