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Powered by Partnership

BioMar seek to collaborate and form mutually beneficial partnerships with organisations to help achieve our vision to develop and deliver truly efficient, sustainable, and healthy feed solutions. Partnerships are key drivers in any industry and the catalyst for innovative solutions through combining expertise, resources and capabilities.

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Feed Trials in Australia

Performing feed trials is a fundamental part of BioMar and essential for optimising our current diets and developing new ones. In Australia, BioMar have partnered with Huon Aquaculture to use the only dedicated sea-based fish feed trial facility located at Huon Aquaculture’s Hideaway Bay facility.

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New direct trans shipping route between Nelson and Tasmania announced by BioMar, supported by Tasmanian Government during visit to Nelson Tasman

With support from the Tasmanian Government, BioMar Australia have announced the introduction of a new direct trans shipping route between Nelson (Bluff, Lyttleton) and Tasmania, during the Tasmanian Government’s trade delegation visit to Nelson Tasman this week.

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BioMar Australia welcomes decision on salmon industry consultation

Tasmanian aquafeed producer BioMar has welcomed the State Government’s consultation on a ten-year plan for the salmon industry. The move is a positive step forward for the industry and represents an opportunity for all key stakeholders in the process to voice their opinions and help the industry move forward.

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BioMar and Earthworm Foundation take lead on responsible shrimp

Earthworm Foundation, an international non-profit undertaking social and environmental projects, is partnering with BioMar to drive responsible shrimp projects in Ecuador. The full value chain collaboration will not only include deforestation- free aquafeeds but capacity building initiatives to drive social change and sustainability best practices in the region.

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BioMar acquires intelligent feeding technology

Following the successful entrance into the shrimp feed market, the board of BioMar approves the acquisition of AQ1 Systems, the world’s leading producer of acoustic feeding technology for the shrimp farming industry. With the investment, BioMar aims to accelerate the sustainability journey of the industry.

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BioMar reaches 1 million tonnes of salmon feed with microalgae

This month BioMar hit a major sustainability milestone with the adoption of microalgae omega 3s into feed diets. Marine ingredients are a finite resource and by including microalgae in aquaculture diets we can help stabilise the pressure on fish stocks.

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BioMar holds steady growth

BioMar continues the steady growth and delivers solid results despite the pandemic. Both volumes sold and revenue went up in Q2 compared to 2020 while margins were challenged by a significant increase in raw material prices and logistic costs.

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Local MP Felix Ellis tours BioMar Australia

Last week local Braddon MP, Felix Ellis, took time out of his schedule to come out and visit BioMar’s Wesley Vale facility. Felix was elected to represent Braddon in the recent Tasmanian 2021 election, becoming the youngest member of parliament.

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Shooters, Fishers & Farmers visit BioMar

On June 23rd BioMar Australia welcomed Ken Orr and Adrian Pickin from the Tasmania’s Shooters, Fishers & Farmers Party. Both Ken and Adrian have shown interest in aquaculture, having viewed both fish farms and hatcheries prior to visiting BioMar, with our production being the last link in the aquaculture supply chain.

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Educating The Future

At BioMar over the last few weeks, we have been engaging with local school, Andrews Creek Primary, to provide insight and education to students on aquaculture and fish feed production. Andrews Creek Primary is located in Wesley Vale, with our BioMar facility in view from the school.

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BioMar launches its 2030 Ambitions

On the back of today’s launch of the BioMar 2020 Sustainability Report, we announce our 2030 Ambitions. We make a promise, to our planet and its people with a set of ambitious targets that will seek to aid in the restoration of our environment while enabling humanity to thrive. Two key areas are focused on the reduced impact of aquaculture feeds while the third will enable capacity building in our communities.

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