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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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Ben Milbourne visits BioMar

Celebrity chef Ben Milbourne visited BioMar Australia’s Wesley Vale factory twice last week. Ben grew up on Tasmania’s North West coast, working as a science school teacher in Devonport before participating in season 4 of MasterChef, where he placed 5th.

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Ulverstone West Rotary Mill Tour

On Tuesday the 25th of May, BioMar Australia welcomed the Ulverstone West Rotary Club to our Wesley Vale factory.

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BioMar announces a new RAS feed concept, LARVIVA ORBIT, that aims to improve the efficiency of marine nurseries. It will support an industry move of a prolonged time at hatchery for fry before they are transferred to sea. This will aid in the expected acceleration in the use of RAS technology in marine nurseries, and thereby support the develop of hatchery businesses for marine fish species.

BioMar announces a new RAS feed concept, LARVIVA ORBIT, that aims to improve the efficiency of marine nurseries. It will support an industry move of a prolonged time at hatchery for fry before they are transferred to sea. This will aid in the expected acceleration in the use of RAS technology in marine nurseries, and thereby support the development of hatchery businesses for marine fish species.

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Q1 BioMar: Solid start to the year

BioMar continues the strong growth in the salmon markets with an important increase in volumes sold compared to Q1 2020 in most markets. At the same time the shrimp feed business showed robust results due to new product offerings and service solutions within high performing and sustainable shrimp feed.

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BioMar announces new division for Asia

In line with strategic aspirations of growth, BioMar is now establishing a fourth division embracing activities in the Asian region, including Vietnam and China. With over 30 years’ experience in aquaculture Francois Loubere will assume the role as VP Asia, while Luis García Romero will take over the role as MD for West Med & Africa.

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BioMar achieves a 5 year average Fish In:Fish Out ratio of below 1:1

High use of trimmings and the use of novel ingredients has enabled BioMar Group to achieve a five-year average of 1:1 or below Forage Fish Dependency Ratio for its raw material usage. This is one of many findings revealed in its Integrated Sustainability Report for 2019, released today.

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All systems go as BioMar Australia begins production

BioMar Australia have commenced aqua-feed production at their state-of-the-art 40 million euro facility in Tasmania, Australia, which is welcome news for the local aquaculture industry at a time when many businesses are facing COVID-19 operating restrictions.

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BioMar enters partnership in Vietnam

To confirm a mutual interest in entering into a partnership, BioMar and Vietnam’s leading shrimp hatchery Viet-UC have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention of BioMar becoming part owner and operational lead in the feed factory currently owned by Viet-UC.

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BioMar announces commissioning has commenced at Wesley Vale

In a boost for the North-West economy BioMar Australia have confirmed commissioning has commenced at their Wesley Vale facility with some 38 staff now employed, offices open and world class laboratories now in operation. The facility is on track to be in production by April and an official opening expected in late May.

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BioMar appoints Managing Director in Australia

BioMar is pleased to announce the appointment of David Whyte as the Managing Director of their new fish feed manufacturing plant in Tasmania. The plant, currently in its construction phase will be ready for commissioning in early 2020.

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Production Facility Receives Approval

BioMar Australia today announced its Wesley Vale aqua feed production facility had received the final tick of approval from Latrobe Council, marking an important milestone in the project's future.

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