The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that it has published its first ever annual report.
Salmon is winning consumers’ hearts but the salmon industry should continue to innovate to reinforce its current value proposition as a healthy and sustainable product, says RaboResearch.
Maynard, Mass.-based biotechnology company AquaBounty Technologies announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted an import alert that prevented the company from producing and marketing its salmon in the U.S.
The world’s largest aquaculture conference and tradeshow held in New Orleans from March 7-11 revealed a robust aquaculture industry and widespread optimism among industry stakeholders.
Cooke Aquaculture has been selected as a 2019 winner of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, marking the company’s 14th win in a row.
There are now over 2,290 aquaculture facilities worldwide certified by the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. That figure is up almost 30 percent from the number of BAP-certified facilities in 2017, and a whopping 227 percent from just four years earlier.
Will consumers “fall in love” with edible insects? Perhaps in the long term, says RaboResearch. For now, the think-tank sees more potential for insect proteins as aquaculture feed than food.
Dutch-based firm Veramaris has hired six new employees for its global business development team. They are experienced in aquaculture, human nutrition, and stakeholder dialogues across the value chain.
The hurdles on the path to the commercial rollout of Aquabounty’s genetically engineered salmon are many yet bit by bit those hurdles are starting to get cleared. With an eye on the prize that is the US salmon market, the Massachusetts biotechnology company has beefed up its team with the appointment of a new CEO, Sylvia Wulf.
True North Seafood (a subsidiary of Cooke Aquaculture) and Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (owner of the Martha Stewart brand), have teamed up to develop the Martha Stewart for True North Seafood product line, which is scheduled to launch in March 2019.    
The Tasmanian and Nova Scotian governments are working together to strengthen fisheries and aquaculture in both the Australian and Canadian regions.
Land-based aquaculture company Nordic Aquafarms has named Brenda Chandler as its full-time CFO.
A planned aquaculture project in a coastal community in Newfoundland, Canada may require immigration from outside the province to fill job vacancies, but contrary to media reports, that will be a last resort, a partner in the project told Aquaculture North America (ANA).
Benchmark Holdings, a specialist in manufacturing nutrition and health products for aquaculture, has won a case against Marine-Tech International (MTI) in Thailand for patent infringement.
Aquaculture in US federal waters is inevitable, but there are important regulatory issues that will have to be addressed before that can happen. One issue is licensing of veterinarians, who play an essential role in aquaculture operations. Veterinary licenses are administered by individual states, but under whose jurisdiction do they fall under in federal waters?

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