BioMar

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BioMar

The BioMar Group is one of the leading suppliers of high performance feed to the aquaculture industry. Our main business areas are feed for salmon and trout in Norway, the United Kingdom, and Chile, feed for trout, eel, sturgeon, sea-bass, and sea-bream in Continental Europe and for tilapia and shrimp in Central America.

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Algae as a Replacement for Marine Resources is Gaining Market Acceptance
Algae as a Replacement for Marine Resources is Gaining Market Acceptance

1 month ago - Growing Adoption of AlgaPrime™ DHA is Improving Omega-3 Content of Farmed Fish and Accelerating Sustainable Aquaculture.

BioMar Supports Industry Moves for Changes in Antarctic Krill Harvesting Suggested by Greenpeace
BioMar Supports Industry Moves for Changes in Antarctic Krill Harvesting Suggested by Greenpeace

9 months ago - 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.

Helping customers assess their portfolio with BASF's Sustainable Solution Steering methodology
Helping customers assess their portfolio with BASF's Sustainable Solution Steering methodology

1 year ago - Sustainability is an integral part of BASF’s corporate strategy. A tangible example of how BASF carries out its company purpose “We create chemistry for a sustainable future” is the Sustainable Solution Steering method. This method has been developed by BASF to assess and steer its product portfolio based on defined sustainability criteria. It considers the entire value chain and markets including industry- and region-specific views. The approach reflects economic, ecological and social aspects of the products and solutions in their respective application. The company is now publishing the detailed method to enable customers and other interested parties to steer their portfolio according to their sustainability targets.

Biomar Launches a New, Highly Environmentally Friendly Vessel
Biomar Launches a New, Highly Environmentally Friendly Vessel

1 year ago - 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. “The MS Nyksund left port last Friday headed for Norway. Estimated sailing time to BioMar’s facility at Karmøy is approximately two weeks,” says Mats Nygaard Johnsen, CEO of NSK Shipping AS.

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Biomar Top Rated Salmon Sustainability Fish Feed Company
Biomar Top Rated Salmon Sustainability Fish Feed Company

1 year ago - Aquaculture and the ‘Blue Revolution’ holds tremendous potential for helping our planet meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The importance for being sustainably responsible continues to increase in importance for both customers and consumers. However the topic of sustainability is broad and hard to quantify which is why there is a need for the seafood industry to follow a benchmarking methodology to define and compare “sustainable” and “responsible” practices.

BioMar Celebrates 10 Years of Strategic Sustainability
BioMar Celebrates 10 Years of Strategic Sustainability

1 year ago - Today at Aqua Nor 2017, the BioMar Group takes a moment to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the BioSustain™ concept. 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. “At BioMar we are proud of our long history in sustainability”, said Carlos Diaz, CEO BioMar Group, “over a decade ago we recognised the need to find sustainable solutions to fishmeal and fish oil and believed that ‘profit through sustainability’ was possible.”

BioMar Group Reports Below 1 FIFO Ratio
BioMar Group Reports Below 1 FIFO Ratio

1 year ago - 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.

BioMar Unlocking the Quality Potential of Marine By-Products
BioMar Unlocking the Quality Potential of Marine By-Products

2 years ago - The QMAR project - Unlocking the nutritional and technical Quality potential of MARine by-products in sustainable salmonid feeds - is a business innovation project for the industrial sector, starting out in January 2017. It is being supported by the Research Council of Norway and has been granted funding up to a maximum limit of NOK 16 million spread over a four-year period.

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