ASC Feed certification for Thai Union

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Seafood giant Thai Union has become the first Asian producer to win Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification for one of its feed plants. The single-site certification for Thai Union’s Mahachai Plant, located in Thailand’s Samut Sakhon province just west of Bangkok, is the first ASC Feed Standard certification in Asia. The feed mill produces feed…

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Prime algae oil in shrimp feed trial

AN alternative feed ingredient containing algal oil has been fed to shrimp in a successful trial, conducted by Thai Union. The company, which also recently trialled the alternative Feedkind protein at one of its shrimp farms, has a goal to bring more responsibly sourced and sustainably harvested shrimp to market. In the latest project, shrimp…

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Edinburgh Salmon Co to close at year end

THE Edinburgh Salmon Company (also known as ESCo) has announced that it is to close its production centre at Dingwall in the Highland, with the loss of more than 250 jobs. The site had been experiencing heavy losses and the owners, Européenne de la Mer, a subsidiary of the global seafood giant Thai Union, warned…

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