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BioMar is a world leader in high performance diets for more than 45 different fish and shrimp species in more than 80 countries. Founded in 1962 by a group of Danish fish farmers, BioMar’s heritage is a long-term commitment to developing the aquaculture industry in a responsible and sustainable way.

Our main focus is supporting our customers delivering healthy, great tasting seafood. We do this by innovating efficient, safe and nutritious feed for aquaculture with minimal environmental impact. Our global scale, local agility and execution focus ensure that we can meet individual customer needs – always with departure in proven results and a meticulous focus on food safety.

Lloyd’s Register are proud to work with aquaculture businesses across Scotland and beyond, providing the sector’s widest range of specialist audits, customer-focused advisory services and technology solutions. Find out more about how we can work in partnership with you to protect and grow your business at www.lr.org

The SAIC connect businesses, researchers and other stakeholders, stimulating and supporting commercially-relevant collaboration. In our first three years, this has resulted in 13 projects worth a total of £10.35m, of which industry has contributed £6.92m, SAIC £2.75m and academia £680k.

It represents a very deliberate pooling of resources, designed to share the risk of innovative R&D, enable more businesses to invest in the areas that will help them grow and ensure that SAIC’s £11m public funding delivers maximum benefit. Each project addresses one of four priority innovation actions. The overarching aim of each however, is the same: to deliver a tangible benefit to the sector and, in turn, Scotland, whether that’s increased harvest volumes for producers, enhanced fish welfare, additional jobs or new revenue streams.

We bring food, agricultural, financial and industrial products to people who need them all around the world. You learn a few things during 150 years in business. Today, we apply that expertise to serve customers and communities in 70 countries/regions. We have 155,000 employees working every day to nourish the world in a safe, responsible, sustainable way. Find out more about our global operations. Food Ingredients & Bio – Industrial, Animal Nutrition, Protein & Salt, Agricultural Supply Chain Metals & Shipping.

Animal Nutrition – Aqua feed

One of the largest global suppliers of aqua feed We offer the combined expertise and experience built up over many years across the Cargill, Purina and EWOS brands. As a trusted supplier to the international aquaculture industry, we provide you with distinctive, proven products and services designed to promote productivity, manage risks and support your brand, all with the goal of enhancing your business growth.

Our markets and operations

We currently focus on three core species in 12 leading markets:

  • Salmon in Norway, Chile, Scotland and North America
  • Tilapia in China, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam
  • Shrimp in China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Ecuador, India and Mexico

Additionally, we have extensive experience in supplying feed for a variety of other aquaculture species, leveraging our core expertise in applied fish nutrition.

Mowi ASA is one of the leading seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company employs nearly 14,000 people and is represented in 25 countries. In 2018 the company had a turnover of EUR 3.8 billion. Mowi is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE) and its share also trade on the US OTC market.

Mowi’s many brands supply healthy, delicious and sustainably farm-raised salmon and other seafoods to more than 70 markets worldwide and in 2018 harvested 375,000 tonnes (GWT) of fresh salmon.

Benchmark is helping to address global challenges in sustainable and reliable food production using combined expertise to develop practical solutions with a clear focus on fish and seafood producers.

We are experts in aquaculture providing bespoke, practical solutions across health, nutrition, genetics and data-driven insights to improve productivity and set the standard in sustainable fish and seafood production.

Over the last decade advancement in animal welfare science has led us to understand the inextricable links between animal welfare, human health and well-being, and the environment. Animal welfare is a critical component in the sustainability of food production, and through this award we seek to celebrate examples where broad and far reaching benefits are clear to see.

Primerdesign™ provides the World’s broadest menu of >550 genesig® qPCR detection kits, and fast development of new assays on demand. Additionally, we design, validate and manufacture qPCR kits, Precision Master Mixes, controls, lyophilised reagents, and the genesig q16 instrument.

Our genesig qPCR Detection Kits for Aquaculture Pathogens allow fast detection of pathogens within 100 minutes. This enables quarantine and treatment to start quickly thereby maximising aquaculture stock and health. A wide range of aquaculture pathogens can be detected including >30 fish pathogens for salmonid, tilapia, cod, carp, perch and more; and 5 shellfish pathogens for shrimp, prawn, oyster and crab.

Europharma is one of the leading developers of fish health and welfare programmes drawing upon the wealth of experience and knowledge of our multidisciplinary teams, both in the UK and internationally.
Across the globe our goal is the same: to advise and assist our customers in achieving healthier, more sustainable and more profitable production.
Our Biological Services team delivers improved fish welfare and smolt production flexibility through our proprietary smoltification biotechnology SuperSmolt®.
Our product portfolio, built through alliances with global leaders, provides added value to customers using our fish health services.
Europharma offer global aquaculture a unique partnership to ensure a production tailored to minimise threats to fish health and welfare.


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