Posts tagged with ‘fish oil’

  • Bio-marine Ireland Ltd gets green light for €40m project

    Donegal County Council has granted initial planning permission for the construction of a €40m, seven-acre facility, for Bio-marine Ingredients Ltd, adjacent to the new pier in Killybegs, Co Donegal. According to chief executive, Jason Whooley, BII is projected to create 70 long-term jobs and a further 50 jobs in the construction phase.”This project fits very comfortably into the recently launched Action […]
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  • FAO review highlights food and feed uses for fish and shellfish by-products

    By-products may constitute as much as 70% of fish and shellfish after industrial processing and much focus has been on converting these into commercial products. The aim of this paper is therefore to evaluate important challenges and to consider the most realistic options in the use of by-products. Certain by-products like heads, frames and off-cuts from filleting of fish may […]
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  • Tassal reels in $3.8m in federal funds for fish protein and oil facility

    TASSAL has reeled in a $3.85 million Federal Government grant towards a new $5 million fish protein and oil facility near Triabunna. The Tasmanian salmon producer today welcomed the grant, which will go towards the 20,000 tonne per annum fish byproduct processing plant. Justin O’Connor, Tassal’s head of engineering and risk, said the purpose-built facility would be located on farm land […]
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  • Australia: A new project aims to convert garbage — including fish byproducts — into valuable products

    One company’s food waste could be transformed into another’s treasure – or even a product that improves our health and wellbeing. This is the premise of research at the University of Sydney that’s investigating how discarded food can be rich in nutrients. Professor Fariba Dehghani, of the university’s school of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is leading the ongoing project and […]
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  • Ireland to host world’s largest marine ingredient / seafood byproduct facility

    Irish fishermen are aiming to harvest fish oils and minerals that could provide valuable health-enhancing ingredients for consumers and sportspeople. Agriculture and Marine Minister Simon Coveney has welcomed plans by the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation (KFO) to build the largest marine food ingredients plant in the world in Co Donegal. The proposed facility would take 50,000 tonnes of boarfish, which is […]
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  • Tasmania’s EPA Board considers proposal for Tassal fish waste processing facility

    The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed construction and operation of a fish waste processing facility outside Triabunna on the state’s east coast. Under the proposal, the Tassal facility would process up to 20,000 tonnes of fish waste from the aquaculture industry into valuable commodities such as fish oils and health products. The Chair of the EPA […]
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  • HB Grandi invests in fishmeal, fish oil production line

    A new production line for handling byproducts from groundfish production at HB Grandi’s Reykjavík factory is about to be commissioned at the company’s Akranes fishmeal plant. This is the plant’s third production line, with the other two used for processing pelagic landings. More info
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  • Supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids promotes effective immune system response

    Supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids promotes effective immune system response and has ameliorating effects on chronic inflammation (a condition caused by an imbalanced immune system that can lead to multiple serious illnesses over time), according to the most recent study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (a division of the U.S. National Institutes of Health) on the effects of omega-3. […]
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  • Fish bones’ second life

    A new project is exploring means of turning fish waste into value-added products such as neutraceuticals while attempting to make fisheries a greener industry in developing countries. Only about 50% of every fish sold as fillet is actually eaten.  Often, fish heads, viscera, skin and bones are discarded. In this context, the SECUREFISH project, funded by the EU, aims at reducing the […]
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  • Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. Acquires Algae Production Facility

    Solarvest has made significant progress in its plans to use its patented algal technology to develop commercial products focused on health care. The Company recently completed negotiations to acquire a 30,000 sq. ft. facility in Summerville Prince Edward Island which will be repurposed to house the Company’s planned algal production. Solarvest has acquired the facility on a lease to own […]
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