Monday, August 28, 2023
Shrimp from Ecuador proves popularity in Chinese market
Ecuadorian shrimp is becoming one of the most popular imported seafood in the Chinese market, as witnessed at the 17th Shanghai International Fisheries Expo in China, SHINE reported.
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Mitsui invests in major Ecuador-based shrimp producer
Mitsui & Co., Ltd. decided on August 7 to invest in Ecuador-based Industrial Pesquera Santa Priscila (IPSP), said to be the world's largest shrimp farming company, through a holding company owned by IPSP's founders.
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Ecuador activates emergency protocols following avian influenza outbreak
Authorities in Ecuador have implemented contingency protocols after a new outbreak of avian influenza was confirmed in a commercial farm in the Andean province of Cotopaxi, the Agency for Regulation and Control of Animal and Plant Health (A ...
Thursday, July 13, 2023
India, Ecuador, and Indonesia lead shrimp exports to the US
India, Ecuador, and Indonesia maintain their status as the top three shrimp exporters to the US, according to the latest report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) covering May 2023, SeafoodSource reported.
Monday, June 26, 2023
Vitapro's US$80 million shrimp feed plant in Ecuador set to begin operations
Vitapro-owned shrimp feed producer Nicovita is progressing with its US$80 million investment in a new shrimp feed plant in Ecuador, scheduled to commence operations in the second quarter of 2024, IntraFish reported.
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Shrimp exports from Ecuador reached 85,500 tonnes in November 2022
Ecuador exported 85,500 tonnes of shrimp in November 2022, equal to the amount shipped in November 2021, Fish Information & Services reported.
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Bird flu detected at poultry farm in Ecuador
Ecuador's Agriculture and Livestock Ministry has confirmed an outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farm in the Andean province of Cotopaxi, Merco Press reported.
Friday, November 11, 2022
US Grains Council highlights inclusion of higher protein corn co-products in shrimp diets at event in Ecuador
The US Grains Council is finding ways to include distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in nutrition conversations as the shrimp sector in Ecuador continues to grow.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Classical swine fever ruled out in Ecuador's Esmeraldas province
Following report of an undiagnosed swine disease in Ecuador, ProMED, a programme of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, published a report stating classical swine fever (CSF) had been ruled out in the country's Esmeraldas pro ...
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Cargill to enter into joint venture to increase production capacity in Ecuador's shrimp feed market
Cargill, together with its partner, Naturisa SA, have reached an agreement to partner with Skyvest EC Holding SA to create a new joint venture that will serve Ecuadorian shrimp farmers' increasing demand for high-quality shrimp feed.
Monday, October 31, 2022
Skretting facility aims to put Ecuador's shrimp farmers at forefront of sustainable food production
Officially opened this month in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Skretting Aquaculture lnnovation (AI) Guayas Research Station is the latest investment made by Skretting.
Friday, September 23, 2022
Hendrix Genetics appoints new GM to lead Ecuador shrimp breeding activities
Hendrix Genetics has appointed Lorenzo Juarez as general manager to lead its shrimp breeding activities in Ecuador.
Friday, June 17, 2022
Hy-Line hosts technical school in Ambato, Ecuador
Hy-Line Ecuador, an exclusive distributor of Hy-Line layers, recently hosted more than 100 local egg producers in Ambato, Ecuador.
Friday, October 8, 2021
Royal Pas Reform appoints Avepork as its agent for Ecuador
Quito-based Avepork has been appointed as Royal Pas Reform's representative in Ecuador. The company, headed by Elias Maica, holds in-depth knowledge of the Royal Pas Reform portfolio – having worked with both Smart™ and SmartPro ...
Monday, September 27, 2021
BioMar Ecuador ramps up with four new lines for extruded feed
BioMar Group has announced on September 23 an ambitious plan for an expansion of capacity for extruded feed in Ecuador.

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