Friday, April 16, 2021
Ecuador experts see potential of increased shrimp sales to US
Shrimp sales to China, one of Ecuador's main markets, have fallen during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and that has pushed exporters to try to compensate for the fall by looking at sale options in the United States.
Friday, March 5, 2021
Skretting constructs US$6.1 million shrimp research facility in Ecuador
In a press statement, Skretting is constructing a new US$6.1 million shrimp research facility in Ecuador to complement the Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre (ARC) network.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Thai Union's adoption of blockchain technology lauded by Ecuador's shrimp industry
The National Aquaculture Chamber from Ecuador congratulates Thai Union for adopting blockchain technology and continuing the transformation for a more transparent industry.
Friday, November 20, 2020
BioMar constructs new shrimp feed extrusion line in Ecuador
BioMar has officially opened a new shrimp feed extrusion line in its Ecuadorian production facility, bringing its total capacity close to 200,000 tonnes.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Ecuador is the future of shrimp farming
Ecuador endured similar, though less serious challenges. Like India, it was coming off a banner year: 2019 output skyrocketed 24%, from 540,000 to 670,000 tonnes. That enabled a 27% export surge, from 510,000 to 648,000 tonnes. where COVID- ...
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Ecuador steps up biosecurity measures to ensure safe shrimp for export to China
Ecuador intends to step up biosecurity measures in its shrimp processing plants, as it seeks to regain full access to the Chinese market.
Friday, August 14, 2020
China finds coronavirus in Ecuador shrimps
The state media of China reported on Wednesday a city in the eastern province of Anhui found the novel coronavirus on the packaging of shrimps from Ecuador, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Hendrix Genetics starts sustainable shrimp production at breeding site in Ecuador
Hendrix Genetics has started the first cycle of sustainable shrimp production at a state-of-the art shrimp breeding site in Ecuador.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
US trade group questions China's decision to suspend import of Ecuadorian shrimp
US industry trade group National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has questioned China's recent move to suspend imports and order recalls of frozen shrimp from three Ecuadorian companies.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
China halts Ecuador shrimp imports on coronavirus risk
China has banned imports from three Ecuadorean shrimp producers following the detection of coronavirus in recent shipments, Reuters reported.
Monday, January 7, 2019
Booming Ecuadorian shrimp output takes up the slack from faltering India
Top customer China now encourages the importing of Ecuadorian shrimp in a legal, direct manner. Its sustainable business model is on track to ship over 600,000 tonnes by 2020.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
BioMar Group ready to build new line for extruded shrimp feed in Ecuador
BioMar Group has decided to invest in additional capacity for making extruded shrimp feed at its factory in Ecuador, in order to accommodate the growth in volumes sold.
Monday, October 15, 2018
Cargill inaugurates "most modern" feed plant for shrimp in Ecuador
Cargill formally opened the world's most modern shrimp feed plant in Guayaquil, Ecuador today - creating the potential for significant growth in the country's aquaculture sector.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Ecuadorian shrimp feed firm Alimentsa now officially part of BioMar Group
BioMar's acquisition of Alimentsa, which was announced in June, has now been completed, with all the necessary approvals obtained.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
A new chapter in Ecuador's shrimp boom
Multinational feed giants invest in the world's largest sustainable shrimp exporter as output, exports grow faster than expected. Large grow out sizes coincide with Chinese demand for heavier head-on shrimp. Sustainability to become an impo ...

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