US-based food processing and commodities company Cargill has closed an agreement with Altor Fund III and Bain Capital Europe III to acquire Norwegian salmon feed producer EWOS
for EUR 1.
Through its EWOS
subsidiary, Cermaq ranks as the world's second largest producer of feed for salmonids.
The innovation center will serve as a research hub of internationally-renowned experts from EWOS
and Cargill, who will focus on developing functional fish diets and studying diseases that affect farmed salmon in Chile and other countries focused on aquaculture.
17 August 2015 - US-based food processing and commodities company Cargill has entered into an agreement with Altor Fund III and Bain Capital Europe III to acquire Norwegian salmon feed producer EWOS
for EUR 1.
A company spokesman said: "The impact on Cermaq's operation in Chile from the earth quake is mainly related to the operations in Coronel where EWOS
has around 250 employees in its feed factory.
Co-sponsored by the NSEC, EWOS
and the China Cuisine Association, it attracted about 30 chefs from leading restaurants and hotels.
Cargills 2015 EWOS
Sustainability report has earned the number-one ranking for sustainability reporting from Seafood Intelligence, a global news service that reports on the seafood sector.
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, the global leader in sustainable salmon and trout nutrition, and key examples of performance in the areas of food security, sustainability and nutrition.