COVID-19: Message to Customers
Together, we are playing a part in feeding the world and this must continue. As a valued customer, I’d like to reassure you of the steps Benchmark is taking to ensure we keep people safe, and continue to be here for you, your people and your business.
BMK08 & CleanTreat®
Diversified Communications acquires Aquaculture UK trade show
International event and publishing business, Diversified Communications, has acquired Aquaculture UK from 5m Publishing.
Global Health Management in Aquaculture Survey
In this survey we are asking the vets, farm health managers and other fish health professionals for their insights on how they manage health at their farms.
Technologies shaping the future of shrimp production
Expert insights into the key challenges and opportunities in shrimp aquaculture are offered in a new thought leadership magazine launched today.
FRiPPAK scoops ‘Best Functional Product’ in Chinese industry awards
The accolade, which was voted for by producers and industry experts via online polls and industry experts votes, included candidates that spanned China’s entire aquaculture sector, covering the country’s major farmed species
Benchmark Genetics Norway signs new 10-year agreement with Bolaks
Benchmark Genetics Norway and Bolaks have signed a 10-year agreement for the production of Atlantic salmon broodstock and eggs from our SalmoBreed strain. This is a continuation of a long-standing collaboration of almost two decades.
SalmoBreed AS and Akvaforsk Genetics Center AS merge to become Benchmark Genetics Norway AS
The combined organisation will further strengthen the Benchmark’s offering to deliver continuous genetic improvements and support aquaculture producers to increase quality, yield, health and welfare.
Norwegian salmon ranked most sustainable among world’s largest protein producers
Benchmark are pleased to see that Norwegian aquaculture companies hold 4 out of the top 10 spots in the recently released 2019 Coller FAIRR Protein Index. Those in the top 10 include MOWI who topped the list (1st), closely followed by Lerøy (3rd), Grieg Seafood (6th) and Salmar (9th). The Index ranked 60 of the world’s largest publicly listed protein […]
Benchmark’s Spring Genetics®: First company to be granted with import licence for tilapia genetic material to Colombia
In a multilateral collaboration, the teams were successful at completing the regulatory process to obtain a license to import new robust tilapia genetic material.
Benchmark wins prestigious Aquaculture Innovation Award
CleanTreat is designed to reduce the environmental impact of chemical based bath treatments and to date the system has purified more than 300,000m3 of treatment water in Norway.
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Septima is expected to commence her new role in November. Mark Plampin will remain with the business until January to ensure an effective transition.
Seminar: Want to advance your understanding of the key underlying challenges affecting the prosperous outlook for aquaculture?
A seminar focusing on some of aquaculture’s current technical and societal challenges, while also looking ahead to see what emerging risks are beyond the horizon, is being hosted by Benchmark on 20th August. The ‘Aquaculture Fit for the Future’ seminar will take place at the Clarion Hotel during this year’s AquaNor exhibition.
An important step forward for Streptococcus resistance in tilapia
Benchmark announces the discovery of a significant quantitative trait locus (“QTL”) for Streptococcus iniae resistance.