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15 September 2020

New milestone — 100 million eggs delivered from SalmoBreed Salten

Today SalmoBreed Salten AS, which is owned by Benchmark Genetics, has reached a new milestone with the delivery of 100 million eggs since its inception.

13 September 2020

Benchmark shortlisted for three awards in the Aquaculture Awards 2020

An impressive range of companies, research organisations and individuals from around the world have made the shortlists for the 2020 Aquaculture Awards. These awards highlight the range of talent and cutting-edge advances in the technology involved in the global aquaculture sector. We are delighted to be among the companies nominated in different categories.

23 July 2020

Sale of vaccine manufacturing assets to Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult

Benchmark is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Business Purchase Agreement relating to the business and assets comprising its vaccine manufacturing facility at Braintree, UK to Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult  for £16m payable in cash on completion.

20 July 2020

New Artemia innovation drives efficiency in shrimp and fish hatcheries

New tools launched by INVE Aquaculture – part of Benchmark – provides farmers with the best tools to drive efficiency in hatcheries. The SEP-Art Tools are a sustainable solution designed to maintain quality nauplii, reduce losses and ensure safety for workers and the environment.

1 July 2020

Benchmark Animal Health launches in Chile

The establishment of BAHC follows the launch of Benchmark Genetics in Chile in 2018 and represents a strategic move into the world’s second largest salmon market.

1 July 2020

Fish Vet Group acquired by Zoetis

Benchmark announces that it has completed the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary FVG Ltd. ("FishVet") to Pharmaq, part of the global animal health company Zoetis.

23 June 2020

Sale of Improve International – A significant step in strategic exit of non-core activities

Benchmark is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Improve International Limited and its subsidiaries ("Improve"), a global provider of Continuing Professional Development training for veterinary professionals, to RJD Partners and Heber Alves, David Babington, and Rui Lobão (the "Improve Directors") (the "Disposal").

7 April 2020

Appointment of Trond Williksen as CEO

Benchmark is pleased to announce the appointment of Trond Williksen as Chief Executive Officer. Trond will officially join Benchmark on June 1.

25 March 2020

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.

20 March 2020

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7 February 2020

Diversified Communications acquires Aquaculture UK trade show

International event and publishing business, Diversified Communications, has acquired Aquaculture UK from 5m Publishing.

5 February 2020

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.

11 November 2019

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.

16 October 2019

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