8th BioMarine International Business Convention
1-3 oct 2017, Rimouski Qc, Canada View Location

Jul 11

Prediction by Tony Haymet

“Sustainable aquaculture is poised to boom in many parts of the globe. In April 2011, I had the opportunity to visit – for the first time – underutilized catfish farms near the Mississippi River. Many exciting futures were discussed, but I found myself wondering how often the ponds would be flooded. As it happened, a month later, the farms were underwater.”

Jul 2

Sea Food in Japan – by Roy Palmer


“Summary….”

Seafood has played a prominent role in Japan’s food history. The country helped spread sushi, surimi and tempura, and fish consumption by the Japanese is still among the highest in the world. Their taste for seafood also contributes to better health. A study found that men in Japan who regularly ate seafood had twice the omega-3 fatty acid levels in their blood as men living in the United States had. The Japanese also had less-severe atherosclerosis.”

Jun 25

Interview Dr Johanna Wesnigk & Meredith LLoyd Evans – Marine Biotech for health


Interview Dr Johanna Wesnigk & Meredith LLoyd Evans – Marine biotechs for health
“With Marine Genomics we can mine data, not resources. This is important, as strong points for using marine resources are the high bio- and chemical diversity in the sea, many bio-active substances are in use in the fight for survival. However, it is hard to get sufficient quantities of the resources, it’s expensive to extract them, and the harvest of commercially useful amounts is neither sustainable nor guaranteed over time”

Jun 25

Interview Jean François ROUS – Corporate Innovation Director, Sofiproteol, France

Interview Jean François ROUS – Corporate Innovation Director, Sofiproteol, France
“Sofiprotéol is the financial and industrial actor of french vegetable oil and protein industry formed in 1983 at the initiative of the French federation of oilseed and protein crop producers : the Fop, the ONIDOL and UNIP. Originally a financial establishment for the French vegetable oil and protein subsidiary, Proléa, Sofiprotéol’s investments and acquisitions have made it a major agri-food group in France today.”