New Nutrition and Feed Technology research director at Nofima to speak at Aquafeed Horizons 2015

Dr. Mari Moren will speak at aquafeed conference in Germany.
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KAILUA, Hawaii - Jan. 5, 2015 - PRLog -- Dr. Mari Moren will address future possibilities and demands in salmon feed production at the 8th Aquafeed Horizons Conference, taking place along-side the FIAAP/VICTAM/GRAPAS tradeshows in Cologne, Germany in June.

Dr. Moren took up her post as Director of Research at the Norwegian food research institute in October. She takes responsibility for the Nutrition and Feed Technology research areas in Nofima's Aquaculture division.

"Dr. Moren's team carries out research, development and innovation projects along the complete aquaculture value chain, with a special focus on research into new feed raw materials, feed technology and questions related to nutrition", Aquafeed Horizon's organiser, Suzi Dominy said. "Nofima's expertise dovetails with the theme of this year's conference, and we are excited by the knowledge and expertise Dr. Moren will be able to contribute to the meeting".

“Nutrition and feed technology are two fields within aquaculture that undergo continual development, in order to keep pace with new species, raw materials and forms of production. I expect to be able to contribute in my new post to research and development in these fields becoming even more focused on the future,” Dr. Moren said.

Dr. Moren joins a line-up of world-class experts who will discuss the latest aquafeed production knowledge and know-how. These include practical researchers from institutes such as the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and industry specialists.The impact of processing on feed ingredients and nutrient quality, aquafeed processing considerations when using novel ingredients and new aquafeed processing technology will be among the topics discussed in a full day of presentations with a focus on aquafeed processing.

This popular conference brings together aquaculture feed industry professionals from around the world. The 2014 conference took place April 8, 2014 at the BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand. More than 140 delegates from aquafeed companies and other industry stakeholders enjoyed presentations on aquafeed technology and formulation options.

The 8th in the series of Aquafeed Horizons conferences will take place along-side VICTAM/FIAAP/GRAPAS 2015, the world's largest feed and grain exhibitions, creating a must attend event for anyone concerned with staying abreast of feed production developments.  2015 is the 50th anniversary of Victam and visitors can expect a number of special events, adding even more value to the experience.

Aquafeed Horizons 2015 will take place at the Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany June 9, 2015. Early registration is strongly advised. Details and registration on the conference website:

The 8th Aquafeed Horizons conference is sponsored by Andritz, Buhler and Wenger Manufacturing.

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