NZ aqua-feed mill closer after passing feasibility studies
A brand new, high-tech aquaculture feed production facility could be operating in Blenheim by 2015.
Fish feed company Big Nutrition and Blenheim firm Aquaculture Direct have completed a feasibility study on establishing an aquatic feed mill in Marlborough, and determined the project viable.
Local aquaculture consultant Bruce Cardwell says the first hurdle has been passed. He says savings in transport costs, operating costs and access to domestic raw ingredients all helped to make the venture feasible. The project will proceed.. Full Story »