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BioMar to Produce Organic Shrimp Feed in Costa Rica


BioMar’s feed mill in Costa Rica has been certified to produce organic shrimp feed—“ECOLIFE Exia”—for distribution in Central America.  John Tinsley, Technical Director of BioMar Emerging Markets Central America, said, “We are delighted to be fully certified under the European Union standard to produce organic shrimp feed at our factory in Costa Rica.  ...As the shrimp industry develops, producers in the region are looking towards organic production systems as a way to grow and differentiate and to fulfill increasing consumer demands.”


Jorge Vargas, General Manager of BioMar Costa Rica, said, “We work continuously to deliver a product that delivers good results to our customers.  If our customers succeed, so do we”, calling the new mill, “A green factory in a green region”.


Information: Irmgard Lorenzen, Communication Specialist, Editor-in-Chief of the BioMar Magazine, BioMar A/S, Mylius-Erichsensvej 35, 7330 Brande, Denmark (Phone +45-72198146, Mobile +45-25505046, Email, Webpages and


Sources: 1. Email to Shrimp News International from Irmgard Lorenzen.  Subject: News From Biomar.  September 20, 2017.  2. BioMar Press Release.  Biomar Reinforces Its Sustainable Profile Within the Organic Shrimp Market.  September 20, 2017.


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