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Grain traders prepping to turn canola into fish oil substitutes to feed fish farms, health fads

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 05:50

Two hundred million hectares of canola could produce 159,000 tonnes of oil - the equivalent of one-fifth of global fish oil supplies.

New York

THE world's top agricultural traders and biotechnology firms are finding novel ways to make fish oil substitutes from grains and algae as they seek to cash in on consumer health fads that have led to a scarcity of the fatty acids commonly found in fish.

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