Skretting is the world leader in the manufacture and supply of aquaculture feeds, making it an essential link in the feed-to-food chain. We apply our knowledge of ingredients and the nutritional needs of fish and shrimp to develop innovations that achieve optimum nutritional value, sustainable production and economic performance as we seek to fulfil our company-wide mission of ‘Feeding the Future’
Nelson and Sons, Inc., the manufacturer of Silver Cup fish feed, officially became Skretting US, March 2012.
Skretting bought Nelson and Sons, Inc. for EUR 11 million In 2008 and made the final step of integrating the identity of the family owned business with Skretting March 1.
Silver Cup started production of aquafeeds in 1956 and grew to become one of the largest commercial aquafeed manufactures in the United States. It produces feeds for the freshwater markets in Western USA, Canada and Mexico. It recently completed its new production and distribution facility located in Tooele, Utah. Following a significant investment raw material storage, batching and extrusion processes, as well as the office functions were consolidated into the Tooele site with the original Murray site closing.
2008: Skretting acquire Nelson and Sons, Inc., the manufacturer of Silver Cup fish feed, in the USA.
2012: Conversion of Nelson & Sons, Inc. to Skretting USA and launch of new product lines in the USA.
New catch limits set for 32 fish stocks New Zealand
The commercial tarakihi (Nemadactylus macropterus) catch in the fisheries areas off the east coast of the North and South Islands is to be reduced by 20 per cent in an effort to rebuild the depleted stock.