Hungarian-led consortium winds up EU-funded fish farming project

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An international consortium of companies coordinated by Hungary's Kseris Tudástranszfer Nonprofit is winding up a European Union-funded project to develop a sustainable, more efficient method of local fish farming, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Kseris said the project, supported by EUR 2.5 million in EU funding, has produced an aquaculture method, dubbed Silgen, that can double the output of fish farms.

Catfish filets produced with the Silgen method will available to consumers by year-end.

The project involved Hungary's Aranyponty Halászati, Austria's Garant Tiernahrung, Germany's Ahrenhorster Edelfisch and G2O Storitve of Slovenia.

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