Jairo Amezquito talks about the size and strength of the aquaculture markets in Ecuador and Mexico. At least 30 percent of the aquaculture diets in those markets consist of U.S. soy, which is used as a sustainable source of protein. Aquaculture producers prefer U.S. soy because of its Best Aquaculture Practices acceptance, the assurance offered by the U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol, and its superior composition. [Recorded August 2017]
Jen Del Carmen works as a communications consultant with the U.S. Soybean Export Council.