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11 February 2016
Two Japanese Seafood Giants Record Increased Profits
JAPAN - Two of Japan's largest seafood companies have seen a growth in profits for the nine months ending December 2015 due to hikes in frozen-food prices. ...
08 February 2016
New Fish Landing Center Opened in Marinduque
PHILIPPINES - In line with the national government’s efforts to provide projects that will ultimately reduce poverty and generate economic transformation, Department...
05 February 2016
John West Australia to Offer World’s Largest Range of Sustainable Tuna
AUSTRALIA - John West Australia has completely overhauled its supply chain to bring Australia the world’s largest offering of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)...
02 February 2016
Thai Union Completes Acquisition of Rügen Fisch
THAILAND - Thai Union Group Public Company Limited (TU) has now completed its acquisition of a 51 per cent stake in Rugen Fisch....
01 February 2016
Sainsbury's is Number 1 UK Retailer for Sustainable Seafood
UK - New figures from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) show that discount supermarket, Lidl has more than doubled its range of sustainably sourced seafood over...
28 January 2016
Fish Processing Training Boosting Aswan Fisheries Sector
EGYPT - The fish-processing sector in Aswan, Egypt currently consists of around 60 plants that focus mainly on salting, refrigeration and filleting. With one of...
27 January 2016
Successful Year Ahead for Vietnamese Pangasius Exports to Spain
VIETNAM - Since September, pangasius exports to Spain have increased with rates ranging from 13.8 per cent to 34 per cent over the same period....
22 January 2016
UK's Best Fish and Chip Shop 2016 Named
UK - Simpsons Fish & Chips, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire has been crowned the best fish and chip shop in the UK after frying out on top at the 2016 National Fish...
21 January 2016
Marine Harvest to Cut 100 Jobs in Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - Marine Harvest has reported that it will be cutting 100 jobs in Scotland due to a restructure of Marine Harvest Scotland in order to make the business...
19 January 2016
What is Shaping the Future for the Canned Tuna Market?
GLOBAL - Canned Tuna is still the most consumed of all canned seafood items, and for the inexperienced chef it is easy to prepare. However, heightened attention...
Researchers Develop Antihypertensive Treatments From Fish Discards
SPAIN - Researchers at the University of Granada have obtained antihypertensive peptides from low-value species such as sardines or mackerel....
14 January 2016
Damsa Sardines, Mackerel Certified Friend of the Sea
MOROCCO - Sardines and mackerel from Damsa, a Moroccan fish cannery belonging to Copelit Group, have now been certified by Friend of the Sea....
Safeway Celebrates 2015 Seafood Sustainability Milestone
US - FishWise retailer partner Safeway has reached a major milestone in seafood sustainability. As of year-end 2015, 77 per cent of Safeway’s fresh and frozen...
13 January 2016
Aquatic Food Processing Base to be Built in Pingtan
CHINA - With the idea of promoting industrialization of its aquatic products, Pingtan, Fujian province has started the construction of an aquatic food production...
08 January 2016
New Dietary Guidelines Urge Americans to Eat More Fish
US - The United States Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) has released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), which...
24 December 2015
Thai Union to Acquire a Majority Stake in Rügen Fisch
THAILAND - Thai Union Group, the world's largest shelf-stable tuna processor and owner of a leading global portfolio of seafood brands, has entered into an agreement...
23 December 2015
GAA to Exclude Outsourcing Of Shrimp Processing to Prevent Labour Abuse
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program has taken a stand against child labor and forced...
18 December 2015
Krill Found to Reduce Dark Spots in Fish Fillets
NORWAY - New trials by BioMar have discovered that adding krill to fish feed can reduce dark melanin spots in fish fillets. ...
15 December 2015
Viet Nam Expresses Concern Over New US Catfish Inspection Rules
VIET NAM - Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh expressed disappointment about the US Department of Agriculture's final rule on inspecting fish under the Siluriformes...
10 December 2015
Thai Union to Take Control of Shrimp Processing Operations
THAILAND - From the 31 December 2015, Thai Union will stop using all external pre-processors and will bring all shrimp processing operations in-house, allowing for...
07 December 2015
Researchers Investigate Non-Destructive Sensing of Fish Freshness
JAPAN - Researchers from Japan are exploring reliable ways to know whether frozen fish was fresh or not at the time of freezing....
01 December 2015
EJF Finds Slavery Still Continuing in Thai Seafood Sector
THAILAND - A new EJF investigation has revealed that slavery and severe human rights abuses aboard “pirate” fishing vessels operating from the Thai fishing port...
UK Retailers, Tuna Brands Call for Better Tuna Fishery Management
UK - Some of the UK’s biggest retailers and best-known tuna brands are urging powerful fishing nations to strengthen the management of the world’s largest tuna...
26 November 2015
USDA Catfish Inspection to Begin in March 2016
US - The USDA has released a final rule establishing an inspection program for catfish, both domestically-raised and imported, which will become effective in March...
24 November 2015
The Search is on for Scotland's Top Sustainable Trout Chef
SCOTLAND, UK - Smoked fish experts RR. Spink & Sons has almost finished its search to find Scotland’s top trout chef....
New Research Confirms Two-Year Shelf Life for Clipfish
NORWAY - Extensive storage trials by Nofima have shown that clipfish can keep for at least two years under optimal storage conditions. ...
12 November 2015
Subpesca Invests Over 55 million in Coquimbo Processing Plant Recovery
CHILE - Subpesca has invested more than 55 million pesos to help recover the processing plant in Coquimbo that was damaged by the earthquake and tsunami on 16 September....
03 November 2015
New Governance for Young’s Following Findus Group Deal
UK - Findus Group has announced the completed sale of its Findus brand rights and associated continental European businesses to Nomad Foods, the group which already...
02 November 2015
Clearwater Seafoods Completes Acquisition of Macduff Shellfish Group
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods has completed its purchase of Macduff Shellfish Group Limited....
30 October 2015
New Study Reveals Salmon Mislabeling in US
US - Oceana has released a new study that reveals the mislabeling of salmon in the US. ...
 
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