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09 January 2017
Russia to Further Cut Fish Imports With New Crimean Processing Plant
RUSSIA - A new fish processing facility is to be launched on the Crimean peninsula in late 2017, allowing Russia to replace up to 19 per cent of its fish imports....
05 January 2017
New Technology Makes Use of Whitefish By-Product
NORWAY - Every year 340,000 tonnes of usable whitefish by-product are discarded into the sea. But the fisheries industry has now identified ways of halting this...
30 December 2016
Video Series Helps Seafood Industry Understand FDA’s Fish, Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed a video series, designed to assist the seafood industry and federal and state regulators in better understanding...
16 December 2016
Polish Fish Processor Plans Huge Expansion
POLAND – Polish fish processor Graal S.A. is on fast track to expand its revenues to some PLN 1 billion (€224.5 million) this year, an increase of 7.5 per cent...
15 December 2016
Japan, Russia to Develop Fish-Processing Centers in Indonesia
INDONESIA - In a bid to accelerate the development of the fisheries industry from upstream to downstream, the government has persuaded foreign investors to develop...
24 November 2016
Russia To Partially Lift Estonian, Latvian Canned Fish Imports Ban
RUSSIA - The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision (Rosselkhoznadzor) has decided to partially lift the ban on imports of canned fish...
15 November 2016
Sockeye Salmon Market Steady During Strong Inventory Holdings
US - Sockeye Salmon raw material prices continue to remain stable, indicative of a steady market on finished goods for the time being, reports Kyla Ganton in the...
Icelandic Fishermen Strike Comes to An End
ICELAND - An Icelandic fishermen strike has ended after vessel owners and the majority of fisherman reached an agreement on salaries....
11 November 2016
Seafood Holdings Appoints New MD
UK - Stephen Oswald, CEO of Bidfresh is delighted to announce that Brian Hall has accepted the role as Managing Director of Seafood Holdings, a major company within...
10 November 2016
Dainichi: The Face of Japan's Clear Sea
JAPAN - Dainichi Corporation is one of Japan's main seafood and aquaculture firms. Located by the Uwa Sea in Ehime prefecture, it employs 140 people in three cities...
18 October 2016
Remaining Halibut Quota Left on Table
US - Boats in the Gulf of Alaska should begin targeting Arrowtooth Flounder (Atheresthes stomias) towards the end of the month, following weeks of poor fishing of...
14 October 2016
What Are China Packers Predicting for the New Year?
GLOBAL - After a week-long national holiday, we checked in with our Chinese office to see what's on their radar at the moment, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex...
12 October 2016
Weekly Overview: Breakthrough for Commercial Rock Lobster Production
GLOBAL - Researchers at the University of Tasmania, Australia, have made a breakthrough in the commercial production of rock lobster, successfully closing the lifecycle...
11 October 2016
Thai Union Invests $575 million in Red Lobster Restaurants
GLOBAL - Thai Union Group has made a $575 million strategic investment in Red Lobster, the world’s largest seafood restaurant company. ...
10 October 2016
Princes Commits to MSC Certified Tuna, Salmon and Mackerel
UK - Food and drink group Princes is to add Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ecolabelling on lines within its branded tuna, mackerel and salmon ranges....
07 October 2016
Selling Seafood in Japan: Using Creativity to Survive Competition
JAPAN - It goes without saying that seafood is one of the most prominent items in major Japanese supermarkets. Fish and seafood distribution systems in Japan are...
30 September 2016
Puget Sound Salmon Fishery Expectations - Pricing on the Rise
US - The Puget Sound Fall Chum Salmon Fishery is set to get underway mid October and we expect pricing to be on the rise, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods...
29 September 2016
Target Well On the Way to Selling 100% Sustainable Seafood
US - US retailer Target has announced that it is 97 per cent complete on its goal of only selling fresh and frozen seafood that is sustainable and traceable....
Lithuanian Fish Processor Eyes Higher Sales, Scraps Belarusian Project
LITHUANIA - Lithuanian fish processor Viciunai is planning to expand its sales to some €129 million in 2016, an increase of 13 per cent compared with €114.4...
26 September 2016
Slow Start to Cod Fishery Leaves Fillet Inventories Bare
US - Recent reports from West Coast vendors show Pacific Cod frozen fillet and loin inventories drying up as the Fall fishery is underway, reports Rob Reierson in...
16 September 2016
Russia’s Western Kamchatka Salmon Fishery Achieves Sustainable Certification
RUSSIA - The Russian VA-Delta Western Kamchatka salmon fishery has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard....
13 September 2016
The Big Impact of Wasted Fish on the Poor
GLOBAL - Despite fish waste being a global problem, post harvest losses most affect poor people in developing countries, who depend on fish for food, nutrition and...
12 September 2016
Nova Scotia Launches Premium International Seafood Brand in China
CANADA - Nova Scotia has launched a new international seafood brand in China to market its premium seafood in global markets....
09 September 2016
Estonian Fish Processors Plan to Double Exports to Japan
ESTONIA - Estonian fish processors are aiming to sell at least €7 million worth of exports in the Japanese market in 2017, according to senior industry representatives....
06 September 2016
India Plans to Upscale Fisheries Production
INDIA - In order to increase livestock and fishery production in the country while providing livelihood opportunities to farmers, India has earmarked over 1000 crore...
Investment Fund to Finance Polish Fish Processor Acquisitions
POLAND - Polish fish processor Graal S.A. has secured Greenwich Investments, a subsidiary of Polish investment fund Abris Capital, as its strategic investor to finance...
05 September 2016
Egyptian Chefs Help Diversify Use of Farmed Tilapia
EGYPT - Twenty of Egypt’s top chefs came together on 29 August 2016 to taste test new preparation methods and recipes for farmed Nile tilapia, the country’s...
01 September 2016
Investment Firm Acquires Controlling Stake in Dutch Shrimp Processor
NETHERLANDS - Leading Dutch shrimp processor Klaas Puul has entered into partnership with H2 Equity Partners. A move that will help the business grow and innovate....
26 August 2016
Malawi Develops Programme to Monitor Fish Trade
MALAWI - Malawi has developed a fish trade programme to help monitor exports of fish commodities in the country....
23 August 2016
New European Shrimp Group Officially Formed
EUROPE - A new shrimp group has now been officially formed following the signing of a joint venture between Morubel nv/ RisticGmbH with Telson BV....
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