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28 April 2016
New Edible Coatings Able to Extend Shelf-life of Seafood
ECUADOR - Ximena Carrión Granda, a Food Engineering graduate from Ecuador, has developed edible coatings containing natural substances with antimicrobial properties...
27 April 2016
GLOBALG.A.P. Introduces Label for Certified Aquaculture
GLOBAL - GLOBALG.A.P. is to launch a consumer label "GGN" for fish and seafood from certified aquaculture....
Morubel/Ristic and Telson Enter Joint Venture
EUROPE - GBC, owner of the Belgian Morubel nv and the German Ristic GmbH has become a co-shareholder of the Dutch Telson B.V. GBC will take a 50 per cent stake in...
Vinh Hoan Introduces Untreated Premium Pangasius Fillets at Brussels Seafood Expo
VIETNAM - To meet the growing consumer demand for more natural, minimally processed foods, Vinh Hoan will introduce its untreated Premium Pangasius fillets at Seafood...
26 April 2016
An In-Depth Look at Yamato's Fish Quality Analyzer™
JAPAN - At this year's Seafood Expo North America, Yamato Scale Co., Ltd announced the release of its DFA100 Fish Analyzer™. Currently only available in Japan,...
19 April 2016
Sri Lanka to Manufacture Fish Meal for Export
SRI LANKA - The Government of Sri Lanka is taking steps to set up a project to manufacture fish meal for export market. This project will be set up in Mannar....
18 April 2016
Marine Harvest Reports Better Than Expected Harvest Volumes
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has reported a total harvest volume of 97,000 tonnes for the first quarter of 2016. This is higher than the predicted volume of 93,000 tonnes....
15 April 2016
Bumble Bee and Pacifical Make Sustainable Seafood Commitment
US - Bumble Bee Seafoods, North America’s premium seafood company, has signed an agreement with Pacifical to purchase and promote MSC (Marine Stewardship Council)...
Smart Fish Labelling to be Presented at Aquaculture UK
UK - Researchers from Iceland, Norway, Scotland and Finland are working on a joint project called Smart-Fish that will be presented at the Aquaculture UK conference...
11 April 2016
Marine Harvest to Cut Jobs in Chile
CHILE - As part of a re-organisation of Marine Harvest Chile, the company has announced that 500 jobs will be cut....
07 April 2016
Opportunity for Salmon Farmers After FVG Achieves Major Breakthrough with US FDA
GLOBAL - After more than five years of hard work by the world's leading fish veterinary company, Fish Vet Group (FVG), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
05 April 2016
Sushi Restaurants Need to Provide More Adequate Labelling
UK - New research has found that overfished species of tuna and eel are among the sushi dishes being served up without adequate labelling information to consumers....
31 March 2016
New Report Hopes to Inspire Confidence in Fish Sales
US - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has released details about its most recent DNA test results that show 99.6 per cent of MSC labeled products are correctly...
22 March 2016
Seafish Advises Industry on Glaze Levels in Seafood After EU Changes
UK - Seafish is meeting with industry experts, key stakeholders and national government in a bid to establish an agreed method of monitoring glaze levels on packaged...
17 March 2016
Macduff Shellfish Makes Sustainable Appointment
SCOTLAND and CANADA - Wild caught shellfish processor Macduff Shellfish, which was bought by Canadian-based Clearwater Seafoods in a £98.4m deal last year, has...
14 March 2016
Fresh Cod Packaged With Oxygen Helps Improve Shelf Life
NORWAY - If nitrogen is replaced by high oxygen when packaging fresh cod, the fish retains its quality for longer, finds new research....
08 March 2016
Raw Materials Forecast Pricing Horizon After Chinese New Year
US - Chinese processing plants have resumed operation after the New Year and after new employee training, plants should now be running a full speed, reports Rob...
07 March 2016
Paraiso Springs Becomes First Latin American Company to Offer Four-Star BAP Tilapia
GUATEMALA - Paraiso Springs Aquaculture Guatemala is Latin America’s first company qualified to offer Global Aquaculture Alliance four-star Best Aquaculture Practices...
03 March 2016
Acquisition Will See Morubel, Ristic Become Leaders in European Frozen Shrimp Market
GLOBAL - GBC, owner of the Belgian Morubel nv, and Peter Ristic, owner of Ristic AG, based in Oberferrieden, Germany have reached an agreement for the acquisition...
02 March 2016
Global Coalition Set to Transform the Future of Protein Production
GLOBAL - As part of a move to improve the sustainability of protein production, leading international businesses and NGOs have formed The Protein Challenge 2040...
29 February 2016
Strong European Seafood Performance Drives Thai Union Profits
THAILAND - Thai Union Group Company Limited has announced record net profit (before one-time expenses) of THB 6.1 billion, up 19.1 per cent from THB 5.1 billion...
Overcoming Transportation Challenges in the Aquaculture Industry
NORWAY - LeanLogistics, global provider of transportation management systems, will be running a half day and evening event specifically for the aquaculture industry....
25 February 2016
Fresh Cod Should be Packed with High Oxygen, Research Shows
NORWAY - If nitrogen is replaced with high oxygen in the package, cod can be kept fresh for longer, according to research from Norwegian institute Nofima....
16 February 2016
Heidefisch Becomes First German Trout Farm to Achieve ASC Certification
GERMANY - Heidefisch farm has become the first trout farm in Germany to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification against the ASC Freshwater Trout...
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...
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