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12 April 2017
Seafood stars vie for excellence awards
Fifteen seafood producers, across eight of the 22 award categories, have made the shortlist for this year’s Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards....
09 March 2017
Seafood Industry Launches ‘Be Bold for Change’ Campaign for Women
UK - To coincide with International Women's Day (8 March), Seafish, the UK industry authority on seafood, and IntraFish Media, have announced they are partnering...
06 March 2017
Scottish Group Aims for Eight MSC-Certified Fisheries
UK - The Scottish Fisheries Sustainable Accreditation Group (SFSAG) has entered Rockall haddock, West of Scotland haddock, hake, plaice and whiting into Marine Stewardship...
21 February 2017
Scottish Aquaculture and Fisheries Industries to Receive Over £8 million Funding
SCOTLAND - The latest round of the European and Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) will deliver 41 projects which will contribute to the sustainable management of fisheries...
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 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....
19 July 2016
Young’s Seafood Chief Executive Steps Down
UK - Pete Ward has stepped down from his position as Chief Executive of Young’s UK business operations on Monday 11 July 2016. Pete has worked at Young’s for...
24 June 2016
Scottish Salmon Exports Grew by 2,000 tonnes in Q1 2016
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish provenance is driving sales of Scottish salmon as producers from the west coast, Highlands and Islands help meet demand for premium, healthy...
21 June 2016
Better In or Out - What Could the EU Referendum Decision Mean for UK Agriculture, Fisheries?
UK - There has been a multitude of information and scare mongering from both sides of the EU referendum campaign. With the vote being held tomorrow (23 June 2016),...
17 May 2016
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...
16 May 2016
Expansion for Missouri Tilapia Farm in Full Swing
US - Quixotic Farming, a family-owned, sustainable seafood company that raises traceable, United States tilapia, has begun its expansion of its Missouri farm by...
03 May 2016
Success of Wild Atlantic Prawns Initiative Leads to Further Global Investment in UK Chef Education
UK - An innovative and interactive chef education initiative, believed to be the first of its kind in the UK, has seen its awareness increase more than double in...
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....
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...
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...
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...
01 December 2015
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...
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....
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...
26 October 2015
Government Rules on How Supermarkets Deal with Suppliers – Do You Know the Rules?
UK - A new e-book has been launched to help suppliers to the UK's major supermarkets fully understand the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP), allowing them...
24 September 2015
Government to Support Young's Seafood Workers Facing Redundancy
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Government will convene a taskforce to support workers and communities affected by Young's Seafood decision to reduce its operations...
New Orkney Fish Farm to Boost Jobs, Investment
SCOTLAND, UK - A new 1,800 tonne fish farm for Scottish Sea Farms will now enable the company to supply quality Scottish salmon to key markets all year round as...
23 September 2015
Young's Seafood to Keep Open Fraserburgh and Spey Valley Facilities
UK - Young's Seafood has announced that it plans to keep open its Fraserburgh and Spey Valley sites which will help save 250 jobs from redundancy. ...
22 September 2015
Seaweed Roasting Unit Brings New Opportunities for Seafood
WALES, UK - Thanks to a £85,000 grant funding from the European Fisheries Fund, a new seaweed roasting unit has been opened at Selwyn’s Seafood on Gower, enabling...
16 September 2015
Top School Caterer Commits to Sustainable Fish
UK - Nearly 40,000 school pupils will be offered sustainable fish as part of their school lunch thanks to the Sustainable Fish Cities pledge signed by education...
09 September 2015
UK’s Top 20 Fish and Chip Shops Announced
UK - The UK’s top 20 fish and chip shops have been announced as part of the 2016 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish....
04 August 2015
UK School Food Standards Prompt Increase in Sustainable Fish Served
UK - One in six UK primary schools are now serving MSC certified sustainable fish to pupils, according to a report published recently by the Marine Stewardship Council....
03 August 2015
Scotland to Find Alternative Seafood Transportation Routes
SCOTLAND - The Scottish Government is holding a meeting to launch urgent joint work between processors and transporters to identify alternative routes to market...
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