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30 June 2015
£750,000 Invested into Supporting Seafood Industry Projects
UK - A new funding initiative to support projects that deliver strategic value to the seafood industry has been launched by Seafish. ...
22 June 2015
National Fish and Chip Awards Off to a Frying Start
UK - The National Fish & Chip Awards 2016 have got off to a ‘frying start’ since launching the hunt to find the UK’s best fish and chips, but businesses only...
18 June 2015
‘UK Young Seafood Chef of the Year’ Awarded to University College Birmingham
UK - Colleges from around the country have been taking part in the 19th Young Seafood Chef of the Year competition, sponsored by Seafish, in order to win the esteemed...
12 June 2015
Future Food Security Requires a New Food System
ANALYSIS - Increasing demand for food and changes in the way we live mean that we need to make some big changes in the food supply chain, according to David Evans...
05 June 2015
Findus in Talks with Nomad Foods
UK - The Findus Group has confirmed that it is in preliminary discussions with Nomad Holdings Ltd regarding the potential sale of Findus's continental European businesses....
02 June 2015
UK Seafood Processing Sector Remains Stable Despite Market Challenges
UK - A new report has revealed how the number of fish processing units in the UK has reduced slightly, but employment has seen a slight increase. The salmon sector...
06 March 2015
Scottish Langoustine Fishing Industry Highlighted in New Film Series
The Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association (SWFPA) has invested in a series of films to highlight the modern, sustainable approach taken by the Scottish langoustine...
30 January 2015
Morrisons Expands Fish Processing in Grimsby
UK - UK supermarket chain Morrisons has agreed a deal to take over the former Kerry Foods site in Grimsby, which has been empty since 2012, to expand its fish processing...
26 January 2015
Findus Reports Continued Positive Performance
UK - Findus Group has reported a continued positive performance following its bond holder update call....
15 January 2015
Limited Places Available for Fish Quality Assessment Course
UK - There are now limited places available on Seafish's five day Advanced Fish Quality Assessment Course, which will be held in North Wales from 2-6 March 2015....
22 December 2014
Seafish Assesses Ethical Issues in the UK Seafood Supply Chain
UK - Seafish, the authority on seafood, is commissioning a project to assess the ethical issues that are now, or could in the future, impact on the UK seafood supply...
05 November 2014
UK Vets Say Consumers Should Know about Slaughter Methods
UK - Nine out of 10 vets say consumers should be better informed about slaughter methods, according to a new survey from the British Veterinary Association (BVA)....
04 November 2014
Seafish Premiere’s ‘The Business of Processing’ Film
UK - Seafish, the UK industry authority on seafood, last night (3 Nov) premiered its new film exploring the multi-billion pound seafood processing industry in London...
10 September 2014
New Managing Director for Icelandic Seachill
UK - Simon Smith has been appointed to Managing Director of Grimsby based Icelandic Seachill....
26 August 2014
Government to Support Growth of Fish Processing Sector
SCOTLAND, UK - Cabinet Secretary for Fisheries and Food Richard Lochhead has given a commitment that the Scottish Government will work with the fish processing sector...
10 July 2014
New Safe Smoked Fish Web Tool Launched
UK - All UK businesses producing smoked fish now have access to a free web tool, which can help them make their food safer for consumers....
13 June 2014
New Opinion Published on Welfare of Farmed Fish at the Time of Killing
UK - The Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) has published its Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Fish at the Time of Killing. This considers the welfare of farmed...
30 December 2013
PPS East Customers Report Increase in Fresh Fish Quality
UK - PPS East has received exciting and positive feedback from fresh fish customers, who have introduced PPS’s wide range of reusable plastic whole fish and salmon...
20 September 2013
Associated Seafoods’ New Fish Processing Facility Near Completion
SCOTLAND, UK - Next week sees the culmination of Associated Seafoods Ltd (ASL) multi-million pound investment programme with the integration of its Scottish smoked...
12 August 2013
Crabstock Demos Take Fear Out of Cooking Crabs
UK - The organisers of Crabstock, the fish and live music festival, will use next month’s event in Exmouth, South Devon, to show the general public just how easy...
26 April 2013
New £300,000 Fish Market Opens in Ardglass
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A new £300,000 fish market and refurbished ice plant facility has opened in Ardglass....
28 January 2013
Misleading Comments Made by European Officer for Scottish Parliament Criticised
SCOTLAND, UK - The contention made by Dr Ian Duncan, European Officer for the Scottish Parliament, that fish processing jobs in Scotland are dependent upon imports...
17 January 2013
‘Shell-Shocked’ Crabs Can Feel Pain
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The food and aquaculture industries should reconsider how they treat live crustaceans such as crabs, prawns and lobsters. That’s according...
09 January 2013
Proccessing Job Cuts Epected for Scottish Salmon Company
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has announced that it is reviewing its harvesting and processing requirements in Stornoway and expects to have to...
27 December 2012
Project Turns Fish Waste into Value-Added Products
UK - A new project is exploring means of turning fish waste into value-added products such as neutraceuticals while attempting to make fisheries a greener industry...
14 December 2012
Major Expansion Underway at Orkney Crab processing Plant
ORKNEY, UK - A major £400,000 expansion is underway at the Orkney Fishermen’s Society (OFS) crab processing plant – already the UK’s largest - as the business...
07 November 2012
Young's is Named Protein Manufacturing Company of the Year
UK - Young’s Seafood Limited, the UK’s leading supplier of fish and seafood, has been named Protein Manufacturing Company of the Year at the annual Food Manufacturing...
Associated Seafoods Appoints new Finance Director
SCOTLAND, UK - Associated Seafoods Ltd (ASL) in Buckie has appointed David John Hepburn as its new Finance Director in a move that will further bolster its senior...
25 October 2012
Minister Discusses Future Fishing Opportunities With Industry
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Fisheries Minister Michelle O’Neill has met with fishing stakeholders from the catching and processing sectors to discuss priorities ahead...
17 October 2012
World Leading Fish Farm Facility
SCOTLAND, UK - A new ‘world class’ facility being built at a fish farm in Lochailort is expected to be finished next year....
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