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Thursday, December 27, 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...
Friday, December 14, 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...
IFA Aquaculture Dismisses Call for Boycott on Smoked Salmon
IRELAND - IFA Aquaculture Executive Richie Flynn has condemned a call for consumers to boycott smoked salmon for Christmas as an act of sabotage on a vital farming...
Monday, December 10, 2012
Light Can Reveal the Freshness of Salmon Fillets
NORWAY - Spectroscopic analyses may be used to reveal how fresh salmon fillet is. A new doctoral thesis provides a new insight into why the spectral properties change...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Seafood Processors Learn About New Smoking Technologies
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Seafood Development Agency continued with their series of Innovation workshops with a practical industry-focused workshop...
Monday, November 26, 2012
EU Commission Proposes 2013 Guide Prices for Fisheries Products
EU - The European Commission has tabled its annual proposal on next year’s guide prices for fresh and frozen fisheries products, and the EU producer price for...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Salmon Can Have a Firmer Fillet
NORWAY - Thomas Larsson has written his PhD thesis about how Norwegian farmed salmon can develop better fillet firmness....
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Government Invests in Four Fish Cold Storage Plants
KENYA - The Kenyan government has invested Sh240 million into constructing four fish cold storage plants. ...
Texas-Based Packing Company Earns BAP Certification
US - North Texas Packing Inc. (NTP) is the latest repacking and reprocessing operation to earn Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification....
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
South Korea, Ecuador to Strengthen Safety of Fishery Products
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea and Ecuador will sign an agreement this week to strengthen the safety of fishery products being traded between the two countries, Seoul...
Wednesday, November 07, 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...
Monday, November 05, 2012
Funding to Develop Seafood Nutritional Information Package
CANADA - The Seafood Processors of Newfoundland and Labrador will develop a seafood nutritional information package with financial support of C$46,150 from the Provincial...
Thursday, October 25, 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...
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Project Aims to Develop New Welfare Standard for Fish Slaughter
NORWAY - Rapid cooling in combination with controlled CO2 supply can prevent salmon stress before slaughter....
Wednesday, October 17, 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....
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Success for 7th Straits Fuzhou International Fishery
CHINA- On 15 - 17 September, ATO Guangzhou led a delegation of export association representatives and Guangzhou US seafood traders to the 7th Strait Fuzhou International...
Friday, October 05, 2012
Promising Results for Automatic Killing and Bleeding
NORWAY - Efficient mechanical bleeding of large catches is the most important single factor in order to increase the quality and value of Norwegian trawler and Danish...
Thursday, October 04, 2012
Imported Raw Material for Processing Increased in 2011
ICELAND - The total amount of imported raw material for fish processing to Iceland in the year 2011 was 82,974 tonnes, an increase of 2,000 tonnes or 2.6 per cent...
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Yueh Chyang Canned Food - Reduced Export to Europe
VIET NAM - Seafood export turnover in the first nine months of this year for the Canned Viet Cuong company (Yueh Chyang Canned Food) is about 56 million, of which...
Monday, October 01, 2012
Japanese Government Donates 232 MT of Canned Fish
SRI LANKA and JAPAN - The Government of Japan has donated Rs. 180 million worth of Canned Fish through the United Nation World Food Programme to the Government of...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Iceland Seafood Industry Boost Following SF Seafresh Appointment for XyRex
ICELAND - XyRex Ltd, the supplier of hygiene treatment products for harvested seafood, has appointed SF Seafresh EFH as its agent and distributor in Iceland. ...
Stunning Salmon - With a Focus on Welfare and Quality
NORWAY - Nofima and the Fishery and Aquaculture Industry Research Fund (FHF) held a meeting on the stunning and slaughter of salmon. The focus was on knowledge and...
Friday, September 14, 2012
Global Water Crisis, an Urgent Security Issue
GLOBAL - The world today confronts a water crisis with critical implications for peace, political stability and economic development, experts warn in a new report...
Reduction of Frozen Cod in August
NORWAY - Norway exports of cod, including dried fish, salted fish and stockfish, 718 million in August. This is 20 per cent less than the same month last year. A...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
India Accepts Sernapesca Certification to Import Salmon from Chile
CHILE and INDIA - Health authorities of India have accepted the proposal of the National Certificate of Fisheries and Aquaculture Chile (Sernapesca) to import frozen...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Government Commits to Revitalising the Canned Fish Sector
SPAIN - The Secretary General of Fisheries, Carlos Dominguez has reiterated the commitment of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment to boosting the growth...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Best Aquaculture Practices Adds First Two-Star Operation In Costa Rica
COSTA RICA - The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) programme now has a two-star certified operation that farms and processes tilapia in Costa Rica....
Monday, September 03, 2012
Iceland's Catch, Value and Processing in 2011
ICELAND - Statistics Iceland has released a new issue of Statistical Series in the topical category of fisheries. This issue presents catch, value and processing...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
New Processing Facility Heralds an Exciting Future for Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group has officially opened its new processing facility at Bellshill in central Scotland by holding a special celebration...
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