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04 July 2013
Cold Storage Facility to Service Luzon Agri-marine Food Processing Firms
PHILIPPINES - The Board of Investments (BOI) approved the P476.5 million project of Royale Cold Storage North Inc., as a new operator of cold storage and blast freezing...
27 June 2013
EFSA Reports on Listeria Levels in Certain Ready-to-eat Foods
EU - The first part of EFSA’s analysis of an EU-wide baseline survey on Listeria monocytogenes published today (27 June) provides valuable insights into the presence...
25 June 2013
Fish Farms Overtake Beef in Protein Production
GLOBAL – For two years running, fish farming has produced more animal protein than the cattle industry in what scientists are calling a landmark stage in the progression...
21 June 2013
Pregnant Women and Children Should Eat More Seafood
NORWAY - NIFES is concerned that pregnant women eat less seafood than advised. The concern is based on scientific assessments in several different reports both nationally...
14 June 2013
Five Day Shelf Life for Boiled/Chilled Crab Clusters
NORWAY - As boiled clusters of red king crab are sold as one unit, the recommended shelf life for chilled clusters is five days. This is the conclusion of the food...
12 June 2013
Solar-biomass Hybrid Fish Dryer Developed
INDIA - The project team from the College of Fisheries in the state of Karnataka has developed a solar-biomass hybrid dryer which can dry fish in 20 hours under...
07 June 2013
Temporary Layoffs at Marine Harvest Port Hardy Processing Plant
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada will have temporary layoffs at its Port Hardy Processing Plant, Campbell River, British Columbia....
06 June 2013
Marine Harvest Restructures Value Added Processing in Europe
NORWAY - As part of the dedication to become an integrated protein company, Marine Harvest has a strong commitment strengthen the value added products (VAP) activities....
05 June 2013
Chile’s Blumar Earns Three-Star BAP Certification
CHILE - Blumar S.A. is the third salmon company in Chile to achieve three-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification....
03 June 2013
Chilean Delegation Visit Russia for Seafood Trade Cooperation
RUSSIA and CHILE - A delegation from the Chilean National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority(SERNAPESCA) will be visiting Russia to cooperate on seafood safety...
22 May 2013
Fishermen's Federation Created for Fisheries/Aquaculture Sector
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - The Ministry of Agriculture, through the Dominican Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture (Codopesca), is creating the Federation of Fishermen...
High Liner $6.6 Million Expansion of Newport News Manufacturing Plant
US - High Liner Foods, a seafood supplier in North America, is to invest $6.6 million to further modernise and expand its manufacturing facility in Newport News,...
21 May 2013
BAP Processing Standards Benchmarked Against GFSI
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) seafood processing plant standards have been successfully benchmarked against...
16 May 2013
NACA Implements Good Aquaculture Practices Training Programme
INDONESIA - The Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA) has been selected by the World Bank to implement a six day training programme on “Good Aquaculture...
09 May 2013
EU Fish Processors Call for Voice in Common Fisheries Policy
EU - AIPCE-CEP1 CFP Working Group chair, Andrew Kuyk, has called for all industry stakeholders to be included in future consultation arrangements for the Common...
03 May 2013
Solar Power Fish Dryer Improves Fishermens' Income
SRI LANKA - A new solar powered fish dryer has been set up in Sri Lanka. The dryer will allow farmers to generate more income as more fish can be safely preserved...
02 May 2013
Opportunities for Yellowtail Harvesting and Processing Evaluated
CANADA - A Request for Proposals by the Provincial Government will evaluate an alternative approach for the harvesting, processing and marketing of yellowtail flounder....
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....
24 April 2013
ESE - Kegge and Primstar Join Forces
NETHERLANDS - Dutch shrimp producer and processor Kegge BV is to join forces with Primstar BV. ...
New Packaging Keeps Salmon Fresh for 20 days
NORWAY - After several years of research, Nofima has arrived at a packaging method that enables salmon to stay fresh for up to 20 days. Superfresh is the name of...
Australia-China Agreement to Grow Market Opportunities
AUSTRALIA and CHINA - Australia and China have signed a new agriculture agreement during the first visit to Australia by a Chinese Agriculture Minister....
19 April 2013
Seafood Expo Set for Brussels
BELGIUM – The 21st edition of the European Seafood Exposition and the 15th edition of Seafood Processing Europe will open their doors 23 – 25 April 2013 at the...
16 April 2013
Pescanova Requests Voluntary Bankruptcy
SPAIN - Pescanova has presented before the Commercial Court of Pontevedra its request for voluntary bankruptcy....
11 April 2013
Cuban Health Authority Visits Chile to Enable Fish Exports
CHILE and CUBA - A delegation of food safety experts and veterinarians from Cuba are visiting Chile in order to authorise the safety of the products, allowing them...
08 April 2013
Alaska Fish Factor: High Price Halibut Leads to Advertising Cuts
US - Absent from supermarket fliers this spring have been ads featuring the year’s first fresh halibut, reflecting the anticipated push back by buyers to the high...
Bringing Fish Processing Back to Norway
NORWAY - Researchers aim to make it just as economic to process fish in Norway as to send them to China....
02 April 2013
Processing Plant Opens in San Mateo to Expand Fishery Products
ECUADOR - The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP), Javier Ponce, presided over the inauguration of the new pilot plant for fish...
28 March 2013
Will Retailers be Responsible for New EU Meat and Food Labelling Laws?
ANALYSIS - The complexities of food labelling regulations for European food producers and those exporting to threw European Union are about to become a whole lot...
27 March 2013
Tilapia Waste Used for Biodiesel at New Brazillian Plants
BRAZIL - Two plants have opened in Jaguaribara and Morada Nova to reduce tilapia waste by converting it into biodiesel. ...
26 March 2013
Weekly Overview: Malawi gets Aquaculture Development Boost
ANALYSIS - In this weeks news; a grant from the Scottish Government helps to develop aquaculture in Malawi, South Africa invests in the West Coast fishing industry...
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