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09 August 2013
Sales Down But Profits Up for Higher Liner
CANADA & US - High Liner Foods, a North American value-added frozen seafood company, has reported its financial results for the first half of 2013. Sales for the...
Australia’s First Processing Plant Earns BAP Certification
AUSTRALIA - Tassal Group Ltd.’s Dover, Tasmania, salmon processing plant is Australia’s first processing plant to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification...
05 August 2013
NZ Fishing Industry Workforce to Lose Out
NEW ZEALAND - Workers in the land-based fishing industry will lose out again if proposed exemptions from requirements of the Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and...
30 July 2013
Chinese Fish Processor First To Offer One-Star Pompano
CHINA - Guangdong Gourmet Aquatic Products Co. Ltd. has received Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification....
24 July 2013
Acuinova Salmon Processing Plant Earns BAP Certification
CHILE - Acuinova Chile joins Nova Austral and a number of other Pescanova Group seafood processing plants in receiving Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification....
New Ports and Cold Storage Facility to Benefit Fishermen
PHILIPPINES - In his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA), Monday (22 July), President Benigno Simeon Aquino III announced several initiatives to boost fisherfolks'...
22 July 2013
Nova Austral Gets BAP Certification
CHILE - Salmon processing company Nova Austral has now achieved Best Aquaculture Practice (BAP) certification....
18 July 2013
Women Trained to Create Value-added Fish Products
ECUADOR - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP), is training women in the cove of San Mateo, Manta Canton, to create value-added...
17 July 2013
Canada’s First Full-Line Seafood Distributor Attains BAP Certification
CANADA - Albion Fisheries Ltd., Western Canada’s largest seafood distributor, is the latest processing facility to earn Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification...
16 July 2013
EFSA Launches Consultation into Guidance on Stunning Practices
EU - The European Food Safety Authority has launched a public consultation on the draft guidance on criteria to evaluate studies on the effectiveness of stunning...
11 July 2013
EFSA Marks First 10 years, Preparing for Future Challenges
EU - The European Food Safety Authority has shown that great advances have been made over the last year in key scientific areas such as risk-based approaches to...
09 July 2013
GAA Takes Action Following Labor Allegations at Narong Seafood
THAILAND - The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has carried out an unannounced audit at the Narong Seafood Co. Ltd. shrimp processing plant in Samutsakorn, Thailand....
08 July 2013
Funding Support Helps Local Seafood Producer Diversify Business
CANADA - Dandy Dan’s Fish Market will develop a new line of seafood appetizers for production at its Argentia facility with assistance from the Provincial Government....
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....
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