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05 March 2014
Charoen Pokphand Foods Confident about 2014 Business Prospects
THAILAND - Sales are up 10 per cent for Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) and the company is expecting a substantial rise in net profit in 2014. ...
25 February 2014
2013 Best Year Ever for Bakkafrost
FAROE ISLANDS - With a stronger salmon market than expected, 2013 was the best year ever for Bakkafrost group. The group also forecasts a good salmon market for...
19 February 2014
New Fish Meal and Oil Production Line at Akranes
ICELAND - A new production line for handling by-products from groundfish production at HB Grandi’s Reykjavík factory is about to be commissioned at the company’s...
13 February 2014
Alaska Fishing Vessels Resolve Seafood Waste Violations
US - Three companies that operate four seafood processing vessels in federal waters off the coast of Alaska have agreed to comply with Clean Water Act permits that...
05 February 2014
Ready for Virgin Herring?
NORWAY - The North Sea herring reinvented. In close cooperation with the herring industry, Nofima has developed new, exciting products from the traditional fish....
30 January 2014
TUF Forecasts Growth in Tuna Business Despite Market Lull
THAILAND - Despite the flat growth of canned tuna in developed markets, Thai Union Frozen Products' (TUF) 10 per cent growth target for its tuna business is achievable,...
Fishery Sector Workers Urged to Register for National Database
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is reiterating its call to all workers in the Cordillera fishery sector to register for the national...
29 January 2014
Filleting Robot to Help the Norwegian Fishing Industry
NORWAY - A newly developed white fish filleting machine could give this Norwegian industry a much-needed boost....
28 January 2014
Ukraine Clears 10 Vietnamese Fishery Establishments for Export
VIET MAN - On 21 January 2014, the National Agro Forestry Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQAD) published an official letter, sent by State Veterinary...
More than $155,000 Provided to Help Fish Processors Reduce Energy Costs
CANADA - Ocean Choice International and Allen’s Fisheries Limited will each receive more than C$75,000 through the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme...
21 January 2014
Tra Fish Farming to Become More Sustainable
VIET NAM - Viet Nam is to farm, process and export Tra (Pangasius) fish in an entirely sustainable and environmentally friendly manner, in line with international...
20 January 2014
Salmon Processing Plant gets A$10 million Expansion
AUSTRALIA - Huon Aquaculture is to start a A$10 million expansion of its salmon processing plant at Parramatta Creek in Northern Tasmania to make value added seafood...
16 January 2014
Cooke Aquaculture to Move from Harbour Breton
CANADA - Cooke Aquaculture will not be renewing its lease for its salmon processing plant in Harbour Breton. ...
08 January 2014
Proposed Changes to Seafood Dealer Reporting Requirements
US - NOAA Fisheries is seeking public comment on a proposed rule that would change dealer reporting requirements in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic regions. The...
07 January 2014
Newfoundland Mussel Processing Plant Attains BAP Certification
CANADA - Norlantic Processors Ltd.’s mussel processing plant in Newfoundland, Canada, is the first mussel processing plant to attain Best Aquaculture Practices...
06 January 2014
Inspection Ensures Newfoundland Produces Top Quality Seafood
CANADA - The Provincial Government’s comprehensive fish inspection programme continued to safeguard Newfoundland and Labrador’s reputation as a high quality...
03 January 2014
Funding to Improve Canadian Whelk Harvesting Technology
CANADA - The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation has received C$15,000 to advance new whelk sorting technology to support a prosperous fishery....
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 December 2013
Ocean Choice Opens Expanded Processing Facility in Fortune
CANADA - The Ocean Choice International processing plant in Fortune has officially opened, fulfilling an important requirement in an agreement between the company...
19 December 2013
Fishermen Making Profit with High-Value Crab Sales
TIMOR-LESTE - Over the past two years, 80 producer groups in coastal districts in Timor-Leste have seen steady increases in additional income through the sale of...
16 December 2013
Astaxanthin Boost to Aquaculture Sector
MALAYSIA - Astaxanthin is best known for its commercial use in the aquaculture industry. In its pure, synthetic form, fish farmers use it to provide the pinkish-red...
11 December 2013
New Fish Processing Plant Opened in Guanarito
VENEZUELA - A new fish processing plant has been inaugurated in Guanarito, Portuguesa State. The facility will benefit over 1,600 fishermen in the area....
Fishing and Fish Processing Value Declined in 2012
ICELAND - The net profit of total fishing and fish processing in Iceland decreased somewhat between 2011 and 2012 from 22.6 per cent to 21.5 per cent (according...
09 December 2013
Ghana Opens €1m Spanish-funded Fish Cold Store
GHANA - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture has opened a fish cold store valued at €1 million at Prampram in the Ningo-Prampram District....
18 November 2013
Robots to Find Salmon Bones in Fillets
NEW ZEALAND – Utilising 100 per cent of a fish and automatically locating ‘floating’ bones in fillets are two innovations the industry hopes will increase...
Potential New Revenue Stream for Shrimp Fishery Investigated
CANADA - Multi-species seafood company, Quinlan Brothers Limited, will explore the viability of extracting Omega 3-enriched oil from shrimp waste with C$100,000...
15 November 2013
New Packaging Allows Customers to Smell Fish Freshness
NETHERLANDS - From the outside you can't see whether supermarket fish is still fresh. Once you remove the plastic foil it’s immediately obvious how fresh it is,...
Russian Finished Fish Production Increased During January-September 2013
RUSSIA - During the period January-September 2013, the total production of salted, dried and smoked fish increased by 2.9 per cent to 129.2 thousand tons, compared...
13 November 2013
Minister Highlights Benefits to Fisheries of Canada-EU Trade Agreement
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, followed the recent announcement of a new Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the European Union...
Increasing Profitable Processing of Groundfish
NORWAY - Nofima, on behalf of the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), has produced a report that provides some answers on what is needed to achieve profitable...
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