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07 January 2015
New Project Improves Ice Slurry Chilling on Small Fishing Boats
ICELAND - Icelandic research company Matis has begun a project to improve the quality of fish and maximise return rates from small boats through improved ice slurry...
05 January 2015
Cheaper Portable Device to Measure Fish Fat Created in Japan
JAPAN - Researchers in Japan have developed a portable device that calculates the level of fat in fish. ...
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...
19 December 2014
New Process Developed for Creating Smoke-Flavoured Salmon
SPAIN - Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Valencia have developed a new technique using water vapor permeable bags for salted and smoked fish....
12 December 2014
New Fish Smoking Technology to Benefit Ghana
GHANA - SNV Ghana, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has launched fish processing technology to produce healthier fish to meet local...
Icewater Seafoods to Enhance Cod Processing with Grant
CANADA - Icewater Seafoods Inc., a processing company based in Arnold’s Cove that specialises in cod and groundfish products, will receive C$200,000 from the Provincial...
11 December 2014
Urban Fish Farmers Must Apply Same Commercial Handling Methods
US - Farmers growing fish in an urban environment must comply with the same fish handling methods as rural aquaculture and commercial fisheries....
10 December 2014
TUF Invests in Tuna, Seafood Innovation Projects
Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF) has signed a collaboration agreement with the Faculty of Science, Mahidol University to inaugurate Thai Union...
08 December 2014
Northern Harvest Salmon Obtains Four-Star BAP Status
CANADA - Canada’s Northern Harvest Sea Farms Group is the world’s first salmon company to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status, denoting...
02 December 2014
2014 Another Weak Year for Rocksole?
US - Rock Sole is targeted during the roe season in January. The male non-roe product will be exported to China for processing to supply North American and European...
01 December 2014
Rwanda to Improve Post Fish Harvest Infrastructure
RWANDA - The Rwanda Agriculture Board (Rab) is setting up quality infrastructure for the cold chain system in Kigali's Special Economic Zone as part of efforts to...
25 November 2014
Blue Revolution to Revitalise India’s Fisheries Sector, Says Assocham
INDIA - India’s apex industry body, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (Assocham) has said that the government’s renewed focus on the fisheries...
20 November 2014
Russia Inspects Chile's Fish Export Facilities
CHILE - From now until 28 November, a delegation of specialists from Russia's Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance) will...
10 November 2014
Q3 2014 Sales Increase for High Liner Foods
CANADA - High Liner Foods reported an increase in sales in the third quarter of 2014 by $30.1 million, or 13.9 per cent, to $246.6 million compared to $216.5 million...
06 November 2014
New Training Aims to Boost Tuna Exports to Japan
VIET NAM - Binh Dinh is taking steps to increase tuna exports to Japan...
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...
31 October 2014
FRINSA Cannery to Collaborate with Sustainable Fisheries Partnership
SPAIN - Galician cannery FRINSA, whose main factory is located in Ribeira (Province of La Coruña), has become the first Spanish company within the sector to join...
Viet Nam Surimi Exports to Russia Increase Sharply
VIET NAM - Total export value in nine months (January-September 2014) reached over $206 million, up nearly 31 per cent year on year. It is due to the surge in exports...
14 October 2014
Government Opens Call for Fish Processing Plant Construction
MALTA - The government has launched a call for the expression of interest for the construction and operation of a fish processing plant at the new Marsa fish market....
10 October 2014
Fish Consumption Rising in Namibia
NAMIBIA - In order to fulfill its core mandate of making fish accessible and affordable to all Namibians, the Namibia Fish Consumption Promotion Trust (NFCPT) has...
01 October 2014
Pesquera Diamante’s Fish Oil Certified Friend of the Sea Sustainable
PERU - Pesquera Diamante – a major processor of fishmeal and fish oil, canned food, fresh and frozen products from Peru – has successfully undergone Friend of...
30 September 2014
Sealord Fish Processing Job Loss Tragedy can be Stopped
NEW ZEALAND - The union which represents fish processing workers is calling on the Government, Sealord and Iwi to work with the union and other interested parties...
New Packaging to Boost Cockle Export Potential
AUSTRALIA - A new packaging facility could help Goolwa’s pipi (cockle) fishery build new export markets....
22 September 2014
Makkovik Fish Plant Explores Upgrades with Government Support
CANADA - The Torngat Fish Producers Cooperative Society Limited (Torngat Fish Co-op) will seek ways to increase efficiency and output at its crab and turbot plant...
Norwegian Fish Entering Russia Through Belarus
RUSSIA - Although Norwegian fish has been banned from entering Russia, it is still finding its way in to Russia through Belarus....
18 September 2014
Poor Alaskan Chum Salmon Run Causing Market Uncertainty
US - The chum salmon run in Alaska has been poor so far this year, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 15 September. ...
Clearwater Seafoods to Join S&P/TSX SmallCap Index
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated will be added to the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index, effective after the close of trading on Friday, September 19, 2014. ...
17 September 2014
Five Fishmongers to Compete for BIM Young Fishmonger 2015
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Irish Sea Fisheries Board, has announced the shortlist for the BIM Young Fishmonger 2015 competition....
15 September 2014
Thai Union Group to Acquire Norway's King Oscar
THAILAND - Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF), has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the assets and the trademark of the world’s top ten seafood...
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