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31 March 2016
New Report Hopes to Inspire Confidence in Fish Sales
US - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has released details about its most recent DNA test results that show 99.6 per cent of MSC labeled products are correctly...
22 March 2016
Seafish Advises Industry on Glaze Levels in Seafood After EU Changes
UK - Seafish is meeting with industry experts, key stakeholders and national government in a bid to establish an agreed method of monitoring glaze levels on packaged...
17 March 2016
Macduff Shellfish Makes Sustainable Appointment
SCOTLAND and CANADA - Wild caught shellfish processor Macduff Shellfish, which was bought by Canadian-based Clearwater Seafoods in a £98.4m deal last year, has...
14 March 2016
Fresh Cod Packaged With Oxygen Helps Improve Shelf Life
NORWAY - If nitrogen is replaced by high oxygen when packaging fresh cod, the fish retains its quality for longer, finds new research....
08 March 2016
Raw Materials Forecast Pricing Horizon After Chinese New Year
US - Chinese processing plants have resumed operation after the New Year and after new employee training, plants should now be running a full speed, reports Rob...
07 March 2016
Paraiso Springs Becomes First Latin American Company to Offer Four-Star BAP Tilapia
GUATEMALA - Paraiso Springs Aquaculture Guatemala is Latin America’s first company qualified to offer Global Aquaculture Alliance four-star Best Aquaculture Practices...
03 March 2016
Acquisition Will See Morubel, Ristic Become Leaders in European Frozen Shrimp Market
GLOBAL - GBC, owner of the Belgian Morubel nv, and Peter Ristic, owner of Ristic AG, based in Oberferrieden, Germany have reached an agreement for the acquisition...
02 March 2016
Global Coalition Set to Transform the Future of Protein Production
GLOBAL - As part of a move to improve the sustainability of protein production, leading international businesses and NGOs have formed The Protein Challenge 2040...
29 February 2016
Strong European Seafood Performance Drives Thai Union Profits
THAILAND - Thai Union Group Company Limited has announced record net profit (before one-time expenses) of THB 6.1 billion, up 19.1 per cent from THB 5.1 billion...
Overcoming Transportation Challenges in the Aquaculture Industry
NORWAY - LeanLogistics, global provider of transportation management systems, will be running a half day and evening event specifically for the aquaculture industry....
25 February 2016
Fresh Cod Should be Packed with High Oxygen, Research Shows
NORWAY - If nitrogen is replaced with high oxygen in the package, cod can be kept fresh for longer, according to research from Norwegian institute Nofima....
16 February 2016
Heidefisch Becomes First German Trout Farm to Achieve ASC Certification
GERMANY - Heidefisch farm has become the first trout farm in Germany to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification against the ASC Freshwater Trout...
11 February 2016
Two Japanese Seafood Giants Record Increased Profits
JAPAN - Two of Japan's largest seafood companies have seen a growth in profits for the nine months ending December 2015 due to hikes in frozen-food prices. ...
08 February 2016
New Fish Landing Center Opened in Marinduque
PHILIPPINES - In line with the national government’s efforts to provide projects that will ultimately reduce poverty and generate economic transformation, Department...
05 February 2016
John West Australia to Offer World’s Largest Range of Sustainable Tuna
AUSTRALIA - John West Australia has completely overhauled its supply chain to bring Australia the world’s largest offering of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)...
02 February 2016
Thai Union Completes Acquisition of Rügen Fisch
THAILAND - Thai Union Group Public Company Limited (TU) has now completed its acquisition of a 51 per cent stake in Rugen Fisch....
01 February 2016
Sainsbury's is Number 1 UK Retailer for Sustainable Seafood
UK - New figures from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) show that discount supermarket, Lidl has more than doubled its range of sustainably sourced seafood over...
28 January 2016
Fish Processing Training Boosting Aswan Fisheries Sector
EGYPT - The fish-processing sector in Aswan, Egypt currently consists of around 60 plants that focus mainly on salting, refrigeration and filleting. With one of...
27 January 2016
Successful Year Ahead for Vietnamese Pangasius Exports to Spain
VIETNAM - Since September, pangasius exports to Spain have increased with rates ranging from 13.8 per cent to 34 per cent over the same period....
22 January 2016
UK's Best Fish and Chip Shop 2016 Named
UK - Simpsons Fish & Chips, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire has been crowned the best fish and chip shop in the UK after frying out on top at the 2016 National Fish...
21 January 2016
Marine Harvest to Cut 100 Jobs in Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - Marine Harvest has reported that it will be cutting 100 jobs in Scotland due to a restructure of Marine Harvest Scotland in order to make the business...
19 January 2016
What is Shaping the Future for the Canned Tuna Market?
GLOBAL - Canned Tuna is still the most consumed of all canned seafood items, and for the inexperienced chef it is easy to prepare. However, heightened attention...
Researchers Develop Antihypertensive Treatments From Fish Discards
SPAIN - Researchers at the University of Granada have obtained antihypertensive peptides from low-value species such as sardines or mackerel....
14 January 2016
Damsa Sardines, Mackerel Certified Friend of the Sea
MOROCCO - Sardines and mackerel from Damsa, a Moroccan fish cannery belonging to Copelit Group, have now been certified by Friend of the Sea....
Safeway Celebrates 2015 Seafood Sustainability Milestone
US - FishWise retailer partner Safeway has reached a major milestone in seafood sustainability. As of year-end 2015, 77 per cent of Safeway’s fresh and frozen...
13 January 2016
Aquatic Food Processing Base to be Built in Pingtan
CHINA - With the idea of promoting industrialization of its aquatic products, Pingtan, Fujian province has started the construction of an aquatic food production...
08 January 2016
New Dietary Guidelines Urge Americans to Eat More Fish
US - The United States Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) has released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), which...
24 December 2015
Thai Union to Acquire a Majority Stake in Rügen Fisch
THAILAND - Thai Union Group, the world's largest shelf-stable tuna processor and owner of a leading global portfolio of seafood brands, has entered into an agreement...
23 December 2015
GAA to Exclude Outsourcing Of Shrimp Processing to Prevent Labour Abuse
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program has taken a stand against child labor and forced...
18 December 2015
Krill Found to Reduce Dark Spots in Fish Fillets
NORWAY - New trials by BioMar have discovered that adding krill to fish feed can reduce dark melanin spots in fish fillets. ...
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