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01 December 2015
EJF Finds Slavery Still Continuing in Thai Seafood Sector
THAILAND - A new EJF investigation has revealed that slavery and severe human rights abuses aboard “pirate” fishing vessels operating from the Thai fishing port...
UK Retailers, Tuna Brands Call for Better Tuna Fishery Management
UK - Some of the UK’s biggest retailers and best-known tuna brands are urging powerful fishing nations to strengthen the management of the world’s largest tuna...
26 November 2015
USDA Catfish Inspection to Begin in March 2016
US - The USDA has released a final rule establishing an inspection program for catfish, both domestically-raised and imported, which will become effective in March...
24 November 2015
The Search is on for Scotland's Top Sustainable Trout Chef
SCOTLAND, UK - Smoked fish experts RR. Spink & Sons has almost finished its search to find Scotland’s top trout chef....
New Research Confirms Two-Year Shelf Life for Clipfish
NORWAY - Extensive storage trials by Nofima have shown that clipfish can keep for at least two years under optimal storage conditions. ...
12 November 2015
Subpesca Invests Over 55 million in Coquimbo Processing Plant Recovery
CHILE - Subpesca has invested more than 55 million pesos to help recover the processing plant in Coquimbo that was damaged by the earthquake and tsunami on 16 September....
03 November 2015
New Governance for Young’s Following Findus Group Deal
UK - Findus Group has announced the completed sale of its Findus brand rights and associated continental European businesses to Nomad Foods, the group which already...
02 November 2015
Clearwater Seafoods Completes Acquisition of Macduff Shellfish Group
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods has completed its purchase of Macduff Shellfish Group Limited....
30 October 2015
New Study Reveals Salmon Mislabeling in US
US - Oceana has released a new study that reveals the mislabeling of salmon in the US. ...
26 October 2015
Government Rules on How Supermarkets Deal with Suppliers – Do You Know the Rules?
UK - A new e-book has been launched to help suppliers to the UK's major supermarkets fully understand the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP), allowing them...
21 October 2015
Pangasius Producers Told to Create Value Chains
VIETNAM - The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta needs to recover declining sales of Pangasius (tra) fish by creating value chains, speakers said at a forum on tra fish production...
Nofima Researchers to Improve Juiciness of Fish
NORWAY - Fond of fish cakes and smoked salmon? Now they are about to become even better, when researchers get to grips with investigating how fish products can better...
09 October 2015
Clearwater Seafoods to Acquire Macduff Shellfish Group
GLOBAL - In a move to strengthen its position as a global market leader of premium wild seafood, Clearwater Seafoods has announced it is to acquire the UK's Macduff...
Poland's Aquaculture Production Increasing, Fish Catch Decreasing
POLAND - In 2014, Poland's total fish catch was 170,500 MT, which included the Baltic Sea and long-distance fisheries. Fish catch in 2014 was 13 per cent lower than...
28 September 2015
Spain Leading Canned Seafood Production in EU
SPAIN - Spain leads the production of canned food in the EU, according to a new report from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)....
24 September 2015
Vietnam Increases Tuna Exports to ASEAN
VIETNAM - Vietnam tuna exports in August 2015 continued to post a year-on-year decline of nearly 10 per cent to reach $39.8 million. ...
Government to Support Young's Seafood Workers Facing Redundancy
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Government will convene a taskforce to support workers and communities affected by Young's Seafood decision to reduce its operations...
New Orkney Fish Farm to Boost Jobs, Investment
SCOTLAND, UK - A new 1,800 tonne fish farm for Scottish Sea Farms will now enable the company to supply quality Scottish salmon to key markets all year round as...
23 September 2015
Young's Seafood to Keep Open Fraserburgh and Spey Valley Facilities
UK - Young's Seafood has announced that it plans to keep open its Fraserburgh and Spey Valley sites which will help save 250 jobs from redundancy. ...
22 September 2015
Seaweed Roasting Unit Brings New Opportunities for Seafood
WALES, UK - Thanks to a £85,000 grant funding from the European Fisheries Fund, a new seaweed roasting unit has been opened at Selwyn’s Seafood on Gower, enabling...
Consumer Preference Change Causes Shift in Tuna Market
GLOBAL - There has been a significant shift in the tuna market, as consumer preferences have changed, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
Somaliland Fisheries Sector Benefiting from New Ice Plant
SOMALILAND - A new ice plant set up to help develop Somaliland’s indigenous fishing sector is now providing significant benefits by enabling local fishermen to...
21 September 2015
First Scandinavian Hotel Chain Commits to Sustainable Fish
SCANDINAVIA - For the first time, a hotel chain in Scandinavia has become MSC certified. Japanese spa and conference hotel Yasuragi, flagship of the Nordic Choice...
16 September 2015
Top School Caterer Commits to Sustainable Fish
UK - Nearly 40,000 school pupils will be offered sustainable fish as part of their school lunch thanks to the Sustainable Fish Cities pledge signed by education...
11 September 2015
Thai Union, Savola Foods Bring Sustainable Seafood to Middle East
THAILAND - Thai Union (TUF) and Savola Foods Company – the largest manufacturer of consumer goods in Middle Eastern markets, have begun a joint venture (JV) to...
09 September 2015
UK’s Top 20 Fish and Chip Shops Announced
UK - The UK’s top 20 fish and chip shops have been announced as part of the 2016 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish....
03 September 2015
What’s Shaking Up the Cod Market?
US - Raw material shortages in the North Atlantic are shaking up the Cod market in North America. Restrictions for products from Norway have also caused sourcing...
28 August 2015
Asia Food Giant to Set Up Processing Plant in Adelaide
AUSTRALIA - Thai food and farming business CP Group has signed an agreement to set up a new processing plant in South Australia....
26 August 2015
Cape Broyle Sea Products Receives C$30,157 to Optimize Sea Cucumber Processing
CANADA - Cape Broyle Sea Products Ltd. is receiving C$30,157 through the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program to help achieve...
18 August 2015
USDA to Purchase Surplus Alaska Canned Sockeye Salmon
US - Surpluses produced by large Alaska sockeye salmon harvests will be eased by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), which recently announced existing federal...
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