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06 March 2015
Shark Fin Trade Declining While Another Endangered Species Suffer
GLOBAL - While shark’s fin soup has long been a revered delicacy for the Chinese, trade in shark has recently declined, notes a new study from WorldFish scientist...
Scottish Langoustine Fishing Industry Highlighted in New Film Series
The Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association (SWFPA) has invested in a series of films to highlight the modern, sustainable approach taken by the Scottish langoustine...
Exhibitor Demand Pushes AgraME 2015 Floor Space Up By 40 Per Cent
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -Taking place from 16-18 March 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, AgraME, the Middle East’s largest exhibition dedicated to the Agribusiness...
Effective Fisheries Management See's Orange Roughy Reopen
AUSTRALIA - The Australian fishing industry and seafood consumers are set to receive a boost from the long-awaited re-opening of the eastern orange roughy fishery....
Philippines Makes a Stand Against Illegal Fishing
PHILIPPINES - Driven by their desire to stop illegal fishing in their municipal waters, the nine coastal municipalities of the third district of Zamboanga del Norte...
05 March 2015
Sales Increase for TUF in 2014
THAILAND - Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) has reported total sales in 2014 of THB 121.4 billion $3.7 billion, up 7.6 per cent. ...
Nutriad Appoints Commercial Manager Asia
ASIA - Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad has appointed Ab Greven as Commercial Manager for its Palatability Business Unit in Asia Pacific....
Aquaculture the Most Promising Method of Meeting Food Needs
GLOBAL - Aquaculture, including salmon farming, is going to be an essential part of feeding the world's growing population, said a top representative of the UN Food...
Norwegian Seafood Exports Reduced In February
NORWAY - Norway exported seafood worth NOK 5.1 billion in February. This represents a six per cent, or NOK 318 million reduction compared to February 2014, reports...
Fish Oil Market to Reach $1.7 billion by 2018 Driven by China's Aquaculture Sector
GLOBAL - A new report reveals that the global fish oil market will reach US$1.7 billion by 2018 due to the flourishing aquaculture industry in China....
04 March 2015
South Korea to Tackle Illegal Fishing in West Africa
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean government is planning to eradicate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing by South Korean fishing boats operating in West...
Huge Sales Increase for Scottish Salmon Company
SCOTLAND - The Scottish Salmon Company has continued its strong 2014 performance through the final quarter of the year, ending the year with 30,183 tonnes harvested....
Weekly Overview: Work On-going to Determine Virus Y Relationship to New Trout Disease
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has released more information on the new disease, which was detected in freshwater rainbow trout...
Peru Trout Farmer First to Join iBAP Programme
PERU - Trout producer, Piscifactorías de los Andes, is the first company to apply for the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s new iBAP programme....
03 March 2015
Conapesca Moves to Address Seafood Price Irregulrities
MEXICO – Fishing body Conapesca and Consumer group PROFECO are uniting to prevent price irregularities in seafood....
Friend of the Sea Certification Available for GLOBAL G.A.P Aqua Producers
GLOBAL - GLOBALG.A.P. Certified Aquaculture producers can now gain an additional consumer label for their products thanks to a collaboration with Friend of the Sea....
Seafish to Investigate Effect of Landing Obligation on UK Supply Chain
UK - Seafish, the industry authority on seafood, is commissioning a project to analyse the impact of the Landing Obligation on the UK supply chain....
Norwegian Salmon Export Price Falls
NORWAY - In the period from 16 February – 22 February the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 41.76 per kilo. This is a drop of 6.7 per cent, a little over...
Who Will Win the US Cod Market Chess Game?
US - The cod fishing season began slow this year but the US cod market remains steady, reports Rob Reierson, in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
02 March 2015
Aqua Aquaria 2015: India’s Seafood Exports up 4.87 Per Cent During April 15 to Jan 15
INDIA - India’s seafood exports have recorded an increase of 4.87 per cent at 875,791 tonnes during April 2014 to January 2015....
Aller Aqua Inaugurates its New Egyptian Fish Feed Factory
EGYPT - Aller Aqua Group A/S, situated by Christiansfeld in Denmark, is one of Europe’s largest producers of environmentally friendly fish feed. The company is...
China Completes Fishery Survey in South China Sea
CHINA - A two year survey of fishery resources in the middle and southern regions of the South China Sea has shown that the area around the Nansha Islands has fishery...
Women in Aquaculture an Important Topic at World Aquaculture 2015
SOUTH KOREA - One of the important sessions at the World Aquaculture 2015 conference in Jeju, Korea 26-30 May will be ‘Women in Fisheries and Aquaculture’ which...
Pan-Africa Project to Develop Fish Trade in Africa
AFRICA - A new pan-African project has been launched to strengthen the continent’s great potential for increased trade in fish. ...
Cargill Expands Tilapia, Trout and Catfish Feed Production in Mexico
MEXICO - Cargill has invested $7.8 million in Puebla to promote the growth of aquaculture in the south of Mexico through a new extrusion line that will produce feed...
Alaska Fish Factor: Halibut Catch Share Buyers are Ready but Sellers Scarce
US - Right after the yearly halibut catch limits are announced each January, brokers usually are busy with buying and selling and transferring shares of the catch....
27 February 2015
Highest Sustainable Rating for Mount Cook Alpine Salmon
NEW ZEALAND - Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Ltd has been recognised as one of the most sustainable salmon farming operations worldwide by a globally-renowned consumer watchdog....
26 February 2015
EU Aquaculture Production Worth €3.365 billion in 2012
EU - Aquaculture production by the 28 European Union Member States reached 1.108 million tonnes and €3.365 billion in 2012, according to the latest Economic Performance...
Coordinated Action needed to Address Interconnected Problems in Thai Fishing Industry
THAILAND - A new report by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) examines how overfishing and Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) or ‘pirate’ fishing...
New Traceability Standard Caters to Restaurants, Fishmongers and Fresh Fish Counters
GLOBAL - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has revised its requirements for seafood suppliers, processors and vendors....
 
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