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20 April 2015
Fish Supper Survey Shows Persistent UK Cod Preference
UK - A recent survey by Young’s Seafood has shown tartare sauce is edging ahead of ketchup as the nation's favourite accompaniment to fish and chips....
Multiannual Strategic Plan for Spanish Aquaculture Approved
SPAIN - The Fisheries Sector Conference, chaired by the Minister Isabel García Tejerina, has approved the Multi-Year Strategic Plan for Spanish Aquaculture 2014-2020...
MPEDA to Start Fish Seed Supply Soon
INDIA - India's government is signing an agreement with the Marine Products Exports and Development Authority (MPEDA) for the supply of four varieties of fish seed...
Alaska Fish Factor: Longliners Warned of Potential Damage from Lost Sablefish Pots
US - A mile long string of 29 sablefish pots was lost last month in Prince William Sound after being run over by tugs towing barges at Knight Island Passage....
Rise in Chinese Aquatic Produce Prices
CHINA - The price of farm produce in China has risen over the last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities carried out by the Ministry of...
17 April 2015
Brazil Aims to Quadruple Aquaculture Production
BRAZIL - Brazil's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) aims to raise Brazil to fifth place in the world ranking of aquaculture production....
London Home to UK's First Commercial Urban Aquaponics Farm
UK - After receiving planning permission, a London warehouse will soon become home to the UK’s first commercial aquaponic farm, creating sustainable a pioneering...
Innovation Will Help Develop Oman's Marine Biotechnology Sector
OMAN - Using marine resources such as seaweeds, fish and microbes to develop new products for the healthcare, agriculture and other industries could hold the key...
Chinese Aquaculture Market Rapidly Growing
CHINA - The aquaculture market in China is growing at a steady pace thanks to the geographical conditions in the country that favour the farming of large species...
What Are Priorities for Future Sustainable Food Production?
ANALYSIS - Making research in agriculture and the agri-food sector a priority, promoting innovation and improving the exchange of knowledge are going to be essential...
Insects as Animal Feed Seen as Favourable
BELGIUM - The attitudes towards the use of insects in animal feed and resulting livestock products are generally favourable, so has recent scientific research shown....
Biomega Sustainable Aquaculture Products Certified Friend of the Sea
NORWAY - Biomega AS – a leading Norwegian producer of salmon oil, salmon meal and marine peptones – has been certified sustainable by Friend of the Sea for products...
Marine Harvest Achieves Guided Harvest Volumes for Q1 2015
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has met its guided total harvest volume of 83,000 tonnes (HOG) for the first quarter of 2015....
16 April 2015
Residue Levels in Food Falling Across EU
EU - The amount pesticides or veterinary drug residues found in meat and food products across Europe is falling and the majority of products pose no risk to public...
Red Lobster’s Nelson Griffin Joins GAA Board
US - Nelson Griffin of Red Lobster Seafood Company has joined the board of directors of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), the world’s leading standards-setting...
Tasmanian Seafood Industry Well Positioned for Growth
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - A new report from Rabobank has found that Tasmania seafood and dairy sectors are well positioned for growth thanks to their strong and globally...
15 April 2015
€3.1m AquaSmart Project Helping Fish Farms
IREALAND - Irish tech experts have joined industry and research partners across the EU and Israel on a pooled research and technology project which is set to boost...
Canada’s Food Production Growing but Wasting More
ANALYSIS - Canada wastes 6 billion kilogrammes of food each year – nearly a third of its total production....
EU Urged to Allow Insects as Sustainable Animal Feed Source
EU - European legislation should be adapted to allow insect products as a sustainable and innovative source of animal proteins for food consumption and animal feed,...
More Feed Mills Required to Grow Ghana's Aquaculture Industry
GHANA - The Ghana government has been urged to take steps to increase local feed production to facilitate the growth and economic potential of the aquaculture industry....
WTO Tells US to Change Tuna Fishing Measures
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organisation has called on the US to change the requirements it places on tuna fisheries ti bring them in line with generally accepted measures...
14 April 2015
Tassal Publishes Fourth Sustainability Report
AUSTRALIA - Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal has published its fourth Sustainability Report that reports on all of the company’s operations....
Sockeye Salmon on a Downward Spiral
US - If you are a sockeye buyer then the current market is ideal for any upcoming purchase decisions, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
New Funding to Boost Shellfish Farming Research
CANADA - Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, has announced support of C$667,000 to Vancouver Island University (VIU) towards...
13 April 2015
Chilean National Fisheries in State of Collapse
CHILE - Eight of Chile's national fisheries have been declared in a state of collapse and a further eight of overexploitation, according to a new report. ...
Tuna Zero Tariff Quotas from Asia Damaging EU Market
EU - Europêche has urged the European Commission to stop zero tariff quotas on tuna loins from South-east Asian countries....
Final Steps in Nutreco Take-over Go Ahead
NETHERLANDS - SHV Investments, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V. has started the final step in acquiring all issued and outstanding ordinary...
Alaska Fish Factor: Wild Salmon May Soon Become Available to More Alaskans
US - Caribou instead of corn dogs…salmon instead of Trout Treasures… seal meat in place of spaghetti – all could soon be available to more Alaskans if traction...
10 April 2015
Sino Agro Prawn Farm Prepares for First Stocking
CHINA - Last year, Sino Agro Food (SIAF) a vertically integrated protein food producer, reported that it was building what will be the world’s largest freshwater...
Progress Being Made in Electronic Tracking of Atlantic Bluefin Trade
GLOBAL - The electronic bluefin catch documentation system (eBCD) for Atlantic bluefin tuna is currently being implemented and introduced in many countries in order...
 
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