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21 May 2015
Global Protein Developments: What are the Implications for the Meat Industry?
ANALYSIS - What meat be will on the world's plate in the coming decades? Who will eat what and why? Stewart Lumb went to listen to Rabobank analyst Albert Vernooij....
Court Rules Against Fisheries Department over Transfer of Salmon Smolts
CANADA - A Canadian federal judge has ruled against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in allowing Marine Harvest to trsansfer sick salmon smolts from their...
20 May 2015
Russian Aquaculture Reports Rising Loss
RUSSIA - Russian Aquaculture, the largest Russian company in the aquaculture sector and the distribution of chilled and frozen fish and seafood products, saw a net...
Hendrix Genetics, NPM Capital to Join Forces
NETHERLANDS - Hendrix Genetics, a leading multi-species animal genetics company, and NPM Capital, a subsidiary of family owned SHV Holdings, have signed a Memorandum...
Scottish Seafood Partnership Grants Proving Successful
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Seafood Partnership’s “Fish Technology and Innovation Support Programme” has proved popular since it launched at the end of 2014,...
19 May 2015
Worldfish to Double Odisha Fish Production
INDIA - Worldfish, a global aquaculture and genetic improvement organisation, is aiming to double fish production in the next five years in the western Indian state...
Norwegian Government Under Fire over White Paper Threat to Aquaculture
NORWAY - A Norwegian seafood and aquaculture firm has hit out at the Norwegian Government’s threat to potentially eliminate the current scheme for interregional...
18 May 2015
Scotland's Fish Landings Increase in 2014
SCOTLAND, UK - Provisional landing figures for Scottish fish and shellfish during 2014 show increases in both volume and value of the catch....
Alaska Fish Factor: Reduction in Halibut Bycatch Needed
US - The people of Alaska are making their voices heard and are demanding that fisheries practices change to reduce halibut bycatch....
Discover More on the Responsible Fishing Scheme at Skipper Aberdeen Expo Int. 2015
SCOTLAND, UK - The benefits of the Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) will be highlighted at Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2015 on 29 and 30 May by show sponsor, Seafish....
15 May 2015
US Agriculture Predicted to Create Thousands of Jobs in Next Five Years
US - Nearly 58,000 jobs will open annually across the US in occupations involving agriculture and environment over the next five years, according to an employment...
Sustainable Meals for Swedish Seals
SWEDEN - A zoo in Stockholm has become the first in Sweden to achieve the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. Skansen now has the right to use the MSC...
Lerøy Seafood Group Sees Drop in Profit
NORWAY - Norwegian seafood company Lerøy Seafood Group saw a drop in operating profit before fair value adjustment of biomass to NOK 404 million in the first quarter...
14 May 2015
Norway Reports Decline in Salmon Export Price
NORWAY - In the period from 4 - 10 May the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 36.99 per kilo. This a decrease of 5.8 per cent, compared to the previous seven-day...
13 May 2015
South Korean Tuna Exports Surge
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's tuna exports rose 42.1 per cent on-year in 2014 thanks mainly to more fish caught by local fishing vessels....
Sustainable Barents Sea Cod, Haddock and Saithe Heading to the UK
GREENLAND - Cod, haddock and saithe from Greenland is now recognised as coming from sustainable and well-managed fisheries, following its certification by the Marine...
Future Looking Better for Arkansas Catfish Farmers
US - Catfish farmers in Arkansas are seeing higher prices and lower feed costs this spring, giving producers hope that years of industry declines are nearing an...
New CEO for Findus Group Southern Europe
EUROPE - Findus Group has announced the appointment of Steven Libermann as CEO of Findus Southern Europe....
12 May 2015
Weekly Overview: Spanish Aquaculture Sector Reports Growth in Production
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, after years of stagnation, the Spanish aquaculture sector is reporting growth again....
Sealice Drug Removed from Scottish Market
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has persuaded the manufacturer of a sealice drug to withdraw its product after it was found to...
Sustainable Fishing Projects Not Effective Enough
NETHERLANDS - Projects that stimulate sustainable fishing in developing countries often get no further than good intentions. Thus, some of the imported fish sold...
MSD Animal Health Launches Single-Injection Vaccine Protecting Against Three Common Salmon Diseases
EUROPE - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) has introduced a new single-injection vaccine that protects against the three main...
Financial Turmoil in China Pressures Twice-Frozen Seafood Market
CHINA - Inventory holdings and carryover have been emerging problems for Chinese packers over the last few months, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute...
New License Required for Japanese Eel Farming
JAPAN - In order to help manage endangered eel stocks, the Japanese Fisheries Agency is planning to introduce a licensing system for the farming of Japanese eel....
11 May 2015
Huge Aquaculture Project Launched in French Polynesia
FRENCH POLYNESIA - The French Polynesian government, with help from Chinese investors, is planning a huge aquaculture project on Hao atoll. The venture is expected...
Alaska Fish Factor: How Much are Fishermen Affected by Long Term Health Problems?
US - How much are fishermen affected by long term health problems like hearing loss, lack of sleep and high blood pressure? A pilot study aims to find out and researchers...
Vietnamese Shrimp to Make Use of Tax Free Deal with South Korea
VIET NAM - A new Free Trade Agreement between Viet Nam and South Korea, which will bring big opportunities to the shrimp sector, has now been signed....
MPEDA’s Maharashtra Crab Farming Project a Success
INDIA - The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)’s crab farming pilot project in Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra state, has been a successful,...
Price of Chinese Farm Produce Drops Slightly
CHINA - The price of farm Chinese produce continued to fall last week according to a survey of 36 medium and large sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
Scottish Seafood Promoted at World Gourmet Summit Event
SCOTLAND, UK - Premium Scottish salmon and seafood was promoted to some of the world's top chefs at the World Gourmet Summit 2015 in Singapore....
 
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