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24 March 2015
Weak Yellowfin Sole Markets Globally
US - In this week's Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Rob Reierson discusses the weak yellowfin sole market and Pacific and Atlantic cod pricing....
23 March 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Seventh Time Lucky for Personal Fisheries Priority?
US - Seven times is the charm for building some momentum on a measure that aims to give personal use (PU) fisheries a priority over commercial and sport users. As...
20 March 2015
BAP Certification to Undergo GSSI Pilot Testing
UNITED STATES - The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) is among the third-party seafood certification schemes that are about to undergo...
Survey Finds US Consumers Still Unfamiliar With Aquaculture
US - A new consumer survey coordinated by The Fishin’ Company in conjunction with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has found that many consumers in the US...
US Releases Action Plan Against Illegal Fishing
US - The US Presidential Task Force on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud has released its action plan....
18 March 2015
Driving Change in Aquaculture Discussed at Seafood Expo North America
US - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) brought together a distinguished panel for this year’s Seafood Expo North America to join in the discussion on what...
17 March 2015
Halibut Bycatch Announcement Causes a Stir
US - The recent halibut bycatch announcement has caused a stir in the fishing industry this week, reports Kyla Ganton, in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
16 March 2015
Minister Leads Provincial Delegation at Seafood Expo North America
CANADA - Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, is leading a provincial trade delegation at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, US....
Alaska Fish Factor: Getting Your Fishing License Just Got Easier
US - Print your licenses at home and go fishing! The Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game’s revamped Online Store is the go to place for all fishing (and hunting) licenses...
13 March 2015
Aquasense International and Gamma Seafood Bring First Saltwater Farmed Tilapia to the US
US - Aquasense International Corporation, the US holding company of the affiliate aquaculture company, Aquasense Panamá, S. de R.L, has signed a letter of intent...
12 March 2015
2015 Set to be a Great Run for Coho Salmon in Puget Sounds
US - 2015 is set to be a great run for Coho salmon returning to the Puget Sound, as reported by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife last week, says Kyla...
09 March 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Cut in State Funds Looms Over Fisheries Department
US - A nearly $12 million cut in state funds is on tap for the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game if state policy makers have their way. That was one early outcome of...
03 March 2015
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
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....
01 March 2015
Expanding Nutriad Aims to Bolster Market Presence
GLOBAL - Erik Visser, CEO of Nutriad group, talks to Feedinfo about the company's past, present and future as it held the ground-breaking ceremony for a new complex...
24 February 2015
Sockeye Market Set to Get Even Crazier
US - If Sockeye inventories remain, high retailers will have to run promotions to clear out product, causing more price pressure, reports Kyla Ganton for Tradex...
23 February 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Busy Year for Alaska Brokers
US - Last year was one of the busiest years ever for Alaska brokers who help fishermen buy, sell and trade fishing permits and quota shares. ...
19 February 2015
Uncertain Future for Atlantic Cod Market
US - Fishing for Atlantic Cod has begun in Europe and pricing on raw materials is still very strong, due to the prevailing variable catch. This is putting a lot...
13 February 2015
NFU Praises Introduction of Freedom to Export to Cuba Act
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) has praised the introduction of Freedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2015....
10 February 2015
Wild Caught Argentine Red Shrimp a Buzz Word this Week
US - In this week's Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Kyla Ganton takes a look at the wild caught Argentine shrimp industry....
US Identifies Six Countries Undermining Sustainable Fishing Efforts
US - The United States is continuing its global leadership to address illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing as a biennial report from NOAA identifies...
06 February 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Lovers Choose Lobster as Top Valentine’s Day Dish
US - Lobster, crab legs and shrimp get the nod as ‘romantic meals’ on February 14 - one of the busiest dining out days for US restaurants. ...
04 February 2015
NFU Commends Budget Proposal
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has commended President Obama’s 2015 Budget Proposal, noting its crucial investments for family farmers,...
Fresh Call to End Port Dispute Hitting Exports
US - A coalition of 92 food, agricultural and allied groups has called on both sides of the west coast port dispute to end the disruption....
03 February 2015
Strong Halibut Pricing Expected for the Year Ahead
US and CANADA - The 2015 halibut TAC has been set at 29.22 million pounds, around six per cent above the 2014 level. Strong pricing is now expected for the year,...
Chris Beattie to Lead Merck Animal Health Aquaculture Division
US - Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada, has appointed Chris Beattie, Ph.D. to lead the Aquaculture division. ...
02 February 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Walmart Expands Commitment to Alaskan Seafood
US - Freezer displays at Walmart superstores in Alaska and Washington now include a new lineup of 14 Alaska seafood items. The world’s largest grocer announced...
28 January 2015
Fish Vet Group Strengthens US Team with New Aquatic Veterinarian
US - Fish Vet Group (FVG) have appointed a new Aquatic Veterinarian, David Marancik, to their US operation. ...
27 January 2015
Michigan State and China to Cooperate on Aquaculture Development
US and CHINA - The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has hosted a Chinese Delegation from the Jiangsu Province to learn more about...
What is Going on with Halibut By-Catch and Size Limits?
US - In this week's Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Rob Reierson and Kyla Ganton interview Stock Assessment Biologist Ian Stewart to discuss halibut by-catch...
 
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