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29 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Cheap Imports and Overregulation Threatening Europe's Fisheries Sector
ANALYSIS - In an exclusive interview with TheFishSite on the sustainability of European fish stocks, president of Europêche, Secretary General of CEPESC and Chairman...
28 July 2015
Sustainable Seafood Global Benchmark Tool Ready for Autumn 2015
GLOBAL - The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI)’s Expert Working Groups met at the FAO in Rome from 7-10 July to update the Global Benchmark Tool, before...
27 July 2015
Benchmark Expands Aquaculture Genetics Through Tilapia Breeding Acquisition
GLOBAL - Benchmark Holdings PLC has today strengthened its position in aquaculture genetics through the acquisition of Norwegian-based aquaculture genetics and...
23 July 2015
Improving Market Access and Farm Standards for Small-Scale Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - Small-scale shrimp farmers are now set to benefit from a new project that will help them work towards a Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Best Aquaculture...
21 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Norwegian Aquaculture Antibiotic Use at Lowest Level
ANALYSIS - According the 2014 Fish Health Report from the Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway's antibiotic use in aquaculture is at its lowest since the 1970's,...
17 July 2015
More Investment Needed to Fight World Hunger
GLOBAL - Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion per year on average for investments in rural and urban areas...
14 July 2015
Eight Weeks to Go Until World Seafood Congress
UK - Global fishing industry professionals are being urged to purchase the few remaining tickets for the World Seafood Congress (WSC), with only eight weeks left...
07 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Tassal Gains Bigger Market Share Through De Costi Seafoods Acquisition
ANALYSIS - There has been more movement in the markets this week as the Tasmanian salmon farming company Tassal announced it is to buy De Costi Seafoods in order...
06 July 2015
Allen Wu Elected as Board Director of World Aquaculture Society
GLOBAL - Mr Allen (Ming-Hsun) Wu, Nutriad Regional Manager Aquaculture – Asia Pacific, and Dr S. Felix, Tamilnadu Fisheries University, India won the recent 2015...
03 July 2015
Food Prices Expected to Fall Over Next Decade
GLOBAL - Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products...
01 July 2015
Nutriad Strengthens Asian Aquaculture Team
ASIA - European feed additives manufacturer Nutriad, appointed Mr Ho Gim Chong as Commercial/Technical Manager Aquaculture SE Asia to reinforce its team of aqua...
30 June 2015
Weekly Overview: Icicle Seafoods Sold to Indonesian Investors
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Indonesia's Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers have entered into an agreement to buy North American seafood company Icicle...
Seajoy Group's Four-Star BAP Shrimp Is First For Latin America
HONDURAS and NICARAGUA - Seajoy Group is Latin America’s first company qualified to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp for its operations...
Indonesian Investors to Buy Icicle Seafoods
GLOBAL - Indonesia's Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers have entered into an agreement to buy North American seafood company Icicle Seafoods. ...
29 June 2015
New Report Reveals Progress on Tuna Fisheries Sustainability
GLOBAL - The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its annual report which outlines progress and achievements for tuna sustainability...
Russia Extends Ban on Imports of Agricultural Products to 2016
GLOBAL - The Russian Government has announced that it will be extending the ban on agricultural products from the EU until 5 August 2016....
Call for More Action on Global Food Security to Beat Hunger
GLOBAL - A United Nations’ target set in 2000 to reduce global hunger by a half by 2015 had almost been achieved....
26 June 2015
New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market
UK - To help millions of farm animals a new ethical food label - assured by the RSPCA - has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million...
22 June 2015
Global Fish Oil Market to Reach $2.63 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global fish oil market is expected to reach $2.63 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 6.1 per cent during 2015-2020, according to a new report from...
New FAO Guide Aims to Prevent Child Labour in Agriculture
GLOBAL - A new guide by FAO aims to help ensure anti-child labour measures are included in agricultural and rural development programmes, in particular those targeting...
18 June 2015
Workshop Promotes Capacity for Fish Trade and Market Access
EUROPE - Seafood products are among the most widely traded food commodities in the world, with total trade estimated at US$ 145 billion per year. As demand for healthier...
16 June 2015
Weekly Overview: New Resource Helps Producers Understand Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - A new helpful technical guide has been made available for anyone producing fish feed....
09 June 2015
Weekly Overview: Salmon Farms Share Environmental, Social Data
ANALYSIS - In a world's first, a global food sector has collectively reported on its sustainability performance indicators in a transparent manner. ...
First Central American Feed Mills Earn BAP Certification
HONDURAS and NICARAGUA - Two of Cargill's feed mills, Cargill de Honduras S. de R. L. and Cargill de Nicaragua S.A., have both earned Best Aquaculture Practices...
FAO Food Price Index Near Six-Year Low
GLOBAL - Major food commodity prices declined again in May, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), hitting an almost six-year low as cereal...
08 June 2015
New Tool Allows Buyers to Challenge Credibility of Ecolabels
GLOBAL - The launch of a new website, “Challenge the Label”, will help fish companies choose credible sustainability labels for their products....
Increased Ocean Protection Could Boost World Economy
GLOBAL - Expanding ocean protection could return an increase in jobs, resources and services that far outweigh the costs, according to an analysis of new research...
05 June 2015
Global Salmon Initiative Releases Landmark Report on Members Environmental, Social Data
GLOBAL - The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) has released a new landmark report which showcases the key environmental and social data from all 14 GSI member companies....
02 June 2015
Weekly Overview: Wrasse Project Offers Production Boost to Scottish Salmon Industry
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre has kicked off a £4 million research project to increase the use of farmed wrasse in...
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....
 
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