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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...
25 February 2015
New Aquaculture Manager Appointment for Seafish
UK - Lee Cocker has recently joined Seafish as Aquaculture Manager to help deliver the Domestic Aquaculture Strategy programme, which is part of the new Seafish...
24 February 2015
Weekly Overview: RMS Shrimp Disease Could Lead to Shortfall Next Year
ANALYSIS - The shrimp disease, Running Mortality Syndrome (RMS), has recently been detected on shrimp farms in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, India, reported the...
Chikolongo Fish Farm Project Contributing to Sustainable Aquaculture
MALAWI - Imani Development, in conjunction with Stirling University, has been contracted by the International Fund for Animal Awareness (IFAW) to assist in training...
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
Uganda to Increase Aquaculture Production
UGANDA - Edward Rukunja, the assistant commissioner for fisheries in the agriculture ministry, stated that Uganda needs to increase its aquaculture production as...
Southernature Fish Oil Range Certified Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Southernature Fish Oil range by the Australian company Tasman Pacific Holding Pty Ltd has now been certified Friend of the Sea....
Improve Fish Health with UR30 Copper Mesh Aquaculture Cages
GREECE - In 2012, Fitco Metal Works SA acquired from Mitsubishi Shindoh the right to produce UR30 copper alloy wire, which is used to manufacture wire mesh for fish...
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. ...
Strengthening Food Safety in Europe
EU - An upcoming conference on food safety hopes to build upon the high levels of cross-border cooperation achieved by the EU-funded FOODSEG project....
20 February 2015
Three Supermarket Groups Head Animal Welfare Benchmark Table
GLOBAL - Three European supermarket groups have been given top marks in a global annual farm animal welfare Business Benchmark report....
UK, US Collaborate on Animal Disease Prevention Research
UK - BBSRC and the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will both donate £2.3 million/$2.3 million for the US-UK...
 
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