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21 April 2015
Ambitious Cage Fish Farming Project Set for Kerala State
INDIA - In order to develop fisheries and aquaculture production in Kerala state, Malampuzha Reservoir in Palakkad and Pazhassi Reservoir in Kannur have been identified...
Scottish Salmon Crowned UK's Top Food Export at £500 million
SCOTLAND - Exports of Scottish salmon have grown by £50 million last year, reaching £500 million for the first time ever....
Second Indian Shrimp Company Achieves Four-Star BAP Status
INDIA - Suryamitra Exim (P) Ltd., in conjunction with National Fish & Seafood (NFS), is India’s second group to achieve the Global Aquaculture Alliance four-star...
Seagrass Worth €190 million Each Year to Mediterranean Fishing
EU - A new study estimates that seagrass meadows are worth around €78 million every year to commercial fishing in the Mediterranean....
BioMar-Tongwei Fish Feed Venture to Lead Way in China's Aquaculture Market
CHINA - BioMar Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Chinese feed producer Tongwei Co. Ltd to establish a Joint Venture dedicated to producing...
New Seafood Portal Helps Facilitate Sustainable Seafood Trade
GLOBAL - Seafood buyers around the world will now be able to quickly identify suppliers that can meet their specific buyer requirements thanks to the launch of the...
Artemia Short Supply Could Bring Shrimp Production to a Stand Still
INDIA - A continued short supply of artemia may force many Indian shrimp hatcheries to close down soon....
Great Year Forecast for Reduced Canned Salmon Pricing
US - Seafood buyers can expect a great year for reduced canned salmon pricing, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
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....
 
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