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03 March 2015
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....
24 February 2015
JS Capital Power Joins World Ocean Council
GLOBAL - The World Ocean Council has announced the first WOC Member from the finance sector - JS Capital Power – a firm specialising in providing financial consulting...
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....
18 February 2015
Salmon Farms Working Towards Sustainability Goal with ASC
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) salmon certification programme continues to grow steadily since its launch in summer 2012. In less than three...
12 February 2015
ASC Takes Over Seriola and Cobia Standard
GLOBAL - The Seriola and Cobia Standard was handed over to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) by the Seriola and Cobia Aquaculture Dialogue last week. This...
06 February 2015
Nutreco Sees Earnings Rise
GLOBAL - Animal feed and meat producer Nutreco saw revenue rise by 0.3 per cent over the last year to € 5,253.0 million and organic volume rose by 2.2 per cent....
03 February 2015
New iBAP Programme To Advance Responsible Aquaculture
GLOBAL - A new programme called iBAP, with the “i” representing “improver”, has been launched by the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA). The new programme...
02 February 2015
Slight Increase for 2015 Halibut Total Allowable Catch
CANADA and US - The 2015 halibut total allowable catch limit has been set at 29.223 million pounds, reports Kyla Ganton, Tradex Foods, at the 91st Annual International...
26 January 2015
Webber Naturals Krill Oil Certified Sustainable
NORTH AMERICA - Webber Naturals krill oils from Antarctic krill (Euphasia superba) is now carrying sustainable Friend of the Sea seal of approval....
20 January 2015
Weekly Overview: Marine Harvest, AquaChile Merger Aims to Improve Salmon Farming Sustainability
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Marine Harvest is to merge its Chilean salmon farming operations with Empresas AquaChile, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
14 January 2015
Wide Range of Investors Join in Launch of New Fish 2.0 Business Competition
GLOBAL - More than 15 corporate industry leaders, investors, and philanthropists, including Pentair, CEI, Google Oceans Program, and RSF Social Finance, have joined...
09 January 2015
Aker BioMarine Antarctic Krill Fishery Still Operating Sustainably
Aker BioMarine’s Antarctic krill fishery has now successfully been recertified against the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) demanding standards....
06 January 2015
Weekly Overview: 2015 Marks Start of Discard Ban Implementation
ANALYSIS - The start of 2015 also marked the commencement of the first phase of the discard ban for some fishing fleets, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
23 December 2014
Marcos Moya To Oversee BAP Facilities Development
GLOBAL - Marcos Moya will be joining the Global Aquaculture Alliance as manager of the BAP facilities development business unit, effective 1 January, 2015....
18 December 2014
Over 100 Fish Farms Committing to Sustainable Aquaculture
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has welcomed more than one hundred certified farms into its certification programme in just over two years. And,...
ASC to Harmonise its Eight Aquaculture Standards
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is starting a project that will harmonise the structure and content of its eight farm standards to create one...
Iglo Group Rolls Out MSC Label in Europe
EUROPE - The New Year will see Iglo Group, Europe’s largest frozen foods business, roll out the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) blue ecolabel on pack for...
11 December 2014
Future of Pangasius Market Unclear
GLOBAL - New soak limits for Viet Nam pangasius is putting pressure on the market, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Monday 8 December....
10 December 2014
More Companies Join International Seafood Sustainability Foundation
GLOBAL - General Tuna Corporation, food distributor Tropical Consolidated Corporation, and canned foods company JFE Shoji are the latest tuna processors and distributors...
09 December 2014
Traders Urged to Step Up to Fill Pacific Tuna Management Void
GLOBAL - Greenpeace is urging tuna traders and investors to fill the void created by the Western and Central Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)’s failure to manage Pacific...
01 December 2014
Laboratoire LESCUYER® Omega-3 Certified Sustainable
GLOBAL - Laboratoire LESCUYER® Omega-3 dietary supplements have been confirmed to be compliant with Friend of the Sea standards following an audit and can now continue...
27 November 2014
US/Canada Pacific Hake Trawl Fishery Re-certified to MSC Standard
US and CANADA - The Pacific hake mid-water trawl fishery, which operates off the west coast of the United States and Canada, has achieved MSC re-certification following...
25 November 2014
Weekly Overview: Guidance Offered on New Fish Product Labelling Laws
ANALYSIS - From 13 December 2014, the EU will implement new rules on information which must be included on the labels of some fish products, writes Lucy Towers,...
20 November 2014
The Use of Drones for Tackling Illegal Fishing
GLOBAL - Unfortunately, nobody really knows exactly how much illegal unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is actually taking place. However, for some important...
18 November 2014
Weekly Overview: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas Increased, No Protection for Sharks
ANALYSIS - It is bad news for Atlantic bluefin tuna stocks as the recent International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic's Tuna (ICCAT) meeting resulted...
17 November 2014
Omega Protein Fish Meal/Oil Recertified Friend of the Sea
GLOBAL - After an extensive auditing process, Omega Protein has achieved recertification by Friend of the Sea for sustainable fish meal and fish oil derived from...
14 November 2014
Fish Vet Group Reveals New Management Structure
GLOBAL - Aquaculture health provider Fish Vet Group has revealed its new management structure with world-recognised aquaculture veterinary surgeon Dr Hamish Rodger...
12 November 2014
Market for Seafood Eco-Labels Continues to Grow
New independent research into seafood buying behaviour around the world shows that consumers are increasingly looking for fish products from a sustainable source,...
11 November 2014
Short Supply of Flounder Raw Material
GLOBAL - Flounder raw material is coming in short this week according to Chinese processors, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods,...
10 November 2014
Northeastern Tropical Pacific Purse Seine Tuna Fishery Enters MSC Assessment
GLOBAL - The Northeastern Tropical Pacific purse seine yellowfin (Thunnus albacares) and skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis) tuna fishery is voluntarily putting itself...
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