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11 May 2017
ASC eyes North American opportunities
In a bid to gain more traction in North America, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has appointed Peter Redmond as its first Vice President of Market Development...
27 April 2017
Scots seafood wins £1 million promotional package
Seafood Scotland has been awarded just under £1 million of EU funding to help showcase Scottish produce at seven trade shows around the globe over the next 12 months....
12 April 2017
Seafood stars vie for excellence awards
Fifteen seafood producers, across eight of the 22 award categories, have made the shortlist for this year’s Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards....
05 April 2017
Values up despite drop in volumes
Norway has exported 636,000 tonnes of seafood, worth NOK 24.1 billion (£2.26 billion) in the first quarter of this year – an increase of 13% in value compared...
24 March 2017
Breaking down the barriers in Asia
Despite producing over three quarters of the world’s aquaculture output, a number of issues regarding the distribution and marketing of fish produced by the Asian...
17 March 2017
Rouge letter day for Scots salmon
Almost 100 delegates from the Scottish salmon industry and beyond gathered in Edinburgh yesterday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of farmed Scottish salmon being...
03 March 2017
UBM Launches Aquaculture Viet Nam 2017
VIET NAM - UBM, the organizer of Aquaculture Viet Nam 2017 launched the event at a press conference in Can Tho on 22 February. To be held 25-27 October at the Can...
02 March 2017
Patagonia SeaFarms Capable of Offering Four-Star BAP Salmon
CHILE - Congratulations to Chile’s Marine Farm Tornagaleones S.A., which is now capable of offering four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) salmon, the Global...
20 February 2017
American Aquaculture’s Image Makeover is Good for Growth
US - In the USA the public perception of aquaculture has suffered from an image problem over the years. While the industry has taken huge steps to address this,...
17 February 2017
Marine Harvest to Start Value-added Production in BC
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has begun construction of a value-added processing facility that will provide more healthy and convenient salmon products to...
19 January 2017
AquaBounty Completes NASDAQ Listing, Raises $25m for Commercialisation of GM Salmon
US - AquaBounty Technologies has completed the listing of its common shares on the NASDAQ Stock Market and finalized the equity subscription from Intrexon....
12 January 2017
New #EatMoreSeafood Initiative Offers Extra Incentive to Eat Seafood
US - A leading seafood provider is rewarding the public with gift cards and other incentives for heeding sweeping new federal guidelines that call on Americans to...
04 January 2017
Philippines Government Prepares Plan to Sell Fish in Remote Areas
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and the Philippine Fishports Development Authority, two agencies of government which are under the Department of Agriculture,...
22 December 2016
Researcher Studies Prevention of Off-Flavours in Fish
GERMANY - A researcher in Germany is studying why fish sometimes smells 'fishy' and why customers often smell other aromas when they buy fish....
05 December 2016
Seafood Consumption Found to be Much Higher in Indigenous People
CANADA - Coastal Indigenous people eat on average 15 times more seafood per person than non-Indigenous people in the same country, according to new research from...
01 December 2016
New Industry Guidance Helps French Companies Avoid Illegal Fishing
FRANCE - The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), SeaWeb Europe and WWF-France have released a detailed joint “Advisory Note” in collaboration with Carrefour...
Commission Brings #FARMEDintheEU Aquaculture Campaign to Spain
SPAIN - Spanish authorities, producer organisations and research institutes arranged open door visits and conferences across Spain yesterday to celebrate the annual...
30 November 2016
Japanese Retailer Launches Responsibly Sourced Processed Oysters
JAPAN - One of the largest retail chains in Japan, Kasumi Co. Ltd., which operates 178 stores in the north region of Kanto Plain, has introduced certified responsibly...
10 November 2016
Dainichi: The Face of Japan's Clear Sea
JAPAN - Dainichi Corporation is one of Japan's main seafood and aquaculture firms. Located by the Uwa Sea in Ehime prefecture, it employs 140 people in three cities...
07 November 2016
Seafood Week's Celebrations a Success
UK - This year’s Seafood Week (7-14 October) saw thousands of individuals and businesses get involved in celebrations taking place throughout the country. A varied...
01 November 2016
Removing the Smell: Could Odourless Fish Take off in Japan?
JAPAN - Although fish is popular in Japan, its distinct smell is enough to turn some consumers off. But recent work at Kindai University might catch on with them;...
11 October 2016
Thai Union Invests $575 million in Red Lobster Restaurants
GLOBAL - Thai Union Group has made a $575 million strategic investment in Red Lobster, the world’s largest seafood restaurant company. ...
10 October 2016
Get Confident With Seafood this National Seafood Week
UK - With National Seafood Week 2016 (7-14 October) well underway, CJ Jackson, a seafood expert from Billingsgate Seafood School, gives her tips on the different...
07 October 2016
Seafood Week Returns with Competitions, Shopper Promotions, Education and Fish Puns
UK - Seafood Week 2016 (October 7-14) will kick off with the so-shoal media event Fish Pun Day – giving fish-lovers and seafood brands the oppor-tuna-ty to mark...
Selling Seafood in Japan: Using Creativity to Survive Competition
JAPAN - It goes without saying that seafood is one of the most prominent items in major Japanese supermarkets. Fish and seafood distribution systems in Japan are...
03 October 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskans Find Innovative Use for Cod Trimmings
US - Alaskan Cod Crunchies begin a national roll out this week with a debut at Costco’s two stores in Anchorage. The dog treats are one of the newest products...
Celebrity Chef Mark Greenaway Signs Up for Seafood Week
UK - The celebrity chef, famous for appearing on Great British Menu, has agreed to back Seafood Week for the second year running and has developed a Seafood Week-inspired...
23 September 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: More Aquaculture R&D Needed to Fulfil Food Security Role
ANALYSIS - The sustainability of aquaculture, wild capture fisheries and consumption will all be important if seafood is to fulfil its important role in future food...
20 September 2016
Alaska Seafood Launches 'We Are Wild' in the UK
US - The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has launched a new marketing campaign in the UK - “We are Wild”. ...
12 September 2016
Nova Scotia Launches Premium International Seafood Brand in China
CANADA - Nova Scotia has launched a new international seafood brand in China to market its premium seafood in global markets....
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