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Other Media | SeafoodSource: Mitsubishi selling Princes to Italy’s Newlat Food

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Newlat Group, a publicly listed multi-channel player in the branded food segment, is acquiring Princes Group from Mitsubishi for GBP 700 million (USD 894 million, EUR 822.3 million).

Headquartered in Liverpool, U.K., and managed from the Netherlands, Princes is one of the U.K.’s largest food and beverage firms, and its range includes a variety of shelf-stable tuna, sardine, salmon, and mackerel products.

Author: Cliff White / SeafoodSource l Read the full article here

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: Coming to a supermarket carpark near you? Swedish company pioneers urban aquaculture

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Agtira currently has 16 existing and planned facilities across Sweden.

Swedish foodtech company Agtira has announced a new three-way partnership with Dutch land-based fish farming engineering and consultancy firm Landing Aquaculture to install a compact Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) at its aquaponics facility in Östersund, central Sweden.

This partnership aims to enhance Agtira’s “circular close cultivation” model, integrating fish farming with hydroponic vegetable production using recycled water.

Source: SalmonBusiness l Read the full article here

IN BRIEF - Russian surimi production doubles to 100,000 tons

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tokai Denpun forecasts production in 2027

Section chief Kamino giving a lecture at the company's exhibition -->

Yoshiharu Kamino, manager of the Surimi Group, Sales Division 2 at Tokai Denpun (Shizuoka City, President Hiroshi Hayama), gave a speech at an exhibition held by the company in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo on the 24th, where he presented his outlook for future surimi production in major countries.

He predicted that Russia, a new producer of Alaska pollock surimi, will see its current production of about 40,000 tons grow two to three times to 100,000 tons in 2027, three years from now, and that India, the world's fourth largest producer of surimi, will increase its current production of 110,000 tons to 125,000 tons, a 14% increase.

Source: Minato Yamaguchi (translated from original in Japanese)

IN BRIEF - Tonami Foods strengthens scallop processing

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

New production of sashimi and side dishes in Hokkaido

Constructed the "Oiwake Packaging Plant" to sort and package scallop products.

[Hokkaido] Tonami Foods Industry (headquarters: Hokuto City, Hokkaido, President: Tonami Hideki), a seafood processing company that processes squid, octopus, etc., is strengthening its processing of scallops. Currently, processing facilities for sorting and packaging are being developed. Starting this summer, they will begin manufacturing sashimi products and side dishes made from Hokkaido scallops.

The company mainly produces sashimi products, delicacies, and side dishes made from domestic and overseas squid and Hokkaido giant octopus, but in recent years has been hit by a slump in catches and rising prices. On the other hand, the catch of Hokkaido scallops has been increasing in the past five years [....]

Source: Minato Yamaguchi (translated from original in Japanese)

Other Media | aqua.cl: AmiNova: Skretting's new food formulation concept

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Skretting launches AmiNova, a new feed formulation concept that enables even more precise nutrition, resulting in better utilization, greater efficiency and reduced release of nutrients into the environment.

Aquaculture plays an essential role in meeting the demands of a growing population, while reducing pressure on the planet's resources. Skretting has a long history of pioneering solutions to support this ambition. Over the last decade, we have successfully reduced reliance on marine raw materials in our feed formulations, while exploring new ways to achieve greater nutritional efficiency and improve animal resource utilization.

Source: aqua.cl l Read the full article here

Other Media | EuropaAzul: Italy, taken before the Court of Justice of the EU for the planning of maritime space

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

The European Commission has decided to take Italy before the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to ensure the correct application of Directive 2014/89/EU, which establishes a framework for the planning of maritime space. This Directive is crucial to organize human activities in marine areas in a sustainable way, contributing to the achievement of the objectives of the European Green Deal.

Directive 2014/89/EU defines a common approach for EU countries to plan and organize marine activities. Effective planning aims to achieve various ecological, economic and social objectives

Source: EuropaAzul l Read the full article here

Other Media | WorldFishing: Stricter controls for EU fishing vessels

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

New conditions and safeguards for the use of certain exemptions to the margin of tolerance rules to ensure accurate fish quotas and healthy fisheries have been adopted by the European Commission.

The margin of tolerance is the maximum allowed difference between catch estimations by captains of fishing vessels and the actual weight of the fish caught. The standard margin of tolerance is set at 10% per species. 

Source: Worldfishing l  Read the full article here

Other Media | Fish Focus: Irish Skipper expo 2025 – New plans, new dates, new features!

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

The event takes significant steps to reflect the industry’s dynamic nature and address the needs of both exhibitors and visitors.

Having reviewed all exhibitor and visitor feedback, it was found that the overall majority’s preference is to host the show every two years (2025, 2027 etc),alternating each year with the Scottish Skipper Expo. It was also found that the majority of visitors and industry leaders would prefer the show to be held later in the year and as such, the new dates for the 2025 Irish Skipper Expo are Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd March.

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Other Media | fishfarmingexpert: Salmon sector urges Norwegian government to end fish quota deadlock

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Salmon farmers and feed producers faced with the prospect of having to stop buying Northeast Atlantic blue whiting – a key marine ingredient for salmon feed - have urged the Norwegian government to talk with them about agreeing its quota for the fish with other countries.

The so-called Coastal States that fish the Northeast Atlantic region agree on how many tonnes of whiting should be fished, but not on what percentage of that total each state can have.

 Author: Gareth Moore / fishfarmingexpert l  Read the full article here

IN BRIEF - VASEP Infographic: Vietnam pangasius exports in the first 4 months of 2024

Monday, May 27, 2024

By the end of April 2024, Vietnam exported nearly 580 million USD of pangasius, up 2% over the same period in 2023. With export turnover reaching more than 168 million USD, up 14% compared to the same period in 2023. In the same period last year, in April 2024, pangasius exports increased again after 2 consecutive months of decline.

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Author/Source: Thu Hang/VASEP (translated from original in Vietnamese)

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