BERKELEY, Calif. /PRNewswire/ -- UPSIDE Foods, the leading cultivated meat, poultry and seafood company, announced today that it selected the greater Chicagoland region for its first large-scale cultivated meat production plant.
The 187,000 square foot plant, based in Glenview, Illinois, will start by producing ground cultivated chicken products, with plans to expand to other species and whole-textured formats in the future. With an initial capacity to produce millions of pounds of cultivated meat products per year and the potential to expand to over 30 million pounds, the plant represents a significant step forward in achieving the company's vision of creating a more humane, sustainable, and resilient food system.
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The state-of-the-art plant, designed to house cultivators with capacities of up to 100,000 liters, will stand as one of the world's largest and most advanced commercial cultivated meat facilities. Building upon the knowledge gained from UPSIDE's Engineering, Production, and Innovation Center (EPIC) in California, UPSIDE's new plant will cultivate meat at commercial scales and serve as a guiding force for UPSIDE's future endeavors in scaling up its operations to the next level.
The Minister of Finance, Mario Marcel, has been participating in Chile Day 2023 in London, with the aim of attracting investments to the country, with a focus on mining and green hydrogen, also highlighting that the national economy is on the path to recovery.
“The normalization of monetary policy will support the recovery of investment. And, of course, that will take us to a different stage in the evolution of the economy,” said Minister Marcel, ensuring that national activity will return to normal.
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ALDI U.K. is partnering with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to promote several MSC-certified seafood products in its stores.
The rapidly expanding grocery chain, which will add 500 locations in the next few years, sells the largest volume of MSC-certified products compared to any other U.K. supermarket, the company said press release.
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Public hearings to consider a licence application by Cooke Aquaculture for two new farm sites in Liverpool Bay, Nova Scotia will take place in February next year, the Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board has announced.
The hearing dates have been set as February 05, 2024 to February 09, 2024.
Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd (KCS), a Cooke subsidiary, is seeking approval for an existing site boundary amendment at Coffin Island and two new marine finfish aquaculture licenses and leases for the cultivation of Atlantic salmon in Liverpool Bay at Brooklyn and Mersey Point, Nova Scotia.
Argentina could be a pioneer and set a historical precedent in the conservation of benthic areas on extended continental shelves. This would put a stop to the uncontrolled exploitation of international bottom trawling fleets. This is considered by the environmental association Greenpeace, which explains that the bill for the creation of the Blue Hole, a Benthic Marine Protected Area that covers 148,000 km2, is currently in the National Congress, pending treatment by the Senate. of ocean floors beyond 200 nautical miles.
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Spanish technology company Satlink receives the ‘Tuna Award 2023’ for Project Recon. Organised by Anfaco-Cecopesca and the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Tuna Awards recognise innovation in the international tuna industry.
• Satlink launched its circular economy Project ReCon in December 2022 to recover echosounder buoys used in tropical tuna fishing and recondition them for scientific and environmental
Rosselkhoznadzor (The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision) suspended the supply of fish products to Russia from the Belarusian manufacturer RitMark LLC. The reason for the temporary restrictions is the import of products from raw materials of unknown origin, the department reports.
Rosselkhoznadzor, in connection with the ongoing supply of fish products to Russia from raw materials of unknown origin from the Belarusian production workshop of RitMark LLC, has decided to introduce temporary restrictions on the import of goods from this enterprise.
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Earlier, the Service informed the Department of Veterinary and Food Supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus about the identified facts of the import into Russia of salmon fish products of RitMark LLC, made from raw materials supplied to the republic from Denmark. At the same time, the Danish competent authority did not confirm the authenticity of the issued veterinary certificates.
In total, from June to August 2023, out of 11 imported shipments, 6 were found to have counterfeit documents.[...]
Many local restaurants aren't getting their fish from local fishers. The San Diego Fishermen's Association got a $300,000 federal grant to change that.
People who have been around San Diego for several decades will remember the familiar sight of scores of tuna boats docked along the Embarcadero.
But, by the 1980s, the industry had moved to the calmer waters of the western Pacific, and the tuna boats disappeared.
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There is still a fishing industry in San Diego, and some fishermen here still catch tuna. But today it’s much more diverse.
“We got 150 to 200 boats in San Diego Harbor. We harvest about 50 species of fish, and we don’t have a really organized way of marketing it to the public,"said Pete Halmay, the president of the San Diego Fishermen's Working Group, part of the San Diego Fishermen's Marketing Association.
Recently, the association started working with the San Diego Regional Policy and Innovation Center to secure a $300,000 grant from the U.S Department of Agriculture to boost the local fishing industry.[...]
Launched in December 2022, its goal is to recover buoys with echo sounder technology used in tropical tuna fishing and recondition them for scientific and environmental projects.
Madrid – The Spanish technology company Satlink received the Tuna Awards 2023 award last night, in the Blue Transition category, for its circular economy 'ReCon' Project to recover buoys used in tropical tuna fishing.
The presentation of these awards, promoted by Anfaco-Cecopesca and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA), took place in Vigo, in an event chaired by the general director of Fisheries Management, Ignacio Gandarias, and the councilor of the Sea, Alfonso Villares.
“Pioneer and unique in its field”, according to Iván Alonso, president of Anfaco and in charge of presenting the award, the 'ReCon' project has become one of the most important in the world, and marks the roadmap for the future of fishing sustainability, by recovering and reconditioning the echo sounder buoys used by the tropical tuna purse seine fishing fleet for scientific and environmental purposes, such as marking and monitoring marine litter, scientific studies or prevention of natural disasters, among others.[...]
The past year has been something of a roller-coaster ride for St. Mary’s residents with regard to the newly re-opened fish plant. After the initial excitement of receiving a crab processing license last year, the town has met some frustrating setbacks this season. However, things are finally looking up again for the town, said Mayor Steve Ryan.
Obtaining the processing license was a major and protracted ordeal for St. Mary’s last year. The Province has long had a moratorium on the creation of new licences because of the overcapacity created in the 1970s and 1980s, when politicians handed out processing licences like bingo cards, which contributed to the conditions that caused the cod moratorium.
So, it was questionable whether St. Mary’s would even get a licence. In fact, the plant had had licences to process several species, but as the ownership of the facility changed hands over the years, the licences were eventually lost. With a new owner in place for the plant, Mayor Ryan and others lobbied hard to get a crab processing licence back for St. Mary’s because of the economic benefits that plant jobs would bring to the community.
This year, with the licence finally in place, came a new obstacle: the stalemate between the province’s harvesters and processors over the price to be paid for crab at the wharf.[...]