Seafish appoints new Chief Executive

Seafish appoints new Chief Executive

A LINCOLNSHIRE man has been appointed the new chief executive of Seafish, the fishing and seafood industry authority. Marcus Coleman  takes over from Dr Paul Williams who stepped down in October and who had helped to bring the 2015 World Seafood Congress to Grimsby. Marcus will start at the Grimsby office of  Seafish  in theContinue Reading

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IKEA says it has put fish protection into fast lane

IKEA says it has put fish protection into fast lane

THE iconic Swedish retail  giant IKEA may be instantly recognised  around the world for its contemporary furniture designs, but many people might be surprised to learn it is claiming to play a vital  role in protecting fish stocks. The company now says it has become the world’s largest foodservice provider of responsibly sourced seafood with all products inContinue Reading

Cooke Aquaculture moves for two more Scottish salmon farms

Cooke Aquaculture moves for two more Scottish salmon farms

CANADA’S Cooke Aquaculture has increased its foothold in the Scottish region by purchasing  a Shetland-based salmon producer. Cooke, which is based in New Brunswick,  acquired Thompson Bros Salmon Ltd, located on the island of Yell, in a share deal for an undisclosed sum. The move will add two new farms to Cooke Aquaculture Scotland’s currentContinue Reading

Russia may ban Icelandic seafood sent via EU

Russia may ban Icelandic seafood sent via EU

RUSSIA is reported to be considering banning the export of Icelandic seafood that has to come through European Union countries. At the moment it is simply one option, with the Russian authorities claiming this form of transit is more open to document forgery, says  the Russian news agency Itar-Tass. The move would seem to  underlineContinue Reading

Word Seafood Conference approaching sell-out

Word Seafood Conference approaching sell-out

GLOBAL  fishing industry professionals are being urged to purchase the few remaining tickets for the World Seafood Congress with only seven weeks left until the event. This prestigious  gathering is taking  place in Grimsby for the first time (September  5th-9th)  with  the theme of the congress titled  ‘Upskilling for a Sustainable Future’ . The  programme thatContinue Reading