Fish Update Briefing Friday August 18th

Fish Update Briefing Friday August 18th

HEAD TO HONG KONG, SEAFOOD LEADERS  URGED THE  organisers of this year’s Seafood Expo Asia say visitors will have  an unparalleled opportunity to discover a variety of seafood products, services and equipment from Asia and around the world when the trade event, produced by Diversified Communications, returns to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition CentreContinue Reading

Salmon a huge booster for UK food exports

Salmon a huge booster for UK food exports

BRITISH food exports hit a new record during the first half of 2017 – thanks to an unprecedented demand for salmon. Exports of the fish favourite leapt by more than 53 per cent to a value of £408-million, the Food and Drink Federation announced today. Sales were also helped by the fall in the valueContinue Reading

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Smolt sludge used to power fish farm

Smolt sludge used to power fish farm

SLUDGE waste from smolt production is now being used by  one of the world’s  leading salmon farmers to produce valuable biogas. Normally the sludge is sent for disposal, but Cermaq, said that if it succeeds with its trials, the development could realise significant potential both for the company and the wider fish farming industry.. MaritContinue Reading

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Care needed when selling to Japan – Vietnamese fish farmers told

Care needed when selling to Japan – Vietnamese fish farmers told

Vietnamese seafood companies selling to Japan needed  to carefully study its  food safety and hygiene regulations if they are to increase sales, a  seminar in Ho Chi Minh City has heard. Nguyễn Hoài Nam, deputy general secretary of the Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers,  told the large gathering that Japan was  one of Vietnam’s three largest seafoodContinue Reading

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Nordic region could become seafood “Silicon Valley”

Nordic region could become seafood “Silicon Valley”

FIVE Nordic countries who  have launched a new initiative to achieve sustainable development in fishing, aquaculture and agriculture, were told the region could become the new Silicon Valley for food. Plankton, seaweed and edible insects were on the menu, when the prime ministers of Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Norway met near Bergen recently. They launched aContinue Reading