Fish Update briefing Friday July 21st

Fish Update briefing Friday July 21st

PILL MAKES FISH CHANGE SEX A call has gone out for tougher controls on the disposal of chemicals cause male  fish to take on female characteristics. Professor Charles Tyler of Exeter University  has warned that scientists are becoming increasingly concerned about the consequences of thousands of waste substances now being dumped into rivers and theContinue Reading

Young’s teams up with TVs Ruth Langsford

Young’s teams up with TVs Ruth Langsford

Young’s Seafood , the UK’s leading fish and seafood business, has teamed up with TV presenter, Ruth Langsford, to give busy families a helping hand at dinner time. Ruth joined Young’s chef Serge Nollent to film several short, inspirational fish recipe videos that demonstrate how easy it is to create quick, tasty family meals usingContinue Reading

Seafood bosses voice Brexit fears

Seafood bosses voice Brexit fears

NORWEGIAN  seafood companies are seriously worried that the country could be left out of any Brexit deal between Britain the European Union. Similar concerns have already been expressed by fishing companies and it is sometimes forgotten that Norway supplies much of the UK’s natural gas. Tore Myhre, International Director of the Norwegian employers organisation NHO toldContinue Reading

Ireland cheers 7.4% seafood growth

Ireland cheers 7.4% seafood growth

IRELAND’S  Seafood industry, including fish farming,  grew by an impressive 7.4 per cent, contributing €1.1 billion in GDP to the Irish economy according to Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s (BIM) annual ‘Business of Seafood’ report. Titled “Winning in a Changing Environment”, the BIM report says the biggest drivers being new investment and  domestic sales which were worthContinue Reading

FishUpdate Briefing Friday June 30th

FishUpdate Briefing Friday June 30th

CHINA SNAPS UP MORE ALASKAN SEAFOOD CHINA is looking beyond Norway to secure quality seafood supplies. It is now poised to become major  customer for Alaska salmon,  according to a new report. The Alaska Sea Grant report says sales from the northerly US state to China are running at almost $800-million or 54 per centContinue Reading