€1.5m boost for Donegal fish and aquaculture businesses

€1.5m boost for Donegal fish and aquaculture businesses

FIVE Irish fish processing and aquaculture companies in the Donegal region are to receive almost €1.5 million to help their businesses grow. The funding (totalling €1,492,002) was announced this week by the the Government Chief Whip Joe McHugh who said: “I am delighted to announce that Donegal has received a huge investment boost from theContinue Reading

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Wrasse get passports to travel to show

Wrasse get passports to travel to show

Wester Ross Salmon boss Gilpin Bradley was taking no chances this year with his precious cargo of wrasse, attending Seafood Expo for the second time. Last year, he transported the live fish, along with a variety of other marine life found around the farms, by train – first class, of course. It was quite anContinue Reading

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Young’s in fish cake recall

Young’s in fish cake recall

YOUNG’S Seafood is recalling some of  its Chip Shop range fish cakes because they have been found to contain plastic and metal. The Food Standards Agency says the products are ‘unsafe to eat’. The recall applies only to packs of six fish cakes sold in the frozen food chains Farmfoods and Heron Foods. No otherContinue Reading

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Iceland “can become fish farming pioneer”

Iceland “can become fish farming pioneer”

ICELAND could lead the way in truly environmentally friendly fish farming, the head of one of the country’s  innovative aquaculture  companies has said. Rögnvaldur Guðmundsson, CEO  of AkvaFuture, which  breeds salmon in  specially enclosed fish farms, was addressing a conference on the environment and nature conservation, when he spoke about Iceland’s potential to become aContinue Reading

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Fisheries minister to address seafood summit

Fisheries minister to address seafood summit

FISHERIES minister George Eustice and Iceland’s ambassador to the UK, Thordur Aegir Oskarsson, have been confirmed as speakers for the seventh annual Humber Seafood Summit, which will take place in Grimsby and its seaside neighbour, Cleethorpes, next month. Eustice, who will deliver his welcome via video, and Oskarsson will address more than 200 delegates atContinue Reading