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AquaBounty Gets Salmon Biotech Facility Construction Loan AquaBounty Gets Salmon Biotech Facility Construction Loan
AquaBounty Technologies, a Maynard, Massachusetts-based aquaculture biotech company that is a majority-owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation, announced on October 16 that its Canadian subsidiary

Shore Welcomes Aboard CEO De Pandelaere as Belmans Exits Shore Welcomes Aboard CEO De Pandelaere as Belmans Exits
Dirk De Pandelaere, chief executive officer of Erpe-Mere, Belgium-based Diversi Foods NV, will assume the helm of the Shore Group as CEO on November 1. He is replacing Dirk Belmans, who joined the

Thai Union Addresses Slavery, Forced Labor at UN Session Thai Union Addresses Slavery, Forced Labor at UN Session
In recognition of Thai Union Group’s efforts to combat modern day slavery and forced labor, a representative from the Bangkok, Thailand-headquartered seafood company participated in a high-level

RFC Joint Venture to Build Fish Plant in Russian Far East RFC Joint Venture to Build Fish Plant in Russian Far East
Russian Pollock LLC, a joint venture of the Russian Fishery Company (RFC), DV Invest LLC and the AMG Group, has announced plans to establish a major fish processing factory in the Russian Far East

US Moves to Halt Foo Yuan Seafood Products Distribution US Moves to Halt Foo Yuan Seafood Products Distribution
The United States Department of Justice has filed a civil complaint against Foo Yuan Food Products Company, Inc. (Foo Yuan) of Long Island City, New York, as well as its owner and president, Hsing

Saucy Fish’s Creative Marketing Hooks Younger Consumers Saucy Fish’s Creative Marketing Hooks Younger Consumers
Since launching into the retail frozen food sector last year and securing listings with Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Ocado and Amazon Fresh, 69% of Grimsby, England-based Saucy Fish Co.’s spend has been

Red Lobster Off-Premise Deliveries Gear Up with DoorDash Red Lobster Off-Premise Deliveries Gear Up with DoorDash
The Red Lobster seafood restaurant chain is expanding its partnership with DoorDash, a last-mile logistics platform that provides on-demand restaurant food delivery. By mid-July its services will

Europe’s Biggest Land-based Salmon Farm Coming to Norway Europe’s Biggest Land-based Salmon Farm Coming to Norway
Fredrikstad Seafoods, a subsidiary of Fredrikstad, Norway-headquartered Nordic Aquafarms, has obtained a construction permit for a 10,000-square-meter facility that will be the largest land-based

Huge Factory Trawler on Drawing Board for Arctic Storm Huge Factory Trawler on Drawing Board for Arctic Storm
Rolls-Royce Marine has signed a contract with Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors of Lockport, Louisiana, USA, for the development of a state-of-the-art pelagic trawler. The 100 meter-long vessel is to

Cepesca Secretary to Kick Off Seaweb Seafood Summit Cepesca Secretary to Kick Off Seaweb Seafood Summit
Javier Garat, secretary general of the Spanish Fishing Confederation (Cepesca), will open the Seaweb Seafood Summit on June 19 with the official welcome address. The three-day event, now in its

Latest LJS Acquisition Boosts Ownership to 20% of Units Latest LJS Acquisition Boosts Ownership to 20% of Units
The Long John Silver’s (LJS) quick service seafood restaurant chain has acquired 76 franchise outlets operated by ServUS in central and northern Indiana, western Kentucky and southwestern Michigan.

High Liner Reports Higher Sales and Profit, Income Dips High Liner Reports Higher Sales and Profit, Income Dips
High Liner Foods sales of $319.2 million during the first quarter of 2018 amounted to a $43.5 million increase over the 13-week period ending on March 31, 2017, according to financial results

Thai Union Sales, Profit Fall in Tough Market Environment Thai Union Sales, Profit Fall in Tough Market Environment
Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Group PCL has reported a 5.5 percent year-on-year decline in 2018 first quarter sales to THB 29.7 billion, mainly due to the impact of declining tuna sales and a

GAA Seeks Seafood Processing Standards Comment GAA Seeks Seafood Processing Standards Comment
The Global Seafood Assurances (GSA) Seafood Processing Standards are now available for public comment, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) announced on May 2. The 60-day public comment period

Ex-National Fish and Seafood Boss Sentenced for Tax Fraud Ex-National Fish and Seafood Boss Sentenced for Tax Fraud
The founder and former president of National Fish & Seafood Inc. (NFS), a major frozen seafood processing company based in Gloucester, Massachusetts, was sentenced on April 27 for failing to

Rabobank Details How Brexit May Disrupt Seafood Business Rabobank Details How Brexit May Disrupt Seafood Business
The United Kingdom stands to lose more than the European Union if a tariff is imposed on EU-UK seafood trade following the Brexit transition period, according to Beyhan de Jong, associate analyst

Rest in Peace Klaas Puul Founder Evert Mooijer: 1947-2018 Rest in Peace Klaas Puul Founder Evert Mooijer: 1947-2018
FrozenFoodsBiz.com regrets to report that Evert Mooijer, founder of the Volendam, Netherlands-headquartered Klaas Puul seafood processing company, has died at the age of 70 after battling an

Hepponstall Leaves Lamb Weston to Take High Liner Helm Hepponstall Leaves Lamb Weston to Take High Liner Helm
High Liner Foods has named Rod Hepponstall as its new president, chief executive officer and member of the board of directors, effective May 1. He will assume the position from Henry Demone,

Crackdown on Frozen Food Smuggling Ongoing in China Crackdown on Frozen Food Smuggling Ongoing in China
Chinese police continue to be hot on the trail of frozen food smugglers, having nabbed seven suspects on April 2 for allegedly bringing an estimated US $16 million worth of products into the

Ecuador Shrimp Producers See SIMP as Market Opportunity Ecuador Shrimp Producers See SIMP as Market Opportunity
The Ecuadorian shrimp industry, represented by the National Chamber of Aquaculture (Camara Nacional de Acuacultura) and the Sustainable Shrimp Initiative, has joined United States domestic shrimp

Young’s Seafood Wins M&S Contracts, May Shut Annan Plant Young’s Seafood Wins M&S Contracts, May Shut Annan Plant
Grimsby, England-headquartered Young’s Seafood Limited has signed three major contracts to supply British multinational retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) with frozen and chilled coated fish,

Bonamar Establishes West Coast Base with IPS Acquisition Bonamar Establishes West Coast Base with IPS Acquisition
Miami, Florida-headquartered Bonamar Corporation, a seafood distributor serving retail, wholesale and foodservice clients across the USA, has purchased Brea, California-based International Pacific

PTC Germany Insolvency Proceedings Underway in Krefeld PTC Germany Insolvency Proceedings Underway in Krefeld
Insolvency proceedings have begun for Product Trade Center Germany (PTC) in the district court of Krefeld. The frozen fish purveyor, in business since 2009, supplies a range of products to discount

Mitsui and Mark Foods Ally Forces in US Seafood Market Mitsui and Mark Foods Ally Forces in US Seafood Market
Mitsui & Co. (USA) and Mark Foods, Inc., both based in New York City, have formed a strategic alliance aimed at further building Mark’s customer base in the United States by utilizing Mitsui's

Ocean Garden Partners with Guolian to Boost Brand in China Ocean Garden Partners with Guolian to Boost Brand in China
San Diego, California-based Ocean Garden Products (OGP) is teaming up with Guolian Aquatic Products to promote sales of Calmex brand frozen shrimp and other seafood in the China market. The

Iceland Seafood Acquires Majority Ownership of Oceanpath Iceland Seafood Acquires Majority Ownership of Oceanpath
Reykjavik-headquartered Iceland Seafood International (ISI) has announced the purchase of Oceanpath Ltd, the largest producer of fresh fish and a major frozen seafood packer in Ireland. The deal,

Thai Union Joins Drive to Fight Marine Plastics Pollution Thai Union Joins Drive to Fight Marine Plastics Pollution
Thai Union Group, one of the world’s largest frozen and canned seafood companies, is supporting the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) in a campaign to reduce the growing problem of abandoned,

Professor who Forecast Trump, Brexit Wins to Address SENA Professor who Forecast Trump, Brexit Wins to Address SENA
Political economist, author and Brown University Professor Mark Blyth will deliver the keynote address during Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America (SENA) at 11 AM on Sunday,

Thai Union Welcomes Prime Minister to Samut Sakhon Plant Thai Union Welcomes Prime Minister to Samut Sakhon Plant
Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and members of his cabinet visited one of Thai Union Group seafood processing plants in Samut Sakhon’s Mahachai district, during the government’s mobile

Is 2 Sisters Food Group Angling to Sell Donegal Catch? Is 2 Sisters Food Group Angling to Sell Donegal Catch?
Irish frozen fish company Donegal Catch may be on the block, according to The Times of London. The newspaper reported on February 25 that Birmingham, England-based 2 Sisters Food Group, has engaged

Thai Union 2017 Sales Hit Record High, Net Profit Surges Thai Union 2017 Sales Hit Record High, Net Profit Surges
Bangkok-headquartered frozen and canned seafood producer and marketer Thai Union Group on February 20 reported a 1.6 percent year-on-year rise for FY2017. Consolidated sales hit a record THB 136.53

Mallison to Replace Stevens as Executive Director of GAA Mallison to Replace Stevens as Executive Director of GAA
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has announced a transition in its leadership. Industry veteran Andrew Mallison is joining the trade association as executive director, as Wally Stevens, who

Parlevliet & Van der Plas Acquires Germany’s Deutsche See Parlevliet & Van der Plas Acquires Germany’s Deutsche See
The Katwijk, Netherlands-headquartered Parlevliet & Van der Plas (P&P) fishing and processing group has sealed a deal to buy Bremerhaven, Germany-based Deutsche See GmbH for an undisclosed

Poseidon, Mer-Bros and Castaway Hooked on Gorton’s Fish Poseidon, Mer-Bros and Castaway Hooked on Gorton’s Fish
The trusted Gorton’s fisherman has a new crew of mates onboard for the frozen seafood brand’s latest television advertising campaign in the USA. Among them is a well-chiseled actor portraying...

India Supplies Nearly Third of US Shrimp Imports in 2017 India Supplies Nearly Third of US Shrimp Imports in 2017
India by far continued to be the leading exporter of shrimp to the United States in 2017, according to tallies posted by the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric

Dr. McBain of Thai Union Wins Sustainability Leader Award Dr. McBain of Thai Union Wins Sustainability Leader Award
Dr. Darian McBain, Thai Union Group’s global director for sustainable development, was named Sustainability Leader of the Year at the prestigious edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2018 held in

New CEO at Stavis Seafoods as IMV Partnership Takes Hold New CEO at Stavis Seafoods as IMV Partnership Takes Hold
Stavis Seafoods, a Boston, Massachusetts-based international importer and first receiver of frozen and fresh seafood, announced on January 17 that CEO Richard Stavis will relinquish his post as the

Keith Decker Assumes Blue Harvest Helm from Jeff Davis Keith Decker Assumes Blue Harvest Helm from Jeff Davis
New Bedford, Massachusetts-based Blue Harvest Fisheries announced on January 16 that Keith Decker has been hired as president and chief executive officer of the company. He succeeds retiring Jeff...

CSF France Now Fully Fledged Viciunai Sales Company CSF France Now Fully Fledged Viciunai Sales Company
The Kaunas, Lithuania-headquartered Viciunai Group has acquired CSF France, which has been a longtime distributor of its frozen and refrigerated surimi products as well as other seafood items and

Norwegian Seafood Exports Rise; EU Flat, Asia and USA Up Norwegian Seafood Exports Rise; EU Flat, Asia and USA Up
Propelled as usual by ocean-raised salmon, seafood exports from Norway generated record-high receipts of NOK 94.5 billion and 2.6 million tons in volume during 2017. That was an increase of 3% and...

Birds Eye Sails with New Fish Fingers Ad Campaign in UK Birds Eye Sails with New Fish Fingers Ad Campaign in UK
There’s a new captain at the helm of Birds Eye frozen fish brand advertising in the United Kingdom. In an £8 million campaign launched on January 8 with a splashy 20-second television commercial

GOAL 2018 Conference Slated for Guayaquil in September GOAL 2018 Conference Slated for Guayaquil in September
The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) 2018 Conference will be held at the Hilton Colon Guayaquil from September 25-27, the organization announced in

Devi Sea Foods Said to Be Mulling Initial Public Offering Devi Sea Foods Said to Be Mulling Initial Public Offering
Devi Sea Foods (DSF) is contemplating the possibility of floating an initial public offering (IPO) to raise Rs 1,000 crore (approximately US $156 million) this year, according to a report published...

Vietnam Shrimp Export Value Rises, Fueled by EU Demand Vietnam Shrimp Export Value Rises, Fueled by EU Demand
Upwards of $3.5 billion worth of farmed shrimp, primarily in frozen form, was exported by producers in Vietnam from January to November of 2017 – up by almost 22% over 2016. Total receipts were

Sentinel Capital Adds Captain D's to Restaurant Portfolio Sentinel Capital Adds Captain D's to Restaurant Portfolio
The Nashville, Tennessee-headquartered Captain D’s seafood restaurant chain in the United States has been acquired by Sentinel Capital Partners. Terms of the deal, announced on December 18, were

Indian Shrimp Exports Forecast to Almost Double by 2022 Indian Shrimp Exports Forecast to Almost Double by 2022
Shrimp exports from India are expected to nearly double in value to $7 billion within the next five years, according to analysis from CRISIL, the Mumbai-based credit ratings information services

Speculation About Young’s Seafood Sale in UK Resurfaces Speculation About Young’s Seafood Sale in UK Resurfaces
Efforts to sell Young’s Seafood are again on the front burner, according the Press Association in the United Kingdom. It reported on December 11 that private equity owners of the Grimsby,

NFIHooked.com Replaces Printed Foodservice Newsletter NFIHooked.com Replaces Printed Foodservice Newsletter
The McLean, Virginia, USA-headquartered National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has launched a new website, NFIHooked.com, that aims to keep professional chefs, culinarians and other members of the

Anne Risley Joins Clearwater Seafoods’ Surf Clam Fleet Anne Risley Joins Clearwater Seafoods’ Surf Clam Fleet
Clearwater Seafoods welcomed the Anne Risley into its fleet of clam harvesters on December 1 during an official ceremony at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This vessel further strengthens the

’Tis the Season to Shop Frozen Aisle for SeaPak Solutions ’Tis the Season to Shop Frozen Aisle for SeaPak Solutions
With the Christmas and New Year holiday season fast approaching, party planners in North America and elsewhere are putting together menus for dinner feasts. The folks at St. Simons Island,

Thai Union on Exhibit in 40th Anniversary Celebration Thai Union on Exhibit in 40th Anniversary Celebration
Thai Union Group PCL celebrated its 40th anniversary with a two-day exhibition at Siam Paragon’s Royal Paragon Hall in Bangkok on November 28 and 29. An elaborate exhibit featuring the seafood...

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Invests in Aquaculture Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Invests in Aquaculture
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has acquired Atlantic Aqua Farms (AAF), the largest grower of mussels in North America, from San Francisco-based Encore Consumer Capital. This is its first venture...

Fort Takes on Role as COO of Global Aquaculture Alliance Fort Takes on Role as COO of Global Aquaculture Alliance
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has announced that Jeff Fort has assumed the role of chief operating officer, in addition to his existing position as chief financial officer, a position he

Alaska Seafood Crew Gears Up East, West Marketing Drives Alaska Seafood Crew Gears Up East, West Marketing Drives
From New York City to Qingdao and points between and beyond, the last several weeks have been a busy period of promotion for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI). Alaska seafood was

Harbor Seafood is Latest Addition to NFI’s Crab Council Harbor Seafood is Latest Addition to NFI’s Crab Council
Harbor Seafood has joined the McLean, Virginia, USA-headquartered National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Crab Council. The New Hyde Park, New York-based importer sources a wide variety of fishery

Open Blue Inaugurates Cobia Freezing Plant in Panama City Open Blue Inaugurates Cobia Freezing Plant in Panama City
Open Blue, the world’s largest open ocean fish farm operator and supplier of cobia (Rachycentron canadum), has opened a multi-million-dollar, value-added production facility enabling at-source

Shrimp Remains USA’s Most Favorite Seafood Choice by Far Shrimp Remains USA’s Most Favorite Seafood Choice by Far
In 2016 Americans ate 14.9 pounds of seafood per capita, with shrimp once again leading the Top 10 list at 4.10 pounds. While a slight overall dip from 2015, the latest numbers actually highlight a...

Marine Harvest Posts All-time High Third Quarter Results Marine Harvest Posts All-time High Third Quarter Results
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest on November 1 reported operational EBIT of EUR 194 million in the third quarter of 2017, which is up from EUR 180 million generated during the

E. Frank Hopkins Seafood Company Joins NFI Crab Council E. Frank Hopkins Seafood Company Joins NFI Crab Council
The McLean, Virginia, USA-headquartered National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Crab Council has added E. Frank Hopkins Seafood Co. as its newest member. The South Philadelphia wholesale distributor

Reenan Heads Thai Union’s New Management Structure in EU Reenan Heads Thai Union’s New Management Structure in EU
Paul ReenanPaul Reenan, currently Thai Union’s head of Northern Europe Ambient, in charge of John West, King Oscar and Rugen Fisch operations, has been tapped to become regional president for

Hilton Food Group to Finalize Purchase of Seachill Soon Hilton Food Group to Finalize Purchase of Seachill Soon
The Icelandic Group has announced the sale of its Grimsby, England-based subsidiary Icelandic Group UK, which conducts business as Seachill, to the Hilton Food Group for £84 million. The

Orca Bay Seafoods and Odyssey Foods Merge Operations Orca Bay Seafoods and Odyssey Foods Merge Operations
Orca Bay Seafoods, Inc. and Odyssey Foods have merged their sales and operations units into a single entity. Sealaska Corporation acquired a majority interest in Odyssey earlier this year, and

Shrimp Aquaculture Picks Up in Vietnam as Prices Rise Shrimp Aquaculture Picks Up in Vietnam as Prices Rise
Farmers in Ca Mau and Bac Lieu provinces in the southern tip of Vietnam are reportedly investing in shrimp aquaculture again, as prices have risen 20% to 30% since March. A kilo of shrimp has

Challenges Notwithstanding, Royal Greenland Charts Growth Challenges Notwithstanding, Royal Greenland Charts Growth
Business continues to fare well for Royal Greenland, as the Nuuk-headquartered seafood production company recently reported that revenues and profit are rising despite shipping challenges and

Norwegian Seafood Exports Grow by 7 Per Cent in August Norwegian Seafood Exports Grow by 7 Per Cent in August
August was a good month for Norwegian seafood exports, as 65,000 tons worth NOK 7.5 billion were shipped out of the country. Volume was 2 per cent higher, while export value increased by 7 per cent

China’s Yiguo.com, Global Aquaculture Alliance Sign MOU China’s Yiguo.com, Global Aquaculture Alliance Sign MOU
Yiguo.com and the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) during a ceremony in Shanghai on September 15, at which time the Chinese company announced it would

JCS Fish Earns AA Rating from British Retail Consortium JCS Fish Earns AA Rating from British Retail Consortium
Grimsby, England salmon specialist JCS Fish has enhanced its British Retail Consortium (BRC) certification to the AA Grade standard – doubling up on its A Grade status obtained in 2016. All smiles

Frozen Shark Possession Nets Crew Jail Time, Stiff Fine Frozen Shark Possession Nets Crew Jail Time, Stiff Fine
A judge in Ecuador has jailed 20 Chinese crew members and imposed a $5.9 million fine after their ship, the Fu Yuan Yu Leng 999, was found with 300 tons of frozen sharks and other marine products

BFFF to India: Bolster Efforts to Stop Shrimp Import Ban BFFF to India: Bolster Efforts to Stop Shrimp Import Ban
The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) is urging India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry to redouble efforts to prevent a ban of imports of Indian seafood exports by the European Union (EU),

Dawnfresh Chairman Gets Honorary Decree from Cranfield Dawnfresh Chairman Gets Honorary Decree from Cranfield
Alastair Salvesen, a well-known figure in the United Kingdom’s frozen seafood business recognised as a distinguished person with major influence in relevant subject areas, has been presented an

Young’s Seafood Appoints Tim Busby as New CFO Young’s Seafood Appoints Tim Busby as New CFO
Grimsby, England-headquartered Young’s Seafood Ltd. has announced that Tim Busby will come on board as chief financial officer effective January 2, 2018. He will succeed Malcolm Lofts, who will

Apex Frozen Foods IPO in India Yields Oversubscription Apex Frozen Foods IPO in India Yields Oversubscription
Wow, that was fast! The initial public offering of Apex Frozen Foods (AFF) shares was fully subscribed on the second day of bidding, August 23. The Andhra Pradesh, India-based company is an

GAA Recruits Greg Brown to Manage BAP Program Integrity GAA Recruits Greg Brown to Manage BAP Program Integrity
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has hired industry veteran Greg Brown to take on the role of program integrity manager for its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification

Great Grimsby’s Warm Welcome ‘Just Got Cooler’ Great Grimsby’s Warm Welcome ‘Just Got Cooler’
Following the successful launch of a frozen range of value-added retail seafood products, the Grimsby-based CoolBrand team has officially made its hometown even cooler.  Saucy Fish Co.’s

Access to Free Water Positively Affects Life in Zapote Access to Free Water Positively Affects Life in Zapote
The lives of more than 50 families living in Zapote, Puná Island, Ecuador, has changed for the better now that fresh water for drinking and other everyday activities is available free of charge,

Demone Back at Helm as High Liner Foods Chief Executive Demone Back at Helm as High Liner Foods Chief Executive
Chairman Henry Demone has resumed day-to-day command of High Liner Foods, succeeding Keith Decker who held the post of president and chief executive officer for the past two years. No reason was

Schwan’s Gets into Shrimp Farming Business in Minnesota Schwan’s Gets into Shrimp Farming Business in Minnesota
Trū Shrimp, a unit of Ralco, and Schwan’s Company, a major frozen foods producer and marketer in the United States, have formed a strategic partnership to launch an in-land shrimp production

Newport Organization Acquires Crocker & Winsor Seafoods Newport Organization Acquires Crocker & Winsor Seafoods
The St. Petersburg, Florida-headquartered Newport Organization, parent company of Newport International, has purchased Crocker & Winsor Seafoods. The Needham, Massachusetts-based acquisition is

Jan Bouman Now Director at Hoogendijk Import Export Jan Bouman Now Director at Hoogendijk Import Export
Jan Bouman, former director of coldstores for Samskip Logistics in Rotterdam and general manager of Frigocare Rotterdam, has left the company to become director of Hoogendijk Import Export BV. The

Thai Union Sales Rise, Net Profit Falls in Second Quarter Thai Union Sales Rise, Net Profit Falls in Second Quarter
The Thai Union Group has posted a 1.2 percent year-on-year sales increase for the second quarter of 2017 to THB 34,818 million, despite significant currency exchange fluctuations and variable

Ecuador Welcomes US Monitoring Program’s Shrimp Inclusion Ecuador Welcomes US Monitoring Program’s Shrimp Inclusion
While some shrimp exporters to the United States as well as importers are concerned about the potential commercial impact from the inclusion of shrimp in seafood traceability rules as part of the

Prof Works on Formula to Improve Frozen Lobster Quality Prof Works on Formula to Improve Frozen Lobster Quality
This year’s lobster fishing season is over in Atlantic Canada, but work continues for a chemistry professor at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonich, Nova Scotia, who is determined to improve

Saucy Charts AmazonFresh E-Commerce Route for Frozen Fish Saucy Charts AmazonFresh E-Commerce Route for Frozen Fish
The Saucy Fish Co. has secured another listing for its new frozen range in the United Kingdom, this time with e-commerce grocery delivery service AmazonFresh. Following the successful nationwide

Stavis Engages Zant to Boost US West Coast Distribution Stavis Engages Zant to Boost US West Coast Distribution
Stavis Seafoods, a Boston, Massachusetts-headquartered importer and first receiver of seafood, will enter into a primary wholesale distribution partnership with R.W. Zant Co., a major broadline

Dawnfresh Trout Gets Royal Endorsement During Plant Tour Dawnfresh Trout Gets Royal Endorsement During Plant Tour
Trout from Scotland was given the Royal stamp of approval when the £3.1million expansion of the RR Spink & Sons facility in Arbroath was officially opened by HRH The Princess Royal. She was

Baader is Main Supplier for Cermaq’s New Salmon Plant Baader is Main Supplier for Cermaq’s New Salmon Plant
Oslo-headquartered Cermaq, the second largest producer of farm-raised salmon in the world, is building a state-of-the-art processing complex at Storskjæret in Steigen, Norway, that will occupy

Klaas Puul Shrimp Processing Plant Construction Begins Klaas Puul Shrimp Processing Plant Construction Begins
Klaas Puul BV is building the Netherlands’ largest shrimp production and storage complex in the heart of Volendam. The new facility will occupy 5,504 square meters and have capacity to annually

BAP Aquaculture Standards on Threshold of GSSI Approval BAP Aquaculture Standards on Threshold of GSSI Approval
The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party aquaculture certification program is one step closer to becoming recognized by the Global Sustainable Seafood

Chris Oliver New NOAA Fisheries Assistant Administrator Chris Oliver New NOAA Fisheries Assistant Administrator
US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has appointed Chris Oliver to the position of assistant administrator for NOAA Fisheries. He will oversee the federal agency responsible for commercial and

Huge Potential in China Retail Market for Alaska Salmon Huge Potential in China Retail Market for Alaska Salmon
Up until now, the grocery store market for imported salmon in China has largely been dominated by farm-raised product sourced from Norway. But wild product from Alaska is steadily entering the

Brussels Seafood Expo Organizer Reports Record Attendance Brussels Seafood Expo Organizer Reports Record Attendance
The 25th edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, which took place April 25-27 in Brussels, Belgium, set record-breaking results to make it the largest ever event in terms of both

Vietnamese Importers Hungry for Indian Seafood Products Vietnamese Importers Hungry for Indian Seafood Products
India accounted for 25.7% of the US $508 million worth of fishery products imported by Vietnam during the first five months of 2017, according to figures from the Southeast Asian nation’s Ministry

ITC MasterChef Targets Frozen Food Home Market in India ITC MasterChef Targets Frozen Food Home Market in India
Kolkata, West Bengal, India-headquartered ITC Limited, a diversified consumer goods company that has been engaged in the frozen seafood export business since 1971, is now sharpening its focus on the

Greenpeace Salutes Thai Union’s Sustainability Promotion Greenpeace Salutes Thai Union’s Sustainability Promotion
Thai Union Group PCL welcomed members from Greenpeace to its headquarters in Bangkok on June 2 to accept an award and petition reaffirming its role as a leader for positive change in the seafood

Sanford Posts Stronger Net Profit as Seafood Sales Rise Sanford Posts Stronger Net Profit as Seafood Sales Rise
Sanford Limited has generated a 25% increase in net profit after tax to $19 million for the six-month period that ended on March 31, 2017, compared to the same timeframe during the prior year. The

Washington Fines Sushi Restaurants for Fish Mislabeling Washington Fines Sushi Restaurants for Fish Mislabeling
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has ordered two restaurants in the northwestern state to cease mislabeling fish in sushi and pay costs and fees associated with uncovering the deceptive

High Liner Foods Finalizes Rubicon Resources Acquisition High Liner Foods Finalizes Rubicon Resources Acquisition
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered High Liner Foods announced on May 30 that it has sealed the deal to purchase of Rubicon Resources, LLC. "We are very pleased to have completed the

Elemental Profiling Traces Origin of Farm Raised Shrimp Elemental Profiling Traces Origin of Farm Raised Shrimp
A new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report finds that farmed shrimp can be traced back to countries of origin with more than 98 percent confidence through a process known as elemental profiling. With

Young’s Seafood Reports Strong Sales Performance in Q2 Young’s Seafood Reports Strong Sales Performance in Q2
Grimsby, England-headquartered Young’s Seafood posted solid sales results in the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 that ended on April 1, ringing up revenues of £131.6 million compared with £128.8

EU Rejection of Indian Seafood Imports in Decline EU Rejection of Indian Seafood Imports in Decline
Rejections of Indian seafood imports by European Union (EU) inspectors have been decreasing steadily, according to a report in the Financial Times. What is significant, said the dispatch, is that

Norwegian Seafood Exports Slip in April; YTD Value Rises Norwegian Seafood Exports Slip in April; YTD Value Rises
Norway exported 151,000 tons of seafood valued at NOK 6.8 billion in April. Volume was down by 23 per cent and export value declined by 7 per cent, or NOK 529 million, compared with April of 2016.

Thai Union Tops in Asia’s Best Managed Companies Poll Thai Union Tops in Asia’s Best Managed Companies Poll
Thai Union Group PCL has placed first in six categories in the 17th annual Asia’s Best Managed Companies survey conducted by Hong Kong-based FinanceAsia. This is the second year in a row that it

High Liner Buys Rubicon; Posts First Quarter Sales Slide High Liner Buys Rubicon; Posts First Quarter Sales Slide
  High Liner Foods announced on May 10 that it has signed a definitive agreement to buy all the assets Rubicon Resources, a Culiver City, California, USA-headquartered importer of frozen shrimp

Lidl Keynoter Addresses Sustainability at Seafood Forum Lidl Keynoter Addresses Sustainability at Seafood Forum
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) hosted their annual Seafood Futures Forum at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels on April 27. It provided an

Royal Greenland Posts Record Profit, Expands Platform Royal Greenland Posts Record Profit, Expands Platform
Frozen seafood and fishing company Royal Greenland achieved record earnings of DKK 335 million before tax while generating sales of more than DKK 7 billion during the recent 15-month period

Brussels Welcomes Largest Global Seafood Exposition Ever Brussels Welcomes Largest Global Seafood Exposition Ever
Thousands of buyers and sellers of fish and seafood are set to meet, greet and eat in Brussels from April 25-27 as the 25th running of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global (formerly known

Chef Robyn Keeps on Truckin' at Sea Delight’s SEG Stand Chef Robyn Keeps on Truckin' at Sea Delight’s SEG Stand
Sea Delight will feature celebrity Chef Robyn Almodovar preparing dishes from responsibly sourced seafood products showcased at the Miami, Florida-based company’s booth during Seafood Expo

MAPAMA Organizes Major Spanish Seafood Presence at SEG MAPAMA Organizes Major Spanish Seafood Presence at SEG
“Discover our Fisheries: Competitive and Sustainable” will be the slogan of the MAPAMA Pavilion in Hall 7, where 22 Spanish companies will hold forth during the April 25-27 Seafood Expo Global

Turkish Seafood Sector in High Profile at Brussels Fair Turkish Seafood Sector in High Profile at Brussels Fair
Leading companies from the Turkish seafood industry attending Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global in Brussels will exhibit products at Booths 2101, 2201 and 2301, organized by the

Thai Union CEO’s London Marathon Run to Benefit WWF-UK Thai Union CEO’s London Marathon Run to Benefit WWF-UK
As part of his personal commitment to improving long-term sustainability of the oceans, Thiraphong Chansiri, avid runner and chief executive officer of Thai Union Group PCL, aims to go the distance

Cambay Tiger Launches Fish Diet Fitness Packs in India Cambay Tiger Launches Fish Diet Fitness Packs in India
West Coast Frozen Foods has introduced Fitness Packs featuring salmon, red snapper, tuna, tilapia and surmai (king mackerel) under its Cambay Tiger brand name. The Mumbai, India-headquartered

Thai Union Launching Qfresh Seafood Brand in Home Market Thai Union Launching Qfresh Seafood Brand in Home Market
Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Group Plc (TU) is introducing a new frozen seafood brand called Qfresh to the domestic market. The announcement came during press conference in which Rittirong

McCain Foods Posts 2.71% Rise in United Kingdom Revenues McCain Foods Posts 2.71% Rise in United Kingdom Revenues
Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK-headquartered McCain Foods GB has reportedly posted before-tax profits of £63.8 million for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2016. Year-on-year sales for the

Sealaska to Acquire Majority Ownership of Odyssey Sealaska to Acquire Majority Ownership of Odyssey
Sealaska Corporation has announced that it is in the process of buying a majority interest in Odyssey, a Seattle, Washington-based producer and marketer of value-added frozen seafood under several

American Shrimp Processors Laud Trump’s Executive Action American Shrimp Processors Laud Trump’s Executive Action
“We are very pleased that President Donald Trump has taken major action today to strengthen US trade enforcement,” said Dr. David Veal, executive director of the American Shrimp Processors

AquaChile Now on Board with NFI Salmon Marketing Team AquaChile Now on Board with NFI Salmon Marketing Team
AquaChile has joined the McLean, Virginia, USA-headquartered National Fishery Institute’s (NFI) Salmon Council as its newest member. The aquaculture company produces Atlantic and Pacific salmon,

Nova Scotia Seafood Brand Enhances Positive Export Image Nova Scotia Seafood Brand Enhances Positive Export Image
The nautically inspired Nova Scotia Seafood flag was flying high during Seafood Expo North America in Boston, where Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell introduced the 45°N 63°W brand

GAA Organizes to Reduce SRS in Farmed Salmon In Chile GAA Organizes to Reduce SRS in Farmed Salmon In Chile
Together with Multiexport Foods S.A., Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui Tokyo) and the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is spearheading an initiative in

Chuck Marble is New President of Stavis Seafoods Chuck Marble is New President of Stavis Seafoods
Stavis Seafoods, a Boston, Massachusetts-headquartered importer and first receiver of frozen and fresh seafood, has named veteran Charles “Chuck” Marble as its new president. The former chief

Stavis Seafoods Names Brandii Holmdahl Quality Director Stavis Seafoods Names Brandii Holmdahl Quality Director
Boston, Massachusetts-headquartered Stavis Seafoods has hired Brandii Holmdahl as its new director of quality. She comes to the company with more than 20 years of seafood industry experience,

Thai Union Aids Indonesian Fishery Improvement Projects Thai Union Aids Indonesian Fishery Improvement Projects
Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Group announced on March 14 that it is channeling US $50,000 to fishery improvement projects (FIPs) in East Indonesia. The donation is in line with the seafood

Seafood Expo North America Promises Biggest Show Ever Seafood Expo North America Promises Biggest Show Ever
Diversified Communications, organizer of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, has announced that this year’s trade fair, to be held March 19-21 at the Boston Convention

Fresh-Frozen vs. Fresh Among Hot Topics at SENA Conference Fresh-Frozen vs. Fresh Among Hot Topics at SENA Conference
While the main event during the March 19-21 Seafood Expo North America (SENA) at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center is three days of buying, selling, sampling new products and networking...

Sablefish and Halibut Fishing Seasons Underway in Alaska Sablefish and Halibut Fishing Seasons Underway in Alaska
Alaska halibut and sablefish (black cod) harvest seasons kicked off on March 11, increasing access to some of the highest quality freshly caught and quickly frozen wild seafood in the world. The

Seacore Again Ranks Among Canada's Best Managed Companies Seacore Again Ranks Among Canada's Best Managed Companies
Seacore Seafood Inc. announced on March 9 that it has been named as a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2015, making it one of only dozen companies in Ontario to be victorious for five

COSFF Partners with Northern Wind to Boost Scallop Sales COSFF Partners with Northern Wind to Boost Scallop Sales
Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods (COSFF) and Northern Wind, Inc. have entered into a marketing agreement to source and distribute frozen scallops globally. The companies will work together to

SeaPak’s Playful ‘Chillax’ Campaign Targets Busy Parents SeaPak’s Playful ‘Chillax’ Campaign Targets Busy Parents
SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. has a new message for busy consumers challenged by the daily stresses of meal planning: “Chillax, you’ve got this.” Created by the St. Simons Island, Georgia-based

Weak Breaded and Battered Seafood Sales Impact High Liner Weak Breaded and Battered Seafood Sales Impact High Liner
High Liner Foods reported an 11.5% increase in 2016 net earnings on February 22. The positive result was achieved despite a 2.5% decrease in receipts due to reduced sales of frozen breaded and

Jeremy Woodrow New Communications Director at ASMI Jeremy Woodrow New Communications Director at ASMI
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has hired Jeremy Woodrow as its new communications director. A longtime Juneau resident from a commercial fishing family, he brings a wealth of

Record Profits for Marine Harvest; Will Delist from NYSE Record Profits for Marine Harvest; Will Delist from NYSE
Posting earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of EUR 259 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, up from EUR 90 million in Q4 of 2015, Marine Harvest issued a quarterly dividend of NOK 2.80 per

Clearwater Boosts Investment in Arctic Surf Clam Fishery Clearwater Boosts Investment in Arctic Surf Clam Fishery
Clearwater Seafoods Inc. has unveiled plans to invest more than $5 million in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, and Grand Bank, Newfoundland, to increase Arctic surf clam processing capacity and spur

Klaas Puul Unveils Plans for New Shrimp Processing Plant Klaas Puul Unveils Plans for New Shrimp Processing Plant
Volendam, Holland-headquartered Klaas Puul BV has announced that it will build a new shrimp processing facility. The 5,506-square-meter factory, which will replace current packing lines in the

Young’s Confirms Showalter as Ongoing Chief Executive Young’s Confirms Showalter as Ongoing Chief Executive
After a comprehensive and competitive international search process following the departure of Pete Ward, Young’s Seafood has announced that Bill Showalter will continue as its ongoing chief

Good Reason to Eat Frozen, Not So-Called ‘Fresh’ Salmon Good Reason to Eat Frozen, Not So-Called ‘Fresh’ Salmon
The Japanese broad tapeworm (Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense) has reportedly entered North Pacific waters and is thriving among the salmon population. That’s the conclusion of scientific researchers

GAA Partners with CAPPMA in China, Opens Shanghai Office GAA Partners with CAPPMA in China, Opens Shanghai Office
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has strengthened its presence in China through a cooperative agreement with the China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Alliance (CAPPMA) to open an

Mikel Durham is New CEO of American Seafoods Group Mikel Durham is New CEO of American Seafoods Group
The Seattle, Washington-headquartered American Seafoods Group has named Mikel Durham as its new chief executive officer, effective January 16. Bernt O. Bodal, who previously was both ceo and

Thai Union Added to FTSE4Good Emerging Index Thai Union Added to FTSE4Good Emerging Index
The Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Group, one of the world’s leading frozen and canned seafood companies and owner of a global portfolio of seafood brands, has been named to the FTSE4Good

Clearwater Names Don Holdsworth Global Marketing VP Clearwater Names Don Holdsworth Global Marketing VP
Clearwater Seafoods has appointed Don Holdsworth as its vice president of global marketing. Based at the Canadian company’s Bedford, Nova Scotia headquarters, he is charged with all facets of

Unfrozen Norway-China Relations Should Buoy Salmon Trade Unfrozen Norway-China Relations Should Buoy Salmon Trade
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest expects to resume exports of Norwegian salmon to China soon, following the recent normalization of diplomatic and political relations between the two

Norwegian Seafood Exports Bound to Set Record in 2016 Norwegian Seafood Exports Bound to Set Record in 2016
Entering the last month of 2016, the Norwegian seafood industry’s year-to-date exports totaled NOK 83.2 billion (about $9.6 billion), reflecting an increase in value of NOK 16 billion compared to

Demonetization Does Not Curtail Indian Shrimp Output Demonetization Does Not Curtail Indian Shrimp Output
With the fast approaching December 30th deadline for disposing of old 500- and 1,000-rupee notes that were outlawed on November 8, many business sectors in India continue to wheel, deal and reel

Thai Union Promotes Labor Rights; Sells Tuna JV in China Thai Union Promotes Labor Rights; Sells Tuna JV in China
Frozen and canned seafood producer Thai Union Group, in collaboration with the Labor Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN), has issued an educational labor rights booklet to migrant workers in

Marine Harvest to Purchase Bankrupt Gray Aqua Group Marine Harvest to Purchase Bankrupt Gray Aqua Group
Bergen, Norway headquartered Marine Harvest has been nominated by the receiver of the bankrupt Gray Aqua Group to purchase the Northampton, New Brunswick, Canada-headquartered company’s assets. The

Thai Shrimp Association Forecasts Higher Output in 2017 Thai Shrimp Association Forecasts Higher Output in 2017
Somsak Paneetatyasai, president of the Thai Shrimp Association (TSA), expects aquaculture production of the popular shellfish to reach 300,000 tons this year, and increase to as much as 350,000

Thai Union Group Commits to 100% Sustainable Tuna Thai Union Group Commits to 100% Sustainable Tuna
The Samut Sakhon, Thailand-headquartered Thai Union Group PCL, a major producer of frozen and canned seafood products, has announced an ambitious strategy to ensure that 100% of its branded tuna is

ASC Certifies Tastee Choice Shrimp Supply Line in India ASC Certifies Tastee Choice Shrimp Supply Line in India
Kochi, India-headquartered Choice Canning Company has received Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification for shrimp farms and production facilities in Andhra Pradesh that supply it with

Soft Sales of Breaded, Battered Seafood Impact High Liner Soft Sales of Breaded, Battered Seafood Impact High Liner
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered High Liner Foods logged a 3.9% decrease in third quarter sales of $230.8 million, as volume slipped by 4.4% to 64.4 million pounds. This was mainly due

Record Sales Rise for Thai Union in Q3; Net Income Slips Record Sales Rise for Thai Union in Q3; Net Income Slips
Thai Union Group PCL reported a 7.7% increase in third quarter 2016 consolidated sales to a record THB 35,128 million (approximately US $1 billion). This is the second consecutive quarter of record

Birds Eye Seeks Retail Price Rise for Fish Fingers in UK Birds Eye Seeks Retail Price Rise for Fish Fingers in UK
The maker of Birds Eye frozen fish fingers has joined the supplier of Walkers crisps in following the lead of Typhoo brand tea and Marmite toast spread producers in asking supermarket operators in

High Liner to Boost Operations, Add Jobs in Nova Scotia High Liner to Boost Operations, Add Jobs in Nova Scotia
High Liner Foods is investing $13 million to upgrade its plant in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, as production is shifted from two idle facilities in Massachusetts to the flagship factory. The move

MPEDA Urges Shrimp Farmers to Curb Use of Antibiotics MPEDA Urges Shrimp Farmers to Curb Use of Antibiotics
India’s Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has called for a major clampdown on the use of antibiotics by shrimp farmers. This is in response to heightened inspection of imports in

US Foods to Buy Save On Seafood Processor-Distributor US Foods to Buy Save On Seafood Processor-Distributor
Rosemont, Illinois-headquartered US Foods has announced that it will acquire Save On Seafood, a seafood processor and distributor in St. Petersburg, Florida, with annual sales of more than $80

Thai Union Takes 25% Stake in Red Lobster Seafood Chain Thai Union Takes 25% Stake in Red Lobster Seafood Chain
Samut Sakhon, Thailand-headquartered Thai Union Group PCL announced on October 10 that it has made a $575 million strategic investment in Red Lobster, the world’s largest seafood restaurant

Thais Expect Frozen Shrimp and Chicken Exports to Rise Thais Expect Frozen Shrimp and Chicken Exports to Rise
While overall food exports from Thailand declined by 5.9% to $20.7 billion during the first eight months of 2016, Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn anticipates that increased demand in the

Captain D’s Sails Ahead with Solid Sales Momentum Captain D’s Sails Ahead with Solid Sales Momentum
The Captain D’s fast casual restaurant chain in the United Sates closed out the third quarter of 2016 with its 20th consecutive period of positive growth, generating a 2.8% system-wide same store

Thai Union Now Owns 100% of Tri-Union Frozen Products Thai Union Now Owns 100% of Tri-Union Frozen Products
Samut Sakhon, Thailand-headquartered Thai Union Frozen Products (TU) announced on October 3 that it has acquired the minority shareholding interest of Tri-Union Frozen Products (TUFP) from

Long John Silver’s Unveils New Logo, Branding Elements Long John Silver’s Unveils New Logo, Branding Elements
The Louisville, Kentucky, USA-headquartered Long John Silver’s quick-service seafood restaurant chain unveiled a new branding strategy and logo to more than 400 delegates, including franchisees and

ASC Engages Representative to Boost Efforts Down Under ASC Engages Representative to Boost Efforts Down Under
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has appointed Duncan Leadbitter to lead commercial outreach and strategic growth in Australia and New Zealand and to support and promote engagement in the

All Sea Lanes Lead to Port of Vigo for Conxemar Exhibition All Sea Lanes Lead to Port of Vigo for Conxemar Exhibition
The clock is ticking for the opening of the 18th International Frozen Seafood Products Exhibition (Conxemar), which runs from October 4-6 in the port city of Vigo, Spain. While fish is the main dish...

BAP Welcomes Aboard First Certified Sea Bass Farm BAP Welcomes Aboard First Certified Sea Bass Farm
Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP), an international certification program based on science-based and continuously improved global performance standards for the entire aquaculture supply chain, has

Clearwater to Boost Grand Bank Seafoods’ Clam Output Clearwater to Boost Grand Bank Seafoods’ Clam Output
Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered Clearwater Seafoods on September 14 announced an investment of $350,000 in a 25-person prime cut line to expand clam processing at its Grand Bank Seafoods

Icelandic Group Sells Spanish Subsidiary to Solo Seafood Icelandic Group Sells Spanish Subsidiary to Solo Seafood
The Reykjavik-headquartered Icelandic Group has signed an agreement to sell its Spanish subsidiary, Icelandic Ibérica, to Solo Seafood for an undisclosed sum. Hjörleifur Ásgeirsson, who has served

H2 Equity Partners Buys Dutch Shrimp Processer Klaas Puul H2 Equity Partners Buys Dutch Shrimp Processer Klaas Puul
H2 Equity Partners has acquired a controlling stake in Klass Puul BV, a Volendam, Holland-based seafood packer that processes North Sea prawns as well as tropical shrimp in Morocco, Belgium,

High Salmon Prices Net Marine Harvest Record Earnings High Salmon Prices Net Marine Harvest Record Earnings
“Unprecedented prices” for salmon spurred by strong demand and reduced supplies propelled a 77% increase in quarterly earnings for the Marine Harvest Group to an all-time high of EUR 149 million.

High Liner Announces Q2 Results, Sale of Scallop Plant High Liner Announces Q2 Results, Sale of Scallop Plant
While earnings rose almost 40% to US $5 million, second quarter sales for High Liner Foods slipped slightly at 0.7%, or $1.6 million, to $224.7 million in comparison with the like period in

Bacon Seasoned Salmon Burgers, Dumplings Ready to Roll Bacon Seasoned Salmon Burgers, Dumplings Ready to Roll
Wild-Caught Pink Salmon Burgers accented with smoked bacon dry rub seasoning will be available under the Frontier Harvest Alaskan Jack’s label in USA retail stores starting this October. The launch

Thai Union Leaders Voted Best CEO, CFO in Investors’ Poll Thai Union Leaders Voted Best CEO, CFO in Investors’ Poll
The Thai Union Group topped the awards among firms listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand in the 7th Annual Investment Analysis Association (IAA) Poll for Best CEO and Best CFO. The

Norwegian July Seafood Exports +15%, for Half-Year +25% Norwegian July Seafood Exports +15%, for Half-Year +25%
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 6.6 billion in July, an increase of 15 per cent, or NOK 882 million, compared with July 2015. So far this year, exports have totaled NOK 49.2 billion – up 24 per

Orca Bay Seafoods Plans New Processing Plant, Warehouse Orca Bay Seafoods Plans New Processing Plant, Warehouse
Renton, Washington, USA-based Orca Bay Seafoods aims to expand with a new freezer-warehouse in Federal Way, a town situated between Seattle and Tacoma. According to an article published by the

Rough Sailing for Nissui as Fish Prices Fall, Costs Rise Rough Sailing for Nissui as Fish Prices Fall, Costs Rise
Nippon Suisan Kaisha (Nissui) has reported that income deteriorated significantly for the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2016, due largely to the drop in fish prices and rising costs in its...

SeaPak Steps Up to Save Historic Morris Island Beacon SeaPak Steps Up to Save Historic Morris Island Beacon
SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood, a company whose brand logo depicts a lighthouse lantern, marked National Lighthouse Day in the USA by presenting a check for $10,000 to the nonprofit United States

Aquatic Foods Appoints Po Ling Low Finance Director Aquatic Foods Appoints Po Ling Low Finance Director
Aquatic Foods Group Plc, a major fish and seafood producer and processor in China that supplies both domestic and export markets, named Po Ling Low as its finance director on August 9. The

Thai Union Logs Solid Profit Gain in Challenging Market Thai Union Logs Solid Profit Gain in Challenging Market
The Thai Union Group posted a 16.9% rise in net profit for the second quarter of 2016, in comparison with the same period during the previous year. The 1.53 billion baht figure fell short, however,

Clearwater Posts Strong Sales Data for Quarter and Half Clearwater Posts Strong Sales Data for Quarter and Half
Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered Clearwater Seafoods has reported robust second quarter results for the period which ended on July 2, 2016, with sales and adjusted EBITDA of C$140.2

Stavis Seafoods Seals Distribution Deal with G&C Food Stavis Seafoods Seals Distribution Deal with G&C Food
Boston, Massachusetts-headquartered Stavis Seafoods, a family-owned importer and first receiver of frozen and fresh seafood since 1929, has established a select partnership with Syracuse, New

NFI Hires Dr. Abdul Ghofar as Crab Sustainability Envoy NFI Hires Dr. Abdul Ghofar as Crab Sustainability Envoy
The McLean, Virginia, USA-headquartered National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Crab Council has named Abdul Ghofar, Ph.D. as its crab sustainability envoy. Working in Indonesian fisheries for over 30

Veteran Seafood Business Boss Pete Ward Exits Young’s Veteran Seafood Business Boss Pete Ward Exits Young’s
Pete Ward has stepped down from the helm as chief executive of Young’s Seafood Limited, a position he has held since July of 2015. Bill Showalter, ceo of parent company Young’s Seafood

Vietnam Shrimp Exports Up Nearly 6% Five Months into Year Vietnam Shrimp Exports Up Nearly 6% Five Months into Year
Exports of shrimp from Vietnam during January through May of 2016 rose 5.9% in value to US $1.1 billion, according to customs department statistics reported by the Vietnam Association of Seafood

Thai Union Buys Canadian Lobster Processor Chez Nous Thai Union Buys Canadian Lobster Processor Chez Nous
Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union announced on July 5 that it will acquire a majority stake in Canadian lobster processor Les Pecheries de Chez Nous. Francois “Frankie” Benoit, the existing owner

Visakhapatnam to Host India International Seafood Show Visakhapatnam to Host India International Seafood Show
The 20th edition of the India International Seafood Show (IISS) will take place September 23-25 at the Visakhapatnam Port Trust Diamond Jubilee Stadium in Visakhapatnam. Organized by the Marine

Netuno Internacional Tilapia Farm Gets ASC Certification Netuno Internacional Tilapia Farm Gets ASC Certification
Netuno Internacional has become the first fish farm in Brazil to receive Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification. After an independent, third-party assessment conducted by Control Union

Official Visitor Tally Down 17% for Brussels Seafood Show Official Visitor Tally Down 17% for Brussels Seafood Show
Attendance at the April 26-28 Seafood Expo Global and the Seafood Processing Global in Brussels fell by approximately 17% to 22,160, compared to a record-setting 26,652 visitors in 2015, according

Clearwater Stock Sale Proceeds to Cut Debt, Fund Growth Clearwater Stock Sale Proceeds to Cut Debt, Fund Growth
Clearwater Seafoods announced on May 31 that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of investment dealers led by Cormark Securities Inc. and including Beacon Securities Limited and

Westmorland Secures Funds to Upgrade Lobster Processing Westmorland Secures Funds to Upgrade Lobster Processing
Cap-Pelé, New Brunswick-based Westmorland Fisheries Ltd. (WFL) has received a $4.3 million loan from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) to modernize, improve efficiencies and position

Arctic Fish Gets ASC Certification for Rainbow Trout Arctic Fish Gets ASC Certification for Rainbow Trout
Arctic Fish, a Reykjavik, Iceland-headquartered processor of wild-caught and farm-raised seafood, has become the first aquaculture producer to obtain Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)

Anchors Aweigh: Alaska Salmon Season Kicks Off May 16 Anchors Aweigh: Alaska Salmon Season Kicks Off May 16
The highly anticipated harvest for the five species of wild Alaska salmon kicks off on May 16 with the first of the season sockeyes and kings making their way into retailers and restaurants...

Cooke Deal to Buy Icicle Seafoods Should Close Quickly Cooke Deal to Buy Icicle Seafoods Should Close Quickly
Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada-headquartered Cooke Seafood Inc. has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Seattle, Washington-based Icicle Seafoods, Inc. from the Paine

SeaPak Observes Shrimp Day in ‘Most-Shrimptastic’ Way SeaPak Observes Shrimp Day in ‘Most-Shrimptastic’ Way
May 10 was National Shrimp Day in the United States, a time officially designated to celebrate the country’s most-popular seafood – notwithstanding the fact that approximately 90% of the

Adapt, Overcome, Persevere: Brussels Seafood Show Triumphs Adapt, Overcome, Persevere: Brussels Seafood Show Triumphs
They came, they saw, they bought and sold seafood, they conquered!This collectively sums up those attending the Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global event in Brussels, which concluded last

Public-Private Effort Gears Up to Boost Thai Aquaculture Public-Private Effort Gears Up to Boost Thai Aquaculture
The private sector and government agencies in Thailand have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in support of the government’s public-private collaboration policy to mobilize modern

Marine Harvest First to Feature ASC Marketing Toolkit Marine Harvest First to Feature ASC Marketing Toolkit
In celebration of the official launch of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) Marketing Toolkit, executives from the Marine Harvest Group (MH) and the ASC rendezvoused at Seafood Expo Global

Heightened Security in Place for Brussels Seafood Expo Heightened Security in Place for Brussels Seafood Expo
The show must, and will go on. A little more than one month after the suicide bombings attributed to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) killed 34 people and wounded at least 270 more at

Aquaculture Group Organizes to Aid Ecuador Quake Victims Aquaculture Group Organizes to Aid Ecuador Quake Victims
In the wake of the devastating and deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked the north coast regions of Ecuador’s Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces on April 16, the Camera Nacional de Acuacultura

Spain Promises High Profile at Seafood Expo Global Spain Promises High Profile at Seafood Expo Global
The Spanish Pavilion in Hall 7 at the April 26-28 Seafood Expo Global in Brussels will be buzzing with representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment and members of

Ecuador’s ‘First Class Shrimp’ Bound for Brussels Show Ecuador’s ‘First Class Shrimp’ Bound for Brussels Show
Producers of Pacific white shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) from Ecuador will be in high profile at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels from April 26-28. Holding forth at Stands 959 and 1068 in Hall 6

Thai Union Seeks to Broaden Shrimp Supply Lines Thai Union Seeks to Broaden Shrimp Supply Lines
Having recently topped all Thai firms in FinanceAsia’s 16th annual Asia’s Best Managed Companies poll of investors, the Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Group (TU) continues to look abroad to

Trident Buys TST Plant, Pickenpack Vertribes in Germany Trident Buys TST Plant, Pickenpack Vertribes in Germany
The Seafood Traders (TST) frozen fish processing plant in Riepe, Germany, was purchased by Trident Seafoods Corp. on April 12. The Seattle, Washington-headquartered buyer also acquired Pickenpack

Brakes Now Offering ASC-Certified Shrimp and Pangasius Brakes Now Offering ASC-Certified Shrimp and Pangasius
The Brakes Group has become the first foodservice supplier to distribute prawns certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) in the United Kingdom. The product, sourced from the

TU Funds Pilot Plant R&D, Backs Food Innopolis Program TU Funds Pilot Plant R&D, Backs Food Innopolis Program
The Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Group (TU), a leading producer of tuna products, frozen shrimp and other value-added seafood items, is financing a pilot plant research and development center

Insolvency Administrator Orders Pickenpack Plant Closure Insolvency Administrator Orders Pickenpack Plant Closure
The flagship factory of Pickenpack, a name synonymous with the seafood industry in Germany for more than a century, is scheduled to close on June 30. Shutdown of the Lüneburg plant, which since

Thai Union Buying 40% of India’s Avanti Frozen Foods Thai Union Buying 40% of India’s Avanti Frozen Foods
The Thai Union Group announced on March 29 that it has entered into a joint venture agreement to acquire a 40% equity stake of Avanti Feeds Limited’s wholly owned shrimp processing unit, Avanti

Thai Union Welcomes Plan to Fight Unfair Labor Practices Thai Union Welcomes Plan to Fight Unfair Labor Practices
Thai Union Group PCL has applauded a new initiative launched jointly by the Ministry of Labor, International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Delegation of the European Union to Thailand to tackle

GAA Rings in Next 20 Years with New Brand Identity GAA Rings in Next 20 Years with New Brand Identity
Approaching its 20th anniversary next year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance has unveiled a refreshed brand identity acknowledging the nonprofit organization’s legacy of feeding the world through

Seafood Expo Reviews Security After Brussels Attacks Seafood Expo Reviews Security After Brussels Attacks
“All necessary measures” will be taken to assure the safety of exhibitors and visitors attending the Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Europe event in Brussels next month, the show organizer...

GAA Certifies Omarsa as Four-Star BAP Shrimp Supplier GAA Certifies Omarsa as Four-Star BAP Shrimp Supplier
Omarsa S.A. is the first Ecuadorian producer of frozen vannamei shrimp to receive the highest achievement in the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party

Stavis Seafoods Finalizing New Boston Facility Plans Stavis Seafoods Finalizing New Boston Facility Plans
Stavis Seafoods, a third-generation wholesaler and distributer, announced on March 8 that it has agreed to be the anchor tenant of a new seafood complex planned on the waterfront in Boston,

National Fish & Seafood Signs MoU with GAA, Minh Phu National Fish & Seafood Signs MoU with GAA, Minh Phu
Jeff Sedacca, on behalf of National Fish & Seafood (NFS), a US division of the Hong Kong-headquartered Pacific Andes Group, on March 7 signed of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with

Ecuador’s ‘First Class Shrimp’ in Spotlight at Boston Ecuador’s ‘First Class Shrimp’ in Spotlight at Boston
Farm-raised shrimp will be in high profile during the March 6-8 Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, where six major aquaculture companies from Ecuador will exhibit at Booth 633:

Stop by Regal Springs’ Boston Stand to Help Feed Needy Stop by Regal Springs’ Boston Stand to Help Feed Needy
Regal Springs, the world’s largest producer of premium tilapia, is supporting hunger relief efforts at this year’s annual Seafood Expo North America, which runs from March 6-8 in Boston,

Thai Union Hosts Suppliers to Explain Code of Conduct Thai Union Hosts Suppliers to Explain Code of Conduct
Thai Union Group PLC (TU) held a special event for suppliers in Bangkok on March 4 to inform them about its strict Code of Conduct to ensure understanding and compliance. The company is a major

Busy Seafood Expo North America Days Ahead for Matlaw’s Busy Seafood Expo North America Days Ahead for Matlaw’s
There will be plenty of activity at the Matlaw’s booth (#305) during Seafood Expo North America in Boston on March 7 at 2:30 PM. That’s when an official memorandum of understanding will be signed

New Frozen Seafood Products Ready to Roll at Boston Show New Frozen Seafood Products Ready to Roll at Boston Show
From Bambino’s Baby Food Hali Halibut frozen prepared meals to adult-oriented – but certainly not “adults only” – Gluten Free Beer Battered Cod, there will be no shortage of innovative frozen fish

North Atlantic Seafood Forum Kicks Off March 1 in Norway North Atlantic Seafood Forum Kicks Off March 1 in Norway
Per Sandberg, Norway’s new Minister for Fisheries, will formally open the 11th North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) Conference in Bergen on March 2 with a speech entitled “The Seafood Sector – Our

Sysco Acquires Florida-based North Star Seafood Sysco Acquires Florida-based North Star Seafood
Sysco Corporation has bought Pompano Beach, Florida-headquartered North Star Seafood for an undisclosed price. With approximately $128 million in annual sales, the company distributes high-quality

Thai Union Posts Record Sales, Focuses on Sustainability Thai Union Posts Record Sales, Focuses on Sustainability
Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Group, which reported record annual sales of THB 125.2 billion on February 24, has announced an international consultation program with key stakeholders as part of...

Thailand Gears Up Fish Catch Certification System Thailand Gears Up Fish Catch Certification System
The Thai government has begun the process of establishing a system of "catch certification" designed to trace fishing activity from start to finish, the Bangkok Post reported on February 23.

Ocean Garden Products Hires Lance Leonard as New Boss Ocean Garden Products Hires Lance Leonard as New Boss
Lance Leonard has joined San Diego, California-based Ocean Garden Products Inc. (OGP) as its new president and chief executive officer. Founded in 1957 as a Mexican government-owned company to

High Liner Moves to Further Consolidate Fish Production High Liner Moves to Further Consolidate Fish Production
While High Liner Foods had relatively disappointing news for shareholders on February 17, the news was worse for employees who will lose jobs processing whitefish at the company’s plant in New

Profits Up for Maruha Nichiro and Nippon Suisan Kaisha Profits Up for Maruha Nichiro and Nippon Suisan Kaisha
Consumer price increases for frozen foods enabled two of Japan's biggest seafood companies to boost net profits for the nine-month period of April-December 2015. However, a third company did not

SeaPak Debuts Gluten-free Lighthouse Selections Shrimp SeaPak Debuts Gluten-free Lighthouse Selections Shrimp
Saint Simons Island, Georgia, USA-headquartered SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. has launched the Lighthouse Selections range of “lighter” shrimp-based frozen ready meals in response to

Chilean Salmon Farms, Plants Receive BAP Certification Chilean Salmon Farms, Plants Receive BAP Certification
Marine Harvest Chile has completed the Best Aquaculture Practices’ (BAP) new multi-site zone cluster program, resulting in nine of its salmon farm sites and two of its processing plants attaining

Norway Seafood Exports More than Double in Past Decade Norway Seafood Exports More than Double in Past Decade
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 74.5 billion in 2015, approximately 40 per cent of which was distributed in frozen form. Total sales were up NOK 5.8 billion, or 8 per cent more than the previous

Group of New Auditors Trained on ASC Standards in China Group of New Auditors Trained on ASC Standards in China
In response to the growing demand for Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification in China and across Asia, 35 new auditors recently completed a six-day training course in

Thai Union Boosts Workforce, Expects Shrimp Sales Rise Thai Union Boosts Workforce, Expects Shrimp Sales Rise
Thai Union has employed more than 1,000 people at its Samut Sakhon factory who had previously worked at off-site shrimp peeling sheds operated by third parties. The move was made to enable the

Whitby Seafoods Buys Scampi Division from Dawnfresh Whitby Seafoods Buys Scampi Division from Dawnfresh
Uddingston, Scotland-headquartered Dawnfresh Seafoods has sold its frozen scampi operation to North Yorkshire, England-based Whitby Seafoods Ltd. for an undisclosed price, according to a January 15

Vietnamese Shrimp Farms Obtain BAP Group Certification Vietnamese Shrimp Farms Obtain BAP Group Certification
Soc Trang Seafood Joint Stock Company (Stapimex) is the world’s first shrimp operation, and the second across all species, to successfully complete the new Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) group

Strong Coldwater Prawn Sales Net Royal Greenland Profit Strong Coldwater Prawn Sales Net Royal Greenland Profit
For the fifth year in a row, Royal Greenland has reported an increase in annual profits generated from sales of wild-caught North Atlantic seafood. The 2014/15 fiscal year results figure was up by

Vietnam Shrimp Export Value Falls by $1 Billion in 2015 Vietnam Shrimp Export Value Falls by $1 Billion in 2015
It was a disappointing year for shrimp producers in Vietnam, as sales of approximately $3 billion amounted to a $1 billion decrease in receipts. Export prices, fluctuating exchange rates and higher

Thai Union to Assume Majority Position in Rügen Fisch Thai Union to Assume Majority Position in Rügen Fisch
Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union, a major producer and distributor of frozen shrimp and the world’s largest packer of shelf-stable tuna products with annual sales exceeding US $3.66 billion,

Ethical Sourcing Deep-rooted at National Fish & Seafood Ethical Sourcing Deep-rooted at National Fish & Seafood
In the wake of ongoing accusations of human rights violations in shrimp pre-processing facilities in Thailand, the most recent of which appeared in an Associated Press exposé widely circulated

GAA Bans Shrimp Processing Outsourcing at BAP Plants GAA Bans Shrimp Processing Outsourcing at BAP Plants
As of January 1, all seafood suppliers participating in the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program will no longer be permitted to...

Marine Harvest to Build Fish Feed Factory in Scotland Marine Harvest to Build Fish Feed Factory in Scotland
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest, the world’s largest producer of farmed salmon, has announced plans to invest £80 million in a fish feed plant in Scotland. While its location has yet to

Thai Union Moving All Shrimp Pre-processing In-house Thai Union Moving All Shrimp Pre-processing In-house
Beginning on January 1, all shrimp processing operations by Thai Union will be conducted within the confines of company-operated plants. As such, shellfish peeling and other services formerly...

Flooding in Chennai Postpones January Seafood Show Flooding in Chennai Postpones January Seafood Show
Deadly floods in the Chennai area have forced the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) to postpone the 20th India International Seafood Show, which was scheduled to take place from...

San Diego Sushi Probe Nets Phony Lobster Roll Sellers San Diego Sushi Probe Nets Phony Lobster Roll Sellers
’Tis the season for California Spiny Lobster catch, but an investigation by the San Diego City Attorney’s Office has found that lobsters don’t always make their way into the “lobster rolls” served at...

Royal Greenland Acquires Quin-Sea Fisheries of Canada Royal Greenland Acquires Quin-Sea Fisheries of Canada
Royal Greenland A/S has announced an investment in Canadian seafood producer Quin-Sea Fisheries Limited that will give it majority control. The Newfoundland-based company annually processes and sells...

Thai Union Ends Bumble Bee Seafoods Acquisition Effort Thai Union Ends Bumble Bee Seafoods Acquisition Effort
Thai Union Group Public Company Limited (TU) announced on December 4 that it has reached an agreement with Lion Capital to mutually terminate the planned acquisition of Bumble Bee Seafoods. The...

Young’s Seafood International Holdings CEO to Step Down Young’s Seafood International Holdings CEO to Step Down
CEO James Hill will leave his post at Young’s Seafood International Holdings at the end of the year to pursue other interests, the Grimsby, UK-headquartered company announced on December 1. He will...

Hilton to Menu MSC Certified Sustainable Cod in Europe Hilton to Menu MSC Certified Sustainable Cod in Europe
Hilton Worldwide announced on November 30 that it is the first global hotel operator to serve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) eco-labeled and certified cod in its restaurants at 41 locations across...

Old Data Drives Nestlé Action Plan, Says Thai Official Old Data Drives Nestlé Action Plan, Says Thai Official
Nestlé SA's “Action Plan” for seafood sourced from Thailand is based on outdated information gathered before the Thai government implemented strict measures to combat human trafficking as well as...

FDA Okays Genetically Engineered Salmon for Consumption FDA Okays Genetically Engineered Salmon for Consumption
After an exhaustive scientific review that spanned two decades, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determined on November 19 that AquAdvantage salmon is as safe to eat as any non-genetically...

Soft Sales Add Up to Quarterly Loss for High Liner Soft Sales Add Up to Quarterly Loss for High Liner
High Liner Foods has reported a US $6.5 million drop in sales for the 13-week third quarter that ended on October 3, 2015. Turnover amounted to 240.1 million, compared to $246.6 million during the...

First Chinese Fish Farms Get ASC Certification First Chinese Fish Farms Get ASC Certification
Qionghai Zhongpingzi Grobest Tilapia Farm and Chengmai Xingyuan Development Co Ltd have become the first finfish farms in China to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification. This...

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute Hires New Director Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute Hires New Director
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has named Alexa Tonkovich as its new executive director. She succeeds Michael Cerne, who left the post in July. Since his departure, the organization was...

Espersen Moving Fillet Production from China to Vietnam Espersen Moving Fillet Production from China to Vietnam
Rising production costs in China are forcing Bornholm, Denmark-headquartered A. Espersen A/S to cease packing fish fillets in the PRC in favor of Vietnam, where its Ho Chi Minh City factory was...

September Norwegian Mackerel Exports Down, Herring Flat September Norwegian Mackerel Exports Down, Herring Flat
Exports of pelagic fish from Norway last month were worth NOK 733 million, down 21% from September of 2014. Herring exports generated NOK 168 million, which was roughly at the same level as the...

US Marshals Seize Potentially Contaminated Frozen Crab US Marshals Seize Potentially Contaminated Frozen Crab
At the request of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Federal Marshals have seized about 5,000 cases of ready-to-eat frozen...

Broadline Distributor US Foods Obtains MSC Certification Broadline Distributor US Foods Obtains MSC Certification
Rosemont, Illinois-based US Foods announced on September 30 that it is the first nationwide foodservice distributor in the United States to earn Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody...

Yo Ho Ho! Talk like a Pirate and Get Free Fish at LJS Yo Ho Ho! Talk like a Pirate and Get Free Fish at LJS
Ahoy there, matey! Long John Silver’s (LJS), the Louisville, Kentucky-headquartered quick service restaurant chain that specializes in seafood, is celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19...

Thai Union Offers Shrimp Farmers Price Guarantee Thai Union Offers Shrimp Farmers Price Guarantee
Concerned that current low price levels may cause shrimp farmers in Thailand to reduce freshwater pond stocking, Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) is implementing a shrimp price guarantee program. It...

Eastern Fisheries Opens First Processing Plant in Europe Eastern Fisheries Opens First Processing Plant in Europe
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA-headquartered Eastern Fisheries Inc., the world’s largest harvester, processor, and marketer of scallops, on September 15 announced the opening of a factory in...

Thai Union and Savola Foods Ink Seafood Joint Venture Deal Thai Union and Savola Foods Ink Seafood Joint Venture Deal
Bangkok, Thailand-headquartered Thai Union, a major packer of valued added seafood products ranging from frozen shrimp and ready-to-eat fish-based dishes to canned tuna, sardines and mackerel, and...

Norway Posts Record Seafood Exports in August, Up 12% Norway Posts Record Seafood Exports in August, Up 12%
The good times keep rolling for Norwegian seafood exporters, who rang up NOK 5.3 billion in sales during August. This represents an increase of NOK 593 million, or 12 per cent compared to August last...

Thai Union Frozen Products Boosts Songkla Canning Stake Thai Union Frozen Products Boosts Songkla Canning Stake
Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF), the world's biggest exporter of canned and frozen tuna, has increased its shareholding in Songkla Canning Public Company Limited from 90.44% to...

TUF Q2 Sales Up; Chicken of the Sea Divestment Weighed TUF Q2 Sales Up; Chicken of the Sea Divestment Weighed
Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) reported solid operating results for the second quarter of 2015 as sales reached THB 30,642 million with improved gross profit and operating margin. In addition to...

High Liner Foods Q2 Sales Dip 3.9%, Volume Down 9.5% High Liner Foods Q2 Sales Dip 3.9%, Volume Down 9.5%
Resistance to price increases and continued soft demand in the United States foodservice market added up to disappointing results in the second quarter of 2015 for High Liner Foods. The Lunenburg,...

Full Speed Ahead for Trident Seafoods’ Georgia Facility Full Speed Ahead for Trident Seafoods’ Georgia Facility
Trident Seafoods, the largest vertically integrated seafood harvesting and processing company in North America, has officially opened a $40 million packing plant and R&D center in Carrollton,...

‘One Young's’ Strategy Spells One Less Frozen Executive ‘One Young's’ Strategy Spells One Less Frozen Executive
Wayne Hudson is out as managing director of the frozen division of Grimsby, England-headquartered Young's Seafood Limited, effective July 31. His departure is part of the company’s “One Young”...

Europeans Report Positive Associations with ASC Logo Europeans Report Positive Associations with ASC Logo
A recent study by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) into recognition of and positive associations with its consumer logo has shown that the organization, founded in 2010 by the World Wildlife...

Belle Carnell Joins Clearwater Fleet to Boost Clam Output Belle Carnell Joins Clearwater Fleet to Boost Clam Output
Clearwater Seafoods welcomed the Belle Carnell into its fleet of clam vessels during an official ceremony at St. John's Harbor front in Newfoundland, Canada, on July 24. The state-of-the-art vessel,...

Antitrust Probe Causes TUF to Postpone Share Offering Antitrust Probe Causes TUF to Postpone Share Offering
Thai Union Frozen Products Plc (TUF) has confirmed that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) is conducting an antitrust investigation of the packaged seafood industry in the United States and that...

Health Risk Worry Prompts Tuna Recall from Sushi Outlets Health Risk Worry Prompts Tuna Recall from Sushi Outlets
Osamu Corporation of Gardena, California, is recalling frozen yellowfin tuna chunk meat (Lot #68568) sold to Rancho Dominquez, California-headquartered AFC Franchise Corp. Samples of the product,...

Marine Harvest Posts Lower Second Quarter Earnings Marine Harvest Posts Lower Second Quarter Earnings
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest on July 16 reported operational EBIT for the group was approximately NOK 700 million in the second quarter of 2015. The result was down sharply from NOK...

Best Half Year on Record for Norwegian Seafood Exports Best Half Year on Record for Norwegian Seafood Exports
The export value of Norwegian seafood in the first half of 2015 was the highest ever at NOK 34 billion, up 5% compared to the same period last year. A new record for the month of June was also set as...

Young’s Loss of Sainsbury Salmon Business May Cost 900 Jobs Young’s Loss of Sainsbury Salmon Business May Cost 900 Jobs
The loss of a £100 million contract to supply salmon products to the Sainsbury supermarket chain in the United Kingdom could bring the closure of several Young’s Seafoods processing plants in...

Shrimp Propels India’s 10.5% Marine Products Export Gain Shrimp Propels India’s 10.5% Marine Products Export Gain
Exports of seafood and farm-raised shrimp and fish from India hit an all-time high of over $5.511 billion during fiscal year 2014-15, up 10.5%, according to the Kochi, Kerala-headquartered Marine...

BE Delicious Pedals and Peddles Shrimp Croquettes in NYC BE Delicious Pedals and Peddles Shrimp Croquettes in NYC
What’s the best way to make food deliveries efficiently in Manhattan? Why, by bicycle, of course – especially if you happen to be from the West Flanders region of Belgium, where cycling is a passion....

Icicle Seafoods Being Sold to Indonesian Buyer Icicle Seafoods Being Sold to Indonesian Buyer
Seattle, Washington-headquartered Icicle Seafoods, ranked as one of Alaska’s largest seafood processors, is being sold to Indonesian companies Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers for an...

ASC, D-Fish Promote Responsible Aquaculture in Vietnam ASC, D-Fish Promote Responsible Aquaculture in Vietnam
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and Vietnamese Directorate of Fisheries (D-Fish) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on June 22 pledging to work together to promote responsible...

Golden Cat’s Meow Moment for Young’s Gastro Cod Fish Dish Golden Cat’s Meow Moment for Young’s Gastro Cod Fish Dish
Young’s Seafood Limited picked up the Gold Award for Best New Fish-based Product during the British Frozen Food Federation’s (BFFF) Annual Retail Awards ceremony in London on June 11. The winning...

Deal to Merge Marine Harvest and AquaChile Fails Deal to Merge Marine Harvest and AquaChile Fails
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest (MHG) reported on June 9 that its planned merger with AquaChile, initially announced via a stock exchange notice on January 19, has been terminated because...

Cooke’s Wanchese Acquisition Adds Scallops and More to Menu Cooke’s Wanchese Acquisition Adds Scallops and More to Menu
The Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada-based Cooke family has announced the signing of an agreement with the Daniels family to buy the Suffolk, Virginia, USA-headquartered Wanchese Fish Company....

It’s Official: Brussels Seafood Exposition Sets Record It’s Official: Brussels Seafood Exposition Sets Record
Attendance figures and other numbers associated with the April 21-23, 2015 running of Seafood Expo Global (formerly know as the European Seafood Exposition) and Seafood Processing Global in Brussels...

Nearly All Atlantic Canada Lobster Certified Sustainable Nearly All Atlantic Canada Lobster Certified Sustainable
The Bay of Fundy, Scotian Shelf and Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence lobster (Homarus americanus) trap fishery (Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) has achieved certification to the Marine Stewardship...

Summer Salmon Catch in Alaska Should Hit a Billion Pounds Summer Salmon Catch in Alaska Should Hit a Billion Pounds
The summer harvest season for the five species of wild Alaska salmon has officially kicked off, with the first catches of sockeye and king already landed. In June fishing for pink, keta and coho...

April Exports of Norwegian Salmon Fall; Cod, Saithe Rise April Exports of Norwegian Salmon Fall; Cod, Saithe Rise
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 5.4 billion in April of 2015, a modest decline of NOK 386 million, or 7%, compared with April of 2014. So far this year, exports have totaled NOK 22.5 billion, which...

TUF Net Profit Rises 59%, Fueled by Exchange and Sales Gains TUF Net Profit Rises 59%, Fueled by Exchange and Sales Gains
Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) on May 15 reported that net profit for the first quarter of 2015 was up almost 59% to THB 1,507 million. The result was attributed to...

Sanford Cheers Toothfish Seizure from Suspected Poacher Sanford Cheers Toothfish Seizure from Suspected Poacher
Sanford Limited, a New Zealand fishing company, has welcomed news that 330 tons of toothfish have been confiscated from a Nigerian-registered vessel detained in Malaysia. The seizure, said to be...

Decker New CEO at High Liner, as Demone Becomes Chairman Decker New CEO at High Liner, as Demone Becomes Chairman
Keith Decker, former president and chief operating officer of High Liner Foods, assumed the role of chief executive officer in addition to his ongoing responsibility as president on May 12. He...

Top Management Shuffles at Icicle Seafoods Top Management Shuffles at Icicle Seafoods
Seattle, Washington-headquartered Icicle Seafoods, Inc., one of the largest and most diversified seafood companies in North America, has announced the appointment of Amy Humphreys as chairman of its...

Marine Harvest Contends with Volcanic Eruption in Chile; Logs Positive Result for First Quarter Global Performance Marine Harvest Contends with Volcanic Eruption in Chile; Logs Positive Result for First Quarter Global Performance
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest, the world's top producer of farm-raised salmon, has issued a press release regarding the recent Calbuco volcanic eruption in Argentina, an area where it...

TUF-Avanti Plan New Shrimp Plant in India TUF-Avanti Plan New Shrimp Plant in India
Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) is collaborating with partner Avanti Feeds to build a shrimp processing plant in India. Bangkok-headquartered TUF owns 25.1% of Avanti, a publically listed Indian...

Aquaculture Trade Groups OK Combined Audit Checklists Aquaculture Trade Groups OK Combined Audit Checklists
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and GLOBALG.A.P. on April 22 took a significant step forward in executing their memorandum of understanding (MoU) during...

EU Threatens Thai Seafood Import Ban over IUU Fishing EU Threatens Thai Seafood Import Ban over IUU Fishing
The European Commission announced on April 21 that it is giving Thailand six months to significantly crack down on illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing or be subjected to a ban on...

Salmon Brands Receives Seafood Prix d’Elite Top Honor; Big Prawn Company, Marine Harvest Net Special Awards Salmon Brands Receives Seafood Prix d’Elite Top Honor; Big Prawn Company, Marine Harvest Net Special Awards
Salmaraw from Salmon Brands of Oslo, Norway, was named the best new retail product during the 15th annual Seafood Prix d’Elite new products competition at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium....

Chilean Seafood Exporters in High Profile at Brussels Show Chilean Seafood Exporters in High Profile at Brussels Show
“Europe is a market of vital importance for the Chilean fishing and fish farming industry,” stated Heraldo Muñoz, Chile’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, as he opened the ProChile pavilion at Seafood...

Sanford Shuts Down Christchurch Mussel Processing Plant Sanford Shuts Down Christchurch Mussel Processing Plant
Top executives and management from Sanford Limited met with employees on April 20 to confirm the closing of its mussel processing facility in Christchurch, New Zealand. Production at the location has...

New Owner for Birds Eye, as Nomad Foods Buys Iglo Group New Owner for Birds Eye, as Nomad Foods Buys Iglo Group
Nomad Foods has purchased Iglo, owner of the iconic Birds Eye frozen food brand marketed in the European Union, from the private equity firm Permira for EUR 2.6 billion (£1.9 billion). Not part of...

Red Lobster VP Nelson Griffin on Board as GAA Director Red Lobster VP Nelson Griffin on Board as GAA Director
Nelson Griffin of Red Lobster Seafood Company has joined the board of directors of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA). As vice president of supply chain for Red Lobster, headquartered in Orlando,...

Record Breaking Year for Seafood Expo North America Record Breaking Year for Seafood Expo North America
Diversified Communications, organizer of Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America, announced that the 35th edition of the exposition had record-breaking attendance with over...

Four-Star BAP Group Achievement is First for India Four-Star BAP Group Achievement is First for India
Penver Products Ltd., in conjunction with National Fish & Seafood (NFS), is India’s first group to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status for shrimp or any species, the Global...

Bumble Bee, Dieticians Work to Boost Fish Consumption Bumble Bee, Dieticians Work to Boost Fish Consumption
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee encourages women who are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding to eat at least 8 to 12 ounces, or two to three servings of fish each week. The...

Thailand Issues Detailed Roadmap to Combat IUU Fishing Thailand Issues Detailed Roadmap to Combat IUU Fishing
Authorities in Thailand have developed a roadmap of concrete action to eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in Thai and international waters. The measures will apply to Thai...

GAA Recognizes Companies for Commitment to Excellence; Survey Says US Public Largely Unfamiliar with Aquaculture GAA Recognizes Companies for Commitment to Excellence; Survey Says US Public Largely Unfamiliar with Aquaculture
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) presented its “Commitment to Excellence” award to nine companies during the Seafood Expo North America (SENA) in Boston, Massachusetts. They were recognized for...

ASC Discusses What Drives Change in Aquaculture ASC Discusses What Drives Change in Aquaculture
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) brought together a distinguished panel for this year’s Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to join in the discussion on what drives...

Seacore Strikes Gold Among Canada's Best Managed Companies Seacore Strikes Gold Among Canada's Best Managed Companies
Seacore Seafood Inc. has been named a Gold Standard winner in Canada’s Best Managed Companies competition. The Vaughan-based importer, distributor and processor of frozen and fresh seafood products...

Deutsche See Takes Top Prize for BBQ Grilled Salmon Deutsche See Takes Top Prize for BBQ Grilled Salmon
Deutsche See’s BBQ Grilled Salmon specialty won the Seafood Star Award in the most innovative new product category during the recently held Fish Economic Summit in Hamburg. It topped 42 other entries...

Bangladeshi Shrimp Exporters Cope with 42% Price Decline Bangladeshi Shrimp Exporters Cope with 42% Price Decline
Exporters of frozen black tiger shrimp in Bangladesh report that the price they are getting for 16-20 count size product has fallen by 42% to $5.25 since August of 2014. The drop in value of the euro...

Thai Union Rings Up Record Sales of $3.7 Billion in 2014 Thai Union Rings Up Record Sales of $3.7 Billion in 2014
Bangkok-headquartered Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) reported on February 27 that total sales in 2014 amounted to THB 121.4 billion (US $3.7 billion). The record high result was achieved thanks in...

Gorton's Rolls with Smart & Crunchy National Road Tour Gorton's Rolls with Smart & Crunchy National Road Tour
Having recently launched Smart & Crunchy Fish Sticks and Fillets to the North American retail market, Gorton’s has now taken to the highway to visit six cities from Peabody, Massachusetts, to...

Come Snow, Sleet or Purple Rain in Blizzard-Battered Boston, Mid-March Seafood Expo North America Show Must Go On Come Snow, Sleet or Purple Rain in Blizzard-Battered Boston, Mid-March Seafood Expo North America Show Must Go On
As the clock ticks down for the March 15 kickoff of Seafood Expo North America (formerly known as the Boston Seafood Show), one can only hope that the three-day event will be blizzard-free. Don’t bet...

More Generic Marketing to Promote Canadian Lobster Brand More Generic Marketing to Promote Canadian Lobster Brand
The Lobster Council of Canada has partnered with Argyle Communications to develop a generic marketing plan which aims to further enhance the image of Canadian lobster with the message: “The best...

High Liner Foods Sales Top $1 Billion High-Water Mark High Liner Foods Sales Top $1 Billion High-Water Mark
For the first time in company history, High Liner Foods has rung up more than $1 billion in annual sales. The Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered value added frozen seafood producer and...

Seafood Champions Saluted at New Orleans Summit Seafood Champions Saluted at New Orleans Summit
Sixteen finalists and six winners were honored during the February 9-11 SeaWeb Seafood Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana, for their inspirational work promoting seafood sustainability. This year, for...

Royal Greenland Director Among Speakers at NASF Confab Royal Greenland Director Among Speakers at NASF Confab
From shrimp and salmon to white fish, pelagic species and other fishery products, the state of the seafood industry and related business will be examined in detail during the 10th North Atlantic...

Strong Performance in Fourth Quarter for Marine Harvest Strong Performance in Fourth Quarter for Marine Harvest
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest Group, the world’s largest producer of farmed salmon, reported operational revenues of NOK 6,863 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 (compared to NOK...

Lobsterfest Promotion Returns to Red Lobster Menu Lobsterfest Promotion Returns to Red Lobster Menu
It’s Lobsterfest time again at Red Lobster restaurants in North America. For a limited period, exclusive dishes on the chain’s expanded menu range from Lobster Lover's Dream, Dueling Lobster Tails...

Dejphon Chansiri Buys Sheffield Wednesday Football Club Dejphon Chansiri Buys Sheffield Wednesday Football Club
The Sheffield Wednesday Owls, one of England’s oldest football clubs, is being acquired from Milan Mandaric by Dejphon Chansiri, whose family owns the Bangkok, Thailand-headquartered Thai Union...

Sea Watch to Mark Clam Chowder Day in Charitable Way Sea Watch to Mark Clam Chowder Day in Charitable Way
February 25 is National Clam Chowder Day in the USA, and Sea Watch International plans to commemorate the occasion by providing 50,000 bowls of the nutritious pre-meal delicacy to homeless shelters...

Thailand Won’t Recruit Prisoners to Work on Fishing Boats Thailand Won’t Recruit Prisoners to Work on Fishing Boats
In response to media reports regarding official plans to recruit prisoners to work on fishing vessels, the Thai Government has confirmed that the idea, which was initially discussed theoretically as...

Marine Harvest Chile to Merge with AquaChile SA Marine Harvest Chile to Merge with AquaChile SA
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest ASA has entered into a conditional transaction agreement to merge Marine Harvest Chile with Empresas AquaChile SA, the South American country’s leading...

Brian Perkins Joins MSC as Americas Regional Director Brian Perkins Joins MSC as Americas Regional Director
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has named Brian Perkins, a former international seafood trade show executive and commercial fisherman, as its first regional director for the Americas. His...

Record Salmon Exports for Norway, Despite Russian Ban Record Salmon Exports for Norway, Despite Russian Ban
Norway racked up all-time high salmon exports worth NOK 43.9 billion (US $5.7 billion) in 2014. The 11% gain over 2013 was achieved despite the fact that one of the biggest markets, Russia, closed...

Vietnam Exporters Aim for $8.5 Billion in Seafood Sales Vietnam Exporters Aim for $8.5 Billion in Seafood Sales
Seafood production in Vietnam is expected to hit 6.65 million metric tons in 2015, up 5.5% over last, according to Vu Ban Tam, the Southeast Asian nation’s deputy minister of agriculture and rural...

Vannamei Shrimp Farming Workshop January 24 in India Vannamei Shrimp Farming Workshop January 24 in India
The production of farm-raised Penaeus vannamei shrimp in India, which has loomed large during recent years, has created a new dynamism in the nation’s $5 billion-plus fishery products export sector....

High Liner Foods to Cease Operations at Malden Plant High Liner Foods to Cease Operations at Malden Plant
High Liner Foods announced on January 9 that it will stop producing frozen seafood at its leased factory in Malden, Massachusetts, by the end of the second quarter of 2015 to reduce excess capacity...

Not So Happy New Year Greeting from EU to Thai Exporters; Shrimp Sector Hit Hard as GSP Preferences Fall, Duties Rise Not So Happy New Year Greeting from EU to Thai Exporters; Shrimp Sector Hit Hard as GSP Preferences Fall, Duties Rise
As the clock struck 12 midnight and the New Year was rung in on January 1, there was little celebration among Thai exporters of shrimp, fish, meat and a raft of other products to the European Union....

Thai Union Buys Bumble Bee Seafoods for $1.51 Billion Thai Union Buys Bumble Bee Seafoods for $1.51 Billion
Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF), the world’s largest producer of shelf-stable tuna products and a major supplier of frozen shrimp, announced on December 19 that it has entered...

Rabobank Posts Positive Shrimp Market Outlook for 2015 Rabobank Posts Positive Shrimp Market Outlook for 2015
Shrimp prices will likely be relatively firm in 2015, concludes a report issued to clients by Rabobank entitled “A New Dawn for the Prawn.” However, while rising international demand – particularly...

High Liner Opens New US Headquarters in New Hampshire High Liner Opens New US Headquarters in New Hampshire
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered High Liner Foods Inc., a producer and supplier of value-added frozen seafood, has officially opened its newly constructed US headquarters. The...

Higher Risk Prompts Fitch to Drop Findus Rating a Notch Higher Risk Prompts Fitch to Drop Findus Rating a Notch
London, England-based Fitch Ratings Limited has assigned an issuer default rating (IDR) of “CCC” for Findus Group senior payment in kind (PIK) notes amounting to €200 million at 8.25%/9%, and a final...

WWF Calls on White House to Help End Black Market Fishing WWF Calls on White House to Help End Black Market Fishing
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and more than 125,000 of its US supporters on December 2 urged US President Barack Obama to take strong action to address the global illegal fishing problem. According...

University of North Texas, WWF Chile Get Sea Pact Grants University of North Texas, WWF Chile Get Sea Pact Grants
Sea Pact, a Rancho Dominguez, California-headquartered coalition of seafood industry US companies, has announced the recipients of its third round of grants to finance worthy seafood sustainability...

High Liner’s Third Quarter Sales Up, Net Income Down High Liner’s Third Quarter Sales Up, Net Income Down
High Liner Foods, a leading North American value-added frozen seafood company headquartered in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, has reported that third quarter 2014 sales were up 13.9% to $246.6...

Thai Seafood Industry Strides in Assuring Worker Rights Discussed by Official Delegation in Paris and Brussels Thai Seafood Industry Strides in Assuring Worker Rights Discussed by Official Delegation in Paris and Brussels
From producers of frozen shrimp and seafood to suppliers of fruits, vegetables, ready meals and other value-added products, Thailand’s robust food industry was well represented at the SIAL exhibition...

FDA Study Finds Limited Seafood Mislabeling in US FDA Study Finds Limited Seafood Mislabeling in US
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which maintains jurisdiction over misbranded food under the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act, has released the results of a two-year investigation into...

Strong Earnings for Marine Harvest in Third Quarter Strong Earnings for Marine Harvest in Third Quarter
Marine Harvest has reported robust results for the third quarter of 2014. Ranked as the world’s largest farmed salmon producer, the Bergen, Norway-headquartered company achieved an operational EBIT...

National Fish Helps Shrimp Farmers with Sustainability National Fish Helps Shrimp Farmers with Sustainability
National Fish & Seafood, a US-based division of the Pacific Andes Group, a fully integrated international seafood supplier that rang up $2.5 billion in business last year, has announced the...

Chilean Wins Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award Chilean Wins Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award
Rodrigo Prado, a civil engineer and director of USonic Ltda. in Puerto Montt, Chile, is the recipient of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Preferred Freezer Services Global Aquaculture Innovation...

High Liner Foods Buys Atlantic Trading Salmon Importer High Liner Foods Buys Atlantic Trading Salmon Importer
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered High Liner Foods, a leading North American value-added frozen seafood company, announced on October 7 that it has acquired the business of Atlantic...

Premia Selling Off Ice Cream and Frozen Food Business Premia Selling Off Ice Cream and Frozen Food Business
Tallinn, Estonia-based AS Premia Foods announced on October 6 that it intends to sell its Baltic and Russian ice cream and frozen food operations for EUR 27,109,000 to a Ukrainian company. It will...

Marine Harvest to Acquire Bankrupt Acuinova Chile S.A. Marine Harvest to Acquire Bankrupt Acuinova Chile S.A.
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest has announced an agreement to buy assets of the former Chilean farming company Acuinova Chile S.A., a bankrupt subsidiary of Pescanova’s Pesca Chile. The...

GAA to Honor Dr. Dzung at GOAL Conference in Vietnam GAA to Honor Dr. Dzung at GOAL Conference in Vietnam
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has announced that it will salute Vietnamese seafood champion Dr. Nguyen Huu Dzung with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its upcoming GOAL 2014 conference in Ho...

Transmarina Tuna Fleet Gets Friend of the Sea Certification Transmarina Tuna Fleet Gets Friend of the Sea Certification
Transmarina C.A., an Ecuadorian company specializing in producing sashimi-grade frozen-at-sea fish for global markets, has positively concluded the Friend of the Sea audit for sourcing tuna, mahi...

Barry on Board as Fortune Fish & Gourmet Vice President Barry on Board as Fortune Fish & Gourmet Vice President
Bensenville, Illinois, USA-based Fortune Fish & Gourmet has named Chris Barry as its vice president of strategic sourcing and sales. In addition to new product development, he will work with...

Simon Smith New Managing Director of Icelandic Seachill Simon Smith New Managing Director of Icelandic Seachill
The Icelandic Group announced on September 8 that Simon Smith has been appointed to the position of managing director of its Grimsby, England-based Icelandic Seachill unit. He will report directly to...

Popeyes Flexes Seafood Menu Muscle to Hook New Business Popeyes Flexes Seafood Menu Muscle to Hook New Business
While best know for New Orleans-style fried chicken, the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (PLKI) chain of quick service restaurants (QSR) is spicing up offerings of fish and seafood dishes in a bid to...

Rabobank Sees High Salmon Prices and Low Growth in Supply Rabobank Sees High Salmon Prices and Low Growth in Supply
After a brief period of strong supply expansion in 2014, the global salmon industry is reverting to the “high-cycle scenario” present since late 2012, Utrecht, Holland-headquartered Rabobank...

Full Speed Ahead at Marine Harvest, Despite Russian Ban Full Speed Ahead at Marine Harvest, Despite Russian Ban
“I'm confident that Marine Harvest is well positioned to optimize under the short term challenges arising from the Russian sanctions, due to our global presence, sales contract hedging and high...

Alaska Seafood Producers Call for Ban on Russian Imports Alaska Seafood Producers Call for Ban on Russian Imports
The tit for tat food fight that broke out following Russia’s ban on imports of meat, fruit, vegetable, dairy and fishery products from much of the Western world may soon spill into the Bering Sea and...

CPF Profits Soar as Sales of Poultry and Shrimp Jump CPF Profits Soar as Sales of Poultry and Shrimp Jump
Bangkok, Thailand-headquartered Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CPF) reported a surge in first-half profits as it rang up Bt 203.95 billion in sales, an advance of 13% over the previous year’s result....

Solid Performance for Thai Union as Sales, Profits Rise Solid Performance for Thai Union as Sales, Profits Rise
Brisk exports of branded tuna and frozen shrimp saw net profits for Thai Union Frozen Products Co. (TUF) surge almost 324% to Bt 1,522 million during the second quarter of 2014 that ended on June 30....

Sales Up at High Liner as Net Income Dives Nearly 50% Sales Up at High Liner as Net Income Dives Nearly 50%
Sales have risen, but net income is down for North America’s leading producer and distributor of value-added frozen seafood products as it copes with higher financing costs to service debt, less...

Truth is NZ Trade Party Dined on Sustainable Toothfish Truth is NZ Trade Party Dined on Sustainable Toothfish
Facts on the toothfish ordered by New Zealand Trade Minister Tim Groser during a dinner party abroad while attending Trans-Pacific Partnership talks are now clear. This fish was not “protected,” nor...

NMFS Posts New York Prices for Frozen Seafood Imports NMFS Posts New York Prices for Frozen Seafood Imports
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) arm of the Washington, DC-headquartered National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a division of the US Department of Commerce, has posted...

Darden Bids ‘Adieu’ to Red Lobster and Chairman of Board Darden Bids ‘Adieu’ to Red Lobster and Chairman of Board
It came as no surprise that Darden Restaurants said “goodbye” to Red Lobster, North America’s largest seafood restaurant chain, on July 28.  But what did surprise some observers was that on the...

Ex-MCain Australia/NZ Boss is New CEO of Sealord Ex-MCain Australia/NZ Boss is New CEO of Sealord
Steve Yung has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Sealord Group Ltd, a major supplier of frozen hoki and other fish products to the global market, the Auckland New...

Marine Harvest to Appeal EUR 20 Million Fine from EC Marine Harvest to Appeal EUR 20 Million Fine from EC
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest intends to fight a EUR 20 million fine imposed on it by the European Commission for what the EU’s executive body calls a “breach of the provisions of the...

Seanamico Black Tiger Shrimp Certified Friend of Sea Seanamico Black Tiger Shrimp Certified Friend of Sea
Seanamico has positively concluded a Friend of the Sea renewal audit for black tiger shrimp it produces at sustainable aquaculture ponds in Vietnam. Packaging containing such product can now display...

TFFA Issues Statement on Thai Shrimp and Labor Issues TFFA Issues Statement on Thai Shrimp and Labor Issues
Last month The Guardian, a British newspaper, published a story alleging that some small fishing boats based in Thailand use slave labor. It stated that by-catch from these boats went into fishmeal,...

Marine Harvest Posts Record Second Quarter Earnings Marine Harvest Posts Record Second Quarter Earnings
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest on July 15 reported ooperational EBIT for the group was approximately NOK 1,200 million in the second quarter of 2014 (NOK 901 million in Q2 2013). This is...

Fisherman’s Pride Serves up Seafood Salads Fisherman’s Pride Serves up Seafood Salads
Ruggiero Seafood Inc. has introduced ready-to-serve gourmet salads under its Fisherman’s Pride label. Featuring high quality, previously-frozen ingredients, the line’s five varieties are: Seafood...

TFFA Dispatches Team to US Following Tier 3 Downgrade TFFA Dispatches Team to US Following Tier 3 Downgrade
After much speculation and deliberation, the hammer fell on June 20 as the US State Department downgraded Thailand, Malaysia, Venezuela and Gambia to Tier 3 status, the lowest ranking in its Annual...

Brussels Seafood Exposition Visitor Count Rises 9% Brussels Seafood Exposition Visitor Count Rises 9%
Diversified Communications on June 18 released figures for the 22nd edition of Seafood Expo Global and the 16th running of Seafood Processing Global, the world’s largest trade fair of its kind. The...

CPF, Thai Union on Guard Against Guardian Allegations CPF, Thai Union on Guard Against Guardian Allegations
Reverberations continue following a story published last week by the Guardian, a British newspaper, alleging the use of “slave labor” by vessel owners that supply raw material to make fishmeal used...

Will Anti-Trafficking Efforts Tip TIP Report Thai Way? Will Anti-Trafficking Efforts Tip TIP Report Thai Way?
With release of the US State Department's 2014 Trafficking In Persons (TIP) Report expected this week, the Royal Thai Embassy in Washington, DC, has issued details about how Thailand has worked...

LJS on Board with BAP; Announces Fish & Fries Giveaway LJS on Board with BAP; Announces Fish & Fries Giveaway
Add Long John Silver’s (LJS) to the growing list of retailers and foodservice operators worldwide that are Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market endorsers. The Louisville, Kentucky-headquartered...

Australis Barramundi a ‘Best Choice’ For Sustainability Australis Barramundi a ‘Best Choice’ For Sustainability
Australis Aquaculture, the world's largest and only vertically-integrated producer of barramundi, has received a “Best Choice” green rating for sustainability from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood...

Aquaculture Crucial Tool in Feeding World, Says Villalón Aquaculture Crucial Tool in Feeding World, Says Villalón
Aquaculture is the fastest growing food production sector in the world and can be a crucial tool to feed the growing world population, delegates were told at the opening of the World Aquaculture...

Thai Union Places Emphasis on High-Margin Products Thai Union Places Emphasis on High-Margin Products
Thai Union Frozen Products Plc (TUF) plans to emphasize high-margin products to meet this year's revenue target goal, the Bangkok Post reported on May 22. Thiraphong Chansiri, president and chief...

Online Advantage Sinks SeaFood Business Print Magazine Online Advantage Sinks SeaFood Business Print Magazine
After being issued continuously for more than 33 years, the print edition of SeaFood Business magazine will cease publication in favor of a more timely, all-digital platform for industry news...

Lihini Sea Foods Certified for Yellowfin Tuna and Swordfish Lihini Sea Foods Certified for Yellowfin Tuna and Swordfish
Sri Lankan company Lihini Sea Foods (pvt) Ltd. has positively concluded a Friend of the Sea audit for yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) and swordfish (Xiphias gladius). As such, products from the...

Brussels Seafood Expo, Largest Show of its Kind, Opens May 6 Brussels Seafood Expo, Largest Show of its Kind, Opens May 6
All roads for international buyers and sellers of fish and seafood, as well as processing equipment companies, lead to Brussels this month as Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Global...

Marine Harvest Reports Strong First Quarter Results Marine Harvest Reports Strong First Quarter Results
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest, the world’s largest producer of farm-raised fish, on April 30 reported operational revenues and other income of NOK 5,868 million in the first quarter of...

Darden Steadfast in Opposition to Special Red Lobster Meeting Darden Steadfast in Opposition to Special Red Lobster Meeting
There continues to be plenty of advice being offered to owners of Orlando, Florida, USA-headquartered Darden Restaurants stock these days, as the company remains steadfast in it intention to spin off...

Strength of Rupee Makes Indian Seafood Exporters Nervous Strength of Rupee Makes Indian Seafood Exporters Nervous
Indian seafood producers are concerned that the rise in value of the rupee vis-à-vis the US dollar will negatively impact shipments to North America and other markets this year, according to a report...

Newfoundland Mussel Processing Plant Gets BAP Certification Newfoundland Mussel Processing Plant Gets BAP Certification
Green Seafoods Ltd.’s mussel processing plant in Newfoundland, Canada, has earned Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on April 8. Located in...

DNA Testing Confirms Friend of the Sea-labelled Fish Origin DNA Testing Confirms Friend of the Sea-labelled Fish Origin
DNA analysis carried out in March of 2014 by FEM2-Ambiente, a testing organization established by academic researchers at Bicocca University of Milan, Italy, has confirmed that samples of Friend of...

Thai Union’s $4 Billion Sales Target Within Reach Thai Union’s $4 Billion Sales Target Within Reach
With the USA and Europe accounting for 72% of US $3.66 billion in sales generated last year by Thai Union Frozen Products Plc (TUF), and receipts in Japan and the domestic market representing 14% of...

EMS Impact on Thai Shrimp Supply Forces CPF Layoffs EMS Impact on Thai Shrimp Supply Forces CPF Layoffs
Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF), Thailand’s largest agribusiness conglomerate, will lay off 1,196 laborers from Myanmar subcontracted to work at its shrimp packing plant in Samut Sakhon's Muang...

Friend of the Sea Certifies SeaSam Prawns Sustainable Friend of the Sea Certifies SeaSam Prawns Sustainable
SeaSam Food AB, a  Johanneshov, Sweden-based frozen food company that markets the Ullmo and Cashelmara brands, recently concluded a Friend of the Sea audit for greasy back shrimps, Indian white...

Marine Harvest to Divest Farming Assets in UK Marine Harvest to Divest Farming Assets in UK
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest, the world’s largest producer of farm-raised fish, on March 27 announced an agreement to divest its integrated fish farming businesses on the Shetland and...

Judges Say ‘Hey’ to Orca Bay for Steamwell Cod Entrée Judges Say ‘Hey’ to Orca Bay for Steamwell Cod Entrée
Orca Bay Seafoods, Inc. has extended its Steamwell entrée line with the recent launch of Cod with Sundried Tomato Pesto Sauce. Featuring fish sourced from Alaska and distributed in 12-ounce...

Handy Promotes Rob Lux to Vice President Handy Promotes Rob Lux to Vice President
Handy International Inc. has named Rob Lux to the position of vice president in charge of club channel business. The promotion came following a year on the job selling the company’s seafood products...

Darden Reports Sales Dip at Red Lobster and Olive Garden Darden Reports Sales Dip at Red Lobster and Olive Garden
Orlando, Florida, USA-headquartered Darden Restaurants, Inc. on March 21 reported that sales for the third quarter ending on February 23, 2014, fell by 1.1% to $2.23 billion, compared to $2.26...

Luck of the Irish on Paddy’s Day: High Liner Foods Wins  With Guinness BBQ Salmon; King & Prince Reigns in Retail Luck of the Irish on Paddy’s Day: High Liner Foods Wins With Guinness BBQ Salmon; King & Prince Reigns in Retail
And the Seafood Excellence Awards winners are: High Liner Foods’ Flame-Seared Guinness Barbecue Glazed Atlantic Salmon (We’ll drink to that!) and King & Prince Seafood’s Bacon Wrapped Stuffed...

US and World Importers Assured of Good Labor Practices Among Thai Producers of Seafood and Fishing Companies US and World Importers Assured of Good Labor Practices Among Thai Producers of Seafood and Fishing Companies
The Government of Thailand and the country’s fisheries and frozen food processing industries continue to work together closely to further implement Good Labor Practices (GLP) initiatives throughout...

Matlaw’s Makes Splash with New Stuffed Clam Offerings Matlaw’s Makes Splash with New Stuffed Clam Offerings
National Fish & Seafood rolled out a wave of new Matlaw’s brand products at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston March 16-18. The Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA-based company, a unit of...

Shellfish De La Mer Recalls Cooked Irish Mussel Meats Shellfish De La Mer Recalls Cooked Irish Mussel Meats
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) announced on March 13 that a product recall of specific batches of Shellfish De La Mer Ltd frozen Irish cooked mussel meats has been instigated. The recall...

Marel’s New ProCon Flowline in Action at Boston Show Marel’s New ProCon Flowline in Action at Boston Show
Live demonstrations of Marel’s ProCon Flowline and other fish processing applications will be held at Stand #865 during Seafood Expo North America in Boston, March 16-18. Specialists from Gardabaer,...

GAA to Unveil Shrimp EMS Case Study Plans in Boston GAA to Unveil Shrimp EMS Case Study Plans in Boston
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is directing a case study to identify shrimp-farming practices that will prevent the manifestation of early mortality syndrome (EMS), also known as acute...

Saucy Fish Co. Crosses Atlantic with Giant Listing Saucy Fish Co. Crosses Atlantic with Giant Listing
The Saucy Fish Co., a unit of Icelandic Seachill headquartered Grimsby, England, on March 7 launched seven value-added seafood products in the Mid-Atlantic region of the northeastern United States,...

Young's CEO Hollander Steps Down, Findus CEO Steps In Young's CEO Hollander Steps Down, Findus CEO Steps In
James Hill, chief executive officer of the Findus Group, has assumed the helm of Grimsby, UK-based Young’s Seafood following the resignation of CEO Leendert den Hollander. Findus, which is ranked as...

Marubeni Buys Eastern Fish to Bolster Shrimp Sourcing Marubeni Buys Eastern Fish to Bolster Shrimp Sourcing
Tokyo, Japan-headquartered Marubeni Corporation announced on February 26 that it has an agreement to acquire Eastern Fish Company (EFC), a Teaneck, New Jersey, USA-headquartered distributor of frozen...

Record Sales, Profits for High Liner Despite Challenges Record Sales, Profits for High Liner Despite Challenges
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered High Liner Foods, whose extensive product line ranges from battered and breaded fish fillets to scallops, shrimp, crab and lobster, reported record sales...

Vietnam Seafood Exports Reach $6.7 Billion in 2013 Vietnam Seafood Exports Reach $6.7 Billion in 2013
Exports of shrimp from Vietnam topped US $3 billion in 2013, accounting for almost 45% of the Southeast Asian nation’s total seafood exports of 6.7% billion. Demand for the popular Litopenaeus...

Indian Shrimp Exporters Cash in on Supply Shortfalls Indian Shrimp Exporters Cash in on Supply Shortfalls
Indian shrimp producers are enjoying a boom in export volume and value, thanks in no small part to the fall in aquaculture production in countries where crops have been hard-hit by Early Mortality...

Unimak Maritime Russian Salmon Verified Sustainable Unimak Maritime Russian Salmon Verified Sustainable
Friend of the Sea, the non-government organization that promotes programs certifying products procured from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture sources, announced on February 6 that Ozernovskii...

High Liner Foods Achieves 99% of Sustainability Goal High Liner Foods Achieves 99% of Sustainability Goal
High Liner Foods Incorporated, a leading North American value-added frozen seafood company, announced on February 6 that it has achieved 99% of its goal to procure all seafood from “certified...

Retail Trade, Aquaculture Focus at Fish International Retail Trade, Aquaculture Focus at Fish International
Fish International 2014 will kick off at 10 AM on Sunday, February 9, at Messe Bremen in Germany. Running through the 11th, the fair’s first day of events will include a special show within a show...

Best Year Ever for Marine Harvest Sales and Profits Best Year Ever for Marine Harvest Sales and Profits
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest, the world’s largest producer of farm-raised fish, on February 5 reported that it rang up record revenues and profits in 2013. Earnings before interest and...

Thailand Blockades Delay Shrimp Deliveries to Plants Thailand Blockades Delay Shrimp Deliveries to Plants
As rice farmers in Thailand continue to blockade highways in an effort to heighten pressure on the government to speed up delayed rice payments, processors of farm-raised shrimp and fishery products...

Hy-Vee Supermarket Chain Partners with FishWise in Introducing Responsible Choice Seafood Program Hy-Vee Supermarket Chain Partners with FishWise in Introducing Responsible Choice Seafood Program
West Des Moines, Iowa, USA-headquartered Hy-Vee, Inc., an employee-owned retail company operating 235 stores in eight Midwestern states, has announced the addition of a Responsible Sourcing...

Parlevliet & Van der Plas Buys Bankrupt Heiploeg Parlevliet & Van der Plas Buys Bankrupt Heiploeg
Zoutkamp, Groningen, Holland-headquartered Heiploeg, Europe’s biggest shrimp trading, processing and marketing companies, was declared bankrupt on January 28. At the same time, an announcement was...

New CFO for High Liner; Stock Buy-Back Option Gets OK New CFO for High Liner; Stock Buy-Back Option Gets OK
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered High Liner Foods Incorporated announced on January 28 that Paul Jewer will replace Kelly Nelson as the company’s chief financial officer. Nelson, who will...

Marine Harvest Listed on New York Stock Exchange Marine Harvest Listed on New York Stock Exchange
Marine Harvest rang the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on January 28, marking the beginning of a new era for the Bergen, Norway-headquartered salmon farming company. “This is a...

Darden Reaffirms Red Lobster Spin-off Plans Darden Reaffirms Red Lobster Spin-off Plans
Orlando, Florida-headquartered Darden Restaurants, Inc. has released a statement reaffirming the board of directors’ intention to sell or spin off its Red Lobster operation into a separate company....

Sheraton Saigon to Host GOAL 2014 Conference Sheraton Saigon to Host GOAL 2014 Conference
The Global Aquaculture Alliance has announced that the organization’s GOAL 2014 conference will be held October 7-10 at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. For...

Sigfusson to Address Juneau Innovation Summit Sigfusson to Address Juneau Innovation Summit
Dr. Thor Sigfusson, managing director of the Iceland Ocean Cluster and founder of Codland, will be the main guest speaker at the Innovation Summit slated for January 29-30 at Centennial Hall in...

Clearwater Seafoods Seeks to Raise $30 Million Clearwater Seafoods Seeks to Raise $30 Million
Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada-headquartered Clearwater Seafoods Inc. announced on January 13 that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of investment dealers, co-led by Cormark Securities...

MPEDA Renews Emphasis on Co-Branding Programs MPEDA Renews Emphasis on Co-Branding Programs
India’s Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) aims to further boost the nation’s overseas sales of value-added seafood through stepped-up co-branding efforts in the USA, Japan, Europe...

Canadian Lobster Brand Identity Campaign Gathers Steam Canadian Lobster Brand Identity Campaign Gathers Steam
When asked what foods are synonymous with Canadian cuisine, many consumers think of maple syrup, peameal bacon and poutine (a dish featuring french fries and cheese curds smothered with brown gravy)...

RIP Art Drysdale: Nova Scotia Seafood Champion, Guitarist RIP Art Drysdale: Nova Scotia Seafood Champion, Guitarist
Art Drysdale, a veteran ambassador of the Nova Scotia seafood industry, talented guitarist and singer, founder of Northumberland Folk, expert social organizer, swimming coach and so much more, died...

‘Merry Fishmas’ Greeting Targets Omni-channel Consumer ‘Merry Fishmas’ Greeting Targets Omni-channel Consumer
Frozen and smoked seafood specialist Vita Seafoods, a unit of Vita Food Products, has launched a “fun and engaging digital marketing campaign” inviting consumers to wish their loved ones a “Merry...

Marine Harvest Favors Labeling of GM Salmon Marine Harvest Favors Labeling of GM Salmon
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest ASA, the world’s largest aquaculture company and producer of farm-raised salmon, has called for the labeling of genetically modified (GM)...

EMS Main Reason for 7.2% Fall in Thai Fisheries Output EMS Main Reason for 7.2% Fall in Thai Fisheries Output
The impact of early mortality syndrome (EMS) disease on farmed shrimp production, as well as the effects of dry weather on rice, fruit, cassava and other crops, is expected to reduce Thailand’s farm...

Shrimp Farming Halt in India for Several Months Only Shrimp Farming Halt in India for Several Months Only
In order to prevent and control the spread of early mortality syndrome (EMS) at shrimp farms and hatcheries in India, the Kochi-headquartered Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)...

Thai Union CFO to Step Down Thai Union CFO to Step Down
Tin King Chin Chan, chief financial officer of Thai Union Frozen Products PCL, will step down from the position on December 30 due to health and personal reasons. The announcement in a letter to the...

Viciunai Group’s Orka Factory in Lithuania Gears up Production Of Japanese-style Dumpling with Authentic Asian Ingredients Viciunai Group’s Orka Factory in Lithuania Gears up Production Of Japanese-style Dumpling with Authentic Asian Ingredients
The Viciunai Group has invested EUR 10 million in a new frozen food factory in Plunge, Lithuania, that produces Japanese-style dumplings, among a number of other products. The state-of-the-art plant,...

Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Wally Stevens  To Lead Responsible Aquaculture Foundation Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Wally Stevens To Lead Responsible Aquaculture Foundation
After seven years as executive director of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), Wally Stevens will be transitioning to a leadership role with the Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF), a...

Even with Drastic Cut in Shrimp Supply, Sales Rise 8% for Diversified CPF; Overseas Investments on Horizon Even with Drastic Cut in Shrimp Supply, Sales Rise 8% for Diversified CPF; Overseas Investments on Horizon
The impact of early mortality syndrome (EMS) disease, which could reduce Charoen Pokphand Foods’ (CPF) supply of shrimp for processing into value-added frozen products by up to 50% this year, is...

High Liner Foods Net Income Rises in Q3, Though Receipts Fall as Foodservice Demand Declines in US and Retail Private Label Sales Slip High Liner Foods Net Income Rises in Q3, Though Receipts Fall as Foodservice Demand Declines in US and Retail Private Label Sales Slip
High Liner Foods reported on November 7 that third quarter sales were $216.5 million, down from $219.9 million rung up during the same period in 2012. The value-added seafood production and marketing...

Canada’s Atlantic Aqua Farms Receives BAP Certification for Culturing Mussels Canada’s Atlantic Aqua Farms Receives BAP Certification for Culturing Mussels
Atlantic Aqua Farms -- a fully integrated, rope-cultured mussel farming and processing company based in Prince Edward Island, Canada -- is the first mussel farm in the world to attain Best...

Rising Cost of Shrimp Worrisome Topic of Discussion At Global Aquaculture Alliance Conference in Paris Rising Cost of Shrimp Worrisome Topic of Discussion At Global Aquaculture Alliance Conference in Paris
With frozen shrimp prices continuing to rise as a result of supply constrictions following the outbreak of Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) disease in Asia and Mexico, a number of restaurants in the...

Vietnam Pangasius Exports to Brazil Rise Sharply Vietnam Pangasius Exports to Brazil Rise Sharply
Vietnam’s year-to-date seafood exports to Brazil topped US $72.7 million through September 15, 2013, up 70.6% compared to the previous period in 2012, according to statistics from Vietnam Customs...

Advice to Hotelier in Japan Charged with Menu Mislabeling: As Far as Fish Dishes Go, Proudly Call them Fresh-Frozen Next Time Advice to Hotelier in Japan Charged with Menu Mislabeling: As Far as Fish Dishes Go, Proudly Call them Fresh-Frozen Next Time
Hankyu Hanshin Hotels Co. has allegedly been misrepresenting items on its menus for seven years at 23 restaurants on its properties and at other establishments, possibly misleading up to 79,000...

Former Frosta Poland  Managing Director Assumes Morpol Helm Former Frosta Poland Managing Director Assumes Morpol Helm
Adam Basalaj, the former managing director of FRoSTA Poland, a producer and supplier of value-added frozen food products, has been named chief executive officer of Morpol ASA. Having recently been...

Marine Harvest Reports Strong Quarterly Results Marine Harvest Reports Strong Quarterly Results
The Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest Group On October 23 reported an operational EBIT of NOK 793 million for the third quarter of 2013, compared to NOK 73 million in the corresponding...

EU Approves Marine Harvest's Acquisition of Morpol;  Milestone in Quest to Be Fully Integrated Protein Company EU Approves Marine Harvest's Acquisition of Morpol; Milestone in Quest to Be Fully Integrated Protein Company
Bergen, Norway-headquartered Marine Harvest, one of the world leading seafood companies and a major producer of farmed salmon, announced on October 1 that Morpol is now officially part of the Marine...

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