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Other Media | FishFarmer: SalMar closes slaughterhouse with loss of 110 jobs

Monday, March 13, 2023

SalMar is to close a large coastal slaughterhouse at Rørvik in central Norway with the loss of more than 100 jobs.

The company said the decision is largely based on economic grounds, with the centre requiring an investment of NOK 250 million (£20m) to bring it up to standard. Rumours about a possible closure have been circulating for several weeks.

“Such an investment is not advisable with the ground rent tax,” the company added, referring to the new tax on fish farmers due to be imposed by the Norwegian government.

Author: Vince McDonagh / FishFarmer | read the full article here

IN BRIEF - Los Lagos: Chile's second largest exporter region of non-traditional products

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

In 2023, ProChile worked hand in hand with 5,936 companies, generating almost half a million jobs. Of these companies, more than 2 thousand are exporters, contributing 79% of the total exported by Chile during that year. This is equivalent to a figure of US$33,029 million dollars.
In this context, the Los Lagos Region stands out as the second largest exporter region of non-traditional products. But there's more: it was also ranked second among those that have a science-based innovation ecosystem. Quite an achievement. An example of this dynamism is that as of June 2024, more than 12 activities linked to export promotion have already been carried out.
Ricardo Arriagada, Regional Director ProChile Los Lagos
They range from the traditional seafood sectors - with participation in international fairs - to actions in the tourism sector, including Enexpro Global Solutions with aquaculture industry suppliers, the World Summit Awards WSA and the Dairy Sector Congress, among others.
Exports from the Los Lagos Region also had a positive first quarter of 2024. The increase of 1.3%, compared to the same period of the previous year, was mainly driven by the aquaculture sector, with the United States, Japan and Brazil being its main destinations.

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Artificial Intelligence configures a new map for fishing

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the reality of economic sectors. Fishing is not far behind. For a few years now, the emergence of this computer branch has been a turning point in favor of improving knowledge of the oceans and their resources and, with this, has allowed advances in fisheries management, both for the fleet and for the regulatory bodies of their activity. Satlink, Zunibal and Marine Instruments are pioneering companies in the use of AI in fishing activity. For these companies, the application of this combination of algorithms in their solutions has led to an optimization of electronic observation, better discrimination of species and, in general, a deeper understanding of marine ecosystems, which translates into a better support for the fishing sector.

Source: Industrias Pesqueras l Read the full article here

Other Media | aqua.cl: They recycle 32,000 kilos of fishing nets to turn them into Patagonia products and other brands

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

In 2023, Orizon Seafood, the Chilean fishing company that is the world leader in horse mackerel production and belongs to Nutrisco, recovered a total of 32,080 kg of fishing nets at the end of their useful life. These were recycled with the collaboration of Net Positiva, operated by the company Bureo Chile, who recycle them and transform them into raw materials that are used by well-known brands to make their products.

Thus, this collaboration made it possible to recycle the fishing nets and transform them into 100% traceable raw materials, which will be used to make Patagonia brand clothing, Costa sunglasses, Carver skateboards, Future Fins surf fins, Yenga board game or pieces of Trek bicycles, among other products.

Source: aqua.cl l Read the full article here

Other Media | Fish Focus: Seafood Expo Asia coming to Singapore

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Seafood Expo Asia coming to Singapore in September bringing industry buyers from across Asia and suppliers from around the world. The 12th edition of the Expo will feature the latest innovative products, seafood tastings and culinary demonstrations, engaging events, educational conference sessions and more.

Seafood Expo Asia, organised by Diversified Communications, will take place in Singapore on 4-6 September 2024. The Expo provides a strategic platform for seafood suppliers from around the world and buyers from across Asia 

Source: Fish Focus l Read the full article here

Other Media | Fish Farmer: Scotland’s salmon exports hit five-year high

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Scottish salmon exports in the first four months of this year were up more than a third by value, according to HMRC figures. The data, analysed by industry body Salmon Scotland, shows that the value of salmon exports was up by £65m to £250m, a 36% increase on the same period last year.

On a rolling 12-month basis, the figure was £645m, representing the highest level in five years and an 11% increase compared with the previous year’s £581m. Salmon exports achieved their highest sales value since 2019.

Source: Fish Farmer l Read the full article here


Other Media | fishfarmingexpert: A packed programme for AQUA 2024

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

The organisers of AQUA 2024, a global aquaculture event being held in Copenhagen in August, has published the preliminary programme grid for the scientific conference, workshops, and industry and innovation forums that will take place.

A trade exhibition with 240 booths, student events, and receptions will also be held.

Co-organised by the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) and the World Aquaculture Society (WAS), the AQUA events are held every six years. Past events were held in Nice (2000), Florence (2006), Prague (2012) and Montpellier (2018).

Source: fishfarmingexpert l Read the full article here


Other Media | Alimarket: What situation is Nueva Pescanova in and what options are you considering for your future outside of Abanca?

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

That the year that Nueva Pescanova just closed was not going to be good was no secret. Alimarket, based on an analysis of the sector that will be made public tomorrow, advances in this information the estimates of turnover and losses that would have been recorded by what to date continues to be the main Spanish fishing group. Although the company has maintained a low profile since Jorge Escudero took the helm, the management wanted to explain to Alimarket some keys to its current positioning.

Source: Alimarket l Read the full article here

Other Media | IndPesqueras: Spanish consumers join denunciation of the misleading labeling of plant based and seek to force an EU legislative proposal

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

The Consumer Union of Galicia (UCGAL), the Consumer Union of Euskadi, the Consumer Union of Cantabria and the ConsumES Confederation have agreed to join the project that integrates twenty organizations to denounce misleading labeling in plant-based products.

The organizations that lead the initiative had already addressed the Minister of Social Rights, Consumption and Agenda 2030, Pablo Bustinduy, and of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, to show their concern in relation to misleading labeling on plant products. based that aim to imitate fish and seafood, in order to advance in compliance with the regulations that regulate them without, for the moment, having obtained a response from the former.

Source: Industrias Pesqueras l Read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Maruha Nichiro collaboration with Japanese college leads to herring, sardine convenience products

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

A collaboration between Tokyo, Japan-based seafood company Maruha Nichiro and Osaka Shoin Women’s College in Higashiosaka has created unique canned herring and sardine products targeting the convenience market.

The partnership started after Shin-ichi Fukumaru, a sales development manager at Maruha Nichiro, read a newspaper article about a joint project between Professor Shingo Hamada’s food studies class at Osaka Shoin and a local high school, which resulted in the development of innovative herring recipes.

Author: Chris Loew /SeafoodSource l Read the full article here


Other Media | Alt-seafood company aims to make waves

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Seed to Surf a Canadian alternative seafood company - aims to ride the wave of growing enthusiasm for plant-based ingredients, announcing plans for significant expansion across North America.

Bringing a fresh approach to the industry, the company seems to be seeking to carve out a niche for up-market alt-seafood products. The current offerings of the company include tinned snow crab, made from enoki mushrooms, and a play on smoked whitefish which is made, rather creatively, from celery root.

Source: The Fish Site l Read the full article here


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