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IN BRIEF - Sanrei Foods 50th Anniversary Commemorative Special Feature: Main product cream croquette

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

The main product, "Crab cream croquette made by a crab shop", uses red snow crab caught in Japan, and is particular about the rich flavor of fresh crab and the smoothness of the cream, which is unique to the crab shop. croquette.

In addition to the same product for mass retailers, the "Sanin Gohobi Croquette", which has been selected as a return gift for Yasugi City's hometown tax payment, is a popular product on major mail-order sites. This product uses only red snow crab from Tottori Prefecture, and the cream is made from Shimane Prefecture milk, and is filled with plenty of crab meat.

Source: News Nissyoku

IN BRIEF - Aquaculture industry laments high cost of feed

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

Stakeholders in the aquaculture industry are lamenting the increasing cost of fish feed and materials in the market.

According to the Chief Executive of the Chamber of Aquaculture Ghana, Jacob Adzikah, the cost of fish feed has gone up by about 200%.

Again, the rising cost of ingredients such as maize and soya beans have resulted in the sector relying heavily on imports to produce feed for their fishes.

Speaking to Joy Business, Mr Adzikah said the high cost of feed accounts for the rising price of fish.

“These days the price of tilapia and cat fish are rising very fast and we need to take some drastic decisions to prevent this continuous increase in the prices of fish feed materials”, he said.

Source: myjoyonline

IN BRIEF - Fifth meeting of the Network of Research Institutions of the Pacific Alliance will be held in Santa Marta

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

On March 15 and 17, the fifth meeting of the Network of Institutions will be held at the headquarters of the "José Benito Vives de Andreis" Institute of Marine and Coastal Research (INVEMAR), in the city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Networks of the Pacific Alliance (IIPA-AP Network).
The IIPA Network was born in 2017 in the context of the Work Plan established that year by the Ad hoc group on Fisheries and Aquaculture of the Pacific Alliance whose creation was agreed at the XI Summit of the Pacific Alliance in July 2016, with the objective of building a joint marketing strategy for fishery products of the Pacific Alliance.
The network is made up of the Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP) of Chile, the National Institute of Fisheries (INAPESCA) of Mexico, the Institute of the Sea of Peru (IMARPE) and INVEMAR in Colombia. INIDEP (Argentina), SCIRO (Australia) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have also participated as observer institutions.
The objective of this meeting, organized jointly between IFOP and INVEMAR, is to prepare a Work Plan for the period 2023-2024, based on the priority issues defined by the institutions in a previous meeting (2022), which include: Ecosystem Approach, Climate Change and Biodiversity, among others.

Other Media | FishFarmer: Chilean salmon farmer in debt default

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

The large Chilean salmon company Nova Austral has admitted it is in debt default after grappling with various financial problems.

So far, a plea for patience from bondholders has met with a cool response.

Although the company is based in Chile, its bonds are listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Nova Austral said in a Stock Exchange announcement at the weekend that it is facing  operational challenges and liquidity constraints.

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

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: The Xunta affirms that the POEMs do not guarantee the compatibility of the wind industry with fishing

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

In addition to the EU Action Plan for fishing, the deployment of offshore wind power contemplated in the Maritime Space Management Plans (POEM) was another of the issues addressed in the last plenary session of the Galician Fisheries Council.

The Minister of the Sea, Rosa Quintana, regretted that this planning "lacks" in its design the "necessary dialogue with the autonomous communities and the sectors involved" and that it does not properly guarantee, as she explained, the compatibility of the implementation of this industry with the fishing activity and the preservation of the ecosystem.

Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full article here

Other Media | FishFocus: 2023 Seafood Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

Winners of the product competition to be announced at Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America

The 11 finalists for the 2023 Seafood Excellence Awards, the prestigious Best New Products competition at Seafood Expo North America, have been announced. Winners of the competition will be revealed on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 3:30pm in the Demonstration Theater during Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America. The three-day Expo takes place March 12-14, 2023, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, USA.

Source: FishFocus | read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Tastee Choice, Ocean Beauty to unveil new products at Seafood Expo North America

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

The Choice Group and Ocean Beauty are among the bevy of seafood companies launching products at Seafood Expo North America, scheduled to take place 12 to 14 March in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

After success with its frozen Seafood Boil bags, launched last year, Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.A.-based Choice Group’s Tastee Choice brand is featuring two new seafood boil bags – Clam Bake and Crawfish Boil – along with Breaded Butterfly and Coconut Butterfly Shrimp in SENA’s New Items display case and at Booth #1549 at Seafood Expo North America.

Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource | read the full article here

IN BRIEF - Fishing boat capsizes near Senkaku Islands, 7 missing crew

Monday, March 06, 2023

Around 1:30 pm on the 5th, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force reported to the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters (Naha) that a fishing boat had capsized in the waters near the Senkaku Islands. According to the Japan Coast Guard, seven people, one Taiwanese and six Indonesians, are believed to have been on board, but none of them have been found.

The site is about 150 kilometers north of Ishigaki Island in Okinawa Prefecture and about 40 kilometers east of Kuba Island in the Senkaku Islands. The Japan Coast Guard is searching the area with four patrol boats.

Source: Mainichi Shimbun

IN BRIEF: First catch of Miyagi farmed coho salmon

Monday, March 06, 2023

Ishinomaki market 7% higher unit price, large ratio of large size

The catch of farmed coho salmon was the highest in the prefecture. [Miyagi] In Miyagi Prefecture, the first catch of farmed coho salmon this season was held at Ishinomaki Market (Ishinomaki City) on the 3rd. The quantity was about 7 tons, down 12% from the first catch of the previous year.

The long-awaited listing of Okinawan coho salmon was a celebration, and the average unit price rose 7% to 1,098 yen per kilogram. This is the first catch in the prefecture, about 10 days earlier than usual. The market's first catch last year was March 18.

Source: Minato-Yamaguchi (only available in Japanese)

IN BRIEF: Uvesco promotes local fish

Monday, March 06, 2023

Uvesco continues to promote local food and welcomes the first anchovies of the 2023 campaign, coming from the ports of Santoña and Hondarribia, which are already in the fishmongers of BM Supermercados.

With these first specimens, captured at dawn and highly valued for their high quality, this year's campaign begins. In total, between yesterday and today, Friday, more than 2,500 kilos have been distributed in all BM fishmongers, which add up to nearly 250 sections served.

The BM fishmongers model also allows us to bet on sustainability, by working directly with Cantabrian ports and fish from our coasts, and on excellence in service, with attended fishmongers that allow the customer to have the product they want at all times.

Source: infoRETAIL

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