Analysis

  • Shrimp
    News

    Seafood demand weakens

    2022-09-16T11:23:00Z

    Persistently high production costs will undermine sales in the second-half of 2022

  • Farmed prawns
    News

    Aquaculture at a crossroads

    2022-08-17T10:35:00Z

    While the sector has the potential to nourish the world’s growing population, the FAO insists its growth must be sustainable

  • Making blue foods greener
    News

    Making blue foods greener

    2021-09-11T07:30:00Z

    While the COVID-19 pandemic has monopolised seafood industry action plans in recent times, the climate emergency remains a colossal concern

  • Warming seas threaten Pacific economies
    News

    Warming seas threaten Pacific economies

    2021-09-10T07:15:00Z

    Climate change is driving tuna further to the east, threatening the economic security of several small island nations.

  • Pandemic turns people onto pelagic fish
    News

    Pandemic turns people onto pelagic fish

    2021-08-06T07:15:00Z

    Markets have upped their herring and mackerel consumption during the coronavirus crisis. But does the revival have staying power?

  • Invaders in our waters: at what cost?
    News

    Invaders in our waters: at what cost?

    2021-06-29T09:50:00Z

    For centuries, humans have been translocating species beyond their historical, native ranges, either intentionally or unintentionally. Over time, these non-native species movements have intensified with globalisation and the increase in the volume of trade – humans and their goods are moving more freely from place to place than ever before.

  • Collaboration is key
    News

    Collaboration is key

    2021-05-20T07:30:00Z

    Speaking at IFFO’s recent seminar, the numbers mentioned by its director general Petter M. Johannessen underscore the need for collaboration between stakeholders from public and private sectors to be strengthened.

  • Assessing the Brexit fallout
    News

    Assessing the Brexit fallout

    2021-02-15T15:26:00Z

    For much of the UK’s fishing industry and for seafood buyers in Europe, the final act of Britain’s departure from the European Union has been a rough landing.

  • New and uncertain horizons
    News

    New and uncertain horizons

    2021-02-11T07:30:00Z

    With the Brexit agreement now in place, the seafood industry finds itself in uncharted waters

  • 2022 CFP Review: Fisheries at a crossroads?
    News

    2022 CFP Review: Fisheries at a crossroads?

    2021-01-02T07:30:00Z

    By December 31, 2022, the Commission is required to report to the Parliament and the Council on the implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), writes Brian O’Riordan, executive secretary of LIFE Platform.

  • Can Trump make a bigger fish out of America?
    News

    Can Trump make a bigger fish out of America?

    2020-07-18T07:30:00Z

    Through its new executive order, the White House is seeking to propel the nation’s seafood sector into the big league.

  • Fostering greater faith in farmed fish
    News

    Fostering greater faith in farmed fish

    2020-05-29T09:00:00Z

    Do retailers need to be more upfront about what’s gone into the aquaculture products they’re selling? A new report insists that they do.

  • Cordial post-Brexit relations are critical
    News

    Cordial post-Brexit relations are critical

    2020-02-26T07:12:00Z

    Retaining market access and consumer confidence are of the utmost importance for both the UK and EU27

  • Seafood assurance in the global supply chain?
    News

    Seafood assurance in the global supply chain

    2020-01-03T07:30:00Z

    ?Polly Burns, Fisheries and Aquaculture Operations Manager, Customised Assurance at Lloyd’s Register, outlines the value of seafood assurance and its critical role in maintaining quality and mitigating the environmental impacts of fishing and aquaculture.

  • Is RAS ready to shine?
    News

    Is RAS ready to shine?

    2020-01-02T07:30:00Z

    A new report analysing the ever-increasing investment in recirculating aquaculture systems points to these technologies disrupting the salmon sector within the next decade

  • The clock is ticking on subsidy action
    News

    The clock is ticking on subsidy action

    2019-11-26T15:27:00Z

    A new scientific study detailing the continued escalation of ‘harmful’ fisheries subsidies has cranked up the pressure on world leaders to deliver reform, writes Jason Holland

  • Red shrimp producers expect market recovery
    News

    ?Argentine red shrimp producers expect to see market recovery

    2019-11-26T15:24:00Z

    After two years of heavy production, the international markets for Argentine red shrimp now seem to be overloaded and the prices are continually going down, reports Eduardo Campos Lima.

  • Aquaculture’s time is now
    News

    Aquaculture’s time is now

    2019-11-20T11:05:00Z

    Fish farming can thrive in this new age of tech disruption

  • Crossing borders
    News

    Crossing borders

    2019-09-07T07:00:00Z

    While EU seafood exports are in the ascendance, the growing appetite for seafood among European consumers continues to elevate the importance of imported products

  • Seafood’s changing tide
    News

    Seafood’s changing tide

    2019-08-14T07:00:00Z

    While the global seafood trade is expected to continue to grow, recent analysis points to shifts in the market dynamics