Analysis

  • Making blue foods greener
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    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, writes Jason Holland

  • Warming seas threaten Pacific economies
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    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.

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    NAFF growing bigger and better

    2021-08-19T17:56:00Z

    NAFF logoThe fair will be held in the largest hall in Tórshavn, and indeed the Faroes, enabling all exhibitors to be under the same 5,000m2 roof. According to the organisers, the new venue offers much better conditions, as the event is now held in halls instead of tents.During the North ...

  • Pandemic turns people onto pelagic fish
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    Pandemic turns people onto pelagic fish

    2021-08-06T07:15:00Z

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

  • Invaders in our waters: at what cost?
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    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.

  • Where next for British shellfish?
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    Where next for British shellfish?

    2021-06-17T07:30:00Z

    COVID and Brexit created a perfect storm, but options are emerging for the sector, writes Jason Holland

  • An increasingly attractive proposition
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    An increasingly attractive proposition

    2021-05-21T07:30:00Z

    Aquaculture is in the midst of a technological revolution, with investors identifying plenty of scope for further uptake and value creation, writes Jason Holland

  • Collaboration is key
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    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.

  • Skirting a bottleneck
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    Skirting a bottleneck

    2021-04-15T07:30:00Z

    Aquaculture needs to overcome the potential growth limiting issue of feed ingredient constraints if it’s to fulfil its long-term potential, writes Jason Holland

  • Shaking up the virtual aisles
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    Shaking up the virtual aisles

    2021-03-17T07:30:00Z

    Online sales of seafood have soared during the coronavirus lockdown and experts believe the long-term future looks good, writes Jason Holland

  • Assessing the Brexit fallout
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    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
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    New and uncertain horizons

    2021-02-11T07:30:00Z

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

  • 2022 CFP Review: Fisheries at a crossroads?
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    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.

  • A green farming opportunity emerges from the blue
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    A green farming opportunity emerges

    2020-12-31T07:30:00Z

    Shifting attitudes and new tech have made Europe’s seaweed sector ripe for dramatic expansion, writes Jason Holland.

  • Surf n’ turf: closing the global food gap
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    Surf n’ turf: closing the global food gap

    2020-11-07T07:30:00Z

    Farming animals in the water and on land has an essential role to play in solving our most fundamental challenge, reports Jason Holland.

  • Reimagining fish
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    Reimagining fish

    2020-08-25T07:30:00Z

    Fisheries and aquaculture can lead the crucial overhaul of global food systems, writes Jason Holland

  • Aquaculture’s crucial role to feed billions
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    Aquaculture’s crucial role to feed billions

    2020-08-14T08:30:00Z

    The recent Virtual Ocean Dialogues conference confirmed that while the sector has made strong progress, some important obstacles still need to be overcome, writes Jason Holland.

  • Can Trump make a bigger fish out of America?
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    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, writes Jason Holland.

  • Fostering greater faith in farmed fish
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    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, writes Jason Holland

  • Where next for salmon farming?
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    Where next for salmon farming?

    2020-04-03T07:30:00Z

    While as a consumer product, Atlantic salmon has transcended the seafood category, producers now need to adopt new harvest technologies to maintain growth, writes Jason Holland.