All Industry News articles – Page 5

  • The IFFO has released its monthly report into marine ingredients market trends

    IFFO releases ingredient trends report


    The Marine Ingredients Organisation (IFFO) has released its latest analysis of marine ingredient market trends showing a 40% drop in use in June 2021 compared to the previous year.

  • Helga María’s Westfjords summer

    Helga María’s Westfjords summer


    Brim’s fresher trawler Helga María has been fishing on Westfjords grounds all summer, and catches have been fine, according to skipper Friðleifur Einarsson.

  • New EU EHCs delayed to January

    New EU EHCs delayed to January


    The European Commission has voted to extend the transition period for the new format Export Health Certificates (EHCs) to 15th January 2022.

  • A still from John West’s new ‘Girl on the Move’ advert Photo: John West

    John West revamps brand with new TV ad


    John West is revamping its brand identity to appeal to younger consumers and remind people of the benefits of a diet rich in seafood.

  • The ‘Stay Afloat’ programme helps break down the stigma of mental health problems within the seafood industry Photo: Seafood Industry Australia

    Help for Queensland’s commercial fishers


    The Queensland government is helping support the state’s commercial fishers with an AU$59,000 investment towards a nationally-recognised resilience and wellbeing programme.

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    Return of the sprat


    Sprat fish that form a “vital” part of the marine food chain have returned in huge numbers to the River Clyde in Scotland, according to new research.

  • Jane Roche of Catch of the Day fishmongers Photo: Cywain

    New group for women in Welsh seafood


    A new group is being formed to support women in the fishing industry, offering them the opportunity to network with their counterparts around the Welsh coast.

  • ‘Taste the Atlantic’ showcases the best of Irish seafood Photo: BIM

    Mentoring for BIM’s Young Chef ambassadors


    Five young chefs from Ireland are each being mentored by a knowledgeable seafood producer as part of the Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) Taste the Atlantic ambassador programme.

  • Thai Union’s SEALECT products are part of a government scheme to reduce food prices Photo: Thai Union

    Thai Union joins food price reduction scheme


    Thai Union Group is providing food products at reduced prices to local communities as part of a government scheme to support Thai people during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • The new podcast will showcase the best of Scotland’s seafood sector

    Podcast showcases Scottish seafood sector


    Seafood Scotland has launched a podcast series highlighting the work and lives of those in the Scottish seafood industry.

  • Ghost gear is a major cause of marine pollution

    Canada launches ghost gear reporting tool


    The Canadian government has launched a new online system that makes it easier for commercial harvesters to report their lost fishing gear.

  • The NOAA research ship, ‘Ronald H. Brown’, has been collecting samples to better understand hypoxia Photo: NOAA

    ‘Dead zones’ likely off US West Coast


    Data collected by NOAA has confirmed that a large area of poorly oxygenated water is growing off the coast of Washington and Oregon in the US, threatening to create ‘dead zones’ where bottom-dwelling species perish.

  • The EU and Cook Islands are continuing their successful fisheries partnership Photo: EC

    EU and Cook Islands continue partnership


    The European Union and the Cook Islands have agreed to continue their successful fisheries partnership as part of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement, for a duration of three years.

  • Nothing dents the UK’s enthusiasm for fish and chips for long Photo: Seafish

    Fish and chips recover well from Covid


    Seafish has published its fourth and final review into the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the UK’s seafood supply chain, showing a strong recovery in the fish and chip retail sector.

  • Multi-national Pacific partnership

    Multi-national Pacific partnership


    Operation Nasse 2021, an annual co-operative fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) operation involving Australia, France, New Zealand and the United States of America, ended on 23rd July.

  • MSC warns of tuna fisheries suspensions

    MSC warns of tuna fisheries suspensions


    Failure to reach agreement at a critical intergovernmental meeting in December could result Western Central Pacific tuna fisheries losing MSC status, the the Marine Stewardship Council warns.

  • Scottish seafood businesses will receive funding to help them recover from Brexit and Covid-19 Photo: Seafood Scotland

    £1.8m boost for Scottish seafood sector


    The Scottish seafood industry is to receive £1.8 million to help businesses recover from the economic ravages of Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • A marine crane is now operational at Milford Fish Docks Photo: Port of Milford Haven

    First marine crane for South Wales


    Work has completed at Milford Fish Docks to enhance health, safety and welfare facilities, including the installation of the only marine crane in south Wales.

  • TIFSS 2021 has been postponed by two months

    Taiwan fisheries show 2021 postponed


    This year’s Taiwan International Fisheries and Seafood Show has been postponed as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Thiraphong Chansiri, president & chief executive of Thai Union Photo: Thai Union

    Thai Union launches Thailand’s first SLB


    Thai Union Group has successfully priced a THB 5 billion (€130 million) seven-year senior, unsecured sustainability-linked bond (SLB) for institutional investors.