• Bluefront Equity partners

    NOK1bn for sustainable seafood


    Bluefront Equity has NOK1bn earmarked for sustainable seafood investments.

  • Icefish Connect – Capelin Quota Session

    Capelin boom


    Capelin is booming in Iceland, but marketing and climate change remain challenges.

  • Thiraphong Chansiri, Thai Union President and CEO

    Dow Jones sustainability kudos


    A Thai seafood giant says it has reaffirmed its reputation as a green food producer.

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    French caviar house opens UK lab


    French company Petrossian has opened a new caviar laboratory on the outskirts of London in a bid to combat Brexit red tape.

  • Babord Group is about to make Arctic char better known and more widely available

    Arctic char – niche species ready to go mainstream


    There are ambitious plans to bring what is currently a niche farmed species to greater prominence as Arctic char production is about to be stepped up by Norwegian Fish Farms working with seafood producer Babord Group.

  • Direct.Laky Zervudachi Direct Seafoods director of sustainability copy

    Direct Seafoods wins MSC Supplier of the Year


    Direct Seafoods has been named Marine Stewardship Council Award for Fresh Fish Food Service Supplier of the Year 2021, in recognition of its commitment to sustainability and the range of products offered.

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    New FTA could remove some seafood tariffs


    A new free trade agreement with Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein could bring benefits to the UK by removing tariffs on the import of shrimps and prawns.

  • Norwegian seafood export values are their best ever Photo: Norwegian Seafood Council

    Norway enjoys best ever seafood export values


    The export value of Norwegian seafood has reached its highest figure ever in the first half of 2021.

  • Top official joins American Seafoods

    Top official joins American Seafoods


    Former top NOAA administrator Chris Oliver has joined US fishing company American Seafoods with a role in the company’s regulatory division as special advisor on government affairs.

  • (l-r) Leandro Kwiczor, Beverley Renwick and Jim Welsh Photo: Oceanic Seafoods

    Oceanic Seafoods MD acquires 100% stake


    Managing director and founder of Oceanic Seafoods, Jim Welsh, has acquired a 100% stake in the business following a buy-out of 50% shareholder, Three Oceans.

  • Seafood Expo Global recheduled to 2022

    Seafood Expo Global recheduled to 2022


    Organisers of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global have announced that its first Barcelona offering will now take place in April 2022.

  • Wales is running a seafood week to promote its varied produce Photo: Atlantic Edge Oysters

    Welsh Seafood Week puts Wales on the map


    Wales is running a seafood week to help promote the country’s array of fish and shellfish from the Welsh coast.

  • Record April for Iceland’s seafood exports

    Record April for Iceland’s seafood exports


    Seafood exports last month from Iceland were up 54% compared to April 2020, reflecting the seriousness a year ago of the situation due to the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, but also highlighting the importance of capelin to Iceland’s fisheries.

  • Jason, one of the Scottish seafood suppliers who has shared his stories for a new social media campaign Photo: Seafood Scotland

    Scottish seafood workers share ‘fishstories’


    Seafood Scotland is launching a social media campaign to share personal stories from the individuals behind Scotland’s seafood sector.

  • Kevin Bixler Photo: ISSF

    Seafood sector veteran to chair ISSF board


    The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has appointed Kevin Bixler, the global director of group fish procurement for Thai Union Group as chair of its board of directors, replacing Luciano Pirovano, director of sustainable development for Bolton Food.

  • Norwegian seafood exports have been at their highest ever March volume in 2021 Photo: Norwegian Seafood Council

    Best ever March exports for Norwegian seafood


    Despite the ongoing challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, Norwegian seafood exports have recorded their second-highest first quarter figure this year.

  • Richard Stephen, engineering manager at Thistle Seafoods Photo: Scottish Seafood Association

    Scottish seafood processing recruitment drive


    Scotland’s £1.6bn seafood industry has launched a campaign to help find the right candidates to fill numerous vacancies within the processing sector.

  • Turbulent times for Russian seafood

    Turbulent times for Russian seafood


    China’s import ban could leave millions of tonnes of Russian fish unsold and result in thousands of job losses, as it seems that Russia is running out of options to avoid the worst case scenario becoming a reality, reports Vladislav Vorotnikov

  • (l-r) Stay Afloat Darwin trusted advocates Michael O’Brien, Toni Hedditch and Fran Davis Photo: WAFIC

    Seafood industry helps colleagues stay afloat


    Seafood Industry Australia (SAI) and Women in Seafood Australasia (WISA) have teamed up to launch a mental health and well-being pilot programme for commercial seafood industry workers.

  • £23 million of financial assistance is being made available to UK seafood businesses

    UK’s Seafood Disruption Support Scheme opens


    Seafood exporting businesses across the UK affected by the challenges of adjusting to new requirements for exporting to the EU can now apply for financial support as the the UK Government opens its Seafood Disruption Support Scheme.