Good progress on UK exports

Temporary issues felt in the seafood supply chain are steadily improving, UK Government Minister for Scotland David Duguid reported, following a meeting he chaired this week with senior figures in…

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Scottish fishing in crisis
The Brexit deal falls significantly short of promises that had been made, according to the SFF

Scottish fishing in crisis

Describing the current situation as a ‘full-blown crisis,’ Scottish Seafood Association chief executive Jimmy Buchan has told the UK and Scottish governments to get a grip, and fast, ‘before severe…

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Fish firmly on the Danish menu
Danes can look to the blue larder for a healthy, climate-friendly diet

Fish firmly on the Danish menu

Seafood features prominently in the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration’s new climate-friendly dietary advice – which is welcomed by the Danish Fish Producers Association. The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and…

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Brexit disruption hits Scottish seafood exports
Seafood Scotland Chief Executive Donna Fordyce. Image: Seafood Scotland Free to use from Seafood Scotland Donna Fordyce Head of Seafood Scotland

Brexit disruption hits Scottish seafood exports

‘It’s a perfect storm for Scottish seafood exporters. Weakened by Covid-19, and the closure of the French border before Christmas, the end of the Brexit transition period has unleashed layer upon…

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No-deal is a lose-lose outcome
French Prime Minister Jean Castex has pledged that fishing will not be sacrificed. Image: CRPMEM Hauts-de-France

No-deal is a lose-lose outcome

In a high-profile visit to Boulogne-sur-Mer this week, France’s Prime Minister Jean Castex, travelling with four members of his government and Minister of the Sea Annick Girardin, pledged that the…

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2021 seafood expos postponed
Diversified has already re-scheduled next spring’s exhibitions further into 2021

2021 seafood expos postponed

The Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America and Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, both scheduled to take place in the early part of 2021, have been pushed back to…

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EU giving priority to cheap imported fish over sustainable EU production
European industry bodies Europêche and EAPO are calling on the EU Council of Ministers to reduce the amount of imported duty-free fish

EU giving priority to cheap imported fish over sustainable EU production

810,000 tonnes of imported fish will benefit from massive tariff derogations regardless of their origin, way of production, sustainability of the stock, labour standards or even if the third country…

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