Sustainable sourcing increasingly important
A new study reveals a more demanding stance by consumers on illegal fishing and in favour of social and environmental sustainability. Image: OPAGAC

Sustainable sourcing increasingly important

A study conducted by Deloitte and released by the Spanish tuna fleet acting under the Europêche banner finds that for the first time sustainable sourcing has become a more important…

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Fisheries APPG hears from industry figures at the forefront of adapting to the pandemic
The APPG discussed the numerous initiatives taking place within the fishing industry to cope with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic

Fisheries APPG hears from industry figures at the forefront of adapting to the pandemic

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Fisheries last week held its second virtual public event, during which attendees heard from a snapshot of the innovative responses to COVID-19 taking place…

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Icewater Seafoods’ leadership on reducing food waste

Icewater Seafoods utilises close to 99% of each cod that comes into the plant at Arnold’s Cove in Newfoundland. Image: Offshore Fishery Association

Icewater Seafoods’ leadership on reducing food waste


Icewater Seafoods, based at Arnold’s Cove in Newfoundland and a member of the Offshore Fishery Association, has been a leader for decades in eliminating food waste. The company sells 99.8%…

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Spanish seafood sector looks forward to recovery – fears deep recession
The Spanish fishing and seafood sector os bracing itself for a deep recession

Spanish seafood sector looks forward to recovery – fears deep recession

The fishing sector has yet to see the hoped-for recovery of seafood sales and prices as the HoReCa sector is gradually re-opened. Sales are estimated to have dropped by 10%…

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Seafood pivotal for rebuilding Norway’s economy
Classified as an essential industry, the Norwegian seafood business has been fully operational during the Covid-19 crisis. Image: Norges Sjømatråd

Seafood pivotal for rebuilding Norway’s economy

The seafood industry is expected to play a key role in getting Norway’s economy and workforce up and running again in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. ‘For Norway and…

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Demand down all round for Norwegian seafood exports
There has been an overall decline in the demand for Norwegian seafood exports during the coronavirus crisis. Image: Norwegian Seafood Council

Demand down all round for Norwegian seafood exports

‘So far we have seen a fall in demand for Norwegian seafood overall. For example, salmon export volumes are stable while the price measured in Euro has fallen by about…

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From the sea to the door
The MMO has opened applications for the new Domestic Seafood Supply Scheme, funding projects to help seafood businesses in England increase the supply of local seafood to domestic markets

From the sea to the door

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is accepting applications for projects that support domestic sales of locally-caught fish and shellfish from now to Monday 11th May under a a new grant…

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Time to de-escalate tensions, says SWFPA
SWFPA is asking colleagues in the French seafood sector to step back from escalating a situation that could damage both Scottish and French producers

Time to de-escalate tensions, says SWFPA

The seafood sector in Scotland is in the midst of a very testing and trying time, according to the Scottish White Fish Producers Association (SWFPA), which is calling on its…

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Valka’s batching and robot packing breakthrough
A frozen fillet passing through Valka’s Batching and Packing Robot. Image: Valka

Valka’s batching and robot packing breakthrough

Fishing and processing company FISK Seafood, based in the north of Iceland, has placed an order with high-tech processing equipment supplier Valka for a new batching and automatic packing system…

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