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First anchovy season boosts April’s Peruvian economy growth

PERU | Monday, June 18, 2018
The latest figures published by the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI...


Fisheries exports for human consumption grow 80pct
Peru | 21:10 | Fisheries exports for human consumption are estimated to have grown 80 per cent in the fir... Full Story
Grieg NL stands up for new 'escape-proof' cage system
Canada | 03:40 | Grieg NL intends to use a new 'escape-proof' marine cage system while expecting the approval of its massive USD 192 million salmon farm proposal off Newfoundland. Full Story
Shrimp exports to US grow
India | 02:30 | Indian shrimp exports to the United States grew by 18 per cent in value terms in April and are likely to be higher in 2018 despite a global supply glut due to higher production in most countries. Full Story
McDonald's Releases Reel It In! Sustainable Fishing Card Game
McDonald’s is using its size and scale to advance sustainable fish sourcing as the industry standard, helping to protect long-term fish supplies and help improve the health of surrounding marine ecosystems.
Tech Visionary Oliver Luckett Moves Into Sustainable Seafood
In an unexpected move, Oliver Luckett, branding expert, tech mogul and former Head of Innovation at The Walt Disney Company, has turned his attention to sustainably sourced seafood.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Becomes First MSC Certified Hotel Group in Asia
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has received Marine Stewardship Council Chain of Custody certification for all 53 of its properties across mainland China and Hong Kong.
Sealed Air to Offer Plantic™ Bio-Based Food Packaging in the United States, Canada and Mexico
Sealed Air Corporation has entered into an agreement with Kuraray America, Inc., a Japanese chemical company, to offer food packaging materials derived from its Plantic™ bio-based resins.
Hotel group Iberostar obtains MSC’s chain of custody
Spain Iberostar Group presented on Friday its new sustainable fisheries initiative together with the Marine Stewardship Council, becoming the first hotel chain in southern Europe to have the chain of custody of MSC.
Fresh cod exports grow but frozen cod sales fall
Norway A total of 5,700 tonnes of fresh cod, including fillets, were exported with a total value of USD 25.2 million in May, representing a 4 per cent growth in volume and a 12 per cent increase in value, according to the Norwegian Seafood Council.
Pollock B season started with slight TAC increase
United States Pollock "B" season opened Sunday with a total quota of 731,804 metric tons, which is about one per cent higher than last year, which was 650,095 tonnes.
About 71pct of fish served by contract caterers is imported, new study reveals
United Kingdom United Kingdom fishers are losing out on markets worth an estimated GBP 62 million because UK companies are buying-in sustainable fish from overseas, according to new investigation.