The Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária del Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento de Brasil (Embrapa) has released the results of a study that shows the profile of the Brazilian consumer who buys seafood in the country's main retail channel, which is the supermarket. The investigation, coordinated by the institution, was carried out through a questionnaire to 1,350 people from five capitals, one for each geographic region. The focus of the study was on consumers who go to the supermarket's fishmongers, in different establishments in different neighborhoods. In this way, the best representation was sought both in terms of public and social strata.
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Salmon exchange expands team with Exchange Broker and Business Developer.
Fish Pool reports that it is very pleased with the hiring, and CEO Søren Martens looks forward to strengthening the team.
“Fish Pool passed last year’s trading volume in July and we have had one of the strongest first half in Fish Pool’s history this year. Since the Oslo Stock Exchange, our main owner was acquired by the European stock exchange Euronext in 2019, integration with their system will also be central to the future.
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Chile’s biggest salmon farmer, AquaChile, has recycled more than 200 tonnes of plastic in a year of working with Puerto Montt company Greenspot.
The initiative seeks to provide a sustainable solution for plastic material that must be replaced after it has completed its useful life. In this way, AquaChile has taken care of its industrial waste such as buoys, floats and pipes, it said in a press release.
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An ugly impasse is developing between UK and French fishermen’s organisations over access to scallops in the Channel, and the French industry fears that a failure to reach an agreement could lead to clashes of the kind that last occurred in 2018 between UK and French scallopers.
According to Pascal Coquet, who sits on the scallop commission of French fishing industry body CNPMEM, the French side is amenable to renewing the agreement reached a year ago on reciprocal access to scallops and allocation of kilowatt days.
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The Ministry of Production, through the Institute of the Sea of Peru (Imarpe), has started the first phase of the evaluation of the northern-central anchovy stock, corresponding to the winter-spring period, with the spawning biomass estimation cruise, through the Egg Production Method (MPH).
The ship sails today from the port of Callao with specialists, technicians and crew on board the Scientific Research Vessel (BIC) "Luis Alberto Flores Portugal", which will have the support of the fishing vessel "Galileo" to collect the eggs of anchovy in the study area, the same one that set sail from the port of Chimbote on August 31 to begin work in front of Callao.
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The deputies consider the increase of 530 million euros proposed by the commission for the EMFF insufficient
The hypothesis of a no-deal Brexit leading to the expulsion of the Community fleet from British waters is increasingly becoming reality. What is emerging as the most likely outcome was made clear yesterday in the spirit of the MEPs of the Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament, who shared with the president of that chamber, Pierre Karleskind, the need to provide in the next European Maritime Fund and of Fisheries (FEMP), scheduled for 2021-2027, the consequences that the British disconnection will have in fishing without agreed conditions.
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Nieuwpoort, Belgium-based MARELEC is launching virtual showrooms featuring the firm’s next generation food processing solutions in an effort to continue engaging protein suppliers from afar.
The company, which develops portion-cutters, graders, industrial weighing, marine, flow scales, and production management software, said the showroom allows “customers and prospects to visit a factory in full operation, equipped with only MARELEC Processing Solutions.” Author: Madelyn Kearns / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
The United States and Russia were the main factors driving the company's sales growth during the second quarter.
The salmon farming company Nova Austral registered a 4% increase in its revenues during the second quarter (2Q) of 2020 compared to the same period last year, totaling US $ 35.2 million. This increase was mainly due to higher volumes sold, which were partially offset by lower market prices.
Nueva Pescanova incorporates José Manuel Carballo Fernández as general director of Systems and Processes
The Nueva Pescanova group announced this Tuesday the appointment of José Manuel Carballo as general director of Systems and Processes, and his incorporation to the company's Executive Committee. Carballo Fernández has more than 30 years of experience in the field of information technology and, as explained by the multinational, "has led and developed complex projects" in companies such as Acciona, the Prisa group and Siemens.
Canadian food giant acquires Ontario-based Allseas.
In a press release, the Canadian speciality food manufacturing and distribution company Premium Brands, which turns over nearly CAD 2 billion a year, writes that it has acquired leading distributor of fresh and frozen seafood Allseas.
The Allseas transaction is expected to close in four to eight weeks and is subject to customary closing conditions including the approval of the Canadian Competition Bureau, it wrote.
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Pacific saury August price is the highest ever Japan
Last month's saury trading price exceeded 1,300 yen per kilo due to record poor fishing, nearly doubling last year, a record high.
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Domestic market frozen fish prices show stability Russia Fed.
From 7 to 13 September, the dynamics of prices for frozen fish in the wholesale segment of the domestic market, basically, showed a tendency towards stability.
In the Far East region, there was a ten...
Alaska’s 2020 salmon season comes to a close United States
Alaska’s salmon harvest has topped 110 million and the total for the 2020 season will likely be aound 112 million fish. That’s roughly 85 percent of the preseason forecast.
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