Seafood Scotland has hired the services of two experienced export consultants to help tackle the post-Brexit administration issues that have had a debilitating impact on trade to Europe over the last four weeks.
Alastair Kennedy, of Lornal Consultants, and Steve Galloway, of Galloway & Associates, will work closely with companies to help them better understand the new business practices to export to the EU and Northern Ireland, including the customs and export certification processes.
The appointments are funded through the Scottish Government and Scotland’s Food and Drink’s joint Recovery Plan.
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El Organismo Nacional de Sanidad Pesquera (Sanipes), entidad adscrita al Ministerio de la Producción de Perú, y el Ministerio de Agricultura, Pecuaria y Abastecimiento (MAPA) de Brasil, evalúan suscribir un instrumento de cooperación interinstitucional con la finalidad de continuar la cooperación en materia de pesca y acuicultura entre las dos naciones.
Sanipes Perú apuesta por la apertura del mercado brasileño a nuevos productos hidrobiológicos y la armonización de certificados sanitarios.
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The average price for the first four weeks of 2021 is EUR 4.2. This is EUR 3.2 lower than the average price in the same period last year.
The salmon market is sloppy. And has been for quite some time. The reason is, as is known, the COVID-19 virus, which has shut down significant parts of the Horeca segment (hotel, restaurant and catering). Thus, the buyer side is dominated by price-conscious supermarket chains.
The market is particularly burdened with big salmon. There is plenty of it due to impeccable growth conditions in the sea in autumn and winter. At the same time, the intercontinental markets, which prefer big fish, have reduced their purchases partly due to lower flight activity.
Author: Aslak Berge / SalmonBusiness | Read the full article here
Mowi Scotland has earned certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) for four seawater salmon farms in January, brining the total number of ASC certified farms in its portfolio to eight.
Mowi’s seawater farms at Loch Linnhe, Gorsten, Marulaig Bay and Stulaigh join Loch Leven in achieving ASC certification, complimenting previous certification of the company’s freshwater rearing sites. This is a significant milestone in Mowi’s publicly stated objective to achieve 100 percent ASC certification for all its sites around the world.
Aquaculture UK is a free to attend event taking place on 3 – 5 May 2022 in Aviemore, Scotland.
The show, which was due to take place on 19-21 May, will be deferred to the new dates of 3-5 May 2022 at the Macdonald Resort in Aviemore, Scotland.
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A high-end Chinese seafood restaurant chain has opened its 40th outlet in Wuhan, where the COVID-19 virus emerged last year.
The Xu Ji outlet was opened with fanfare and flowers at a commercial building in the Hankou district and is the second in two months opened by the Xu Ji operation, owned by Hunan Xu Ji Catering Management Co., a firm established in 1999.
The company hasn’t its goal, announced in 2018, of opening 50 restaurants by the end of 2020, but the expansion is proof the businessman behind the chain, Xu Guo Hua, has grand ambitions for the franchise. Xu increased his Xu Ji restaurant count from 22 in 2018 by focusing on fast-growing regional cities like Xi’an and Wuhan, where operation costs are lower and competition is less intense than in Beijing or Shanghai.
Author: Mark Godfrey / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
A Scottish study comparing the carbon footprints of a variety of seafood products has concluded that mackerel and herring caught by the Scottish pelagic fleet are the idea food choice for environmentally conscious consumers.
The study was completed by Frances Sandison as part of her PhD studies, and funded by the Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group, Shetland Islands Council, University of Aberdeen, University of the Highlands and Islands, and Shetland Fish Producers’ Organisation.
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Phung Duc Tien, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, assured that Vietnam has "advantages" in the markets, "especially in demanding markets such as the United States, Europe and the large Chinese market," according to Vasep.
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The notification does not represent a generalized sanction, but "it is a specific finding that involves the temporary suspension of a single company," they said from the Ministry of Production of Ecuador.
The General Administration of Customs of China (GACC) notified the Embassy of Ecuador in Beijing about the suspension of a shrimp export establishment due to the presence of the White Spot Virus (WSSV), for which the Ministry of Production, Foreign Trade, Inversiones y Pesca (MPCEIP) coordinates control actions and verifies compliance with the provisions of the agreement “Protocol for Inspection, Quarantine and Veterinary Sanitary Requirements for Frozen White Shrimp to be exported from Ecuador to China”.
A team of researchers, aquaculture and fornation production specialists from Maine, Rhode Island and New Hampshire, will work to help transform the sea urchin fishery with the support of aquaculture.
Coleen Suckling, project leader, explained that "there is a strong international demand for sea urchins, driven mainly by the Asian market, however, North American suppliers are not meeting this demand, largely due to the decrease in natural stocks. and the increased regulation of stocks ".
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