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Other Media | SeafoodSource: Walmart, Target, Amazon Fresh lowering grocery prices

Friday, May 31, 2024

Target, Walmart, and Amazon Fresh are the latest grocery chains in the U.S. to lower prices, after Southeastern Grocers and Giant Food announced initiatives to lower prices this spring.

Walmart said it rolled back prices on nearly 7,000 items in its stores.

While food price inflation has declined since last year, Walmart US President and CEO John Furner acknowledged years of rising prices are taking a toll on U.S. consumers, as well as the company’s bottom line.

Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource l Read the full article here

IN BRIEF - The first cruise of the scientific ship Dra. Barbieri set sail, it will study yellow and red prawns and nylon shrimp

Thursday, May 30, 2024

It will take place between May 16 to August 15, 2024.
On May 16, the scientific vessel Dra. Barbieri set sail from the Port of Valparaíso to carry out the "Direct evaluation of yellow shrimp, red shrimp and nylon shrimp between the Regions of Antofagasta and Biobío" the project leadership is led by the Researcher Carolina Lang. The captain of the ship is Rolando Cabrera, and the head of the cruise ship is the fishing engineer Bernardo Leiva.
Gonzalo Pereira, Executive Director of IFOP, expressed “this is a new milestone for the Dra. Barbieri ship, which set sail on the first crustacean research cruise, between Antofagasta and Santa María Island in the south of Chile, a total of 20 participating people among the crew, researchers from the direct evaluation department as well as from the oceanography and environment department and scientific observers.

For us, this cruise is tremendously important because we are beginning a new stage, in which we have two scientific vessels carrying out parallel research work, which previously had to be done alternately either with the Abate Molina or with leased vessels. I have to highlight that this first cruise has the participation of the pilot Ailyn Miranda.”

Source: IFOP

IN BRIEF - Índice NASDAQ del Salmón Exportadora Semana 21/2024

Thursday, May 30, 2024

The NASDAQ Salmon Index is the weighted average of weekly reported sales prices and corresponding volumes in fresh Atlantic Superior Salmon

Other media | MundoAcuicola: Court of Appeals of Punta Arenas suspends bankruptcy of salmon farm Nova Austral

Thursday, May 30, 2024

The Court of Appeals of Punta Arenas has decided to suspend the liquidation of the Norwegian capital company Nova Austral, after Ewos presented a de facto appeal against the resolution of the Court of Letters and Guarantee of Porvenir that had declared the bankruptcy of the production company. salmon.

The resolution of the appeal court, composed of ministers Jorge Kusanovic and Caroline Turner, and the Court's prosecutor, Pablo Miño, accepted an order not to innovate requested by Ewos, which has temporarily paralyzed the liquidation process of the salmon farm.

This decision represents significant relief for the company's 3,600 workers, who would be affected by bankruptcy.

Source: MundoAcuicola l Read the full article here

Other Media | Alimarket: New frozen seafood company in financial trouble

Thursday, May 30, 2024

In a few months it goes from diversifying towards the modern refrigerated fishmonger to reducing its activity

The frozen seafood sector is witnessing the financial difficulties of another operator, this time of a processor that also had everything ready for its diversification into the modern refrigerated fish market in trays. In the last edition of Conxemar he talked about his latest developments in this regard and now, just a few months later, his activity depends on an agreement with the bank.

We reveal the evolution of this company, which came to have a notable presence in chains such as Dia, Carrefour and Alcampo

Source: Alimarket l Read the full article here

Other Media | Fish Focus: Greenpeace calls for greater protection of Sargasso Sea

Thursday, May 30, 2024

New figures released by Greenpeace UK reveal the extent of industrial fishing and shipping in the Sargasso Sea.

The overall volume of vessels of any type crossing the Sargasso has increased by more than 30% since 2018. The vast majority of fishing activity, 97%, consists of drifting longlines associated with high levels of bycatch of marine mammals, turtles, seabirds and sharks.

Source: Fish Focus l Read the full article here

Other Media | fishfarmingexpert: Garware puts recycled rope on sale in Chile

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Net and rope maker Garware Technical Fibres has introduced what it says is the first rope made entirely from recycled materials into the Chilean aquaculture market.

Garware Chile business associate Marcos Jofré said the Renew Rope demonstrated the company’s commitment to Chile’s Clean Production Agreement (CPA), circularity and the reduction of plastic waste, contributing to sustainability throughout the life cycle of the products.

Source: fishfarmingexpert l Read the full article here

Other Media | Fish Farmer: Thousands of Icelanders sign petition against net-pen fish farming

Thursday, May 30, 2024

More than 46,000 people have signed a petition calling on the Icelandic government to outlaw open net-pen salmon farming in the country’s fjords.

The poll has the backing of Icelandic sport fishing groups, which have been conducting a long campaign against this type of aquaculture.

The campaign took on new momentum last autumn following a serious escape at an Arctic Fish facility in the Westfjords.

Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer l Read the full article here

IN BRIEF - Miyagi Coho Salmon production expected to reach 14,500 tons

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Landing of "Miyagi Coho Salmon Special"  to end at the end of June

The cumulative production volume of Miyagi-farmed Coho Salmon this season (March to July 2012) is expected to be 14,500 tons, down 20% from the previous season. 

This is due to a decrease in the amount of young fish brought to the sea surface fish ponds. Furthermore, the seawater temperature at the sea surface fish farms from the beginning of the year to early spring was 5 to 6 degrees higher than usual, which resulted in extremely poor growth and an average size that is one size smaller than usual. 

The growth rate, which has been good in recent years at 12 to 13 times, is also likely to be lower than average.

Among the farmed coho salmon produced in Miyagi Prefecture, only those that are processed to preserve freshness when landed, such as by "ikejime" (killing the fish alive) or "nerve-killing", are certified as the highest quality brand, "Miyagi Salmon."[....]

Source: Minato Yamaguchi (translated from oroginal in Japanese)

IN BRIEF - Russian crab conquers the Chinese market

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Russian Crab Group of Companies increased product supplies to China by 33% in 2023. In 2024, with the active support of the Russian Export Center (VEB.RF), the Group continues to develop export activities, supplying live and cooked-frozen products to the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East.

The Russian Crab group of companies is the largest crab fishing company in the Far East and one of the largest crab fishing companies in Russia, producing 21 types of crab products, including highly processed products. In 2023, retail production began: several types of premium crab meat products.

With the support of the Russian Export Center, the group takes part in exhibitions and business missions abroad. In particular, “Russian Crab” took an active part in festivals and fairs of Russian goods “Made in Russia”, which REC holds in China. The fair allowed Chinese buyers to appreciate the high quality of Russian Crab products.

“Participation in international exhibitions and business missions with the support of the REC Group is an excellent opportunity for our company to further strengthen its presence in foreign markets. We actively use this support tool, as well as other services hosted on the 'My Export' platform,” emphasized Yulia Yurova, General Director of the Russian Crab Group of Companies.

Source: unipack.ru (translated from original in Russian)

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