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Other Media | SeafoodSource: Tang Renjian, China’s top fisheries official, under investigation for graft

CHINA
Monday, May 27, 2024

China Agriculture and Rural Affairs Minister Tang Renjian, who has overseen China’s fisheries sector since 2021, is under investigation for alleged graft.

Renjian is “suspected of serious violations of Communist Party discipline and the law and is currently undergoing disciplinary review and supervisory investigation

Tang has been swept up in a large anti-graft effort being led by the commission, which has already targeted 10 other delegates to the Chinese Communist Party’s National People’s Congress.

 Author: Mark Godfrey / SeafoodSource l  Read the full article here

 


Other Media | La Voz de Galicia: The fishing industry joins forces with the meat industry to stop vegan imitations

SPAIN
Monday, May 27, 2024

In June 2017, a ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that there was no such thing as vegan milk or cheese, stating that plant-based products could not be marketed as milk or cheese. Well, what applies to dairy products is what the meat and fishing industries want for their meat and fish: that they are not allowed to label as such any product that does not contain in its composition that animal protein that they intend to imitate, replace. , emulate or simulate.

Source: La Voz de Galicia l Read the full article here


Other Media | Alimarket: Wofco, this is the new Galician fish giant and this is what it will be like when Fandicosta takes over

SPAIN
Monday, May 27, 2024

Wofco continues its rise in the frozen seafood sector. In just eight years it has taken giant steps, ending last year as the fourth group in Alimarket's TOP 100. Despite his dazzling rise, he has taken very precise and strategically studied measures, among them the acquisition of a relevant stake in Conarpesa and, without a doubt, the purchase of Fandicosta, which will become effective in June.

We analyze and explain the latest movements of the company. What will it mean for the group to assume the activity and facilities of Fandicosta?

Source: Alimarket l Read the full article here


Other Media | SeafoodSource: Blue Star posts Q1 2024 revenue increase, battles Red Lobster in court

UNITED STATES
Friday, May 24, 2024

Blue Star Foods’ revenue increased 19 percent year over year to USD 2.3 million (EUR 2.1 million) in Q1 2024, but the company still posted a net loss of USD 1.1 million (EUR 1 million) in the period ending 31 March.

Blue Star CEO John Keeler blamed the quarterly loss on higher operating expenses and a loss on settlement of debt. The company’s adjusted EBITDA loss for the quarter reached USD 600,000 (EUR 553,000).

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


Otros medios | Fish Focus: Simplot australian brand John West and Pacific set milestone

AUSTRALIA
Friday, May 24, 2024

In an unprecedented collaboration between Australia’s tuna market leader, J.R. Simplot Company’s John West brand, and the leading Pacific tuna supply chain traceability and verification company, Pacifical, a historic milestone has been achieved with the successful exchange of data using the GDST (Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability) protocol. This groundbreaking achievement sets a new standard for transparency and sustainability within the tuna industry.

Source: Fish Focus l  Read the full article here


Other Media | EuropaAzul: Digital optimization of catch monitoring in European fishing

EUROPEAN UNION
Friday, May 24, 2024

OptiFish, a pioneering project co-funded by Horizon Europe that aims to improve sustainable fishing practices through the development, testing and validation of cutting-edge and cost-effective technologies and tools for monitoring in the fishing industry, was successfully launched on February 1 of 2024.

19 partners from 8 different countries met at the kick-off meeting on April 18-19, 2024, organized by the project coordinator Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO) in Ostend, Belgium, to underline a commitment together to revolutionize fisheries management.

Source: EuropaAzul l Read the full article here


Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Eurotech Marine: Sonars that improve detection performance

SPAIN
Friday, May 24, 2024

New digital technologies have made it possible to implement basic features for the new digital era, such as: new versions of marine radars for special detections and security applications, coastal surveillance, maritime rescue, sea surface pollution, prevention of wave levels for safety on marine platforms, detection of surface currents in complicated areas, anti-piracy, navigation between ice, etc. All these functions are updated in the Canadian Rutter, explains the distributor Eurotech Marine, which represents the brand.

In the fishing area, Sonic Japan, another of the brands distributed by the firm, presents new digital equipment with long and solid ultrasonic experience, which improves sonic detection performance in the entire range of sonars for difficult-to-detect species.

Source: Industrias Pesqueras l Read the full article here


IN BRIEF - The Wait is Almost Over! THAIFEX - Anuga Asia 2024 is Just Around the Corner!

THAILAND
Thursday, May 23, 2024

The excitement is building - 5 days till THAIFEX - Anuga Asia 2024!

Once every year, leading buyers and suppliers from across the Asia Pacific and beyond come together for the region's most immersive food and beverage trade show!

This isn't just any other trade show; this is where you go BEYOND FOOD EXPERIENCE - it's a feast of innovation, networking, and boundless opportunities. 


IN BRIEF - EBFA welcomes postponement of vote on total closure of 10% of EU fishing grounds

EUROPEAN UNION
Thursday, May 23, 2024

Until the next meeting of the EC Member States Coordination Group (MSCG) which will be in October 2024.
 
Statements by Iván López Van Deer Veen, president of the European Bottom Fishing Alliance (EBFA): “We are very happy with the decision taken today to postpone the vote to close 10% of the waters to fishing. We think it is great news that the Member States have asked for more time to better study the measures and wait for the information that needs to arrive and, above all, to study it patiently. We know that Spain has also agreed with this decision and therefore we are very satisfied and, furthermore, we believe that it is fair, since we are in an electoral period and it should be in any case after the formation of the new Parliament when decisions are made. decisions of this magnitude, and of course in important bodies and not in minor technical bodies. "It is a decision that would have a tremendous impact on the viability of European fishing and therefore should not be taken behind Parliament's back."
 
Many Member States have expressed that, due to the important implications for the fleet and food production, a decision cannot be taken lightly and therefore extensive consultations and discussions are necessary, especially with stakeholders in the fishing sector.
 
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Other Media | Fish Farmer: US Red Lobster chain fighting for survival

UNITED STATES
Thursday, May 23, 2024

Red Lobster, the world’s largest seafood restaurant chain, is fighting off the threat of bankruptcy amid rising debts.

The group, which has hundreds of restaurants across the United States, Asia and central America, has filed in a Florida court for bankruptcy protection in a bid to reduce debt and fend off collapse.

The chain’s “eat endless shrimp” campaign for $20 is being largely blamed for incurring large losses.

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


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