2014 FISHupdate Almanac
The FISHupdate Almanac & Diary is an informative, industry specific, handy A5, full colour hardback book, for the Aquaculture, Catching, Processing and Seafood Supply industries.
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FJARDALAX ehf’s salmon farm sites in Iceland are Europe’s first salmon farms to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in late February.
THE results of analyses performed on 8,940 farmed fish in 2013 showed neither residues of legal medicines above permitted limits nor traces of illegal substances.
LOBLAW, Canada’s largest seller of seafood, will be the first food retailer in North America to offer shoppers ASC certified salmon.
THE UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice was in Grimsby today to meet local fishing leaders and highlight new education packs designed to encourage children to enjoy more fish as a healthy addition to their diet.
HARBOUR Salmon Co has been highlighted as the key brand contributor to category growth according to latest figures from Kantar.
A QUIRKY, unique and friendly series of running events in the far north-west of Scotland has secured support from Scottish Sea Farms for the next three years, with £6,000 sponsorship from the Heart of The Community Trust.
THE inaugural meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) of the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) outlined its priorities towards increasing the global supply of socially and environmentally responsible pole and line caught tuna.
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is pleased to announce that the Finnish Fish Guide now includes ASC labelled responsibly farmed fish for the first time.
NORWEGIAN seafood exports are continuing to show continued significant growth with sales up 29 per cent on February last year, according to the latest figures from the Norwegian Seafood Council.
Freedom Food – the RSPCA’s food labelling scheme – has announced that 70% of Scottish salmon is now farmed to the RSPCA's higher welfare standards.
THE Icelandic trawler company HB Grandi, one of the country's largest catchers of capelin says it is winding up its operations for the species as it approaches the end of its quota for the current season.
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The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has re-launched its popular sustainable seafood website – www.fishonline.org to make it easier for fish buyers, restaurateurs and the public to ensure they are buying and serving fish from the most sustainable sources.
A farm technician at Marine Harvest’s Inchmore hatchery at Glenmoriston has won a prestigious award for people studying for qualifications in aquaculture.
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BLAME, recrimination and fresh demands for sanctions against Iceland and the Faroe islands have followed the breakdown of the mackerel dispute talks in Edinburgh on Thursday night with Greenland complicating an already complex issue.
Ishida Europe will showcase a range of seafood packing solutions at Seafood Expo, which help manufacturers achieve maximum efficiencies, excellent quality and high throughput.
The Saucy Fish Co. has today announced that from 9 March 2014 consumers in the US will be able to enjoy the brand’s distinctive fish and sauce combinations as the successful Grimsby, UK-based company expands into the American market just in time for Lent.
Scottish fishermen have expressed their extreme disappointment after the breakdown in talks in Edinburgh last night (5 March) to try and reach an agreement on mackerel allocations in the north-east Atlantic.
THE mackerel dispute talks in Edinburgh broke up last night without agreement despite three days of intensive negotiations. In fact the talks went into an unscheduled third day which seemed to indicate that progress was being made.
Fisheries secretary comments on end of Coastal States Mackeral Talks.
Virginia Tech is requesting abstracts for papers to be presented at the 10th International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture (ICRA).
Friend of the Sea announces that the Sri Lankan company 'Whale Watching With Danushka' is the first in the world to achieve Friend of the Sea sustainable whale watching certification.
The NFFO Supports Charity’s Maritime Poetry Competition.
A Meridian Salmon Group spokesperson said: “We can confirm that our Ness of Copister farming site on Yell, Shetland, suffered serious damage as a result of the sustained, severe storms that have hit the region.
Minister Simon Coveney was guest speaker today at the 9th North Atlantic Seafood Forum in Bergen, Norway.
Bilateral talks in Edinburgh to try to end the mackerel dispute between Norway and the EU and Iceland and the Faroe Islands have gone into extra time.
LANDINGS of wild caught fish by Faroese trawlers are continuing to decline, according to recently published figures.
- Edinburgh mackerel talks collapse
- Blame game after mackerel talks failure
- Ness of Copister Salmon loss
- Faroese wild fish catches continue to decline
- Extra time for mackerel talks
- Scots fishermen express disappointment as...
- Scotland’s wild fisheries review
- Richard Lochhead comments on fisheries talks
- Major revamp for Cornish seafood processor
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