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Alliance of salmon companies doubles shipments to China in two years

CHILE | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Four salmon companies integrating an alliance formed in 2013 to export their products to China have seen strong growth in their shipments, and are confident of further consolidating their presence given the enormous potential for growth in that market.


Sea Value negotiates purchase of French tuna processing plant
Thailand | 01:10 | Seafood company Sea Value is negotiating the purchase of another tuna processing plant in France, which currently has a workforce of 500-600 people. Full Story
Artisanal fishermen deem Fisheries Undersecretary’s exit 'a big step'
Chile | 23:50 | Many organizations of artisanal fishermen welcomed the resigning of the Undersecretary of Fisheries, to whom they accuse of having favoured big companies of the industry, to the detriment of the artisanal sector. Full Story
Thai Union gets USD 689 million to finance investment in Red Lobster
Thailand | 23:50 | Major seafood company, Thai Union Group, reported that it has successfully completed a placement process and has also obtained long-term loans to finance its investment in Red Lobster Seafood Co. Full Story
Manischewitz Company Obtains Friend of the Sea Certification
The Manischewitz Company, the largest manufacturer of processed kosher food in the U.S, has obtained the Friend of the Sea certification for European anchovies, chub mackerel and European sardines.
Grieg Seafood Installs SUB-CHILLING™ System from Skaginn 3X
Grieg Seafood recently signed a contract with Skaginn 3X for SUB-CHILLING™ system and becomes the first Norwegian salmon producer to provide SUB-CHILLING™ salmon.
NFI's Future Leaders Volunteer at Food Bank with SeaShare
An energetic group of 33 seafood industry professionals, who are recent graduates of the NFI Future Leaders program, volunteered at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank, repacking over 3,000 pounds of food.
Wild Alaska Salmon: A Prized Healthy & High Quality Lean Protein Source
Recent news reports have mentioned parasites in Alaska salmon; however, Alaska wild salmon is among the highest quality seafood and safe for consumer consumption.
Sweden considers other measures to address the issue of American lobsters
United States The Swedish government is working on a new proposal to address the problem of the appearance of American lobsters in Swedish waters, in the face of the European Union's refusal to impose a ban on the importation of these crustaceans from the US and Canada.
Drugs discovered on board Greenlandic trawler
Iceland A fourth crew member of fishing vessel Polar Nanoq, which sails under the flag of Greenland, was arrested in the Icelandic port of Hafnarfjordur, after the police discovered a large quantity of hashish aboard.
Brussels validates Spanish fisheries control system
Spain The European Commission has notified Spain that it considers finalized the implementation of the action plan to remedy deficiencies in the Spanish fisheries control system, which was established by Decision of the EC on 30 July 2012.
Seafood company launches e-commerce site
India Seafood company WestCoast Group has launched a fish e-commerce portal through which it will deliver quality products to customers living in Mumbai.