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King Salmon develops further expansion plans

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, April 25, 2014
After having been authorized to build three new aquaculture farms in the Marlborough Sounds by the Supreme Court, New Zealand King Salmon has plans to continue expanding and set up a processing plant in Picton.


Nutreco's profit grew slightly in Q1
Netherlands | 01:00 | Animal nutrition and aquaculture feed leading firm Nutreco reported a revenue amounting to EUR 853.3 million in the first quarter of 2014, representing an increase of 8.4 per cent from the same period last year. Full Story
Red macroalgae properties researched
Argentina | 23:50 | A team of researchers from the Universidad Nacional del Litoral is studying red macroalga, which is abundant on the Atlantic coast in the south of the country and has nutritional properties. Full Story
Iceland's announcement of mackerel quota welcomed
European Union | 23:30 | For the EC, the mackerel quota that Iceland has just set represents 'a positive step' as it conforms to what was claimed in the negotiations of the Coastal States. Full Story
Kroger Invites Customers to Support Sustainable Seafood
The Kroger Co. has released a video series designed to raise customers awareness about the company's work with fisheries and commitment to source sustainable seafood.
I-Cut 130 PortionCutter for the Salmon Industry - New Generation Portioning
Marel has developed the I-Cut 130 PortionCutter to enable salmon food processing companies to keep pace with the constantly escalating demands from customers such as supermarkets and restaurant chains.
Bumble Bee Seafoods Moves Corporate Headquarters
Bumble Bee Seafoods, North America’s premium seafood company, is getting back to its roots with a move to the historic Showley Bros. Candy Factory in the East Village.
Chicken of the Sea Picks Name for Its Mermaid After 60 Years of Anonymity
After seafood fans submitted more than 49,000 entries in a nationwide contest to christen the brand’s beloved icon — and earn a chance to win a USD 10,000 grand prize — one perfect name floated to the top.
Greenpeace makes strong claims at bluefin tuna auction
Taiwan Amid Greenpeace’s protests for better protection measures to be implemented for the bluefin tuna, the sale of the first landing of the species took place in the framework of the first Pingtung Bluefin Tuna Cultural Festival.
Climatic changes pose serious threats to the fishing sector
India The fisheries sector in Kerala could experience a strong impact due to climatic change, according to a report prepared by the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
Chinese market becomes an alternative to deal with invasive carp
United States The Chinese market could be the solution to free rivers and lakes in the United States from invasive carp species.
Century Pacific hopes to make USD 71 million at the Stock Exchange
Philippines Leading food manufacturer Century Pacific Foods Inc.expects to collect about USD 71 million for the sale of a tenth of the company’s outstanding capital stock through an initial public offering.