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TUF buys Norwegian sardine canner to strengthen its global leadership

THAILAND
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 03:50 (GMT + 9)

Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the assets and the trademark of the world's top ten seafood brand: King Oscar. "We are in a full mode for investment. At this pace with our business expansion, I am confident we will hit our revenue target of USD 8 billion by 2020 if not before, remarked TUF President and CEO Thiraphong Chansiri. And he added: “The deal will have a positive contribution to TUF's earnings by increasing TUF's group revenues with an estimation of 2 per cent. It is a relatively small, but highly strategic acquisition for our group. It will give us a unique position and an opportunity to build ‘King Oscar' brand in the market worldwide and into our global brand portfolio." The CEO also explained that with the acquisition of this brand, -... FULL STORY

Namibia
Fisheries Minister defends himself of accusations
Sep 16, 01:10
In statements to the press, Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernard Esau claimed he was being sued by ... FULL STORY
Mexico
Shrimp season start proves good in Nayarit
Sep 15, 23:50
The economy of the state of Nayarit has been reactivated due to good shrimp catches and commercial sizes place... FULL STORY
Chile
Marine Harvest buys Acuinova assets
Sep 15, 23:20
Norgwegian salmon farmer giant Marine Harvest has announced an agreement to purchase assets of the former Chil... FULL STORY
Iceland
Saithe fishery gets MSC certification
Sep 15, 22:40
Iceland’s saithe fishery has been MSC certified as sustainable and well-managed following an extensive 1... FULL STORY

Republic of Ireland
New research facility will help secure sea trout future
Sep 16, 03:20
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has officially opened a new laboratory at its research facility on its National Index Sea Trout Catchment (River Erriff... FULL STORY

Spain
ICES experts announce recovery of several fish stocks
Sep 16, 02:50
Scientists from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) argue that mackerel, horse mackerel, hake, monkfish and megrim stocks ... FULL STORY

Argentina
Seafood exports grow 3.9 per cent in first half
Sep 16, 02:10
In the first six months of this year, Argentina exported fisheries products for USD 778.8 million, a figure which shows an increase of USD 30 million,... FULL STORY
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EN BREVE - 100kg of heroin, methamphetamines seized from fish shipment; two men charged
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IN BRIEF - Seafood industry asked to consider response to climate change impacts
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IN BRIEF - Wild Chinese sturgeon on brink of extinction in polluted Yangtze
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IN BRIEF - Unusual species in Alaska waters indicate parts of Pacific warming dramatically
United States
Sep 15, 22:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - USD 1.1 million in relief to go to groundwater fishing industry
Myanmar
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IN BRIEF - Rampant battery fishing threatens river fish stocks
Nigeria
Sep 15, 22:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - 'Fed Govt spends NGN 500 million yearly on fish importation'
Netherlands
Sep 15, 22:20 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Nutreco appoints new Managing Director Asia
Norway
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