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Patagonian salmon price grows and scares Nordic investors

CHILE | Friday, May 25, 2018
It has not been a quiet trip for Nordic investors in the southernmost salmon producer in the world, says a Bloomberg report.


Cermaq achieves high survival rates in Q1, with less antibiotics
Norway | 00:30 | Seafood firm Cermaq achieved steady sustainability performance in the first quarter this year, measured through key indicators related to health, which it deems as evidence of its commitment to contributing to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals. Full Story
Taiwanese fishing industry labour abuse continue, Greenpeace claims
Taiwan | 23:40 | New evidence shows that there are still abuse against human rights in Taiwan’s international fishing fleet. This situation stains major seafood trader Fong Chun Formosa Fishery Company, according to Greenpeace. Full Story
Navy makes statement on salmon dumping ruling
Chile | 23:30 | The Chilean Navy made a statement after hearing the decision of the Supreme Court to accept a protection appeal presented by artisanal fishermen and environmental organizations of Los Lagos Region against four agencies, for the authorization to dump 9,000 tonnes of dead salmon into the sea. Full Story
Maxwell Chase First-of-its-Kind Packaging Solution for Extending Seafood Shelf Life
The patent-pending SEAWELL seafood system features integrated absorbent technology incorporated into wells at the bottom of trays to absorb excess fluids.
A Satisfactory Quarter for the SalMar Group
All SalMar ASA's business areas posted satisfactory results in the first quarter 2018, price achievement in the quarter was good and, operationally, all the Group's business areas posted satisfactory results.
New Zealanders Choose Sustainable Seafood For Future Generations
May 14th, marked the first Sustainable Seafood Day in New Zealand, members of the seafood community including government, academia, industry and NGOs came together to celebrate sustainable fisheries.
Lidl UK Becomes First UK-Based Discounter to Join Ocean Disclosure Project
Lidl has published a public profile which includes a list of all of the fisheries supplying wild-caught seafood sourced by Lidl UK, alongside information on fishery management, catch method, and environmental impact.
Tuna plant restarts operations thanks to Chinese funding
Vanuatu A tuna fish processing plant, located on the outskirts of Port Vila, which has been inactive for over a decade, is to restart production thanks to the USD 9.01 million dollar funding from a Chinese company.
Lobster exporters fear China's retaliation for tariff implementation
United States A group of American seafood exporters are urging federal authorities not to put a tariff on Chinese products for fear of retaliation against US exports.
New MSC standard for seaweed presented
Chile An induction to the Marine Stewardship Council standard in seaweed was carried out in dependencies of Chinquihue Foundation, in Puerto Montt, at the request of the Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture.
MSC deems Mexico is Latin America leader in fisheries sustainability
Mexico The work carried out by Mexico in terms of sustainability for more than 10 years has been reflected in the fact that some of its fisheries, in terms of volume, are certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council.