Diversified Communications has determined that it is necessary to postpone the March 2021 edition of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America. We are working with the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center to find new dates in mid-July that would keep the same day pattern of Sunday through Tuesday. In recognition of our community’s need to stay connected and informed, Seafood Expo North America will host its first online conference program during the week of March 14, 2021.
Tuna operators’ organisations ORTHONGEL, representing three French tuna companies, and Spanish tuna industry bodies OPAGAC and ANBAC, are adamant that their fleet sector is sticking to its commitments, as NGOs call for increased restrictions.
Opinions have been voiced at the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) conference, taking place this week as a remote meeting held for two hours every day, due to current health considerations and travel restrictions.
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Young’s Seafood has met all its 2020 targets for packaging reduction ahead of its end of year deadline. The company is celebrating a major milestone in reducing its environmental impact and promoting sustainable business practices.
In 2018 Grimsby-based Young’s committed to significant cuts in its use of paper packaging and reducing plastic packaging by 10 per cent , including the removing all black plastic by the end of 2020. This was part of a broader strategy to ensure that 100% of all packaging is reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
It has now achieved those targets early, successfully removing over 170 tonnes of unnecessary paper packaging and 300 tonnes of plastic packaging in the process.
Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer | Read the full articlehere
Seafood industry software, analysis and Internet of Things (IoT) supplier Maritech Systems has appointed Odd Arne Kristengård, 47, as its new chief executive.
Kristengård has been acting chief executive since June and took on the role permanently at the beginning of this month. He has been working for Maritech since 2010, the last six years as chief operating officer, and has extensive experience related to management and IT development, the company said in a press release.
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This instance of promoting the value of safety was framed within a global event where all Cargill plants and offices participated in various activities based on 3 pillars: zero harm to people, products and the environment.
Despite the sanitary conditions that affect the country and the difficulties for the development of face-to-face activities, Cargill Chile celebrated Zero Harm Week. The development of this activity aims to confirm the value of safety as one of the most important issues for the fish food company, in which not only highlights the importance of protecting people, but also caring of its products and the environment.
Source: Mundoacuicola | Read the full article here
Puerto de Celeiro and Carrefour are advancing in their strategic collaboration to promote and enhance the pincho hake of the Galician OPP. Proof of this is the campaign developed this weekend, and which ends today, Monday, November 2, for which Celeiro's "Merluzísima" has been sold in Carrefour supermarkets throughout Spain "at a very affordable price" coinciding with the Vuelta Cyclist to Spain. During these days, "significant and sufficient quantities of hake" have been distributed to make it easier and more accessible to consumers. The price of Hake from the Pincho de Celeiro in Carrefour stores throughout Spain these days is 6.50 euros per kilo, for pieces of one and two kilograms.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
Her mandate ended today after two years at the helm of the commission
Spain concluded this Sunday the presidency of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR or CCAMLR, in English) that it had held for two years. The Spanish Government has shown "willingness to support the work in progress and to lead, through mobilizing actions, to take decisive steps aimed at improving understanding that will allow the creation of new marine protected areas" (MPA) ".
Source: The Voice of Galicia | Read the full article here
Domestic market situation for wholesale frozen fish Russia Fed.
From November 16 to 22, the price dynamics of frozen fish in the wholesale segment of the domestic market continued to be multidirectional.
In the Far East region, prices for pollock (93 rubles / k...
BREXIT: Flagship Fisheries Bill becomes law United Kingdom
The Fisheries Bill receives Royal Assent after 10 months in Parliament
Yesterday the UK’s first major domestic fisheries legislation in nearly 40 years passed into law. The Fisheries Act 2020...