It will distribute products in reduced formats and with a more affordable price
The new normal brings with it a new economic reality. This is the one that most worries companies, which try to avoid as much as possible the bite that the covid may end up leaving in their accounts. Nueva Pescanova is no exception. The company is aware that the economic crisis derived from the pandemic will reduce consumption and has sought a low-cost vaccine to immunize itself against a drop in sales that is almost certain.
Source: The Voice of Galicia | Read the full article here
China delivered the biggest export hit to Norwegian salmon farmers during August, according to the country’s seafood council.
A year ago it was the largest growth market by far, but because of Covid-19 and the various scares around the pandemic, sales have slumped. Salmon exports alone to China fell by 69 per cent when compared to August last year, figures show. And it is not just salmon – other types of seafood have suffered almost as much.
Seafood sales to China in August totalled 7,600 tonnes and were worth NOK 214 million. This is a volume decrease of 43 per cent and a drop in value of 54 per cent.
Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer | Read the full article here
The agreement seeks to promote scientific and technical cooperation on issues of mutual interest in the field of health and welfare of aquaculture species and veterinary medicine, establishing a framework to advance common objectives, such as disease prevention and control.
The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) and the All-Russian State Center for Quality and Standardization of Drugs and Animal Food, FGBU "VGNKI", signed a protocol of scientific and technical cooperation that will generate joint actions in the prevention and control of diseases of aquaculture fish and molluscs.
Aquafeed manufacturer Skretting has completed recruitment for its global procurement team, it announced today.
With over 1,000 ingredients currently in the global portfolio, the team’s objective is to support Skretting’s operating companies optimise their supply, said procurement director Robert van den Breemer.
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Aquaculture technology supplier Ace Aquatec has announced that it has opened its first regional office in Chile.
The Scottish company has developed a range of aquaculture technologies including acoustic and non-acoustic predator deterrents that are safe for marine mammals to electric in-water stunning that improves animal welfare at slaughter, and biomass measurement that uses real 3D data to improve accuracy.
Source: The Fish Site | Read the full article here
Norwegian fishing gear supplier Frøystad AS is dividing its activities, establishing a separate company in Finnsnes which will focus on seine net gear while also supplying a range of items from the wider Frøystad range.
The intention is for Frøystad Finnsnes AS to be running by January in new premises and with 4-5 staff working with general manager Roy Arnfinn Olsen.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full articlehere
The Scottish Nationalist Party did not support the rule
The House of Commons of the United Kingdom voted yesterday afternoon in second reading the new Fisheries Law, which thus advances in its legislative process before its final approval. The committee phase will be next Tuesday, September 8, prior to approval in third reading. The law entered Parliament at the beginning of July.
The ultimate goal of the rule is that “the UK operates as an independent coastal state and manages its fish stocks sustainably outside the EU.
Source: Pesuqeras Industries | Read the full articlehere
Fundamar and Funpromar present the SEREAS portal, www.sereasdomar.org, an informative project to discover, transmit and enhance the role of women in the fishing and canning sector. Fundamar and Funpromar created the SEREAS brand in 2017, as an informative project at the service of making the role of women visible in the extractive and transforming sector of seafood. Both foundations represent the group of occupations of the sea, whose protagonists are an essential part of the intangible heritage of the sector.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in partnership with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), has released a food safety checklist for human and animal food operations to heed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The checklist is meant to be used as an assessment tool as pandemic conditions persist, and can be especially pertinent for operations re-starting after a recent shutdown.
Author: Madelyn Kearns / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Malvinas-Falkland and the owners of the truth Argentina
Since President Alberto Fernandez took office, different events have taken place regarding the Malvinas issue and the strategy to be executed by the current government in the future, for a claim that ...
Fishcor told to divorce 'parasitic' partner Namibia
The following is an excerpt from The Namibian
MINISTER of public enterprises Leon Jooste has instructed the state-owned National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) to terminate its partnership ...