Intrafish https://www.intrafish.com RSS Feed from https://www.intrafish.com en Sat, 06 Mar 2021 04:58:36 +0100 In House Programming https://www.intrafish.com USDA continues seafood purchasing streak with fresh bid for walleye https://www.intrafish.com/markets/usda-continues-seafood-purchasing-streak-with-fresh-bid-for-walleye/2-1-975604 This is the second bid for walleye issued by the USDA this year. Markets Sat, 06 Mar 2021 00:07:45 +0100 Rachel Sapin https://www.intrafish.com/markets/usda-continues-seafood-purchasing-streak-with-fresh-bid-for-walleye/2-1-975604 NHST The USDA has issued a new bid for walleye. 2021-03-05T23:07:45Z news 2-1-975604 Team behind DiCaprio-backed 'Cowspiracy' turns sights on seafood in new Netflix documentary https://www.intrafish.com/fisheries/team-behind-dicaprio-backed-cowspiracy-turns-sights-on-seafood-in-new-netflix-documentary/2-1-975579 After DiCaprio-backed 'Cowspiracy,' Netflix launching 'Seaspiracy.' Sustainability Fisheries Fri, 05 Mar 2021 19:07:28 +0100 IntraFish Media https://www.intrafish.com/fisheries/team-behind-dicaprio-backed-cowspiracy-turns-sights-on-seafood-in-new-netflix-documentary/2-1-975579 NHST . Seaspiracy is airing on Netflix in March. Foto: Seaspiracy 2021-03-05T19:06:39Z news 2-1-975579 US salmon supplier shuts down, offloads Black Pearl brand to distributor https://www.intrafish.com/finance/us-salmon-supplier-shuts-down-offloads-black-pearl-brand-to-distributor/2-1-975459 COVID disruptions take a toll on the group, but buyer says brand has market strength. Coronavirus Salmon Finance Fri, 05 Mar 2021 15:34:00 +0100 John Fiorillo https://www.intrafish.com/finance/us-salmon-supplier-shuts-down-offloads-black-pearl-brand-to-distributor/2-1-975459 NHST Richard Martin, CEO of Martin International IntraFish 2021-03-05T15:01:09Z news 2-1-975459 'Navigating this crisis has not been cheap': Salmon feed volumes lift BioMar earnings in otherwise volatile year https://www.intrafish.com/finance/navigating-this-crisis-has-not-been-cheap-salmon-feed-volumes-lift-biomar-earnings-in-otherwise-volatile-year/2-1-975243 Ecuador and Chile customers took a hit as the critical foodservice market struggled, but salmon feed volumes remained high and the company is bullish on 2021. Salmon Finance Aquaculture Feed Fri, 05 Mar 2021 15:15:04 +0100 Dominic Welling https://www.intrafish.com/finance/navigating-this-crisis-has-not-been-cheap-salmon-feed-volumes-lift-biomar-earnings-in-otherwise-volatile-year/2-1-975243 NHST Carlos Diaz, BioMar CEO. The company's quarterly earnings were hit by the pandemic. Foto: BioMar 2021-03-05T14:49:16Z news 2-1-975243 Farmed salmon prices continue winning streak, putting market under pressure https://www.intrafish.com/prices/farmed-salmon-prices-continue-winning-streak-putting-market-under-pressure/2-1-975371 Salmon is changing hands for up to NOK 65 (€6.37/7.61) per kilo this Friday, according to several market sources. Prices Salmon Fri, 05 Mar 2021 14:49:06 +0100 Marthe Njåstad https://www.intrafish.com/prices/farmed-salmon-prices-continue-winning-streak-putting-market-under-pressure/2-1-975371 NHST Norwegian salmon prices are having a moment in the sun after a losing streak. Foto: Norges sjømatråd 2021-03-05T13:49:06Z news 2-1-975371 Aquaculture group Froy buys supply vessel to convert for de-licing https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/aquaculture-group-froy-buys-supply-vessel-to-convert-for-de-licing/2-1-975152 The project, including the purchase of the boat, rebuilding, and installation of a de-licing system, will require a total investment of $21 million. Salmon Aquaculture Fri, 05 Mar 2021 11:28:35 +0100 Dominic Welling https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/aquaculture-group-froy-buys-supply-vessel-to-convert-for-de-licing/2-1-975152 NHST Froy purchased the offshore vessel, Scandi Texel, from Norwegian shipping company Dof. Foto: DOF 2021-03-05T12:50:31Z news 2-1-975152 Norwegian giant Ferd increases ownership in seafood investment arm https://www.intrafish.com/finance/norwegian-giant-ferd-increases-ownership-in-seafood-investment-arm/2-1-974743 In addition to upping its stake, Ferd made co-investments in Broodstock's porfolio. Technology Finance Aquaculture Fri, 05 Mar 2021 08:31:25 +0100 Anders Furuset https://www.intrafish.com/finance/norwegian-giant-ferd-increases-ownership-in-seafood-investment-arm/2-1-974743 NHST Johan H. Andresen og familien kontrollerer Ferd, som blant annet investerer tungt i sjømatsektoren. Foto: Gunnar Lier 2021-03-05T12:40:06Z news 2-1-974743 COVID-19 cases confirmed on salmon farming wellboat contracted to Leroy Seafood https://www.intrafish.com/coronavirus/covid-19-cases-confirmed-on-salmon-farming-wellboat-contracted-to-leroy-seafood/2-1-974705 Crewmembers are placed in quarantine until the vessel's next operation. Coronavirus Salmon Aquaculture Fri, 05 Mar 2021 08:00:09 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/coronavirus/covid-19-cases-confirmed-on-salmon-farming-wellboat-contracted-to-leroy-seafood/2-1-974705 NHST Three crew members on Gaso Viking were confirmed COVID-19 positive. Photo: Jogvan H. Gardar 2021-03-05T12:41:04Z news 2-1-974705 'Customers are finding other supply chains': Scottish seafood industry warns of lasting reputational damage https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/customers-are-finding-other-supply-chains-scottish-seafood-industry-warns-of-lasting-reputational-damage/2-1-974757 Industry executives are asking how they can win back business from customers that have been forced to look elsewhere as a result of Brexit-related bureaucracy battering the sector's reputation. Aquaculture Fri, 05 Mar 2021 07:49:42 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/customers-are-finding-other-supply-chains-scottish-seafood-industry-warns-of-lasting-reputational-damage/2-1-974757 NHST Brexit related paperwork and delays have become the scourge of the Scottish seafood industry. Foto: EU/Twitter 2021-03-05T12:51:37Z news 2-1-974757 'It should grow at great speed': Brazil's pangasius farming industry has grown 25-fold in three years. And it won't stop there. https://www.intrafish.com/whitefish/it-should-grow-at-great-speed-brazils-pangasius-farming-industry-has-grown-25-fold-in-three-years-and-it-wont-stop-there-/2-1-973942 In 2021 alone, production is expected to grow 10-20 percent in the South American nation. Whitefish Aquaculture Fri, 05 Mar 2021 07:40:06 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/whitefish/it-should-grow-at-great-speed-brazils-pangasius-farming-industry-has-grown-25-fold-in-three-years-and-it-wont-stop-there-/2-1-973942 NHST Brazil imports around 50,000 metric tons of frozen pangasius fillets but demand for fresh product is taking off. Foto: Frescosur Congelados 2021-03-05T12:53:04Z news 2-1-973942 Norway's Norsal signs engineering firm for China land-based salmon farm project https://www.intrafish.com/salmon/norways-norsal-signs-engineering-firm-for-china-land-based-salmon-farm-project/2-1-970637 The farm plans to work up to 30,000 tons of Atlantic salmon per year in two stages. Salmon Fri, 05 Mar 2021 05:36:14 +0100 Rachel Mutter https://www.intrafish.com/salmon/norways-norsal-signs-engineering-firm-for-china-land-based-salmon-farm-project/2-1-970637 NHST An illustration of the plans for the Yantai land-based salmon farm. Foto: Norsal 2021-03-05T13:02:21Z news 2-1-970637 Ferd executive joins board of seafood investor Broodstock Capital https://www.intrafish.com/people/ferd-executive-joins-board-of-seafood-investor-broodstock-capital/2-1-974737 Ferd recently upped its stake in the portfolio company Broodstock Capital. Finance People Aquaculture Fri, 05 Mar 2021 02:24:02 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/people/ferd-executive-joins-board-of-seafood-investor-broodstock-capital/2-1-974737 NHST Tone Hanstad joined Broodstock Capital's board of directors. Photo: DN 2021-03-05T01:24:02Z news 2-1-974737 US removes 25% tariffs on frozen salmon, other seafood imports from UK https://www.intrafish.com/trade/us-removes-25-tariffs-on-frozen-salmon-other-seafood-imports-from-uk/2-1-974752 The two countries agreed on a new joint approach to Airbus conflict over aerospace tariffs in their new post-Brexit negotiations, the countries said. Trade Shellfish Salmon Thu, 04 Mar 2021 20:25:29 +0100 Rachel Sapin https://www.intrafish.com/trade/us-removes-25-tariffs-on-frozen-salmon-other-seafood-imports-from-uk/2-1-974752 NHST The Boeing-Airbus battle spilled over into other EU-US trade, including seafood in 2019. Foto: RIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images/NTB scanpix 2021-03-04T19:35:39Z news 2-1-974752 Brazil producers blast lifting of ban on Argentina red shrimp imports https://www.intrafish.com/shrimp/brazil-producers-blast-lifting-of-ban-on-argentina-red-shrimp-imports/2-1-974547 Red shrimp from Argentina was shut out of the Brazilian market in May 2020. Trade Fisheries Shrimp Aquaculture Thu, 04 Mar 2021 14:58:22 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/shrimp/brazil-producers-blast-lifting-of-ban-on-argentina-red-shrimp-imports/2-1-974547 NHST Argentina red shrimp are heading for the Brazilian market again. Foto: Frigorifico del Sud Este 2021-03-04T14:04:55Z news 2-1-974547 Smoked salmon giant Acme hires first-ever culture and sustainability officer https://www.intrafish.com/people/smoked-salmon-giant-acme-hires-first-ever-culture-and-sustainability-officer/2-1-974077 Company is adjusting its business practices to address seafood and broader sustainability issues and also create a sustainable company culture. Sustainability People Thu, 04 Mar 2021 14:46:06 +0100 John Fiorillo https://www.intrafish.com/people/smoked-salmon-giant-acme-hires-first-ever-culture-and-sustainability-officer/2-1-974077 NHST Rob Snyder, former president of the Maine-based Island Institute, is joining Acme to steer the company's sustainability efforts. Foto: Island Institute 2021-03-04T14:23:41Z news 2-1-974077 Norway developing new fisheries standard as alternative to Marine Stewardship Council https://www.intrafish.com/fisheries/norway-developing-new-fisheries-standard-as-alternative-to-marine-stewardship-council/2-1-974446 The new scheme takes a page from similar programs developed by Iceland, Alaska and other countries -- and faces the same hurdles. Sustainability Fisheries Markets Thu, 04 Mar 2021 14:41:02 +0100 Dominic Welling https://www.intrafish.com/fisheries/norway-developing-new-fisheries-standard-as-alternative-to-marine-stewardship-council/2-1-974446 NHST The Norwegian standard was developed by Global Trust, which also developed similar standards for Iceland and Alaska, and is based on the same model. Outside photo: Audun Iversen/Nofima Foto: Nofima 2021-03-04T14:08:23Z news 2-1-974446 Aquaculture feed company Skretting plows $6 million into new Ecuadorian shrimp research center https://www.intrafish.com/feed/aquaculture-feed-company-skretting-plows-6-million-into-new-ecuadorian-shrimp-research-center/2-1-974189 The investment follows the opening of the company's feed plant in the region. Shrimp Feed Thu, 04 Mar 2021 09:11:43 +0100 Rachel Mutter https://www.intrafish.com/feed/aquaculture-feed-company-skretting-plows-6-million-into-new-ecuadorian-shrimp-research-center/2-1-974189 NHST Skretting R&D director Alex Obach. Foto: Skretting 2021-03-04T12:52:59Z news 2-1-974189 Here's how much salmon farming giants lost for every kilo they produced in Q4 https://www.intrafish.com/analysis/heres-how-much-salmon-farming-giants-lost-for-every-kilo-they-produced-in-q4/2-1-971945 Salmon farmers reported devastating drops in earnings as prices remained low. Salmon Finance Analysis Thu, 04 Mar 2021 08:19:35 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/analysis/heres-how-much-salmon-farming-giants-lost-for-every-kilo-they-produced-in-q4/2-1-971945 NHST The world's largest publicly listed salmon farmers reported devastating drops in earnings in Q4. Photo: Tony Hall 2021-03-04T12:54:19Z news 2-1-971945 China's salmon consumption plunges as COVID-caution retains its grasp https://www.intrafish.com/salmon/chinas-salmon-consumption-plunges-as-covid-caution-retains-its-grasp/2-1-970624 While the global salmon market increased by 10 percent in the fourth quarter, the market in mainland China and Hong Kong was halved to 15,300 tons. Salmon Markets Thu, 04 Mar 2021 07:27:28 +0100 Anders Furuset https://www.intrafish.com/salmon/chinas-salmon-consumption-plunges-as-covid-caution-retains-its-grasp/2-1-970624 NHST Imported salmon, often consumed raw or in restaurants, has taken a particularly severe hit from COVID repercusssions in the Chinese market. Foto: Fartein Rudjord 2021-03-04T12:55:33Z news 2-1-970624 Japan's imports start the year with a whimper, but salmon shows signs of life https://www.intrafish.com/markets/japans-imports-start-the-year-with-a-whimper-but-salmon-shows-signs-of-life/2-1-974121 The figures give credence to plans for a 26,000-metric-ton land-based salmon farm in the foothills of Mount Fuji. Salmon Markets Thu, 04 Mar 2021 07:04:30 +0100 Suisan Times,Rachel Mutter https://www.intrafish.com/markets/japans-imports-start-the-year-with-a-whimper-but-salmon-shows-signs-of-life/2-1-974121 NHST Mackerel and salmon were the winners among Japan's January seafood imports. Foto: e/unsplash 2021-03-04T13:01:54Z news 2-1-974121 Oil giants Equinor, Aker BP recruited to solve mystery of high toxin levels in fish https://www.intrafish.com/fisheries/oil-giants-equinor-aker-bp-recruited-to-solve-mystery-of-high-toxin-levels-in-fish/2-1-974103 Norway's environmental agency wants help tracking the source of high levels of PCBs and mercury in one fishing area. Fisheries Thu, 04 Mar 2021 06:00:12 +0100 Ole Ketil Helgesen https://www.intrafish.com/fisheries/oil-giants-equinor-aker-bp-recruited-to-solve-mystery-of-high-toxin-levels-in-fish/2-1-974103 NHST An autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) manufactured by Fugro, has been enlisted in the hunt for pollutants impacting some fish in Norwegian waters. Outside: Aker BP board member Kjell Inge Rokke. Photo: Per Thrana Foto: FUGRO 2021-03-04T14:02:23Z news 2-1-974103 Thai Union sets up new health care, supplements company https://www.intrafish.com/finance/thai-union-sets-up-new-health-care-supplements-company/2-1-974138 The move follows several other investments in the field of human health care in recent months. Technology Finance Processing Thu, 04 Mar 2021 04:44:25 +0100 Rachel Mutter https://www.intrafish.com/finance/thai-union-sets-up-new-health-care-supplements-company/2-1-974138 NHST Tunyawat Kasemsuwan, global innovation director at Thai Union Group and one of the directors of the new subsidiary. Thai Union 2021-03-04T13:09:11Z news 2-1-974138 Salmon Evolution seeks $59 million in fresh equity to finance land-based construction plans https://www.intrafish.com/finance/salmon-evolution-seeks-59-million-in-fresh-equity-to-finance-land-based-construction-plans/2-1-973727 The company recently announced it inked a deal with South Korean seafood giant Dongwon for a $187 million land-based salmon farm. Salmon Finance Aquaculture Thu, 04 Mar 2021 00:19:24 +0100 Anders Furuset https://www.intrafish.com/finance/salmon-evolution-seeks-59-million-in-fresh-equity-to-finance-land-based-construction-plans/2-1-973727 NHST Salmon Evolution is in the process of building one of Europe's largest land-based salmon farms. It is located in Hustadvika municipality outside Molde. Photo: Anders H. Furuset 2021-03-04T13:11:20Z news 2-1-973727 Copper River Seafoods exhibited 'plain indifference' to COVID mitigation hazards, Alaska labor department says https://www.intrafish.com/coronavirus/copper-river-seafoods-exhibited-plain-indifference-to-covid-mitigation-hazards-alaska-labor-department-says/2-1-974086 Of the 92 employees at the company who tested positive for COVID-19 last summer, two were hospitalized in critical condition, according to a state inspection. Coronavirus Wed, 03 Mar 2021 23:43:39 +0100 Rachel Sapin https://www.intrafish.com/coronavirus/copper-river-seafoods-exhibited-plain-indifference-to-covid-mitigation-hazards-alaska-labor-department-says/2-1-974086 NHST Copper River Seafoods employees were subject to hazardous working conditions at the company's Anchorage plant, according to Alaska Department of Labor documents. Foto: CRS 2021-03-04T13:29:12Z news 2-1-974086 Moon-based aquaculture may not be so far, far away https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/moon-based-aquaculture-may-not-be-so-far-far-away/2-1-974069 A recent simulation replicated the intense shaking of the typical takeoff sequence of a Russian Soyuz rocket, demonstrating seabass and meagre eggs can survive the ordeal intact. Technology Aquaculture Wed, 03 Mar 2021 22:56:20 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/moon-based-aquaculture-may-not-be-so-far-far-away/2-1-974069 NHST She packed my bags last night pre-flight. Zero hour 9:00 a.m. Foto: Reddit 2021-03-03T21:56:20Z news 2-1-974069 Thai Union pledges to a fully transparent tuna supply chain by 2025 https://www.intrafish.com/sustainability/thai-union-pledges-to-a-fully-transparent-tuna-supply-chain-by-2025/2-1-973970 The company is partnering with environmental group to meet its goals. Tuna Sustainability Fisheries Processing Wed, 03 Mar 2021 20:28:23 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/sustainability/thai-union-pledges-to-a-fully-transparent-tuna-supply-chain-by-2025/2-1-973970 NHST Darian McBain, global director of corporate affairs and sustainability for Thai Union. Photo: Thai Union 2021-03-03T21:11:22Z news 2-1-973970 Russia lifts ban on four Chilean farmed salmon exporters https://www.intrafish.com/trade/russia-lifts-ban-on-four-chilean-farmed-salmon-exporters/2-1-973827 Though several companies remain restricted, the news shows forward progress. Trade Salmon Aquaculture Wed, 03 Mar 2021 14:55:59 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/trade/russia-lifts-ban-on-four-chilean-farmed-salmon-exporters/2-1-973827 NHST Farmed salmon ready for sale in the supermarket Magnit, one of the country's largest retailers. Foto: Shutterstock 2021-03-03T14:23:37Z news 2-1-973827 Crew evacuated after Ocean Choice fishing vessel catches fire, sinks https://www.intrafish.com/fisheries/crew-evacuated-after-ocean-choice-fishing-vessel-catches-fire-sinks/2-1-973841 There were no injuries resulting from the incident. Fisheries Wed, 03 Mar 2021 14:40:12 +0100 Dominic Welling https://www.intrafish.com/fisheries/crew-evacuated-after-ocean-choice-fishing-vessel-catches-fire-sinks/2-1-973841 NHST There were no injuries resulting from the fire. Tina Comeau - The Tri County Vanguard 2021-03-04T09:56:15Z news 2-1-973841 China Fishery creditors unveil plan to wrestle control of Peru operations from the group https://www.intrafish.com/finance/china-fishery-creditors-unveil-plan-to-wrestle-control-of-peru-operations-from-the-group/2-1-973426 The proposed restructuring would mean $150 million in new financing and more than $700 million of existing debt converted into new equity. Finance Fisheries Wed, 03 Mar 2021 12:06:29 +0100 Dominic Welling https://www.intrafish.com/finance/china-fishery-creditors-unveil-plan-to-wrestle-control-of-peru-operations-from-the-group/2-1-973426 NHST Jessie Ng, (center) executive director and CEO of China Fishery Group, stressed that the plan is an initiative taken by the ad hoc group of creditors and "not in conjunction with the board." Foto: Rachel Mutter/IntraFish 2021-03-03T12:55:28Z news 2-1-973426 Two Hilton Seafood workers die from COVID-19 following outbreak in Grimsby https://www.intrafish.com/coronavirus/two-hilton-seafood-workers-die-from-covid-19-following-outbreak-in-grimsby/2-1-973336 An outbreak of COVID-19 at the seafood factory in Grimsby was announced a few days prior to the deaths. Coronavirus Markets Whitefish Processing Wed, 03 Mar 2021 10:24:21 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/coronavirus/two-hilton-seafood-workers-die-from-covid-19-following-outbreak-in-grimsby/2-1-973336 NHST Hilton Seafood UK has more than 300 employees, making it one of North East Lincolnshire's largest employers. Photo: LinkedIn 2021-03-03T15:59:30Z news 2-1-973336 Salmon farming giant plans IPO for its aquaculture services group https://www.intrafish.com/finance/salmon-farming-giant-plans-ipo-for-its-aquaculture-services-group/2-1-973243 The fund raising will allow the company to expand both at home and abroad. Salmon Finance Aquaculture Wed, 03 Mar 2021 08:42:17 +0100 Rachel Mutter https://www.intrafish.com/finance/salmon-farming-giant-plans-ipo-for-its-aquaculture-services-group/2-1-973243 NHST Helge Gaso, CEO at Froy Group. Foto: Venke Glorstad, Hitra-Froya 2021-03-03T13:07:13Z news 2-1-973243 What crisis? Grimsby mobile fish delivery services see booming business https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/what-crisis-grimsby-mobile-fish-delivery-services-see-booming-business/2-1-972203 Since the first COVID lockdown a year ago, the UK's primary seafood processing hub has seen the number of mobile fishmonger delivery vans grow to more than 100 as the sector adapts to the fall in foodservice business. Aquaculture Wed, 03 Mar 2021 07:21:27 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/what-crisis-grimsby-mobile-fish-delivery-services-see-booming-business/2-1-972203 NHST Some mobile fishmongers are struggling to keep pace with demand. Foto: grimsbyfishnearyou.co.uk 2021-03-03T13:16:50Z news 2-1-972203 Ecuador shrimp producers look to Korea, Japan amid sagging Chinese exports https://www.intrafish.com/shrimp/ecuador-shrimp-producers-look-to-korea-japan-amid-sagging-chinese-exports/2-1-968748 A recent sharp slump in exports to China is forcing producers to seek new markets in case the situation is prolonged. Trade Shrimp Aquaculture Wed, 03 Mar 2021 07:19:39 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/shrimp/ecuador-shrimp-producers-look-to-korea-japan-amid-sagging-chinese-exports/2-1-968748 NHST CNA Executive Director Yahira Piedrahita. Foto: @Yahira Piedrahita/Twitter 2021-03-03T13:17:14Z news 2-1-968748 Former American Seafoods, North Atlantic executive joins yellowtail farming group https://www.intrafish.com/people/former-american-seafoods-north-atlantic-executive-joins-yellowtail-farming-group/2-1-973173 Executive also founded seafood processing group Good Harbor Fillet Company. People Aquaculture Wed, 03 Mar 2021 04:25:41 +0100 Rachel Sapin https://www.intrafish.com/people/former-american-seafoods-north-atlantic-executive-joins-yellowtail-farming-group/2-1-973173 NHST Bill Stride is now with Blue Ocean Mariculture. Foto: North Atlantic Seafood Forum 2021-03-03T03:25:41Z news 2-1-973173 Barramundi farmer Australis Aquaculture nabs world's first ASC certification for tropical marine finfish https://www.intrafish.com/sustainability/barramundi-farmer-australis-aquaculture-nabs-worlds-first-asc-certification-for-tropical-marine-finfish/2-1-973178 The new standard was launched in 2019 and covers barramundi, groupers, snappers, pompano and croaker. Sustainability Aquaculture Wed, 03 Mar 2021 00:09:47 +0100 IntraFish Media https://www.intrafish.com/sustainability/barramundi-farmer-australis-aquaculture-nabs-worlds-first-asc-certification-for-tropical-marine-finfish/2-1-973178 NHST Barramundi producer Australis Aquaculture has become the world’s first producer to achieve certification under the ASC’s Tropical Marine Finfish (TMFF) standard for its ocean-based farm in central Vietnam. Foto: Australis Aquaculture 2021-03-02T23:10:50Z news 2-1-973178 Tambaqui, pintado and pirarucu: Are Brazil's native farmed fish ready for a resurgence? https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/tambaqui-pintado-and-pirarucu-are-brazils-native-farmed-fish-ready-for-a-resurgence-/2-1-967907 Production of species such as tambaqui, pintado and pirarucu has fallen over the past four years years as producers, discouraged by lower prices, placed fewer fish in ponds and cages. Aquaculture Wed, 03 Mar 2021 00:04:27 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/tambaqui-pintado-and-pirarucu-are-brazils-native-farmed-fish-ready-for-a-resurgence-/2-1-967907 NHST Whole tambaqui on the fresh case in Pão de Açucar. Foto: IntraFish/John Evans 2021-03-02T23:04:27Z news 2-1-967907 Plant-based seafood company Ocean Hugger re-emerges after COVID collapse https://www.intrafish.com/technology/plant-based-seafood-company-ocean-hugger-re-emerges-after-covid-collapse/2-1-972949 Ocean Hugger paused operations in June amid a collapse in foodservice business linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. Technology Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:07:54 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/technology/plant-based-seafood-company-ocean-hugger-re-emerges-after-covid-collapse/2-1-972949 NHST Ahimi, Ocean Hugger's plant-based tuna alternative. The company has re-launched under a new partnership with a Thai group. Foto: Ocean Hugger Foods 2021-03-02T16:08:36Z news 2-1-972949 BioMar acquires majority stake in leading Vietnamese shrimp feed producer https://www.intrafish.com/feed/biomar-acquires-majority-stake-in-leading-vietnamese-shrimp-feed-producer/2-1-973061 The company sees continued consolidation in the shrimp market as 'almost a natural law.' Shrimp Aquaculture Feed Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:51:56 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/feed/biomar-acquires-majority-stake-in-leading-vietnamese-shrimp-feed-producer/2-1-973061 NHST Vietnam's leading shrimp hatchery Viet UC. Photo: BioMar 2021-03-03T13:27:28Z news 2-1-973061 Land-based farmer Salmon Evolution shows construction progress in Q4 earnings https://www.intrafish.com/finance/land-based-farmer-salmon-evolution-shows-construction-progress-in-q4-earnings/2-1-972370 The company expects payments to peak in the fourth quarter of this year. Salmon Finance Aquaculture Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:05:42 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/finance/land-based-farmer-salmon-evolution-shows-construction-progress-in-q4-earnings/2-1-972370 NHST Kamilla Mordal Holo, Salmon Evolution project director. Photo: Anders H. Furuset 2021-03-02T14:08:51Z news 2-1-972370 Stavis Seafoods promotes three employees to director positions https://www.intrafish.com/people/stavis-seafoods-promotes-three-employees-to-director-positions/2-1-972916 The 90-year-old seafood company recently shuffled its president. People Fisheries Markets Processing Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:55:07 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/people/stavis-seafoods-promotes-three-employees-to-director-positions/2-1-972916 NHST Jessica Holmes, Stavis Seafoods sales director. Photo: Stavis Seafoods 2021-03-02T13:55:07Z news 2-1-972916 Cooke strengthens seawater leadership roles in Scotland salmon operations https://www.intrafish.com/people/cooke-strengthens-seawater-leadership-roles-in-scotland-salmon-operations/2-1-972706 The changes are effective March 1. Salmon People Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:36:35 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/people/cooke-strengthens-seawater-leadership-roles-in-scotland-salmon-operations/2-1-972706 NHST Cooke Aquaculture Scotland's Robert Peterson and Stewart Rendall. Photo: Cooke Aquaculture 2021-03-02T13:58:50Z news 2-1-972706 'Resilient' Sea Harvest Group rides out COVID-19 disruptions to boost earnings in 2020 https://www.intrafish.com/finance/resilient-sea-harvest-group-rides-out-covid-19-disruptions-to-boost-earnings-in-2020/2-1-971748 The group was bolstered by its fishing operations in South Africa and Australia, but it was a different story for the aquaculture segment, which has been ‘severely impacted’ by the pandemic. Finance Fisheries Tue, 02 Mar 2021 10:41:31 +0100 Dominic Welling https://www.intrafish.com/finance/resilient-sea-harvest-group-rides-out-covid-19-disruptions-to-boost-earnings-in-2020/2-1-971748 NHST 'What we managed to do very effectively is divert products to retail markets where demand was firm,' said Sea Harvest CEO Felix Ratheb. Foto: Sea Harvest 2021-03-02T13:11:35Z news 2-1-971748 Proximar signs $56 million deal with Japanese construction giant on land-based salmon farm https://www.intrafish.com/salmon/proximar-signs-56-million-deal-with-japanese-construction-giant-on-land-based-salmon-farm/2-1-972413 Construction preparations will begin this quarter. Salmon Finance Tue, 02 Mar 2021 09:28:57 +0100 Rachel Mutter https://www.intrafish.com/salmon/proximar-signs-56-million-deal-with-japanese-construction-giant-on-land-based-salmon-farm/2-1-972413 NHST From left: Pal Grimsrud (CFO), Per Grieg jr. (Chairman of the Board) and Joachim Nielsen (CEO). Foto: Proximar 2021-03-02T13:20:11Z news 2-1-972413 It's 'crazy' to encourage land-based salmon farming: This producer sees the future in semi-closed containment https://www.intrafish.com/technology/its-crazy-to-encourage-land-based-salmon-farming-this-producer-sees-the-future-in-semi-closed-containment/2-1-970612 Eide Fjordbruk just signed a deal with Ecomerden for semi-closed smolt production. Technology Salmon Aquaculture Tue, 02 Mar 2021 06:43:19 +0100 Marthe Njåstad https://www.intrafish.com/technology/its-crazy-to-encourage-land-based-salmon-farming-this-producer-sees-the-future-in-semi-closed-containment/2-1-970612 NHST IntraFish's Camilla Aadland interviews Eide Fjordbruk General Manager Sondre Eide in Bergen in 2019. Foto: Eivind Senneset 2021-03-02T13:20:36Z news 2-1-970612 Corner office: Cargill Aqua Nutrition President Pilar Cruz on leadership, lockdowns and life at the top https://www.intrafish.com/people/corner-office-cargill-aqua-nutrition-president-pilar-cruz-on-leadership-lockdowns-and-life-at-the-top/2-1-971898 The first in IntraFish's new video series, in which we interview top ranking seafood industry executives on life in and out of the boardroom, digs down into what it takes to lead one of the world's biggest aquaculture feed companies. People Feed Interview Tue, 02 Mar 2021 06:18:12 +0100 Rachel Mutter https://www.intrafish.com/people/corner-office-cargill-aqua-nutrition-president-pilar-cruz-on-leadership-lockdowns-and-life-at-the-top/2-1-971898 NHST Pilar Cruz, president of Cargill Aqua Nutrition. Foto: Cargill 2021-03-03T20:39:34Z news 2-1-971898 'We're ready to make a dent in it': Bakkafrost sets sights on retail expansion with upgrade of US factory https://www.intrafish.com/salmon/were-ready-to-make-a-dent-in-it-bakkafrost-sets-sights-on-retail-expansion-with-upgrade-of-us-factory/2-1-972210 The pandemic has increased demand for value-added products in the United States, according to the salmon company. Salmon Tue, 02 Mar 2021 06:04:43 +0100 Rachel Sapin https://www.intrafish.com/salmon/were-ready-to-make-a-dent-in-it-bakkafrost-sets-sights-on-retail-expansion-with-upgrade-of-us-factory/2-1-972210 NHST Bakkafrost has started operating a new processing facility in Wayne, New Jersey. Foto: Bakkafrost 2021-03-02T13:25:32Z news 2-1-972210 USDA investigating organic labeling for wild-caught seafood https://www.intrafish.com/fisheries/usda-investigating-organic-labeling-for-wild-caught-seafood/2-1-972230 The latest effort to develop standards for seafood could have positive implications for products from Alaska pollock to scallops to fishmeal. Sustainability Fisheries Markets Tue, 02 Mar 2021 00:03:55 +0100 Rachel Sapin https://www.intrafish.com/fisheries/usda-investigating-organic-labeling-for-wild-caught-seafood/2-1-972230 NHST UK consumers can already pick up packs of organic seafood -- but only farmed. Foto: Marks and Spencer 2021-03-02T13:31:41Z news 2-1-972230 EPA slaps US seafood company with $100,000 fine for wastewater violations https://www.intrafish.com/processing/epa-slaps-us-seafood-company-with-100-000-fine-for-wastewater-violations/2-1-972238 Group fined for violations related to excessive discharge and insufficient monitoring. Processing Mon, 01 Mar 2021 23:38:35 +0100 Drew Cherry https://www.intrafish.com/processing/epa-slaps-us-seafood-company-with-100-000-fine-for-wastewater-violations/2-1-972238 NHST Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters. The agency fined a Washington seafood company for violating discharge rules. Foto: EPA 2021-03-02T13:33:06Z news 2-1-972238 Arrests made, arms cache found as Ecuador police crack down on gangs plaguing shrimp farming industry https://www.intrafish.com/shrimp/arrests-made-arms-cache-found-as-ecuador-police-crack-down-on-gangs-plaguing-shrimp-farming-industry/2-1-972003 Ecuadorian shrimp producers have suffered seven deaths and 60 injuries from violence in more than 90 attacks on their property and businesses over the past three years. Shrimp Aquaculture Mon, 01 Mar 2021 22:46:27 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/shrimp/arrests-made-arms-cache-found-as-ecuador-police-crack-down-on-gangs-plaguing-shrimp-farming-industry/2-1-972003 NHST The arrest on suspected gang members operating in maritime areas is being applauded by Ecuador's shrimp industry. Foto: Songa 2021-03-01T21:46:48Z news 2-1-972003 Cargill launches new sustainable salmon farming initiative highlighting alternative ingredients, animal welfare https://www.intrafish.com/feed/cargill-launches-new-sustainable-salmon-farming-initiative-highlighting-alternative-ingredients-animal-welfare/2-1-971750 The initiative is focused on reducing the company's environmental footprint. Salmon Sustainability Aquaculture Feed Mon, 01 Mar 2021 19:04:47 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/feed/cargill-launches-new-sustainable-salmon-farming-initiative-highlighting-alternative-ingredients-animal-welfare/2-1-971750 NHST Pilar Cruz, President of Cargill Aqua Nutrition Photo: Lars Aake Andersen / Cargill 2021-03-02T13:36:00Z news 2-1-971750 High Liner picks up speed after ditching unprofitable lines, focusing on innovation https://www.intrafish.com/processing/high-liner-picks-up-speed-after-ditching-unprofitable-lines-focusing-on-innovation/2-1-969630 The company's turnaround plan should push the group to both top and bottom line growth, executives say. Coronavirus Finance Whitefish Shrimp Processing Mon, 01 Mar 2021 14:51:48 +0100 John Evans https://www.intrafish.com/processing/high-liner-picks-up-speed-after-ditching-unprofitable-lines-focusing-on-innovation/2-1-969630 NHST High Liner took its seafood on the road with a promotional bus. Foto: High Liner 2021-03-02T13:33:43Z news 2-1-969630 UK retailer Morrisons acquires seafood processor https://www.intrafish.com/finance/uk-retailer-morrisons-acquires-seafood-processor/2-1-971838 Following the deal, more than 80% of the supermarket's fish and shellfish will come from Morrisons wholly-owned seafood operations. Finance Fisheries Processing Mon, 01 Mar 2021 13:15:57 +0100 Dominic Welling https://www.intrafish.com/finance/uk-retailer-morrisons-acquires-seafood-processor/2-1-971838 NHST The family-owned Falfish has been a supplier of fresh fish and shellfish to Morrisons for more than 16 years, Foto: Morrisons 2021-03-01T18:12:57Z news 2-1-971838 Salmon farmer Nova Austral sinks further into the red on legal, biological setbacks https://www.intrafish.com/finance/salmon-farmer-nova-austral-sinks-further-into-the-red-on-legal-biological-setbacks/2-1-971531 The company harvested and sold less volumes during the quarter at weaker prices. Salmon Finance Aquaculture Mon, 01 Mar 2021 10:17:01 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/finance/salmon-farmer-nova-austral-sinks-further-into-the-red-on-legal-biological-setbacks/2-1-971531 NHST Nova Austral battled another quarter filled with both legal and biological setbacks. Photo: Nova Austral 2021-03-01T13:21:48Z news 2-1-971531 Analysts sees huge upside if Benchmark's sea lice moonshot pays off https://www.intrafish.com/interview/analysts-sees-huge-upside-if-benchmarks-sea-lice-moonshot-pays-off/2-1-967702 Company expects to roll out its sea lice treatment in the next quarter, which could be 'transformational' for financial results. Salmon Shrimp Aquaculture Interview Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:59:20 +0100 Demi Korban https://www.intrafish.com/interview/analysts-sees-huge-upside-if-benchmarks-sea-lice-moonshot-pays-off/2-1-967702 NHST Trond Williksen, Benchmark Holdings CEO. Photo: YouTube/EnovaNO 2021-03-01T13:22:56Z news 2-1-967702 Italian PE fund has big plans for seafood following its first acquisition in the sector https://www.intrafish.com/processing/italian-pe-fund-has-big-plans-for-seafood-following-its-first-acquisition-in-the-sector/2-1-971192 Arcadia SGR snapped up salmon smoker Starlaks Italia in February with plans to double its revenues to €30 million over the next five years -- and it is already planning further potential add-on acquisitions. Salmon Processing Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:54:56 +0100 Dominic Welling https://www.intrafish.com/processing/italian-pe-fund-has-big-plans-for-seafood-following-its-first-acquisition-in-the-sector/2-1-971192 NHST 'We must be ambitious,' said Simone Arnaboldi, CEO of Arcadia. 'We consider this sector very fragmented, so we believe there is the opportunity to consolidate the market.' Foto: Arcadia 2021-03-01T13:23:17Z news 2-1-971192 Fine dining could take 5-6 years to return https://www.intrafish.com/analysis/fine-dining-could-take-5-6-years-to-return/2-1-956947 “But full-service restaurants, the sit-down restaurants where the majority of seafood sales are occurring, we’re projecting being down 38%." Coronavirus Analysis Markets Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:52:47 +0100 IntraFish Media https://www.intrafish.com/analysis/fine-dining-could-take-5-6-years-to-return/2-1-956947 NHST Fine dining predicted to be down by half for 2020. Foto: Anders Furuset 2021-03-01T13:23:46Z news 2-1-956947 $1.1 billion pharma giant extends work on shrimp, tilapia diseases, anticipating major growth https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/-1-1-billion-pharma-giant-extends-work-on-shrimp-tilapia-diseases-anticipating-major-growth/2-1-971419 Vietnam will act as the center for the French company's research and development work. Whitefish Shrimp Aquaculture Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:31:53 +0100 Rachel Mutter https://www.intrafish.com/aquaculture/-1-1-billion-pharma-giant-extends-work-on-shrimp-tilapia-diseases-anticipating-major-growth/2-1-971419 NHST Sebastion Huron, CEO at Virbac Group. Foto: Virbac 2021-03-01T13:28:26Z news 2-1-971419 Norwegian seafood industry ramps up Spain salmon marketing effort https://www.intrafish.com/markets/norwegian-seafood-industry-ramps-up-spain-salmon-marketing-effort/2-1-970616 Norwegian seafood launches $2 million Spain campaign at a time when foodservice sector is taking a battering. Markets Mon, 01 Mar 2021 06:53:14 +0100 Marthe Njåstad https://www.intrafish.com/markets/norwegian-seafood-industry-ramps-up-spain-salmon-marketing-effort/2-1-970616 NHST Norwegian seafood in a Spanish supermarket. Foto: Privat 2021-03-01T13:28:50Z news 2-1-970616