Other Media | La Voz de Galicia: The March Group acquires 23.7% of Profand from Vigo for 100 million euros
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Profand becomes giant. The group owned by Enrique García Chillón, owner until now of 99% of the family fishing group, (born from the integration of Congelados Marinos Promar and Frigoríficos Fandiño, in 2010) is advancing in its growth strategy, consolidated until now based on acquisitions , but this time it does so by opening its capital to an investment partner.
Source: La Voz de Galicia | read the full article here
Scientific advice is the basis of decision-making in the establishment of the Total Allowable Catches (TAC). The albacore tuna, northern bonito, was submitted for the first time to TAC in 2001, betting on a correct management of the northern bonito. At that time, the TAC was set at 34,500 tonnes and remained until 2008, when it dropped to 30,200 tonnes and then to 28,000 tonnes in 2010.
The plenary session of the European Parliament has given the green light to the Brexit reserve fund, which seeks to help the sectors and regions most affected by London's departure from the community bloc and from which Spain will receive about 272 million euros until 2025.
Specifically, MEPs have supported with 652 votes in favor, 32 against and 11 abstentions the agreement reached with the governments of the bloc to create this budget item of 5,000 million euros (at 2018 prices).
Source: La Voz de Galicia | read the full articlehere
The National Animal Health Service of Costa Rica (SENASA) has explained, in relation to the presence of microalgae (red tide) on the coast of the Costa Rican Pacific Ocean, the phenomenon that is occurring at the moment is the result of high concentrations of microalgae that are not toxin producers that are stored in the body of bivalve molluscs (oysters, clams, mussels, pianguas, oysters, among others). And therefore no restrictions have been decreed for the commercialization of bivalve molluscs in the country.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full article here
Milan, Italy-based Poke House has opened its first location in the United Kingdom.
The chain, which operates 55 restaurants in Spain, France, Italy, and Portugal, opened the restaurant in Notting Hill, London, “allowing Brits to experience its notorious Californian soul and Hawaiian taste,” the company said in a press release.
Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
Proper disposal and recycling of plastic is something that must be addressed by all industries, including aquaculture, and one organisation that can help is the Responsible Plastic Management (RPM) Program, a not-for-profit social enterprise and membership organisation set up by certification and sustainability experts to tackle the plastic pollution crisis.
Author: Dave Garforth / Fishfarmingexpert | read the full article here
Leak of corrosive ferric chloride has coloured the sea red.
“In connection with the powerful fire in Hvide Sande at a salmon factory, there have been discharges of chemicals that have colored some of the fjord water red. The red water can be corrosive to the touch and therefore all surfers, bathers etc. must remain on land,” wrote the Central Jutland Police on Twitter.
Author: Aslak Berge / SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
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Author: Janice Johnston / FishFarmer | read the full articlehere
The publication of the Blue Food Assessment (BFA), stating that the demand for blue foods is set to double over the next thirty years, sends a strong and powerful message to policy makers that they must act now, if future generations are to benefit from what has been termed the blue food revolution.
The report gives one of the most comprehensive reviews to date of the role that blue foods could play in addressing the combined challenges of climate change, sustainable development and malnutrition.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full article here
Scientists from the University of Oviedo have brought to light an intentional fraud in seafood from Atlantic fishing grounds, such as hake or tuna, highly consumed in Europe and the world. The study is published in the journal Scientific Report.
To carry out the research, a total of 401 samples of four types of frozen fish were analyzed using PCR tests and DNA sequencing: tuna (Thunnus alalunga, T. albacares, T. obesus), hake (Merluccius merluccius, M. hubbsi, M. capensis, M. paradoxus), anchovy (Engraulis sp.) And blue whiting (Micromessistius poutassou).
After four years of arduous research and development, Patagonia King Salmon, owned by the Sealand Advanced Aquaculture holding company, will see its first harvest of king salmon (Oncorhynchus Tshawytscha), also known as Chinook salmon, destined for exclusive customers throughout United States, Japan, Singapore, Chile, Brazil and Europe.
The first stage of Patagonia King Salmon's recirculating fish farm is sized for a production capacity of 100 tons per year and is projected to produce over 500 tons by 2024.