Other Media | SeafoodSource: Fast-growing Poke House chain expands to the UK
Friday, September 17, 2021
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
Statistics from the Ministry of Agricultural Wealth, Fisheries and Water Resources stated that the total production of yellowfin tuna in the Sultanate of Oman for the year 2020 amounted to 68,000 tonnes, with a total value of OMR 64 million, compared to 37,000 tonnes. in 2019 with a total value of around OMR 38 million.
This is due to the development of the marine fishing fleet in the Sultanate with a slowdown in fishing pressure in some neighboring countries.
A drastic reduction in unnecessary plastics is crucial to tackling the global pollution crisis, according to a comprehensive assessment recently released by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
Accelerating the transition to renewables, eliminating subsidies and adopting circular approaches will help reduce plastic waste on the necessary scale, according to the report From Pollution to Solution: A Global Assessment of Marine Litter and Plastic Pollution.
Source: Mundo Acuicola | read the full article here
After a year operating the seafood route, Smyril Line Cargo is putting sailings on hold. There are several reasons for the decision.
Halgir Dahl Olesen, CEO of Smyril Line Cargo, regrets the decision, not least, he says, because the crew of the freighter “Akranes” has proven that sea transport can compete with road transport in both lead time, flexibility and delivery capability.
Source: Salmon Business | read the full article here
The Abrolhos Island Mid-West Scallop Trawl fishery of Western Australia has officially gained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.
According to an MSC press statement, the fishery has been found to be “well-managed and supported by strong science from the Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.”
Author: Bernadette Carreon / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
Norway-based tilapia breeding specialist GenoMar Genetics AS has signed a joint venture agreement with Agroavícola Sanmarino S.A., a Colombian poultry genetics distribution company belonging to the Italcol group.
The agreement includes the establishment of a new company in the next few weeks, named GenoMar Genetics Colombia
Source: Fishfarmingexpert | read the full articlehere
On Friday, October 8, the Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) between the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programs of the Chilean and Chinese Customs came into force, in what was constituted in a new milestone in the commercial relationship that exists between both. countries and that since 2010 made the Asian giant the main Chilean trading partner.
El Centro Tecnológico del Mar-Fundación Cetmar, dependent on the Consellería do Mar of the Xunta de Galicia, commemorates its twentieth anniversary. And it does so, as the Department highlights, "as an international benchmark in research, development and innovation in the maritime-fishing sector through its participation in nearly 600 actions in this area since its creation."
Seafood Norway, the industry employers’ organisation, has broadly welcomed the new Labour-led coalition government’s strategy for the sector. The plan includes a commitment to encourage investment and innovation, and increased funding – generated by the aquaculture sector – for local authorities.
Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer | read the full article here
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