The team from the MSC Spain and Portugal office will be at CONXEMAR from October 4 to 6 at stand F15.
If you are interested in sustainable fishing, have doubts about how to start a certification process or simply want to say hello, do not hesitate to visit us or contact us to set a time and day.
We also invite you to our cocktail to celebrate a year of success in collaboration with FINDUS Spain and its MSC sustainable fish range, on October 5 at 1:30 p.m. at our stand (F15). We ask you to confirm attendance.
Singapore company aims to close the gap on animal protein products
A cell-cultivated fish fat that makes alternative meat and fish taste more like the real thing has been unveiled to potential investors at an event in Singapore.
ImpacFat held a tasting session at a demonstration day hosted by Big Idea Ventures, a business accelerator for innovative companies working on plant-based and cell-based foods as well as ingredients and technologies to help build the alternative food ecosystem.
Author: Amod Ashok Salgaonkar / fishfarmingexpert l Read the full articlehere
The Vice Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development of the Junta de Andalucía, Vicente Pérez, has defended before the European Committee of the Regions, an assembly of local and regional representatives of the European Union, the withdrawal of Nutriscore as a nutritional information system for the member countries and has requested that the information system to be put in place "completes the opinion of experts, researchers and the producing sectors, that defends the Mediterranean diet and that takes into account the geographical reference, the quality and the benefits for health".
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The agreement between both countries reinforces collaboration in key sectors such as maritime fishing, scientific and technological research, aquaculture and the sustainable exploitation of shared fisheries
Morocco and Mauritania renew the fisheries and aquaculture agreement – The cooperation agreement between Morocco and Mauritania in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors has been renewed until 2024.
The Moroccan Minister of Agriculture, Mohamed Sadiki, and the Mauritanian Minister of Agriculture, Mohamed Abidine Mayif, signed the agreement on September 30, on the sidelines of the first session of the Moroccan-Mauritanian Mixed Commission for Fisheries and Aquaculture.
Fishing boat owners are facing extortionate prices for electricity Killybegs Fishery Harbour Centre after the Department for Agriculture, Food and the Marine informed them that prices may rise by as much as 378%.
The news from the Department came on 30 November after the Office of Government Procurement (OPG) failed to renew the previous deal with Electric Ireland. The announcement was made by Roi Hawe, the Principal Officer at the Sea Fisheries Administration Division of DAFM on Wednesday 30 November, with the new charges coming into effect on Thursday 01 December 2022.
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The latest analysis from RaboResearch finds that animal protein companies must pivot in 2023 to respond to structural challenges of sustainability, animal health and market volatility as economic growth slows.
Producers and processors of meat, poultry and seafood approach 2023 after a year marked by rising input prices, supply chain disruption and geopolitical issues. Yet at a structural level they also face the need to adapt to sustainability challenges and disease threats to animal health if they are to remain competitive in the market over the longer-term.
With the incorporation, the Initiative today has 14 member production companies committed to increasing sustainability, transparency and cooperation.
The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) has today officially welcomed Salmones Aysén, a Chilean producer of coho salmon, as a new member of the leading sustainability initiative. With this addition, the GSI now has 14 salmon farming companies and eight supply chain member companies, spanning all the regions in which they operate. Together, member companies commit to adopting the initiative's core principles of increasing sustainability, transparency and cooperation to accelerate improvements in the industry's environmental performance at speed and scale.
Orpagu has seen a dream come true today, "which can only be fulfilled when innumerable efforts converge in the collective." This is how the president of the Organization of Guardeses Longliners thanked. Joaquín Cadilla, the work and support of all the people and institutions that have worked so that they can start up the new R&D refrigeration plant that this Friday will begin to receive merchandise at the Areas de Tui business park.
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The Consello de la Xunta has given the green light to the decree project, which modifies the organic structure of the Consellería do Mar. A modification with which it is intended to reinforce the impulse to increase demand, prices and income of the fishing, shellfishing, aquaculture and transformation professionals through the creation of a specific department focused on enhancing the value of seafood. This bet is materialized with the division of the current General Sub-directorate of Fisheries and Markets into two sub-directors: the Fisheries (in which the Fishing service and the Analysis and Records service are included) and the new one for the Valuation of the Products of the Sea, which includes the Market service.
This change, as highlighted by the Department of the Sea, "responds to the need to address the constant evolution of the economic importance of the maritime-fishing activity in Galicia
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Semi-closed cage maker blames salmon tax proposal for job losses
Fiizk, which makes semi-closed containment systems for fish farming, has sent lay-off notices to more than 30 employees following the Norwegian government’s announcement that it plans a 40% “ground rent” tax on salmon producers.
After the ground rent tax was sent out for consultation in September this year, it has been difficult to enter into larger contracts with farmers in Norway. Source: fishfarmingexpert l Read the full articlehere
Carsoe shrimp systems for Canada Denmark
Danish tech company Carsoe has orders for seven shrimp processing systems for coastal trawlers in Canada, with more to come.
These initial seven orders are being delivered to members of ACPG, a Canad...