The Spanish Federation of Food and Beverage Industries (Fiab) welcomes the recent decision of the Italian Government to communicate the suspension of the plastic tax, which was scheduled to enter into force in 2023 and which, in its fourth extension since it was announced, postpones your application without setting a new schedule. Spain would thus be the only country in the European Union that would have a tax of these characteristics, as of next January 1, if the repeated requests for its postponement made to the Spanish Government by FIAB and other organizations in the chain are not heard. of value of the container.
The seafood packaging market will expand by 5%. In 2022, the global seafood packaging market generated revenue of $10.888 billion. The factors driving the growth of the market are the consolidated awareness of consumers about the benefits of eating fish and the increasing choice of ready meals.
An analysis by Research Nester also focuses on the decade 2023 - 2033, forecasting a CAGR of 5% and a turnover that will almost double to 18,095 million dollars.
In the seafood industry, the quality and type of packaging are very important to preserve the nutritional values and freshness of the product, and the confirmed global trend towards sustainability is driving the use of recyclable packaging.
Japan’s major seafood companies are feeling both negative and positive effects from a weakening of the country's currency.
Japanese importers must pay more to purchase seafood and transportation, and are having a hard time passing on higher costs to consumers, as Japan’s wages have been flat for over two decades. However, profits repatriated from the United States look larger when reported in yen.
Author: Chris Loew / SeafoodSource l Read the full articlehere
Francisco Plaza Vega, IFOP researcher, participated in the ICES/PICES international symposium on Small Pelagic Fish "Small pelagic fish: New frontiers in science and sustainable management" held from November 7 to 11, in Lisbon (Portugal).
Plaza Vega explained "my participation in the symposium involved the presentation of a work as a poster presentation called "Deep learning and surplus production models for multivariate autoregressive modeling and simulation of the jack mackerel fishery associated with environmental conditions" This work is an effort between researchers from different institutions and considers the temporal analysis of the horse mackerel fishery with conventional models and deep learning models with the incorporation of the environment and the simulation of temperature scenarios. Within this context, the work was awarded as best poster presentation".
Francisco Plaza Vega is a Management Control Engineer, member of the Project Audit and Control team, and a PhD candidate in Statistics.
Vietnam pangasius exports as of October 15, 2022 reached a value of more than 2 million dollars, which means an increase of 81% compared to the same period last year. This increase in value is justified by the increase in prices, inflation and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine which, according to the Association of Vietnamese Fish Producers, Vasep, have helped increase pangasius sales in most of the markets.
China and the US continue to be the main destinations for pangasius, absorbing 30 and 23% respectively of exports.
According to statistics from the US Department of Agriculture, in the first 9 months of 2022, 104,500 tons of frozen pangasius fillets were imported, worth $445.2 million, 24% more in volume and a 91% in value over the same period last year.
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Milestone for bluefin tuna with the approval of catch control rules. Bigeye and yellowfin fishing opportunities are maintained.The annual meeting of ICCAT
(International Organization for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas) held during the last week in Vale do Pobo (Algarve, Portugal), has ended with two important news that stand out among the set of 13 new recommendations and 4 approved resolutions in plenary session and that affect issues related to the conservation of tuna and tuna-like species and the management of fisheries.
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American global food corporation Cargill has announced that Brian Sikes has been elected President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 1 January 2023.
With this transition, Dave MacLennan will assume the role of Executive Chair of Cargill’s Board of Directors.
Sikes will be the 10th CEO in Cargill’s 157-year history and brings a strong track record of business operational rigor to the role, having grown the company’s global Protein and Salt enterprise into an industry leader.
The past few months have been gruelling for a number of tilapia farmers on the Kenyan side of Lake Victoria, with the deaths of hundreds of millions of fish.
The mortality incidents started in September and continued into November, particularly in Kisumu County. 364 million fish are believed to have died according to one news agency, while the total financial loss is estimated to be more than 1.4 billion Kenyan shillings ($11.4 million).
Author: Proscovia Alando / The fish site l Read the full articlehere
Seafood exports continue to fall Argentina
Both in volume and in currencies, the cumulative drop from January to October was 9.5% according to CAPECA's monthly report. The shrimp in all its presentations was the product that received the gre...