The deal, announced in April, prices Wenger at US $540m (£433m). It has now been approved by shareholders and has passed US anti-trust tests.
Wenger produces equipment for processing pet food, plant-based proteins, and aqua feed. It will form a new business segment for the Marel group and a fourth pillar of Marel’s business model in addition to poultry, meat, and fish.
Oceana Canada says the recent decision by Canadian Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray to continue overfishing capelin, a critically depleted forage fish in north eastern Newfoundland (NAFO Area 2J3KL), fails to follow Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)’s own policies and puts at risk wild fisheries and the communities that rely upon them. Oceana Canada has been calling on Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to close the fishery to protect the stock, which has been critically depleted and overfished for more than 30 years.
The 2022 Icefish exhibition closed its doors on Friday 10th June after three successful days of contract signings, ‘Meet-the-Buyer’ sessions and product launches.
The Icefish awards also made a welcome return, where excellence within the Icelandic and International Fishing Industry is highlighted and commended. A full list of winners is available here: 8th Icelandic Fisheries Awards highlights success within the Commercial Fishing Industry | Conference | World Fishing
The popular Icefish matchmaking meetings returned, with participants all ready to form business partnerships and explore new markets. The Icefish matchmaking meetings provide a platform for attendees to meet with new, innovative companies in a ‘Meet-the-Buyer” format. Attendees commented on their positive experience, adding that the short 20 minute meetings provide both a time and cost effective way to meet with interested companies who are ready to buy. The meetings were organised by Innovation Center Iceland, coordinator of the Enterprise Europe Network Iceland, and co-organised by the Sector Group Maritime Industries & Services of the Enterprise Europe Network.
The 4th Fish Waste for Profit conference took place from the 9-10 June. Delegates were able to meet in an intimate networking environment and make excellent new international connections. Discussions included the flexibility within the fishing industry in Iceland and the endless possibilities that exist for those looking to find a use for discarded by products.
The conference highlighted many speakers who were able to share their expertise on how to achieve 100% utilisation of the catch – from heads and bones, to skin and viscera. Delegates were able to learn, network
The Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition will return Sept 2024
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Brim is to test the Maritech Eye™ for its white fish processing and production. Maritech Eye™ scans the fish early in the production process, enabling a processor to achieve a more sustainable production due to reduced waste and improved resource productivity.
Quality scanning enables allocation premium quality for price premium products, while the rest of the fish can be used optimally in other product segments, improving production planning through fact-based decisions.
Its parent company Nutreco is getting rid of its operations in Russia.
Since the outbreak of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, at the end of February, SalmonBusiness has followed the export of fish feed from Norwegian feed factories to Russian fish farmers on the Kola penisula. BioMar quickly ended its Russian exports, while competitors Skretting and Cargill still maintained the highly controversial trade.
In 2021, the company International Seafoods S.A, from Porvenir, was detected storing illegal crab and spider crab meat.
During the year 2021, in an inspection carried out by officials of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (SERNAPESCA) of the Magallanes region of the International Seafoods S.A. processing plant, located in Porvenir, the storage of spider crab and spider crab meat was detected. of illegal origin.
The inspection team found inconsistencies between the product that was physically in the plant, in relation to what the company had declared to Sernapesca through the online Traceability system provided for this purpose.
Navantia seeks to increase its productivity by more than 15% and save 20% in costs and deadlines with new technologies
If there is a message about the Spanish naval sector in which shipyards, technologists and administrations coincide, it is the urgency to undertake the digital transformation that promotes the construction of ships in a more competitive, sustainable and cost-saving way. This was made clear at a conference organized by Siemens in Ferrol, at its Naval Sector Center of Excellence (Cesena), in which both public shipyards —Navantia— and private ones —represented in Pymar—, the Ministry of Industry, the Xunta and the Council.
Source: La Voz de Galicia | Read the full articlehere
Several of Japan’s leading fishpaste product manufacturers raised prices beginning in February, and might have to do so again.
Japan’s top fishcake maker, Tokyo-based Kibun Foods, raised the prices of its fishpaste products and some side dish products by 8 percent across the board starting from 28 February. The company noted in its annual report that factors negatively affecting domestic profits were higher than expected, such as increases in raw material, transportation, packaging, and energy costs.
Author: Chris Loew / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Salmon farmer Scottish Sea Farms’ work to set the benchmark for sustainability in its sector has been recognised with a UK award.
The Association for Renewable Energy & Clean Technology (REA) last night named the salmon producer the winner of its Sustainability Award at its annual ceremony, held at Birmingham’s Botanical Gardens.
Source: fishfarmingexpert | Read the full article here
Exports with a slight drop in May Argentina
According to data provided by CAPECA, foreign sales registered a 1.6% decline compared to the same period in 2021. In the first 5 months of 2022 there were sales of 674 million dollars. The biggest fa...