Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


The results of PrimeFish project for the Spanish market were presented at CONXEMAR. (Photo: CETMAR)

Spanish consumers prefer to buy sea bass, sea bream and cod

Click on the flag for more information about Spain SPAIN
Monday, October 08, 2018, 22:20 (GMT + 9)

The study on five European markets carried out by researchers of PrimeFish project, in which Mar-CETMAR Foundation Technology Centre participates, shows that Spanish buyers choose sea bass, sea bream and cod as their favourite consumption options. These are the ones chosen by the consumers of the seven species the study is based on, also including salmon, trout, herring and pangasius.

The results of this study of PrimeFish project for the Spanish market were presented at the stand of Xunta de Galicia at CONXEMAR Fair, in a ceremony in which CETMAR director Paloma Rueda and Fisheries and Aquaculture Technological Innovation general director Mercedes Rodríguez participated.

In addition, the analysis reflects that Spanish consumers prefer wild, fresh fish without much processing, and are willing to pay more for seafood with claims of sustainability and health. Health is also a consumption lever in the rest of the European purchases analyzed by PrimeFish project -- France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom--, assessing nutrition, low calorie products and respect for the environment and animals’ well-being.

According to the work developed by PrimeFish researchers, in Spain six consumer segments were identified. The most outstanding is that of buyers who are informed about the origin and traceability of seafood products and represents 29 per cent of respondents. This profile of buyers is also characterized by a high average consumption that is reflected in a relatively high expenditure in fish, mainly fresh sea bream and salmon.

Another important group of consumers that identifies the study is the one that relies on its brand, store or vendor when buying fish, choosing between a very limited range of species, and betting on the health benefits when choosing. This segment accounts for around 23 per cent of respondents.

All these results are the consequence of the compilation of the opinions expressed by some 1,300 Spanish consumers in online surveys and will now be integrated into a tool developed by PrimeFish project. This tool is presented in different online seminars and will support companies in their decision-making on issues such as the launch of new products.

For this reason, it will offer information adapted to companies to define the ideal consumer profile or determine how much they would be willing to pay for their products, as well as indicators on competitiveness, value chain analysis or price trends.

Funded by the Horizon 2020 program of the European Union, PrimeFish project brings together experts from 16 research centres, companies and universities in Europe, Canada and Vietnam, which since 2015 have been working to strengthen the competitiveness of the European fishing and aquaculture sectors. The initiative will end in 2019 with the organisation of an international conference in Vigo.

editorial@fis.com
www.fis.com

 


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
Spain
Jan 18, 00:10 (GMT + 9):
Spanish tuna fleet will test biodegradable FADs in eastern Pacific
Chile
Jan 17, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
Government announces intent to veto 'giant squid law' and unleashes widespread discontent
New Zealand
Jan 17, 22:50 (GMT + 9):
NZ King Salmon withdraws salmon products for possible contamination with listeria
Norway
Jan 17, 21:30 (GMT + 9):
MOWI increases operating profit by 16 percent in T4
Peru
Jan 17, 10:00 (GMT + 9):
Peru catches less anchovy than Chile in southern zone after elimination of special regime
Sri Lanka
Jan 17, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
Sri Lankan blue crab recommended as 'good alternative'
Japan
Jan 17, 01:50 (GMT + 9):
Sharp fall in catches raises squid prices
Spain
Jan 17, 01:30 (GMT + 9):
Sea cucumber, a previously discarded species that today is a source of income
Cambodia
Jan 17, 00:50 (GMT + 9):
Mackerel fishing banned until the end of March
Viet Nam
Jan 16, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Quang Tri seeks to become shrimp farming center in the north-central region
United Kingdom
Jan 16, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
Parliament rejects Brexit agreement and uncertainty grows
China
Jan 16, 22:10 (GMT + 9):
Myanmar can help meet China's basa demand
Nicaragua
Jan 16, 22:00 (GMT + 9):
Seafood exports to Taiwan grow
United Kingdom
Jan 16, 21:50 (GMT + 9):
Could a Brexit bullwhip cause turmoil in European industrial production?
Norway
Jan 16, 20:40 (GMT + 9):
Fish Pool Salmon Price Status Report for week 3



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Galician fleet prepares to start squid fishing in Falklands
Spain The Galician fleet that works in Falkland waters is already preparing to leave for the South Atlantic fishing ground, before the next opening of Loligo squid fishery.
Proposal to regulate tuna and bonito fishing
Panama A draft bill that has been submitted for the consideration of the National Assembly seeks to protect tuna and bonito resources by regulating the use of purse seines.
Shrimp fishing and sale prohibited for two months
Mozambique Mozambique fishing authorities announced that the fishing and sale of shrimp caught in the waters of the country will be prohibited for two months, in order to allow the recovery of stocks and preserve the resource.
Staff shortage drives local company to process crabs in Vietnam
United Kingdom Blue Sea Food Company, based in Paington, England, will send crabs caught in UK to Asia, since it does not enough staff in the country.
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods, Inc
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization - Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation
Marona S.A.
Mowi ASA (formerly Marine Harvest ASA) - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation - Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2019 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER