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Eroski doubles purchases of certified sustainable seafood

SPAIN | Wednesday, January 23, 2019
As part of its commitment to a more sustainable food model, Eroski doubled in 2018 its purchases of sustainable seafood with MSC certification and GlobalG.A.P, which markets under its own brand Eroski Natur.


Aquacuture exports grew 13 percent in 2018
Turkey | 00:30 | The value of Turkey's exports of aquaculture products increased by almost 13 percent in 2018, compared to the previous year, driven mainly by sales of seabass, sea bream and trout. Full Story
For the first time, artisanal fishermen initiate capture of feral salm
Chile | 23:50 | The fishermen of a cove in Toltén, in the Araucanía, have begun the capture of feral salmon, after which, for the first time in the country's fishing history, the artisanal extraction of this resource is regulated. Full Story
Kerala encourages fish farmers to grow fingerlings
India | 23:50 | The Kerala fisheries department has decided to give fingerlings directly to fish farmers in the Ernakulam district, aiming at addressing the lack of hatcheries for spawning of fingerlings. Full Story
Japan’s Top Fishmonger Kicks Off Roadshow Offering Fresh Fish Straight From Japan to Select U.S. Cities
Sushi and sashimi in the US are about to get a whole lot better, thanks to Japan's largest fish distributor, Uoriki, bringing authentic fish from Japan to communities everywhere.
SeaChange IGNITE Announces First Product Offering from Newly Form Collaboration
Thai Union's Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods and Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch announce Sri Lankan Blue Swimming Crab rating upgrade through their SeaChange® IGNITE collaboration.
Sixty South Announces 100% ASC Certified Pure Antarctic Salmon
Sixty South has become synonymous with its high sustainability standards to produce pure salmon from Antarctic waters, recognized by industry, retailers and as well as the Seafood Watch program as a 'Good Alternative'
Mazzetta Launches Oishii Live Frozen Shrimp Brand
The Mazzetta Company has announced the launch of a new line of premium shrimp that is transported live for processing, process that improves its flavor and helps to retain its colour and texture.
Parliamentary committee urges MSC to review its standards on sustainable fishing
United Kingdom A UK parliamentary committee has called on the Marine Stewardship Council to address concerns about the organisation's standard for sustainable fishing in the world's oceans.
Austral Fisheries will use revolutionary blockchain platform to track its toothfish
Australia WWF-Australia and BCG Digital Ventures launched a revolutionary new digital platform that uses blockchain and other technologies to track food and products, and that will help people and business to avoid illegal, environmentally-damaging or unethical products.
Galicia will commission another report to analyze effects of 'Brexit' negotiation in fisheries sector
Spain The Government of Galicia will commission the University Institute of European Studies "Salvador de Madariaga" a new report on the current status of the Brexit agreement and the possibilities to form the fishing agreement with the United Kingdom.
Global change could affect hake fisheries in Tierra del Fuego
Argentina A scientific study suggests snoek can recolonize the marine area of the Beagle Channel and South-Western Atlantic waters, an area in the southernmost point of the American continent where it competed with the hake to hunt preys in warmer periods.