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Pension plan buys Atlantic Aqua Farms mussel producer

CANADA | Saturday, November 18, 2017
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has acquired shellfish producer Atlantic Aqua Farms from San Francisco-based Encore Consumer Capital, which is its first venture into the realm of aquaculture.


Egypt to house Middle East largest fish farm
Egypt | 00:20 | The largest fish farm in the Middle East is being set up on the international coastal road in the Berket Ghalioun area in the Metoubas locality, in Kafr al-Sheikh. Full Story
Sino Agro Food obtains lower sale revenue
China | 23:30 | Agricultural technology company Sino Agro Food, Inc. reported a 48.5 per cent decline in revenue from the sale of goods, to USD 45.4 million for the quarter ended September 30, year over year. Full Story
Washington legislators propose banning Atlantic salmon farming in pet
United States | 22:40 | After Cooke Aquaculture’s farm massive Atlantic salmon escape last summer, the species net-pen farming would be banned in Washington under legislation that will be filed in the Senate this coming session. Full Story
Young’s Seafood Launches New, Premium Shellfish Range, Plugging Gap in Recipe Inspiration
Young’s Seafood is set to further boost the fastest growing frozen seafood category with the launch of three new, delicious frozen shellfish lines.
Fishmonger’s Choice Offers Fresh, Seasonal, British Fsh to Encourage Lesser-Known Species
A brand new fresh fish offering has landed in Sainsbury's, in a bid to tempt customers to try alternative British fish species, all of which are wild-caught off the South West coast.
Top 6 Vendors in the Shrimp Market from 2017 to 2021
Technavio has announced the top six leading vendors in their recent global shrimp market report, the report also lists 12 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period.
Inland Seafood Announces that the Company is Now Employee-Owned
The shareholders of Inland Fresh Seafood Corporation have announced that the company has recently been sold to its employees and is now a 100% employee-owned company through an ESOP.
Over 700,000 smolt die at Marine Harvest’s farm
Norway Between October 13 and October 14, over 700,000 smolt died at the Marine Harvest Steinsvik fish farm outside Volda, in Møre og Romsdal county.
Port strike hits Bio Bio fishing sector
Chile It is estimated that some USD 243 million has been lost by the Bio Bío Region due to the national strike that since November 7 has been carried out by port workers.
Russian Aquaculture hopes to gather about 33.7 million in public offering
Russia Fed. Russian Aquaculture has set at between RUB 110 and RUB 140 the price range of the new shares it will list in market, with which it expects to raise up to RUB 2 billion.
50-80pct of fish in Pacific Islands could disappear due to climate change
Canada Many Pacific Island nations will lose from 50 to 80 per cent of marine species in their waters by the end of the 21st century if climate change continues unchecked, warn the authors of a new Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program study.