Joyvio, the owner of Santiago, Chile-based Australis Seafoods, has launched a new brand on China’s leading e-commerce websites to drum up interest in its subsidiary’s salmon.
The “Jia Wo Xian Sheng” launch gives the firm a single unified brand on JD.com and Tmall. The product also prominently displays its four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council certifications in an effort to provide… Read More
Any hopes that China’s local salmon producers would benefit from the recent troubles of imported product appear to be dashed, with a leading local producer reporting dire results for the first half of the year… Read More
Supplies of Antarctic krill are “extremely abundant,” according to the CEO of a major state-owned Chinese fishing company that recently announced the commission of a new krill fishing and processing vessel ...
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Beijing authorities have announced the phased reopening of a market connected with a highly publicized incident falsely linking imported salmon to the coronavirus.
The Xinfadi market made world headlines when an outbreak of COVID-19 was linked to a cutting board used for imported salmon. A few days after the scare, China’s food inspection authority announced that after inspecting the samples from the market, it didn’t have any… Read More
A Chinese region that is home to a significant portion of the country’s distant-water fishing effort is reporting a bumper start to 2020, even as the catch in domestic waters is being cut for conservation.
A new document from the Fujian Ocean and Fisheries Bureau provides catch data from the south-easterly province, where many Chinese vessels that fish in West Africa and in Latin America are based.
“Thanks to the renewal and… Read More
Chinese distant-water fishing firm Pingtan Marine is blaming a COVID-19 hit to demand in China for dragging down prices, as it reported a loss of USD 1.7 million (EUR 1.42 million) for the first half of 2020… Read More