Cliff White

Cliff White

Executive Editor

Cliff White is the executive editor of SeafoodSource. He has 15 years of experience as a professional journalist, including serving as the senior business reporter for the McClatchy-owned Centre Daily Times in State College, Pennsylvania, where he won state and national awards for his coverage of the development of the Marcellus Shale natural gas deposit and the Jerry Sandusky scandal. 

Published on
October 14, 2019

Arbiom announced on 11 October it had completed a successful trial of its aquafeed ingredient additive SylPro on farmed Atlantic salmon.

SylPro is produced from wood through a patented process that produces dried yeast used as a nutritional protein source in aquafeed.

The study was conducted by Matis Icelandic Food & Biotech, and involved feeding juvenile Atlantic containing SylPro as a complement to or replacement for fishmeal and other

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October 11, 2019

Finger Lakes Fish has become the world’s first recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) coho salmon farm to be awarded Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification.

The Auburn, New York, U.S.A.-based company markets its fish under the LocalCoho brand. It recently opened a 43,000-square-foot land-based farm, hatching its first salmon eggs in April 2018 and bringing its first batch of coho to market – selling whole fish to regional

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Published on
October 9, 2019

The commercial fishing fleet based in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. – the home port for many vessels fishing in the Gulf of Alaska, the Bering Sea, and the Aleutian Islands – is aging, but modernization efforts have run into numerous obstacles.

Chad See, the executive director of the Freezer Longline Coalition and a board member of the Washington Maritime Federation, told SeafoodSource restrictive U.S. regulations, a tight credit

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October 9, 2019

The Fisheries Council of Canada, a trade group representing the Canadian seafood industry, hosted its annual conference from 2 to 3 October in Ottawa, with guest speakers tackling trade, environmental and labor issues affecting the sector.

The panel discussions and presentations at the conference “reflected how the industry can thrive in a time where there’s uncertainty surrounding trade, the environment, and consumers,” FCC

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October 8, 2019

Compassion over Killing, the vegan activist group that initiated a complaint with the Maine Department of Agriculture regarding alleged animal abuse at the Cooke Aquaculture salmon hatchery in Bingham, Maine, has ties to VegInvest Trust, an investment fund that has backed seafood analog companies including New Wave Foods, Good Catch Foods, and BlueNalu.

Compassion over Killing (COK) is a 501(c )3 nonprofit registered in Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

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Published on
October 7, 2019

The Maine Department of Agriculture is looking into a complaint that animal abuse occurred at the Cooke Aquaculture salmon hatchery in Bingham, Maine.

The complaint appears to have been submitted by the vegan activist group Compassion over Killing (COK), based in Washington D.C. The group released a video on Monday, 7 October showing incidents where employees at a salmon hatchery – the group claims it is Cooke’s Bingham hatchery

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October 4, 2019

Private equity group Champlain Financial Corporation has acquired Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada-based Captain Dan's Seafood, expanding its portfolio of seafood businesses.

Captain Dan's Seafood, which specializes in value-added processing and sales of lobster and snow crab, adds to Champlain’s quickly-growing stable of related businesses, including Cheticamp Fisheries, Riverside Lobster International, Boston Lobster, Petit de Grat

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Published on
October 3, 2019

The United States will impose tariffs valued at USD 7.5 billion (EUR 6.8 billion) against the European Union in what it says is a response to E.U. subsidies to aerospace firm Airbus that broke World Trade Organization rules.

The WTO approved the tariffs on 2 October, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has said they will come into force as early as 18 October. They include 10 percent tariffs on Airbus parts and 25 percent duties on

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October 1, 2019

Corbion and KnipBio each secured positive developments recently in the advancement of the development and marketing of their alternative aquafeed ingredients.

Gorinchem, The Netherlands-based Corbion recently scored a contract to sell its AlgaPrime DHA, which is an algae-based source of long-chain omega-3s, to the Bergen, Norway-based Salmon Group, which represents 44 fish farmers collectively producing 12 percent of the total salmon raised in

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October 1, 2019

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has raised its 2020 recommended total catch for Northeast Atlantic mackerel by nearly 20 percent to 922,064 metric tons (MT), up from 770,358 MT in 2019.

ICES provides data-based scientific advice for catch totals for a variety of species in the North Atlantic. However, a lack of agreement on stock allocation between countries fishing for mackerel in the Northeast Atlantic has

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