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. 

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January 22, 2021

Portland, Maine, U.S.A.-based Bristol Seafood has hired a former Pescanova USA executive as its new vice president of procurement ... 

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January 22, 2021

Stephen L. Hodge says he’s sorry for his role in the price-fixing scandal that has rocked the U.S. canned tuna industry, resulting in massive fines for two of the companies involved, including his former employer, and a prison sentence for one of the scheme’s leaders.

Hodge, a former senior vice president of sales for StarKist who testified on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in the criminal price-fixing cases against

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January 21, 2021

According to the latest analysis from IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organization, the availability of raw material for use in fishmeal increased in November 2020 year-over-year ... 

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January 21, 2021

Bergen, Norway-based Proximar Seafood AS, which is seeking to build a recirculating aquaculture system facility in Japan that will raise up to 26,400 metric tons (MT) of Atlantic salmon in Yama, Japan, has initiated a private share placement of NOK 400 million (USD 47.3 million, EUR 39 million), with plans to list on the Euronext Growth Oslo exchange.

In a 21 January filing with Euronext, the company said it anticipated the first day of public

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January 19, 2021

The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has launched a webinar series intended to provide analysis of the latest trends affecting the global seafood industry.

The largest U.S. seafood trade group began hosting biweekly Global Seafood Market Conference (GSMC) webinars last week, with a focus on the global shrimp trade, which like most seafood categories, experienced wild fluctuations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. SeafoodSource is providing

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January 19, 2021

Lübeck, Germany-based processing equipment firm BAADER has acquired Färjestaden, Sweden-based fish processing machinery firm SEAC AB.

SEAC manufactures processing equipment for small pelagic fish including anchovy, sprat, yellow croaker, and for smaller whitefish including blue whiting, Alaska pollock, and hake. Its machines are designed for automatic feeding, nobbing, heading, gutting, and filleting, as well as belly cleaning of

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January 15, 2021

Christiansfeld, Denmark-based fish feed producer Aller Aqua has made the decision to eliminate the use of soy sourced from South America in all of its products manufactured in Europe, citing sustainability concerns.

Beginning in 2021, the company will declare the carbon dioxide impact of all the products they make in Europe, according to a press release.

“During 2020, the company stopped using South American soya in its European factories

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January 14, 2021

Redmond, Washington, U.S.A.-based UniSea has partially locked down its seafood processing facility in Unalaska, Alaska, after seven of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.

The company, which is owned by Nippon Suisan Kaisha (Nissui), is in the process of testing most of the staff at the facility and conducting contract tracing to determine the full scale of the outbreak, according to KUCB.

UniSea President and CEO Tom Enlow said some of

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Published on
January 14, 2021

China moved past Canada as the country that sent the most seafood to the United States in 2020, according to year-end import totals released recently by NOAA ... 

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January 14, 2021

Russian Fishery Company caught 323,000 metric tons (MT) of fish in 2020, a record volume for the company ... 

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