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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May 20, 2022

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A.-based Netuno USA has acquired a 50 percent stake in Singapore-based Passion Foods, a value-added seafood brand geared toward the foodservice sector.

Netuno, which is one of the largest U.S. importers of snapper and grouper, purchased the stake from its longtime supplier LP Foods, which is a vendor of frozen and value-added seafood from several countries in Southeast Asia, including Vietnam and Indonesia, as well

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May 19, 2022

Disruptions to China’s aquaculture season and a slow start to the anchoveta-fishing season in Peru slowed global use of marine raw materials in March 2022 ... 

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May 18, 2022

Seattle, Washington-based Trident Seafoods will keep its Wrangell, Alaska, seafood-processing plant closed for the 2022 season due to a low predicted run of chum salmon ... 

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May 18, 2022

Vejle, Denmark-based Food with You has gotten very good at serving the Scandinavian market with what it wants – smoked salmon ... 

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May 17, 2022

The salmon-fishing season in the U.S. state of Alaska officially began Monday, 16 May, with the opening of the Copper River fishery.

The first 17,200 pounds of Copper River salmon arrived in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. on an Alaska Airlines flight at around 8:30 a.m. local time on Tuesday, 17 May, according to Lusamerica Director of Communications and Sustainability Peter Adame. Lusamerica is the parent company of the Monterey Bay Seafood

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May 12, 2022

Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.-based Trident Seafoods has announced plans to replace its seafood-processing plant in Akutan, Alaska, with a new facility to be located in the Aleutian Islands ... 

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May 12, 2022

Pilchowo, Poland-based Nord Capital continues to grow its market share in its home market.

The owner of the Family Fish brand, the company’s products – including fish fingers, fish burgers, and ready-to-eat meals – are ubiquitous in Poland’s supermarkets …

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May 11, 2022

Gulf of Mexico commercial-fishing groups have filed suit against the U.S. government, alleging a reallocation of red grouper catch shares illegally favors the recreational-fishing sector.

The lawsuit, filed Friday, 6 May, challenges the National Marine Fisheries Service’s implementation of Amendment 53, which was announced on Monday, 2 May and which is set to come into effect 1 June, 2022. The new rule amends the fishery management

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May 10, 2022

Mick McMahon, the CEO of Darwin, Australia-based Seafarms Group, has resigned after nixing the company’s planned AUD 1.45 billion (USD 1.1 billion, EUR 941 million) shrimp-farming project.

The so-called Project Sea Dragon, which called for the company to develop facilities to grow up to 180,000 metric tons of black tiger shrimp annually, was deemed not viable in a review of the project led by McMahon.

McMahon’s resignation was

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May 9, 2022

Teaming up and working together has paid off for Reunion Réunimer, a group of seafood companies based on La Reunion, a French island in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Madagascar ... 

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