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
November 9, 2020

September marked the third straight month in which shrimp imports into the United States increased year-over-year, showing the rebound of demand and a stabilization of the market following a lull in buying in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic ... 

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Published on
November 9, 2020

Feltham, England-based Nomad Foods Limited is moving to acquire Findus Switzerland from Froneri International for approximately EUR 110 million (USD 131 million) in cash ...

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Published on
November 5, 2020

Terry Downes is the chief operating officer for Juneau, Alaska, U.S.A.-based Sealaska, which recently purchased a majority stake in New England Seafood International (NESI) ... 

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Published on
November 4, 2020

The United States held national elections on Tuesday, 3 November, but results have been slow to trickle in as a result of a number of factors, mostly related to the coronavirus crisis. As a result, no winner has yet been declared in the U.S. presidential contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Similarly, control of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives has not yet been decided, though Republicans have won a handful of toss-up

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Published on
November 3, 2020

The Spanish tuna sector has faced a “complicated” year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and 2021 stands to be no better, according to the Atunlo Operations Director Alberto Gros ... 

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Published on
November 2, 2020

Eugene Fernandez told SeafoodSource in an interview on 30 October he had purchased Sterling Caviar for an undisclosed amount ... 

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Published on
November 2, 2020

Juneau, Alaska-based Sealaska has purchased a majority stake in New England Seafood International (NESI), a supplier of fresh and frozen premium seafood based in Chessington, Surrey, United Kingdom.

Terms of the deal, announced Friday, 30 October, were not revealed publicly. NESI Founder Fred Stroyan continue to serve a role with the organization as a minority owner and member of the company’s board of directors, and most of the

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Published on
November 2, 2020

The 2021 editions of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America and Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, have been postponed to later in the year.

Seafood Expo North America, which had been scheduled for 14 to 16 March, 2021, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., will now take place in the summer of 2021. The event’s organizer, Diversified Communications, is working closely with the Boston Convention and Exhibition

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Published on
October 30, 2020

Two new secretly recorded videos of Northern Dynasty Minerals CEO Ronald Thiessen discussing the financial aspects of the Pebble Mine project have been revealed by the Environmental Investigation Agency, a Washington D.C.-based advocacy group.

In September, the EIA posted a series of videos it surreptitiously recorded of conversations with Thiessen and Pebble Limited Partnership CEO Tom Collier, which led to Collier’s resignation on

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Published on
October 29, 2020

Lübeck, Germany-based processing equipment firm BAADER has acquired a majority stake in Akranes, Iceland-headquartered seafood equipment manufacturer Skaginn 3X.

Terms of the deal were not publicly disclosed. According to a press release, the closing of the deal is expected by 2021, though it is subject to approval by regulatory authorities. Ingólfur Árnason will continue to serve as the CEO of Skaginn 3X and the

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