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 16, 2021

Gainesville, Virginia, U.S.A.-based Forever Oceans has appointed lya Cantor its new chief financial officer ... 

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Published on
November 16, 2021

Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.-based Seattle Fish Company has been sold to Armand Agra, a subsidiary of the Founders Group of Food Companies.

The 15 November sale – terms of which were not released – places Seattle Fish Co. under the umbrella of a regional specialty meat and seafood distributor, which is itself owned by a family-owned company focused on food and beverage manufacturers and distributors. Headquartered in Vancouver, British

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November 16, 2021

Nazaré, Portugal-based clam-farming firm Oceano Fresco has received EUR 6.1 million (USD 6.9 million) in investment, including from sustainable aquaculture investment fund Aqua-Spark ... 

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November 15, 2021

Sunnyvale Seafood CEO Jeff Sedacca will be retiring from his position at the end of 2021, he confirmed in an email to SeafoodSource.

Sunnyvale was purchased in 2012 by Guolian, a Zhangjiang, China-based multinational producer and seller of shrimp and tilapia, and has become Guolian’s U.S. sales arm in recent years.

Sedacca, who has worked in the seafood industry for a half-century, said he plans to remain involved in the seafood

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November 15, 2021

Edward O’Donnell has been hired as Baja Aqua Farms’ director of global sales and marketing ... 

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November 15, 2021

Nueva Pescanova has opened the Pescanova Biomarine Center, an aquaculture research facility, in O Grove, Pontevedra, Spain.

The 4,000-square-meter center, built at a cost of EUR 7.5 million (USD 8.6 million), will conduct research into the health and welfare of farm-raised seafood, as well as seeking to pioneer aquaculture processes for species currently only found in the wild.

The research center has already initiated research collaborations

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Published on
November 12, 2021

Ålesund, Norway-based tech start-up Ocean Visioneering has brought in NOK 9 million (USD 1 million, EUR 905,000) in a recent fundraising round, which will help it expand its B2B virtual reality business networking technology.

On 2 November, the company announced it had received NOK 4 million (USD 462,000, EUR 403,000) from Innovation Norway to help it finance the development of CONVRS, a virtual reality exhibitions, network-building, and

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November 12, 2021

Auckland, New Zealand-based Sanford Limited has chosen Marel as its new manufacturing execution system and production management software supplier, around the same time as it announced its chief operating officer, Clement Chia, will resign by January 2022 ... 

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Published on
November 11, 2021

Aquafeed manufacturer Skretting has come to an agreement with Atlantic Sapphire to supply its Miami, Florida, U.S.A.-based recirculating aquaculture system growing Atlantic salmon for the next decade ... 

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November 10, 2021

Colombo, Sri Lanka-based private equity and investment firm Atman Group has committed to a strategic investment in Taprobane Seafood Group, which launched the first-ever vannemei shrimp cultivation program in Sri Lanka in 2019.

The Atman Group, formerly known as Kimin Holdings, concentrates on emerging investment opportunities across Asia and has previously invested in the hospitality, leisure, agriculture, real estate, and renewable energy

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