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… Read More
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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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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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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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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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… Read More