Fulco van Lede has been confirmed as Nutreco’s new CEO following the retirement of Rob Koremans on 15 August.
Van Lede, a Dutch national born in the U.S. state of California and educated as a lawyer, has spent almost two decades in leadership positions at Nutreco’s parent company, SHV Holdings N.V., serving on its executive board of directors since 2018. He also takes up the role of chairman of the Nutreco executive leadership… Read More
El Segundo, California, U.S.A.-based Chicken of the Sea International and San Diego, California-based Bumble Bee Seafood have each made vice president-level hires ...
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AquaGen Scotland has appointed Steven Butler as development manager for its Holywood Hatchery in Dumfries, Scotland.
The Trondheim, Norway-based salmon breeder and egg supplier purchased the freshwater hatchery from Scottish Sea Farms in 2019. The company said it has upgraded the facility into a state-of-the-art hatchery and broodstock unit with the capability of incubating up to 40 million eggs, all specifically tailored to Scottish… Read More
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A.-based Netuno USA is partnering with Tampa Bay, Florida-based shellfish farming firm Two Docks Shellfish, to investigate the possibility of growing seaweed in southwest Florida using oyster-farming equipment.
Netuno USA, which supplies frozen seafood – particularly snapper and grouper, primarily to the foodservice sector – has committed to the project for both commercial and environmental reasons,… Read More
Barramundi Group launched its initial public offering on 12 August, and the company announced it had raised approximately NOK 130.8 million (USD 14.8 million, EUR 12.6 million) through a private placement prior to the listing ...
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São Paulo, Brazil-based meat-processing firm JBS’ planned acquisition of Huon Aquaculture is facing a challenge from an aggressive share-buying scheme launched by billionaire Australian investor Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest …
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Slade Gorton & Co. will absorb Portland, Maine, U.S.A-based North Atlantic, Inc. in September.
Founded in 1928, Slade Gorton is a third-generation, family-owned seafood importer, processor, and distributor based in Boston, Massachusetts.
The new entity, North Atlantic Seafood, will function as a subsidiary of Slade Gorton, and North Atlantic Owner Jerry Knecht will be continuing on at the company in an advisory role, according to Slade… Read More
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. will hold a hearing to decide whether to reinstate a class-action lawsuit against StarKist, Bumble Bee, and Chicken of the Sea for their role in fixing the price of canned tuna between 2011 and 2013 …
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