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
August 17, 2021

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

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Published on
August 17, 2021

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 ... 

Photos courtesy of Chicken of the Sea International and Bumble Bee

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August 16, 2021

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

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Published on
August 13, 2021

JBS has responded to a move by Tattarang Agrifood Chairman Andrew Forrest to buy up shares of Huon Aquaculture with a fresh offer to shareholders ... 

Photo courtesy of Huon

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August 12, 2021

Ecuador’s shrimp exports to the United States in June 2021 were close in volume to those of India, which has dominated the market for the past five years ... 

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Published on
August 12, 2021

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,

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Published on
August 12, 2021

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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Published on
August 11, 2021

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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August 10, 2021

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

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Published on
August 9, 2021

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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