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
April 29, 2022

The 28th annual Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global surpassed its previous visitor numbers total in its first year in Barcelona, Spain.

Despite complications caused by COVID-19 and the ongoing Ukraine crisis, the event drew total exhibitor and visitor numbers surpassing 26,000 during the three-day show at the Fira Barcelona Gran Vía exhibition grounds, which concluded Thursday, 28 April.

A total of 1,550 exhibiting

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April 28, 2022

Aquna Chairman Ross Anderson calls Murray cod “the rarest fine-dining fish in the world.”

Outside Australia – and even inside it – Murray cod isn’t very well-known or appreciated, according to Anderson. It’s not actually a cod, but rather a predatory freshwater perch (Maccullochella peelii) that grows only in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin river system. Its population was decimated by severe

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Published on
April 26, 2022

Pescanova España and GlobeXplore took the top prizes in the 2022 Seafood Excellence Global awards at Seafood Expo Global in Barcelona, Spain on 26 April, 2022.

Pontevedra, Spain-based Pescanova won the Best Retail Product grand prize for its Salmon Noodles, a protein-based pasta that the competition’s judges commended for its flavor, texture, appearance, and package design. Rosporden, France-headquartered GlobeXplore, which won the

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April 26, 2022

At the 2018 Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Ecuador’s National Chamber of Aquaculture (CNA) helped to launch the Sustainable Shrimp Partnership, a move CNA Executive President José Antonio Camposano described as a key in the country’s development of its shrimp sector into a USD 5 billion (EUR 4.6 billion) export powerhouse.

Four years later, at the 2022 Seafood Expo North America, Camposano told

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April 26, 2022

Edinburgh, United Kingdom-based online seafood marketplace Rooser has raised USD 23 million (EUR 21.5 million) in a Series A funding round ... 

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April 25, 2022

The 26 members of Papua New Guinea’s Fishing Industry Association landed 123,266 metric tons (MT) of Marine Stewardship Council-certified yellowfin, skipjack, and bigeye tuna in 2021, according to its annual sustainability report, released in April 2022.

The report, delivered as part of the FIA’s Responsible Sourcing Policy, which was adopted in 2018, “show[s] our ongoing commitment to transparency within our tuna supply value

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April 22, 2022

The Department of Marine Resources (DMR) in the U.S. state of Maine rejected American Aquafarms permit application for a closed-net salmon farm specifically because its source for eggs – AquaBounty’s hatchery in Canada – did not meet the state’s criteria for a qualified source.

According to DMR Director of Communications Jeff Nichols, the agency “terminated the applications of American Aquafarms after the company

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April 22, 2022

Gwangju, South Korea-based CellMeat, a start-up working to develop a cell-based shrimp product, has secured KRW 10 billion (USD 8 million, EUR 7.4 million) in Series A funding ... 

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April 21, 2022

The Global Seafood Alliance’s GOAL Conference, scheduled for 3 to 5 October, 2022, has been moved from Tokyo, Japan, to Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

Originally scheduled to take place at the Okura Hotel in Tokyo from 24 to 27 October, the event was moved because “pandemic-associated travel restrictions made holding an in-person event in Japan impractical,” GSA said in a 21 April press release.

The event, which the organization

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April 21, 2022

The Kingfish Company, which operates a recirculating aquaculture system yellowtail kingfish farm in Kats, the Netherlands, and which is planning to construct a second farm in the U.S. state of Maine, reported higher production in sales in 2021, but a loss of EUR 6.3 million (USD 6.9 million) ... 

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