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
July 23, 2021

Leslie Hushka was hired as Bumble Bee Seafood Company’s senior vice president of global corporate and social responsibility in February 2021. Hushka, who formerly worked as senior sustainability advisor at ExxonMobil for 23 years in research, government affairs, and sustainability positions. Hushka has been given responsibility for overseeing Bumble Bee’s commitment over the next five years to sustainability efforts focused

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Published on
July 21, 2021

The European Union has not issued any public comment regarding its antitrust investigation into Norwegian salmon farmers for more than a year, but on 13 July, it made clear its inquiry is still active.

In a brief filed in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Florida, the European Commission contended that a class-action suit filed on behalf of U.S. purchasers of Norwegian farmed salmon in 2019 is interfering with its

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July 19, 2021

Some of the biggest names in the global squid sector have joined forces to fight for the elimination of products sourced from illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing from entering the market.

The newly formed Squid IUU Prevention Working Group was formed by companies including Spain’s Congalsa, WOFCO, and Grupo Alfrio; Australia’s Bidfood; the U.K.’s Sea Farms Ltd.; Canada’s Export Packers; and U.S. firms

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July 13, 2021

Grupo Ersil has signed a deal to become the exclusive agent for a premium brand of net-washing robots in Chile.

Puerto Montt, Chile-based Grupo Ersil was founded in 2009 as a service provider to the country’s salmon-farming industry. It has a focus on providing “quality and innovative products,” and has “established relationships with all the major players in the Chilean fish farmer sector,” according to a press

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July 8, 2021

India reasserted itself as the top supplier of shrimp to the United States with an impressive export total in May 2021 ... 

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July 7, 2021

Chris Lischewski will remain in prison, serving a 40-month sentence for fixing the prices of canned tuna sold in the U.S. between 2011 and 2013, after an appeal of his conviction was denied.

Lischewski, the former president and CEO of Bumble Bee Foods, was convicted in December 2020 and sentenced in June 2020.

A three-judge panel from the U.S. Nine Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in its decision that “Lischewski’s challenge would fail

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Published on
July 2, 2021

Niceland Seafood settled a marine cargo insurance claim in less than eight hours using Parsyl Insurance’s ColdCover Parametric product ... 

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July 1, 2021

Bergen, Norway-headquartered Mowi, which is responsible for 20 percent of global farmed salmon production, has announced that it has entered into a term sheet to refinance its existing bank facility ...

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June 30, 2021

Morten Broberg has become the new CEO of TripleNine Thyborøn A/S, a subsidiary of Esbjerg, Denmark-based marine ingredients producer TripleNine ... 

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June 30, 2021

Scottish Sea Farms has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire Grieg Seafood Hjaltland UK for GBP 164 million (USD 226.9 million, EUR 191.2 million).

Grieg Seafood Hjaltland UK consists of Grieg’s Shetland operations, which include a freshwater hatchery, 21 sea-water net-pen Atlantic salmon farms, and a processing facility that recorded 16,000 metric tons (MT) of head-on gutted production of Atlantic salmon in 2020.

The purchase is

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