Seafood Expo Global
25-27 APRIL 2023
The Global Seafood Marketplace
Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global is the largest seafood event on the planet, serving industry professionals and buyers from all corners of the supply chain and world. If you purchase seafood for your business, you simply cannot afford to miss this event.
Learn more about the upcoming edition by visiting the event website.
Following an extremely difficult two years during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maldives is seeking to restore its tuna exports to their pre-pandemic levels, according to Maldives Fisheries Minister Hussain Rasheed Hassan. Hassan told SeafoodSource he is hoping for a post-COVID turnaround for his nation’s tuna industry and explained how his country’s government is working to implement stronger controls over Indian Ocean fishing fleets… Read More
Ålesund, Norway-based Hofseth International has its sites focused on greater penetration into European markets as it continues to develop its unique land-based salmon farm in an abandoned olivine mine.
Founded by Roger Hofseth, the company started out as a salmon processor in 2005 and has since become a major supplier of salmon to the U.S., and a salmon farmer in its own right. The company, Fredrik Wikeby of Hofseth told SeafoodSource, is… Read More
International sustainability certification standard GlobalG.A.P. recently released the sixth version of its standards for good agricultural and aquaculture practices, with an emphasis on the integration of new technological advances.
GlobalG.A.P. launched its first aquaculture standard in 2004, with a species-specific focus on salmon. In 2011, it shifted its standard into one that can apply to any fish-production system, and its latest standard… Read More
The Scottish seafood industry, with help from the Scottish government, is working to revive its langoustine exports after years of decline.
Exports of langoustine – also known as nephrops (Nephrops norwegicus) – from the U.K. to major markets have almost halved in the past decade. Typically exported to Europe – with the three largest buyers being Spain, Italy, and France – the U.K. exported a total of 18,000 metric tons… Read More
The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) announced a new collaboration with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) at Seafood Expo Global in Barcelona Spain, on 26 April, 2022.
The FAO is collaborating with SFP to adopt the standards used in FishSource to establish unique, standardized IDs for the world’s major fisheries. These universal IDs will streamline seafood supply chains, increase transparency, and improve… Read More
Ketchum Manufacturing occupies a singular place in the seafood industry.
The Brockville, Ontario, Canada-based firm is a manufacturer of custom printed labels and tags, and according to owner Jason Baker has worked with the seafood industry for more than 30 years for both foodservice and retail products including salmon, lobster, sea bass, sea bream, and halibut, among others. It now has a client list that includes Cooke, Wester Ross, Creative… Read More
Seafood companies around the globe have faced a drastic shortage of workers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its ripple-effects.
Even though many countries are beginning to ease off their more-stringent COVID-19-pandemic-related restrictions, the seafood industry is reported a continued struggle with a scarcity of labor.
“We have gotten through COVID to the greatest extent, and I think a lot of processers and… Read More
Maldives-based Ensis has debuted a new value-added skipjack product intending to showcase the quality of the country’s pole-and-line caught tuna.
The new product, Skipjack Seared Tuna, features frozen pole-and-line caught, Marine Stewardship Council-certified tuna from the Maldives. The product, Ensis General Manager Hussain Afeef told SeafoodSource during the 2022 edition of Seafood Expo Global in Barcelona, Spain, showcases the quality… Read More
European Association of Fish Producers Organizations President Esben Sverdrup Jensen has called for the revision of parts of the European Union’s Common Fishery Policy to simplify the transition of the E.U.’s fishing fleet to using cleaner fuels.
With the price of conventional fuels soaring in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine, Sverdrup Jensen said the E.U. should relax limits on boat capacity “because vessels that use… Read More
Kalynivka, Ukraine-based Ukrharchpromkomplex is the sole company from the country exhibiting at Seafood Expo Global, running from 26 to 28 April in Barcelona, Spain.
The company’s sparse exhibit booth reveals its current situation – instead of the salmon, whitefish, cod, and other products it would typically display, all Ukrharchpromkomplex General Manager Oleg Bilodid could bring to the show was a banner featuring the… Read More