Seafood Expo Global
April 24, 2018 - April 26, 2018
The Global Seafood Marketplace
Attendees access new products in fresh, canned, frozen, and value-added seafood, as well as storage, processing, and handling equipment.
Exhibitors put their products in front of thousand of top buyers,
The Global Aquaculture Alliance facilitated the official launch of a new, independent not-for-profit organization, Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), on Wednesday, 25 April, during Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium. The new venture will address marketplace expectations for assurance involving environmental responsibility, social responsibility, food safety, and animal welfare for both farmed and wild-caught seafood.
Assurances that fal… Read More
The International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF)has welcomed major tuna supplier and tuna brand developer Tri Marine as one of its newest supply chain members, the non-profit association announced on 22 April.
The privately-owned Tri Marine, which got its start as a business back in 1972 in Singapore, has grown into one of the largest tuna supply companies in the world, and is “recognized as a leader in sustainable and s… Read More
Frozen, prepared ceviche and flavored hake slices are Peru’s latest value-added creations in a campaign the country’s marketing board hopes will increase the value of the country’s seafood exports.
Karl Berger, coordinator of the fisheries product department at Promperu, and Ana Maria Deustua, the economic attaché for the Embassy of Peru’s mission to the European Union, told SeafoodSource at the 2018 Seafood Expo G… Read More
The recent clampdown on salmon smuggling in China has given renewed confidence to a Shandong-based seafood firm, which is farming salmon locally.
Shandong Oriental Ocean has organized a media tour to showcase its land based salmon production facilities in Yantai, a major seafood processing hub on China’s eastern coast.
The firm is aiming for 1,000 metric tons (MT) per year of production – nearly double its current output &… Read More
Anova Seafood is rolling out a premium chilled seafood range for retail at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium, 24 to 26 April.
The ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands-based seafood supplier (located in Hall 6, stand #1023) said the new range includes ready-to-eat fish, fish for the barbecue, fish as a meal component, and fish as an ingredient.
“We see consumer demand increasing for products with a transparent and simple supply cha… Read More
Seamark announced that they’re entering into the world of ready-to-cook seafood with multiple prawn based products.
Three products: “King Prawn Stir Fry,” “King Prawn Pak Choi,” and “King Prawn Quinoa” were all unveiled on 24 April at SEG. All three are freshly frozen, prawn and vegetable dishes that can be quickly cooked and eaten.
The stir fry is a “wok-ready mixture of peeled king pra… Read More
Chile has brought its largest ever contingent to Seafood Expo Global, hoping to expand its trade in Europe and beyond on the back of its free trade agreements and a strategy built around open markets.
With 26 free trade agreements signed with 64 economies, Chile has free access to the largest global markets, according to Rául Fernández Daza, Chile’s ambassador to the European Union. Fernández Daza officially opened the … Read More
Roughly one year ago, Westair founder Sébastien Termet found himself tinkering with the concept for a new aquaculture feeding device in his garage in France per the request of a frustrated fish farmer.
Feed distribution solutions and techniques had left something to be desired for the farmer, and Termet was determined to develop a system better suited to meet the needs of a complex, evolving aquaculture industry. When Termet emerged … Read More
A high-level Thai delegation to Seafood Expo Global reinforced the country’s commitment to become IUU free in the near future.
Thailand received a yellow card warning from the European Commission in 2015, after the commission said the Southeast Asian nation had not taken sufficient measures to tackle its problems with illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.
“We have one of the most advanced reformed fisheries laws in the wo… Read More
Willem van der Pijl claims he knows little about seafood. A trained anthropologist, van der Pijl attests that people are his subject of expertise.
And yet – or perhaps because – of his unorthodox background, van der Pijl has become a key player in the global shrimp trade. Most recently, he facilitated an important meeting between Indian producers and European buyers to help ease tensions resulting from European Commission’s regu… Read More