Seafood Expo Global

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Brussels, Belgium

May 7, 2019 - May 9, 2019

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, distributors and importers from more than 150 countries around the world.

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April 3, 2019

Thirty-seven finalists from 12 countries around the world will compete in the 2019 Seafood Excellence Global awards competition, set to take place during Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global in Brussels, Belgium from 7 to 9 May, event organizer Diversified Communications announced on 3 April. 

The annual product competition seeks to highlight and recognize the best seafood offerings featured at the exposition. Two grand prizes will

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April 2, 2019

Global processing solutions provider Cabinplant plans to celebrate 50 years in business this spring during Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, taking place in Brussels, Belgium from 7 to 9 May.

The company, which specializes in innovating equipment for fish and seafood processing, will showcase some of its leading creations during the expo, including its Quattro Batcher and Continuous Liquid Filler.

Capable of weighing and batching

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March 28, 2019

Luebeck, Germany-based processing machinery developer BAADER is celebrating 100 years in business in 2019, the company announced this month during Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts. 

BAADER kicked off its centenary year with a major rebranding effort, a course of action meant to reflect the company’s evolution into a modern, digital, full-solution provider across several food value-chains, the company said. Its

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March 27, 2019

For 30 years, Rosporden, France-based company GlobeXplore has been working to redefine what is possible for the world’s edible algae and seaweed sector. 

Founded in 1986 by Christine Le Tennier, the company began by specializing in trading and export management before evolving to focus on the production and distribution of food algae and seaweed products in the 1990s. Today, GlobeXplore has four distinct brands that it promotes across

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Cliff White

Published on
May 10, 2018

Open Blue Cobia recorded a strong showing at the 2018 Seafood Expo Global event with the launch of a new range of frozen cobia products and its capture of a Seafood Excellence Global Award.

The 2018 Seafood Excellence Global special prize for convenience was awarded to Open Blue for its frozen, individually vacuum-packed, sashimi-grade cobia fillet. A panel of retail and foodservice seafood buyers and industry experts selected Open Blue as the

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Christine Blank

Published on
April 26, 2018

San Diego, California, U.S.A.-based AFT Holdings said it will withdraw its direct investment in the U.S.-flagged fleet of ocean-going tuna seiners this year, citing punitive government regulations.

AFT Holdings is the largest shareholder of The Global Companies, which operates the South Pacific Tuna Corporation. The corporation currently owns and operates 12 vessels in the Pacific tuna fishery,  which collectively have an annual harvest of

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Chris Chase

Published on
April 26, 2018

A panel of key industry members, NGOs, and Marine Stewardship Council officials met on 25 April to discuss what the future has in store for the MSC. 

MSC CEO Rupert Howes was on hand to discuss the future of the program and the challenges it will need to face – and is already facing – after over 20 years of existence. Key to the discussion was the United Nation’s framework known as Sustainable Development Goals, and how

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Chris Chase

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April 26, 2018

GlobalG.A.P., a certification program that ensures sustainability in the entire supply chain of aquaculture projects, announced at Seafood Expo Global 2018 that it has created a non-genetically modified add-on in collaboration with VLOG e.v.

The new add-on is designed to allow producers that already meet GlobalG.A.P. standards to more quickly get the “VLOG seal,” which signifies that the producer has been certified as not using any

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Chris Chase

Published on
April 26, 2018

Government officials and nonprofit leaders from Argentina gave a review of their ongoing fisheries improvement project at Seafood Expo Global 2018, and announced that they hope to pursue Marine Stewardship Council certification for Argentine red shrimp by the end of 2019. 

Fished by both near-shore and off-shore vessels, landings of Argentine red shrimp have been steadily increasing over the past several years. The 2017 catch was among

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Mark Godfrey

Published on
April 26, 2018

One of China’s two leading online retailers, JD.com, has committed itself to selling Best Aquaculture Practises (BAP) certified product in a potentially significant move that could have a big impact on sustainability given China’s growing online sales of seafood. 

With JD.com racing to lock down new supply for China’s growing seafood demand, the company has committed to having 50 percent of the farmed seafood sold on its

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