Seafood Expo Global

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Brussels, Belgium

April 21, 2020 - April 23, 2020

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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Published on
May 23, 2019

Moscow, Russia-based Russian Fishery Company (RFC) will be an active bidder in the upcoming auction for cod and haddock quotas, the company has said.

Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries is auctioning the quota. To qualify, companies must invest in infrastructure upgrades in the form of either vessel or processing plant upgrades. The Interdepartmental Commission of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and the Federal

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Cliff White

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May 16, 2019

Zeebrugge, Belgium-based Pittman Seafoods has surpassed EUR 50 million (USD 44.7 million) in annual sales, according to CEO Yoke Vandepitte.

Founded in 1990 in a seaside town near Bruges, Pittman Seafoods has grown into a worldwide supplier of frozen seafood to retail and foodservice outlets. The company has 30 employees and ancillary sales offices in Germany and Chile, Vandepitte told SeafoodSource at the 2019 Seafood Expo Global in Brussels,

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Cliff White

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May 15, 2019

Akranes, Iceland-based seafood equipment manufacturer Skaginn 3X has debuted a new fish transfer tool flexible enough to work with most seafood.

The ValuePump “is a new tool in the toolbox for the industry,” Skaginn 3X CEO Ingólfur Árnason told SeafoodSource on the floor of the 2019 Seafood Expo Global.

“It can be used in so many different ways,” he said. “It’s easy to integrate it into a

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Cliff White

Published on
May 14, 2019

Winning the 2019 Seafood Excellence Global grand prize for Best Retail Product and Best HORECA (hotel/restaurant/catering) was not the first step towards success for Vicuinai Grouop or Kingfish Zeeland, and it’s not the last, according to company representatives.

But it does market an important milestone.

“We set up on a simple mission: trying to make the perfect fish. We’ve taken a lot of hard decisions through that process,

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Cliff White

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May 10, 2019

Thai Union Group has begun a trial partnership with Calysta that will see its alternative protein ingredients in Thai Union’s proprietary shrimp feed.

Announced at the 2019 Seafood Expo Global, the partnership will involved Thai Union using Calysta’s FeedKind feed as a replacement for the 10 percent of its shrimp feed previously sourced from wild-catch fisheries, according to Thai Union Responsible Sourcing Manager Tracy

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Cliff White

Published on
May 9, 2019

Speaking at a special event at Seafood Expo Global, Marie Christine Monfort, the executive director International Organisation for Women in the Seafood Industry (WSI) said women still face extraordinary obstacles in obtaining positions of leadership in the industry.

Monfort was taking part in the first ever “Women in Leadership in the Seafood Industry,” sponsored by expo organizer Diversified Communications and the Mission of Canada

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Nicki Holmyard

Published on
May 9, 2019

Chilean trade body SalmonChile outlined details from its latest sustainability report at the 2019 Seafood Expo Global, showing a 23 percent reduction in the sector’s use of antibiotics.

“This is the largest reduction in the past four years and we are delighted with the result,” SalmonChile Executive Director Arturo Clément told SeafoodSource. “It is difficult to say when we will be able to stop using antibiotics

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Cliff White

Published on
May 9, 2019

Forever Net, a Taichung, Taiwan-based maker of polyethylene netting and ropes for fishing and aquaculture, has found a niche.

The company has found the right balance between quality and value, according to assistant general manager Steven Lin, speaking to SeafoodSource at the 2019 Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium.

Formally named Công Ty TNHH Forever Industries, Forever Net has two manufacturing facilities in Bình Dương

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Mark Godfrey

Published on
May 9, 2019

Labor standards are the biggest source of new business in the fisheries sector for McAllister Elliott & Partners (MEP), a United Kingdom-based certification firm, according to Max Goulden, the company's managing director. MEP is a fisheries-focused consultancy partly owned by the Dutch-based certification firm Control Union.

Asian fishery firms are increasingly calling in certification companies on private consultancy work in order to

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Cliff White

Published on
May 9, 2019

From labor standards on-board fishing vessels to food safety in processing plants, the Global Aquaculture Association’s new Global Seafood Assurances (GSA) standard is seeking to create an all-encompassing group of certifications addressing every major aspect of sustainability in the seafood industry.

Launched a year ago at the 2018 Seafood Expo Global, GSA is an independent, non-for-profit managing programs and certifications covering

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