Seafood Expo Global
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,
A long mooted free trade deal between China and Ecuador is being held up by worries in Quito about cheap Chinese imports impacting certain sectors of the economy.
Ecuadorian seafood is at a tariff disadvantage entering China, which has free trade agreements in place with other major suppliers like Australia, Vietnam, Chile and Peru.
“Every time we raise the high tariffs [placed by China on Ecuadorian seafood] with them [Chinese… Read More
A new digitized import database system in the European Union will make it harder for illegally caught fishery products to enter the world’s most lucrative market, according to the bloc’s top marine official.
The new CATCH software, launched by Commissioner Karmenu Vella during Seafood Expo Global 2019, responsible for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries in the E.U.’s executive body, will allow authorities to share and… Read More
Georgetown, Guyana-based Pritipaul Singh Investment is a USD 50 million (EUR 44.6 million) company that exports 11 to 12 million pounds of shrimp annually, mostly to the United States.
The company owns and operates 50 steel-hull seabob trawlers, and an additional 35 wooden vessels fishing for pelagics such as mahi, swordfish, and marlin, as well as bangamary, butterfish, croaker, and corvina.
And after an eight-year process, the fishery… Read More
Japan is hoping a new free trade deal with the European Union will increase seafood exports to European markets. Japan wants to reduce the trade deficit, explained Toshiro Shirasu, president of the Japan Fisheries Association, speaking to SeafoodSource at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium.
“The EU ships EUR 450 million [USD 504 million] worth of seafood products to Japan but only buys EUR 50 million [USD 56 million] in… Read More
Founded in 2014, SFT Angola was created with the goal of selling African fish to Africans.
Based in Luanda, Angola, and with ownership currently residing in West Africa, the company annually catches and delivers thousands of metric tons of mackerel, horse mackerel, and herring to markets in West Africa, ranging from Liberia down the coast to Angola.
SFT Angola is affiliated with SeafishTrade, a Lithuanian fishing and trading firm whose… Read More
Regal Springs has announced plans to use blockchain technology to support the full traceability of its “Naturally Better Tilapia” range, making it the first aquaculture whitefish producer to do so.
The project, according to Regal Springs, started last year, and is the first continuous aquaculture whitefish supply chain to use blockchain technology at scale. The technology – which is being developed through a partnership… Read More
The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership, a group of Ecuadorian companies pushing for higher standards and more global marketing for the country’s shrimp sector, has partnered with IBM to create a software platform that uses blockchain technology to create a fully traceable supply chain profile for its premium shrimp products.
The platform will use IBM’s Food Trust blockchain technology to deliver “unprecedented” accountability… Read More
Founded just two years ago and based in Hengelo, The Netherlands, seafood freezing equipment manufacturer Glory Europe is quickly gaining recognition for quality, according to Carlo Kroeze, the company’s CEO and head of sales.
The company’s line of super-quick freezers and fully synchronized freezing lines can take seafood from 18 degrees Celsius to negative-18 degrees in 10 minutes – key to achieving a deep, dry freeze that… Read More
Thousands of seafood industry professionals from around the world are arriving in Brussels, Belgium this week to attend the 27th edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global – the largest iteration of the event since its inception, according to organizer Diversified Communications.
Taking place from 7 to 9 May at the Brussels Expo, the 2019 exposition will feature a record 2,007 companies – an increase of 61… Read More
York, Maine-based seafood supplier Maine Coast is bound for Brussels, Belgium and Seafood Expo Global 2019, the company announced on 2 May.
The international lobster dealer has attended the expo, which will run from 7 to 9 May this year, “since the beginning,” CEO Tom Adams said in a press statement.
“If you want to be successful in the seafood business you must go where you can find new markets. A pro-active… Read More