Seafood Expo Global

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Barcelona, Spain

23-25 APRIL 2024

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.


Published on
April 28, 2023

Saudi Arabia has greatly increased its aquaculture output in the last few years, and now the country is working to help expand markets for its new products.

The country’s National Livestock and Fisheries Development Program is helping with that effort, and the organization hosted a pavilion at Seafood Expo Global – which ran from 25 to 27 April in Barcelona, Spain – for the first time. The ultimate goal of hosting the

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April 28, 2023

The growth of China's domestic seafood market is leading Hainan Xiangtai Fishery Co. to begin looking for new species to sell.

Established in 2004, Hainan Xiangtai is a full-chain aquaculture producer of tilapia, golden pompano, shrimp, and pangasius. The company has hatchery, fish farming, feed, and processing facilities, allowing it to go from egg to final product, and across its operations it employs over 2,000 people.

Hainan Xiangtai

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April 27, 2023

The 2023 Seafood Expo Global attracted more than 33,000 seafood professionals through its three-day run in Barcelona, Spain – an increase of 24 percent over the 2022 show.

This year’s event, which ran from 25 to 27 April, also set a record for most exhibiting companies, at 2,078, and most exhibition space occupied, at 49,339 net square meters.

Diversified Communications USA President Liz Plizga said this year’s expo

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April 27, 2023

For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic shut down exports, Chinese crayfish is available to international buyers, and it's in high demand, according to Kang Sun Yu, the general manager of Zhejiang, China-based Tianhe Aquatic Company.

Tianhe Aquatic is a producer and marketer of crayfish, and Kang said the product has become more popular across China as well as in Europe and the United States, especially among the Chinese diaspora living

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April 27, 2023

The talk of caviar companies at the 2023 Seafood Expo Global was a U.S. proposal to institute a blanket ban on the product – even if it was raised via aquaculture.

The proposal in question was first posted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on 25 May, 2022. The central tenant of the proposal is reclassifying four species of sturgeon as endangered species: Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii), ship sturgeon (A. nudiventris),

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April 27, 2023

Varkaus, Finland-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) company Finnforel launched a new brand of rainbow trout fillets it has dubbed “LOHI” (pronounced Low-high), a play on words that encompasses the company’s goals with its new product.

The name and branding – which means salmon in Finnish – also highlights the low carbon emissions and environmental impact, and high protein of the product. The company

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April 27, 2023

Porbander, Gujarat, India-based Salet Group is finally getting back to where it was before the Covid pandemic hit in 2020. 

A family-owned seafood exporter specializing in cephalopods, Salet Group handles about 7,000 metric tons of seafood per year, according to its CEO, Sumit Salet. In the decade prior to the pandemic, Salet Group had built up its international business, but Covid was a setback, he acknowledged

“We are doing well

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April 27, 2023

Ukraine-based Ukrkharchopromcomplex, the sole exhibitor from the country at Seafood Expo Global in Barcelona, Spain, has had a more eventful year than most. 

In 2022, the Kalynivka, Ukraine-based company attended Seafood Expo Global – the first ever edition of the show in Barcelona – with nothing but a Ukrainian flag and a binder full of pictures of the company’s cold storage facilities on fire. At the onset of

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April 27, 2023

Since its entry into the European market, Lineage Logistics has rapidly acquired additional companies and resources in a push to become a complete logistical solution in the region.  

Lineage has had a presence in the U.S. and at Seafood Expo North America in the past, but the 2023 edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global in Barcelona, Spain was the first time the company had a presence at the Europe-based trade show.

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April 27, 2023

The U.S. Federal Reserve has long targeted 2 percent inflation in its economic policy, but that era could be coming to an end, according to Kroll Institute Global Chief Economist Megan Greene.

Greene delivered the keynote address at the 2023 Seafood Expo Global on 26 April, 2023, dedicating much of her talk to addressing the seafood industry’s concerns over inflation.

The conference program at this year’s expo includes more

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