The future of seafood is aquaculture and the future of aquaculture is offshore, delegates were told at last week’s Offshore Mariculture 2010 conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
This biennial event, which pulls together producers, suppliers, scientists and many other stakeholders, has, since its inception, been an arena of fierce debate. In Dubrovnik, it quickly became apparent that the fish farming industry had evolved dramatically since the… Read More
Croatia is not a major player in the European aquaculture industry and it won’t be in the future unless it completely changes its focus, according to a leading fisheries professor from the University of Dubrovnik.
Branko Glamuzine told delegates at the Offshore Mariculture 2010 conference, held last week in Dubrovnik, Croatia, that rather than trying to rival the production capabilities of Greece or Turkey, Croatia should instead use its… Read More
While the falling value of the euro has caused headaches in international money markets and highlighted a lack of confidence in Europe's economic outlook, it has provided an environment conducive for many of the region's seafood producers to ramp up their exports.
After years of watching Europe's single currency appreciate against the U.S. dollar, exporters operating within the 16 countries that use the single currency could now be briefly… Read More
Richard Luney, wild fish and aquaculture manager for Marks & Spencer, talks to SeafoodSource about the retailer’s commitment to sustainability, teaming up with the World Wildlife Fund and reform of the European Union’s Common Fisheries Policy. This is part one of a two-part interview.
Holland: You recently changed roles at Marks & Spencer. What will you focus on in your new position?
Luney: I have been at M&S for over 12 years now,
Richard Luney, wild fish and aquaculture manager for Marks & Spencer, talks to SeafoodSource about bycatch, the retailer’s new Passionate about Seafood campaign and raising awareness of the Marine Stewardship Council eco-label.
This is part two of a two-part interview. Part one ran earlier today.
Holland: Are you working with WWF on the controversial subject of discards, and, if so, how could eliminate the practice be eliminated?
SeafoodSource caught up with Clifford Ashby, managing director of Cleanseas, to talk about the Australian company’s future. This is part one of a two-part interview; part two will run on Monday.
Holland: You were appointed managing director of Cleanseas last December, coming from outside the seafood industry. What do you bring to the business, and what will you focus on over the next 18 to 24 months?
Ashby: Whilst from outside the seafood… Read More
SeafoodSource caught up with Clifford Ashby, managing director of Cleanseas, to talk about the Australian company’s future. This is part two of a two-part interview; part one ran on Friday.
Holland: What tactics will Cleanseas deploy to raise consumer awareness in its products, such as yellowtail kingfish, mulloway and bluefin tuna?
Ashby: Chef education and inspiration, in-store consumer tastings and trade education will continue to be
With the European Seafood Exposition just days away, the Selonda Group’s proclamation that market prices and profitability of sea bass and sea bream will increase over the next few years couldn’t have been better timed.
When announcing the Greece-based fish farmer’s 2009 results last week, including a 13.5 percent year-on-year turnover increase to EUR 136 million (USD 183.1 million), CEO John Stephanis said that, “After three very… Read More
Unos días antes de la European Seafood Exposition, la afirmación de Grupo Selonda de que los precios de mercado y la rentabilidad de la lubina y la dorada aumentará a lo largo de los próximos años no podría haber sido más oportuna.
Al anunciar los resultados de 2009 de la piscifactoría griega, con un aumento del 13,5 en la facturación por ciento anual que asciende a los 136 millones de EUR (183,1 millones de USD), el director ejecutivo,… Read More
Deutsche See GmbH, uno de los principales productores europeos de productos de pescado prácticos, regresa a la categoría de barbacoa con la presentación de dos nuevos conceptos de filetes de pescado envueltos en hojas.
Los nuevos productos, que en el mercado minorista alemán reciben el nombre de “Tilapiafilet im Bananenblatt” y “Pangasiusfilet im Bananenblatt”, consisten en filetes de tilapia y pangasio envueltos en hojas de banano.
El… Read More