Marine wildlife advocates and scientists have expressed concern over the Mexican government’s recent move to ease enforcement in a key habitat for the endangered vaquita porpoise.
Earlier this month, Mexico’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – through the National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (Conapesca) – announced “new indicators, triggering factors, and actions for verification,… Read More
Thai Union Group Global Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Darian McBain has stepped down from her role with the seafood giant, according to a 14 July announcement.
McBain, who joined Thai Union six years ago as its global director of sustainable development, posted a memo to LinkedIn on Wednesday, 14 July signaling her departure from the company.
“Today is my last day working as global director of corporate affairs and… Read More
The Kingfish Company experienced a record-setting second quarter in 2021, achieving milestone production and sales figures as well as increased harvest levels …
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Johan Brouwer, formerly of Seafood Connection, has joined Veramaris’ business development division.
Brouwer will focus on growing the microalgae oil producer’s presence in European retail and foodservice seafood markets, the Delft, The Netherlands-based company announced in a 5 July press release.
“I am really excited to be joining Veramaris at such a pivotal time for the aquaculture industry, when there is real potential to… Read More
Communications expert calls on seafood industry to use proactive storytelling to tackle next Seaspiracy
There is no time quite like the present moment for the seafood industry to commandeer its narrative and start proactively sharing its stories, according to Emily Patrolia, founder and president of ESP Advisors, a Washington, D.C., U.S.A.-based bipartisan firm providing government relations, strategic communications, and advisory services for oceans and natural resources.
Speaking during one of the National Fisheries Institute’s Global… Read More
The Kingfish Company is launching a new retail product with the largest retailer in The Netherlands, Albert Heijn… Read More
Newly-developed data technology from Danish company Blue Unit has been adopted by Norwegian fish farming giant SalMar Settefisk courtesy of a new collaboration between the firms …
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The On the Hook campaign has relaunched, shifting its focus back towards the pursuit of a “full, external, independent, and forensic review” of the Marine Stewardship Council’s standards and operation.
On the Hook was first founded in 2017 to challenge the Marine Stewardship Council’s certification of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement's tuna fishery, the world’s largest.
The Blue Marine Foundation, the… Read More
Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.-based Peter Pan Seafood has brought Michael De Caro aboard as its new vice president of retail sales and product development ...
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Sustainable protein company Unibio announced the completion of a USD 15 million (EUR 12 million) bridge financing round… Read More