Red Lobster is actively searching for its next CEO, according to a 25 June announcement.
Kim Lopdrup, the current CEO of the Thai Union Group-owned seafood restaurant chain, plans to retire once “a highly-qualified successor is in place,” the company said in a press release ...
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Skretting’s AquaCare portfolio is expanding to include a new water care solution, AquaCare Mineral Balance, for fish and shrimp farmed in ponds.
The product is comprised of a “mineral combination offering high bioavailability of macro and trace minerals,” Skretting said. It allows pond systems to have stable water is that both nutrient-rich and ionically balanced, optimizing species’ growth and health, the company… Read More
Milan, Italy-based Friend of the Sea has certified Nutriterra from Nuseed Nutritional as a sustainable source of omega-3 fatty acids, the certifier announced on 23 June.
Nutriterra can now bare the Friend of the Sea logo, signifying “its commitment to sustainable production practices.” It is the second product to receive the new plant-based certification from Friend of the Sea, following Nuseed’s Aquaterra.
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New product aimed at improving water quality in shrimp aquaculture to be piloted in China this summer
Germany-based Evonik Industries and China’s Qingdao Vland Biotech Group (Vland) announced the development of AQUAVI ProPond, a product for improving water quality in aquaculture …
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Alaska, U.S.A.-based companies Wildfish Cannery and Barnacle Foods have launched a new small-batch product available for a limited time: Wildfish Cannery Octopus in Bullwhip Kelp Hot Sauce …
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Seafood industry executive Ray Jones has passed away.
Jones, who worked for Rich Products for 29 years, retired in 2017. He joined the Buffalo, New York, U.S.A.-based company, which owns SeaPak Shrimp and Seafood Co., in 1988 and worked his way up to become its vice president of seafood procurement, regulatory affairs, and quality assurance.
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Effective 1 July, former Mowi Scotland managing director Alan Sutherland will be joining netting and ropes manufacturer Garware Technical Fibres as its new country manager for Scotland …
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Leknes, Norway-based feed producer STIM and its sister company ACD Pharma have identified bacteriophages capable of efficiently killing Moritella viscosa, a bacteria known to cause winter ulcers in farmed fish along the Norwegian coast …
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After years of development, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) launched a new feed standard on Tuesday, 15 June, seeking to “tackle one of biggest threats to aquaculture’s reputation.”
Recognizing that “unsustainable and irresponsible practices across the aquaculture feed-supply chain risk undoing the positive impact of the farming industry,” ASC's new standards requires feed mills to meet a series of… Read More
Biotechnology company ViAqua Therapeutics announced that its recently-completed 4.3 million (EUR 3.5 million) funding round will be used to support the commercialization of its first product dedicated to improving shrimp health …
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