Lübeck, Germany-based processing equipment firm BAADER has introduced a new machine capable of separating soft and solid protein components for providers looking to glean more from their raw materials: the BAADER 608.
Available for sale since 22 April, the BAADER 608 is the latest innovation from the developer that supports the “baadering” process, a method that has existed for over 50 years and involves “gentle product… Read More
Barramundi producer Australis Aquaculture has achieved Fair Trade certification, the firm announced on 26 April.
The company has become the world’s first barramundi farmer to earn the certificate and is also Asia’s first aquaculture finfish producer to obtain Fair Trade credentials. Australis is committing 100 percent of its barramundi sales to the program, it said, with the Fair Trade initiative supporting an expansion of the… Read More
Maritech appoints new managing director for Canadian subsidiary, confirms North American expansion plans
Molde, Norway-based traceability and business software developer Maritech has appointed Kjell Jørgensen as its new managing director for Maritech Dynamics Ltd, the enterprise’s Canadian subsidiary.
The company said it has big plans for scaling in the Canadian and U.S. markets, which Jørgensen will have a hand in leading.
“Maritech now is heading for new milestones in the North American market,” the firm said… Read More
A new factory trawler being built for Mag-Sea International Co. Ltd. and Russia’s Tikhrybcom will feature a DeepChill system on board – courtesy of Sunwell and its partner Advanced Preservation Technology (APT) – to achieve optimal preservation for the vessel’s expected hauls of iwashi sardines, Pacific mackerel, herring, and salmon …
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Helene Ziv-Douki has been appointed to the role of president of Cargill Aqua Nutrition, succeeding Pilar Cruz, who was recently promoted to chief sustainability officer.
Ziv-Douki, who has been with Cargill since 2003, joined the enterprise’s animal nutrition and health team in 2017 as the risk management and sourcing director for its aqua-nutrition division. In that position, Ziv-Douki “had the opportunity to interact with aqua… Read More
The Seafood Working Group (SWG) released a statement on Tuesday, 20 April, urging seafood retailers and buyers to regard the Fairness, Integrity, Safety, and Health (FISH) Standard for Crew warily in terms of its effectiveness as a “mechanism for the identification of labor abuse on fishing vessels in seafood supply chains.”
The statement, signed by 28 organizations comprising SWG, states that the FISH standard possesses… Read More
Hampshire, United Kingdom-based Loma Systems, a developer and manufacturer of advanced inspection equipment for the food and pharmaceutical industries, has launched two new checkweigher systems: CW3 RUN-WET Combo and the basic CW3 RUN-WET ...
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Kevin Bixler, who serves as the global director of group fish procurement for Thai Union Group, has joined the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) as its new board of directors’ chair.
Bixler takes over the role from Bolton Food Director of Sustainable Development Luciano Pirovano, ISSF said. In addition to Bixler’s appointment, ISSF announced that William Gibbons-Fly, the former U.S. Department of State acting… Read More
Roddy Morrison is joining Scoot Science as a software engineer in Canada, the ocean forecasting technology company announced on 13 April.
In his new role, Morrison – who has more than 20 years of aquaculture-specific IT experience working for companies such as Skretting, Marine Harvest Canada, and Stolt Sea Farm – will assist aquaculture businesses in operating more efficiently. He’ll work directly with aquaculture company… Read More
Food Truck Rehab, a new Food Network show premiering on Sunday, 11 April, will follow Cousins Maine Lobster founders Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac as they share their expertise and ideas with struggling food truck owners hoping to bring their businesses back from the “brink of financial ruin.”
Tselikis and Lomac, who are cousins, aren’t unfamiliar with the spotlight of reality TV – they pitched their food truck… Read More