Corruption on a national level is causing serious harm to African fisheries, according to Steve Trent, the founder and executive director of the Environmental Justice Foundation.
Speaking at SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Barcelona, Spain on 20 June, Trent said too many African nations sell fishing rights on the cheap in corrupt, opaque deals. As a result, African fisheries have faced increased pressure from industrial-sized trawlers sucking up fish… Read More
Seattle, Washington U.S.A.-based company North Star Ice Equipment Corporation has been helping seafood processors stay calm, cool, and effective since the mid-1900s, when its cutting-edge flake ice making machines first arrived on the scene and forever transformed the industry’s concept of “on ice.”
With the dry, sub-cooled flake ice produced by North Star’s innovative machinery, which first hit the market in the early… Read More
DS-Concept prides itself on its international reach. With 20 offices on four continents, that reach is significant – a fact made further evident by the company’s website being available in 10 languages.
The 18-year-old Mönchengladbach, Germany-based company specializes in “cash-flow solutions,” primarily, short-term trade finance for importers and exporters. While the company works with clients in numerous industrial… Read More
With up to 35 percent of all seafood products going to waste before they can be consumed, the seafood supply chain has a real opportunity to make a far greater contribution to protein availability, panelists attested at a special conference session at the 2018 Seafood Expo North America event in Boston, Massachusetts.
The world’s population is forecasted to surpass nine billion people by 2050, and the global demand for food –… Read More
With demand for vacuum-packed seafood products on the rise, business is good right now for Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based Becker Pumps Corporation. And thanks to an unlikely customer segment, the future could be even brighter still for the subsidiary of Germany’s Gebr. Becker GmbH.
Becker Pumps Corp., which was founded in 1885 and established stateside in the late 1970s, is a premier supplier of vacuum pumps to the seafood,… Read More
Technology company Seafood Analytics has launched its new Fishboard electronic fish-monitoring device, which allows for researchers, seafood farmers, processors, at-sea observers, fishermen, and other seafood industry professionals to efficiently measure and store important electronic information about the fish they acquire, process and sell.
Implementers of Fishboard will be able to use the device to “quickly and easily assess… Read More
Kiliç Deniz, one of Turkey’s leading aquaculture and seafood companies, is sensing a meagre opportunity in the United States.
Kiliç exports its products to 65 countries, but its growth strategy is pointed firmly in the direction of the United States, Kılıç Holding Vice President Sinan Kızıltan told SeafoodSource at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts on 11 March.
The fully-integrated aquaculture… Read More
Boston, Massachusetts-based supplier Slade Gorton and Company celebrated 90 years in the seafood industry at this year’s Seafood Expo North America event by launching its new retail-ready Fish n’ Chips meal kit, featuring fresh, all-natural Icelandic cod lightly-coated with crunchy, toasted crumbs.
The meal kits feature 10 ounces of Marine Stewardship Council-certified Icelandic cod portions, as well as five ounces of fresh-cut… Read More
Reykjavic, Iceland-based seafood company Iceland’s Finest is hoping that its award-winning product line, Icelandic Seafood Starters, will persuade younger generations to choose seafood more often, according to the company’s export manager, Jóhannes Egilsson.
“What we would really like to do is help the younger generation, the millennials, to consume seafood,” Egilsson told SeafoodSource at Seafood Expo North… Read More
A new initiative led by the Ecuadorian seafood industry is aiming to improve the country's reputation as a source of safe and sustainable shrimp.
The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership was launched by seven founding members from Ecuador on Monday, 12 March at Seafood Expo North America. The SSP is a certification based on Aquaculture Stewardship Council standards, but with augmentations for water quality, traceability, and antibiotic… Read More