Expo News

Published on
April 25, 2017

Machinery developer CT International has created the seafood industry’s first vessel-ready steam cooker for snow crab, a technology that will be on display during Seafood Expo Global / Seafood Processing Global 2017, taking place this week in Brussels, Belgium from 25 to 27 April. 

The steam cooker offers snow crabbers an alternative to traditional boilers, which can hurt crabmeat quality with harsh mechanisms, explained the

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Jason Holland

Published on
April 25, 2017

Fishing effort in most tuna fisheries has grown steadily in recent years, a trend that has been largely led by the constantly increasing purse-seine harvest. At the same time, these stocks remain in a healthy state and are much less overfished than many other coastal resources, delegates heard at the sixth European Tuna Conference in Brussels, Belgium.

Speaking at the biennial forum, held on the eve of the 2017 Seafood Expo Global, Alain

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Nicki Holmyard

Published on
April 25, 2017

Seeking to convert seafood into a larger driver of its economy, the country of Peru announced the launch of a new brand, Superfoods Peru, on the eve of the 2017 Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium.

Peruvian Minister of Production Bruno Giuffra Monteverde announced the launch at a special event at the Press Club of Brussels on Monday, 24 April.  The launch is part of a strategy to promote the country’s 30-plus highly valued

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Published on
April 25, 2017

As April comes to a close, many seafood professionals are finding themselves in a familiar place – Brussels, Belgium, for the 2017 Seafood Expo Global / Seafood Processing Global event. SeafoodSource, the official media source for SEG17, is right there with the industry’s global business core, delivering the latest expo news coverage live from the showfloor.

The event – organized by Diversified Communications – is in its

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Published on
April 25, 2017

The Belgian city of Brussels welcomes the world’s seafood business elite this week for another installment of Seafood Expo Global / Seafood Processing Global (SEG), the premiere exhibition event for the global industry. 

From 25 to 27 April, professionals from all along the seafood supply chain – including processors, equipment developers, wholesalers and more – will traverse the many halls and patios of the sprawling

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Published on
April 21, 2017

Scottish Seas, a newly formed cooperative of Scottish fishermen, is a story of how unique partnerships can be formed out of a chance trade show meeting. 

The cooperative, comprised of three regional fish producers’ organizations -  Aberdeeen FPO, Orkney FPO and the West of Scotland FPO - was created after its founders met at the 2016 Seafood Expo North America / Seafood Processing North America event in Boston, according to

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Published on
April 21, 2017

Aquaculture giant Marine Harvest is planning to roll out what it calls a “disruptive technology innovation for its fish products” for the European market, the company announced on 21 April. 

The innovation, a smart labeling indicator called “Keep-It”, will allow consumers and Marine Harvest customers to see real-time, accurate readings of freshness and better gauge the shelf-life of the company’s seafood. The

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Published on
April 20, 2017

The Japan Aquatic Products Export Council will be offering Japanese “buri” (Japanese yellowtail) and “hotate” (scallops) during the upcoming Seafood Expo Global / Seafood Processing Global event, to be held in Brussels, Belgium from 25 to 27 April. 

The council – which actively promotes Japanese fishery products to markets in the United States, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, the United Kingdom, Russia and

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Published on
April 20, 2017

Spanish aquaculture company Stolt Sea Farm, which is owned by the Stolt-Nielsen Group, has achieved the “largest sole” via its Prodemar brand, the company announced on 19 April. 

The company capitalizes on its placement in the unique waters of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as on a new breeding technique that offers “a more ecological sole with a better yield,” it said. With a capacity of 850 metric tons (MT)

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Cliff White

Published on
April 19, 2017

Vietnam’s seafood association VASEP and senior officials from the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will host a press conference and meet-up at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium with the goal of addressing emerging issues in the international perception of pangasius, one of the industry’s chief exports.

The press conference will take place from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Brussels Exposition

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