Expo News

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

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 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 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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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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Published on
April 19, 2017

Chile-based Orizon Foods, a new subsidiary of Orizon S.A. and a global seafood supplier of over 60 years, is looking to break into the U.S. market with the help of mid-Atlantic integrated marketing firm GKV.

After officially debuting its products to the U.S. market during last month’s Seafood Expo North America event in Boston, Massachusetts, Orizon is working with GKV to further develop its brand identity, logo and packaging as well as

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Published on
April 18, 2017

Fibras Industriales S.A. (FISA), a maker of nets for use in fishing and aquaculture, will introduce its third-generation netting at the 2017 Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium from 25 to 27 April.

Headquartered in Lima, Peru, FISA is the one of the largest multi-filament fishing net makers in the world, manufacturing a full range of netting for purse-seine fishing, trawling, long-line fishing and fish-farming. In recent years, it has

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Published on
April 17, 2017

United Kingdom-based seafood company Saucy Fish Co. has landed several retail contracts heading into the spring of 2017. The company’s Ready-to-Eat range of salmon fillets can now be found in Mariano’s and Hannaford grocery chains within the United States, and its new frozen range has entered U.S.-based supermarket chain Meijer as well as Canada’s Fortinos.   

Fortinos, which is owned by Loblaws, now features four

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Published on
April 14, 2017

The National Chamber of Aquaculture of Ecuador is taking its “First Class Shrimp Seafood Tour” to Brussels, Belgium this month for the 2017 Seafood Expo Global / Seafood Processing Global event – held from 25 to 27 April – to showcase its Ecuadorian shrimp on a global scale. 

As was the case for country's seafood industry representatives in Boston, Massachusetts during March’s Seafood Expo North America,

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