Friday, May 17, 2024
Vietnam focuses on seafood export trade to boost domestic market
Nguyen Hoai Nam, deputy secretary general of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), said that promoting export trade is a top priority for boosting the domestic market, Vietnam News reported.
Monday, March 25, 2024
Vietnamese seafood association sees Australia as good market for shrimp
Australia is considered a good potential market for Vietnamese shrimp as the market's demand for processed shrimp is increasing, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (Vasep).
Friday, March 15, 2024
Thai Union launches shrimp decarbonisation initiative for sustainable seafood
Thai Union Group, a global seafood leader, has unveiled a new initiative aimed at drastically reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within the shrimp supply chain, Newswit reported.
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Russia's seafood output rose 9% in first 11 months of 2023
Russia's output of seafood products was up 9% year over year in the first 11 months of 2023, according to operational data from Rosstat shared by the Russian Federal Fisheries Agency (Rosrybolovstvo).
Monday, January 8, 2024
Vietnam lowers this year's target for seafood export value to US$ 9.5 billion
Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has lowered its target for seafood export value for 2024 to US$9.5 billion from its previous expectation of US$10 billion due to multiple challenges.
Saturday, December 30, 2023
US closes sanctions loophole on Chinese processed Russian seafood
United States President Joe Biden signed an executive order to close a sanctions loophole that allowed the importation of significant quantities of Russian-caught pollock, cod, salmon, and crab processed in China, Anchorage Daily News repor ...
Monday, December 18, 2023
Aquaculture leads growth in Australian seafood industry
According to the latest edition of ABARES Australian Fisheries and Aquaculture Statistics, aquaculture continues to thrive in Australia, marking another successful year in the country's seafood industry, Ausmarine reported.
Friday, December 15, 2023
Cooke Seafood appoints Global Seafood Alliance veteran as US director of public affairs
Cooke Seafood has announced the appointment of Steve Hedlund, formerly of the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA), as its new director of public affairs in the United States, Fish Farmer reported.
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
USDA invests in seafood innovation, four projects receive US$13 million in grants
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has unveiled its latest round of small business research and technology grants totalling US$13 million, which aims to foster innovation in the agriculture sector while bolstering local and national fo ...
Monday, July 31, 2023
Global Seafood Alliance to launch consumer campaign to mark US National Seafood Month
To celebrate US National Seafood Month in October, the Global Seafood Alliance will launch a new consumer education campaign, "Choose Seafood with Standards," focused on increasing consumer awareness of GSA's Best Aquaculture Prac ...
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Indian seafood industry calls for level-playing field in aquaculture to compete with global players
Jagdish Fofandi, president of Seafood Exporters' Association of India (SEAI), has called for the Indian seafood industry to have a level-playing field similar to Ecuador in shrimp aquaculture and Vietnam and Thailand in terms of wild catch, ...
Friday, April 7, 2023
South Korea's seafood imports from Russia decline
South Korea has imported 107,113 tonnes of seafood from Russia in March this year, 21% lower compared to the 136,169 tonnes imported in the same period of 2022, Fish Information & Services reported.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Australia's aquaculture industry lifts its seafood value to US$2.39 billion in 2022/23
Dr Jared Greenville, the executive director of the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) said aquaculture is a key driver behind the country's expected 2022/23 seafood gross value rise by 8% to AUD 3 ...
Friday, February 10, 2023
Norway's Seafood Council allocates US$2.9 million for joint marketing of seafood
Norway's Seafood Council has allocated NOK 30.5 million (~US$2.9 million; NOK 1 = US$0.098) for the joint marketing of Norwegian seafood around the world, Fish Information & Services reported.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Mowi and Grieg Seafood recognised as sustainable producers
Mowi and Grieg Seafood have been named the two most-sustainable animal protein producers by the Coller FAIRR Index.

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