Bumpy start of the year for Peruvian fishing industry

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The fishing sector in Peru got to a somehow faltering start during the first two months of this year falling 4.7 percentage points, according to data published by the national statistics service (more…)

Faroese salmon sees growing demand from US sushi

North America continues to be a popular destination for Faroese exports, though the practices of exporters might be changing according to one source

Thai Union: MW Brands can reach €1bn sales within three to five years

Volatile tuna prices hit Thai Union in 2013, though the branded business showed resilient growth, said the group

Paris-based tuna canner has ability to up sales by nearly 50% in next few years, says Thai Union president, as he reiterates better outlook ahead for the Thai tuna and shrimp business (more…)

Spanish smoker overcomes sector challenges through high-end, convenience push

Cod and salmon smoker Copesco & Sefrisa, known for its Royal brand, boosted turnover by 5% to €34 million last year, touting an accumulated growth of 24.9% since 2009

Chile seizes 1.5m salmon from Marine Harvest in dispute with Sur Austral

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Authorities seize biomass from two Marine Harvest salmon farms in Los Lagos region, reportedly due to Marine Harvest failure to pay fine in legal dispute with Salmones Sur Austral (more…)

Possible big biomass increase raises hopes for Peruvian hake players

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Scientists find biomass could exceed 500,000t, raising hopes of possible quota hike for next fishing season and of potential assessment towards MSC certification (more…)

Montanari family reportedly willing to sell out of Invermar

Financial advisors Landmark Capital have been hired by Invermar family owners to look for new partners interested in the Chilean salmon producer

Nergard invests millions in new mackerel, herring plant

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Plant will be one of country’s biggest for pelagics and will position whitefish and pelagic processor to process more mackerel and, for the first time, North Sea herring (more…)