Cargill exec: Asia shrimp industry structure set to shift under market, production pressures

‘Game changer’ of EMS, rising feed prices, demand for more demonstration of sustainability and social justice from western buyers are all factors putting pressure on the structure of Asian shrimp sector, which is likely to change in coming years Continue reading

Nigeria fish import cut hits Chile, Austevoll jack mackerel exports

Nigeria’s drastic import cut has taken its toll on Chilean jack mackerel exports, forcing companies such as Austevoll to shift volumes from frozen to fishmeal Continue reading

Big discrepancies on actual level of global shrimp production

Getting an exact figure is near impossible, says Cargill manager, as speakers’ estimates for global shrimp production ranged from 1.81m to 3.25m tons at the 2014 aquaculture roundtable series conference in Phuket, Thailand Continue reading

Russia ban sends buyers flocking to Faroes in scramble for salmon, herring

Just as Chileans are said to be heavily courting Russian buyers, Russian importers are now flocking to the Faroe Islands to secure some much needed salmon; but it will be a limited patch at best Continue reading

Chilean salmon sellers trial air freight shipments to Russia as prices rise ‘every day’

Trial shipments of fresh salmon for Russia via Germany could take place this week, but sky-high asking prices are fueling skepticism about the initiative’s prospects, as players say ban has thrown market into deep uncertainty Continue reading

Viciunai: Russian retailers face ‘empty shelves’ on chilled, fresh seafood

As Viciunai scrambles to keep Russian market supplied, its European managing director says retailers face empty shelves on some seafood products, especially chilled and fresh Continue reading

Thai Union Q2 boosted by strong branded tuna sales, lower raw material prices

World’s largest tuna canner ups its branded tuna sales in Q2 on lower raw material prices y-o-y, with frozen shrimp business in US also strong Continue reading