NGO giving Joe’s Crab Shack 90 days to clean up act

joes crab shack trans fat

CSPI says if Ignite subsidiary doesn’t stick to its promise to nix trans-fats within 90 days, ‘they’re asking for a lawsuit’ (more…)

US sea change in farmed salmon acceptability

Comments from celebrity chef Rick Moonen and the release of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) standards for farmed salmon last month symbolize a growing shift in US public perception of farmed salmon’s sustainability, Take Part writer says

NGO accuses Joe’s Crab Shack of producing food ‘swimming in artificial trans fat’

Entrees at Joe’s Crab Shack are swimming in artificial trans fat, according to the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest

Boparan-backed Five Star slides deeper into red

Losses at Ranjit Boparan-owned Five Star Fish going from bad to worse, with raw material and tough economic climate cited as causes  

Global surimi production could face 50,000t or more shortfall this year

Photo: The Jimkuroy

Low inventories, combined with demand growth in Asia and stable production will mean demand will outstrip supply this year, says Future Seafood director Pascal Guenneugues (more…)

Faroese salmon sees growing demand from US sushi

Bakkafrost marketing at Seafood Expo North America 2014

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


WSJ: US fish finger producers up quality swapping mince for fillets

Producers such as Trident and Gorton’s are looking to boost sales with better quality by swapping mince for fillets, while aiming for more sales with schools

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

smoked salmon royal

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 (more…)