Nissui to develop new processing facility, coho farming

Coho. Photo: Sam Beebe, Ecotrus

Japanese giant Nippon Suisan Kaisha is planning to build a new JPY 1.7bn facility in 2015, and to up coho production to 1,000 metric tons


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

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

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

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

Haikui unveils 68% drop in 2013 net profit; new plant aimed for 2016

Chinese processor confirms tough picture for 2013, but says better experience and higher efficiency with new plant due to open in 2016 puts group on solid footing

High pollock, tilapia prices set to cause yellowfin sole to rise from 10-year low

yellowfin sole Alaska

Alaska yellowfin sole prices are set to increase, say sources, because of the current high prices for Russian pollock H&G and tilapia  (more…)

Triplenine invests in new fishmeal plant in China

Danish fishmeal producer is investing in new 20,000t plant in Shangdong, China, to produce fishmeal and oil both for aquaculture and land animal feed (more…)

Report highlights EU dependency on fish imports, driven by appetite for salmon, whitefish

EU’s fish self-sufficiency was below the 50% threshold through the worst years of the financial crisis, while per capita consumption has remained strong, shows new report by EU commission

Shrimp farming boom in India’s West Bengal as farmlands shrink

The government of the Indian state of West Bengal is now finding ways to legalize this flourishing trade of shrimp, even as salinity is spreading thick and fast  (more…)

Spain’s Interatlantic hopes to up giant squid, scallop sales to US

Peruvian scallop. Photo: Alex E. Proimos

Trader and Peruvian giant squid processor hopes to increase its sales to the US, though in past few years Thailand has been its fastest growing market  (more…)