Mediterranean aquaculture hamstrung by credit crunch, says Delta director

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Amid hopes that European fish farming could be set for a new era of growth, Delta Aqua Redes director Albert Comes cautions peripheral countries could miss out (more…)

Surimi buyers come in early for US whiting as tropical shortage continues

Surimi buyers make early deals on Pacific whiting from US catchers, with demand for hake and pollock strong in Asia, EU and US, on shortage of tropical raw material

Rabobank Chile head: Salmon sector home to fewer but better lenders

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Head of Dutch bank’s Chile branch believes future of Chilean sector is more promising than it was a few months ago, pointing to rising prices and better sanitary control

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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

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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…)

Icelandic Seachill M&S commercial director on way out

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Icelandic Seachill’s commercial director for retailer M&S on her way out, following shock exit of CEO Malcolm Eley last week (more…)

Europe’s new €6.5bn fisheries fund not for upping capacity

No EU money will be spent on fishing vessels or other initiatives to increase fishing capacity, says EC, as new €6.5bn fisheries fund is endorsed  

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

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