Fish Processing News

  • Ace scoops second Queen’s Award

    DUNDEE based Ace Aquatec has won a prestigious Queen’s Award for the second year in a row after its electronic stunner was recognised for animal welfare innovation. The Award for Enterprise Innovation marks the success of the company’s in-water electric stunning system ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Fish Feed Plants

    In addition to the process and plant design for the complete line, Kahl provided support regarding the basic formulas and the raw materials to be used as well as intensive training of the operating personnel. The fish feed factory is equipped with the latest KAHL process technology, the core of which is ...


    By Amandus Kahl GmbH & Co. KG

  • Future Fish Eurasia 2018

    MAT Filtration Technologies welcomes you to the FUTURE FISH EURASIA 2018. The Future Fish expo takes place between the 18th and 20th of October 2018 in the city of Izmir, Turkey. The event is the 9th International Fair for Fish Imports/Exports and it is the only fair for fish processing, aquaculture and fisheries in Turkey. Over 200 local and international companies will present their latest ...

  • Cermaq opens new processing plant

    THE Norwegian salmon farming company Cermaq has opened an ultra-modern new salmon processing factory in the Nordland region. The plant, located in the nearby the community of Steigen, is said to be one of the country’s most efficient processing sites for salmon, and the first factory to be constructed in accordance with the industry 4.0 standard, which means it is geared up for full ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Lower salmon prices hit Lerøy Q1

    THE Lerøy Seafood Group, whose operations include salmon farming, white fish trawling and fish processing today reported a significant drop in both earnings and operating profit for the first quarter of 2018. Revenues for the period totalled NOK 5,000 million, compared with NOK 5,459 million in Q1 2017, while the operating profit before fair value adjustment related to biological assets ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Samherji in major processing investment

    SAMHERJI, Iceland’s largest fishing company, has announced it is investing more than 20 million euros, modernising its fish processing facilities at two key sites. It is thought to be the largest such processing operation instigated in Iceland. The company has engaged the high-tech equipment company Valka to carry out the work, which will take place at its sites in Dalvik by 2019, and ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Ministers pile pressure on Young’s

    YOUNG’S Seafood is under pressure to reconsider its decision to close its Pinneys site at Annan, following direct intervention by the Scottish government. Scotland’s business minister, Paul Wheelhouse, has written to the company demanding that ‘no stone should be left unturned’ to save as many jobs as possible. It follows a number of earlier pleas to both ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Seafood Expo 2018

    SEAFOOD EXPO GLOBAL FAIR & SEAFOOD PROCESSING GLOBAL MAT RAS exhibits for the first time at Seafood Expo Global, Seafood Processing Global. The International Fish Market fair attracted about 30.000 seafood professionals in 2017. MAT invites you at Hall 8, booth 4594. We are exhibiting our latest development in compact skid filtration technology, the Complete ...

  • Vietnamese Fish Farmer Expands IPA System to Aquaponics

    Vũ Thị Thắm is among the first intensive pond aquaculture (IPA) adopters in Northern Vietnam, learning the IPA concept from a seminar organized by USSEC and Cargill in Hưng Yên, Vietnam in August 2016. Ms. Tham constructed an IPA fixed floor raceway by following the instruction of Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, a technical manager at Cargill, who joined the Shanghai ...

  • Leading Belgian “French” fries company selects AppliTek analyzers

    One of the fastest growing Belgian French fries companies has selected our analyzer technology to be deployed at one of their potato processing plants in Europe. The company produces fresh potato products, in all kind of forms, for deep frying, for boiling, for steaming, for frying, for microwaving. We would like to thank this highly successful family company for their confidence in AppliTek. ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • FAO puts sustainability on the menu in the world’s fastest-growing food sector: fish

    High-level delegations of fisheries ministries from more than 50 countries are gathering in Agadir for a summit with industry players to discuss emerging governance needs in a sector that provides the world with 17 percent of its animal protein and developing countries with more export revenue than meat, tobacco, rice and sugar combined. The globalization of the fish trade, ...

  • Starts a breeding program for lumpfish

    Namdal Rensefisk and AquaGen has today signed an agreement for the establishment and running of a breeding program for lumpfish. AquaGen is responsible for developing a genetically improved breeding material, and Namdal Rensefisk will produce offspring with features that are better adapted to the farming conditions and their function as a delouser of salmon. The results so far show great ...


    By AQUAGENICS INCORPORATED

  • High-Quality Pumps Help Fish Farms Handle Growt

    umping systems manufacturer DESMI’s Peter Laursen offers advice to farmed-fish processing plants looking to invest in high-reliability, scaleable pumps to meet production pressures. With fewer and fewer fish in our seas, fish farming has grown to become an enormous industry worldwide – with billions of dollars in revenue and continued growth forecast for decades to come. Like ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • High-Quality Pumps Help Fish Farms Handle Growth

    Pumping systems manufacturer DESMI’s Peter Laursen offers advice to farmed-fish processing plants looking to invest in high-reliability, scaleable pumps to meet production pressures. With fewer and fewer fish in our seas, fish farming has grown to become an enormous industry worldwide – with billions of dollars in revenue and continued growth forecast for decades to come. Like any ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • La Scapêche begins MSC assessment for its blue ling, roundnose grenadier and black scabbardfish fishery

    La Scapêche, a subsidiary of Les Mousquetaires group, has today begun voluntary MSC assessment for its trawl fishery of blue ling (Molva dypterygia), roundnose grenadier (Coryphaenoides rupestris) and black scabbardfish (Aphanopus carbo). An independent assessment team will evaluate the fishery against the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) standard for sustainable fishing. The ...

  • Marine Stewardship Council appoints Brian Perkins as Regional Director for the Americas

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has appointed Brian Perkins, a former commercial fisherman and international seafood trade show executive, as Regional Director Americas. This appointment is part of a new strategy to continue to expand the MSC’s presence in the Americas and increase availability of MSC certified sustainable seafood across the region. Perkins joined the MSC’s ...

  • CFS to endorse principles for responsible investments in agriculture and food systems

    The Committee on World Food Security, the world's foremost inclusive intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder platform for food security and nutrition, today opened its 41st session (CFS 41). The Committee is expected to adopt a set of principles for responsible investment in agriculture and food systems that have been in development for the past two ...

  • New Aquaculture Regulations Will help Foster a Responsible & Sustainable Industry

    The proposed new federal Aquaculture Activities Regulations, announced today (June 26, 2014), will strengthen environmental protection and facilitate a growing, responsible, and sustainable seafood farming industry said Ruth Salmon, Executive Director of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance. "Canada has a unique opportunity to be a world leader in ...

  • March 18: Producers Can Learn About Mobile Units to Process Poultry and Fish for Retail

    JEFFERSON, Ohio – Producers looking to take advantage of the growing consumer demand for local foods but having difficulty in finding methods to process their poultry, rabbit and fish for retail sale may want to consider setting up their own processing units. Industry experts, including those from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ...


    By Ohio State University

  • EPA moves to protect Bristol Bay fishery from Pebble Mine

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is initiating a process under the Clean Water Act to identify appropriate options to protect the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery in Bristol Bay, Alaska from the potentially destructive impacts of the proposed Pebble Mine. The Pebble Mine has the potential to be one of the largest open pit copper mines ever developed and could threaten a salmon ...

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