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October 7, 2010 - INDIA - Growing revenues from seaweed a vital binding ingredient in processed foods and consumer productshas fired the imagination of planners who oversee welfare schemes in coastal areas. ...
Thursday, October 06, 2011
SRI LANKA - Alex Seafood yellowfin tuna and swordfish have been certified Friend of the Sea. This small 20 vessels fleet in Negombo, Sri Lanka uses the multihooks deepset line fishing method.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to review investment projects to draw up a plan to develop the fresh-water aquaculture sector through 2012.
September 27, 2010 - Morpol ASA have acquired a 100 per cent stake in Brookside Products Limited, a processor of smoked salmon based in Cumbria, UK....
January 5, 2011 VIETNAM - Tonnes of farmed red tilapia have died over the last week; too high a stocking density leading to oxygen depletion has been blamed.
Wednesday, October 05, 2011
INDIA - There has been a sharp rise in Indian shrimp production even though disease outbreaks, adverse weather and crop delays have hit global output.
September 27, 2010 - The aquaculture industry has been growing at a rate of 14 per cent annually over the last six years, establishing itself as one of the main productive activities which consequently employs a vast majority of people throughout the country, said the De...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
CHINA - In 2015, Fuzhou will supply over 40 per cent of its vegetables, 50 per cent of its pork and 30 per cent of its eggs as well as fish to its urban areas.
Friday, October 28, 2011
VIET NAM - In the first nine months of 2011, seafood exports in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province increased both in volume and value in spite of a shortage of material and high production costs.
September 27, 2010 - The results of a study linking the infectious salmon anemia (ISA) virus that hit the Chilean salmon industry with a Norwegian strain of the disease is having an impact worldwide....
January 5, 2011 GLOBAL - Infectious myonecrosis (IMN) is spreading in shrimp-producing regions and farmers have been warned to keep a look-out for the symptoms as it can lead to heavy losses.
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
VIET NAM - Overproduction and scarcity of raw pangasius creates hardships for fish farmers due to unstable price. For security in fish farming, farmers need to sign fish purchasing contracts with local processors to ensure an outlet for their fish, says the Vietnamese Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers
September 27, 2010 - NEW ZEALAND - Ministry of Fisheries Chief Executive Wayne McNee has announced catch limits and other management controls for two new species – bladder kelp and Patagonian toothfish – that will become part of New Zealand’s internationally-recognised Q...
Monday, October 03, 2011
VIET NAM - After inspecting some fish farms and processing facilities in Viet Nam, Japanese inspectors expressed good comments on food safety and hygiene conditions in the facilities. The announcement was made at the National Agro Forestry Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQAD) meeting, 12 to 15 September 2011.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
VIET NAM - Around 70 per cent of all catfish processing plants in the Mekong Delta have been forced to shut down because of a severe raw material shortage caused by the ongoing floods.
September 22, 2010 - VIET NAM - The seafood sector will begin applying hi-tech solutions to gain more information and trace the origins of its products, the fishing process and transport, aiming to raise its competitiveness in foreign markets....
January 5, 2011 GENERAL - The Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum (SARF), in association with Marks and Spencer, has commissioned new research to look at the potential to use seaweed (macroalgae) and other microscopic algae as commercially viable sources of raw materials to feed fish.
Monday, September 26, 2011
CHINA - The ICEIDA funded project on, ’Strategies for development of Asian reservoir and lake fisheries management’ concluded with a final consultation on lake and reservoir fisheries and aquaculture development in Asia.
September 22, 2010 - THAILAND - Despite the expansion of exports for 10 consecutive months, the appreciation of the baht has slowed down the export of some goods over the past month, a report from the Commerce Ministry said....
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
COLOMBIA - Researchers in Colombia have discovered that collagen can now be taken from the skin of tilapia and tambaqui, through a unique new method.