China’s aquaculture sector is feeling the strain of rising land prices — with rents for agricultural land up 80 percent to 100 percent in some of the key southern provinces where aquaculture is clustered.
Many traditional fish-sauce producers in Khanh Hoa Province were reportedly in despair as they are facing a severe shortage of materials.
Broiled eel, a dish that is traditionally enjoyed throughout Japan on the Midsummer Day of the Ox, may again be out of reach for many people this year.
Slamet Soebjakto, Director General of Indonesia's Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, stated that the country will aim to boost its domestic shrimp production in 2013 by 30% over the previous year to 457,600 tons, according to the Indonesian newspaper Bisnis.
The FDA has announced that Blessings Inc. of Tucson, Arizona is voluntarily recalling its domestic 16-20 EZ Peel Shrimp because it contains the undeclared allergen sulfite above the levels required for products labeled “sulfite-free.”
Japan will reject the recent decision by Washington Convention member countries to regulate international trade in sharks whose populations have sharply declined due to overhunting for their fins, government sources said Friday.
The Thai Frozen Foods Association advises the use of solid facts to rebut US countervailing duties on frozen-food products, the association's honorary president Panisawon Chamnarnweh said, The Nation reports.
Two of Europe’s largest organizations representing fisheries and fishermen weighed in on the latest developments in the E.U.’s common fisheries policy (CFP) reform, with both praise and criticism for various provisions of the CFP.
Nippon Suisan Kaisha (Nissui) on Monday announced it agreed to sell all its stocks in frozen seafood producer Leuchtturm Beteiligungs- und Holding Germany AG (Leuchtturm) to a consortium of investors led by Pacific Andes International Holdings.
Between 1 January and 30 May, 2013 Argentinean maritime ports received a total of 314,733.9 tonnes of fishing resources.