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Hundreds of jobs at Young’s Seafood could be at risk, after the manufacturer lost a key contract to supply Sainsbury with salmon.
Salmon firms have boosted employee numbers by more than a quarter over two years, leading to a net increase in jobs across the seafood industry, according to trade body Seafish.
Mariner Foods’ assets are being sold off after the Grimsby-based seafood firm plunged into administration three weeks ago.
Fish, seafood and China drove Scottish food export growth over the past year, according to figures just released by the Scottish government.
Macho behaviour and safety fears are putting women off working in the brewing and fisheries industries, according to research.
Jobs are threatened at Mariner Foods after the seafood business entered administration on May 5, having been set up just three years ago.
Plans for Fleetwood Fish Park will officially be launched on May 5 and seafood processors will be able to secure space at the 13,000m2 Lancashire site, which will create up...
Scottish salmon farmer Loch Duart has halted operations at the Outer Hebrides smokehouse it bought in 2008.
Frozen food firm Iglo Foods has been snapped up by investment firm Nomad Holdings for £1.87bn (€2.6bn), in a deal announced on Monday (April 20).
Food manufacturers supplying the foodservice market should focus on a growing trend for upmarket on-the-go and sharing products driven by the popularity of US-style street food, according to industry representatives.
Young’s Seafood has boosted annual operating profit by almost a quarter as a result of sales growth in both branded and own-label fish despite “challenging market conditions”.
Northbay Pelagic’s fish processing unit in Peterhead is likely to be out of action until the tail end of the herring season, hitting UK landings and probably reducing prices.
Up to 150 jobs could be created at Fleetwood Fish Park in Lancashire after prime minister David Cameron announced it had won £2.5M worth of funding from the Regional Growth Fund.
Fire hit Scotch Smoked Salmon Co in Rainham, Essex, on February 10, taking four fire engines and 21 firefighters to bring under control according to the London Fire Brigade.
A bespoke weighing system has been developed by Ishida for German seafood processor Deutsche See Fischmanufaktur, which weighs just two large fresh fish fillets for a fixed-weight pack while keeping...
Dalton Philips’ departure from Morrisons leads our latest selection of people on the move in the food and drink industry.
Morrisons will open a new fish manufacturing site in Grimsby by the end of the year, creating 200 jobs and doubling its capacity in a bid meet “growing demand” for...
Young’s Seafood has appointed Pete Ward as its ceo.
Food manufacturers and retailers could tempt younger shoppers with ‘surf ‘n’ turf’ meals that marry meat and fish ingredients, according to new research from Mintel.
Workers at a Sharpak food packaging site at Yate in Bristol are poised to take part in two 24-hour strikes this week over alleged changes to working hours.
A Morrisons’ shopper got more than he bargained for when he discovered a tongue-eating parasite in his portion of sea bass.
Stowmarket-based sushi firm Ichiban UK has wrapped up a coveted award in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs) last week.
G&J Jack fish factory has escaped disaster thanks to the prompt actions and expertise of the local Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, which battled a blaze at the Fraserburgh plant....
Dundee Cake looks set to become the next food product to receive Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status after Scotland’s food secretary Richard Lochhead launched a national consultation to consider the...
Coombe Fisheries has doubled its processing capacity and created 27 new jobs with a new £4M seafood packing, freezing and storage facility in Barnstaple, Devon.