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The proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon could be used to farm a range of marine species, according to industry body Seafish.
The Scottish seafood sector is hoping to boost export sales at Seafood Expo Global, which starts this week (April 25) in Brussels, following last year’s “record high” food and drink...
2 Sisters has invested £5M in its frozen fish processing business, Five Star Fish, after it won a contract with Marks & Spencer (M&S) last year.
Unite the union is seeking assurances over 750 jobs at Icelandic Seachill in Grimsby, after news emerged on Friday (April 21) that the business is to be sold.
Seafood giant Marine Harvest has blamed sea lice for a 9.4% fall in global salmon harvest last year, after revealing 69% of its Scottish salmon farms broke statutory sea lice limits.
Up to 37 jobs are at risk at fish processing firm Aquila Processing, after the company was placed into administration last week.
The Scottish food and drink sector has secured £8.3M of export sales to North America.
2 Sisters Food Group’s UK Poultry division has promoted Gill Pendergrast to the position of retail director working with Sainsbury.
A £1M Scottish aquaculture programme has been launched to boost supply chain innovation, increase industry turnover by about £8M, and create up to 50 jobs.
Young’s Seafood is planning a strong presence at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston next month – following news that the US is now the UK’s second largest export...
Fresh food packaging manufacturer Linpac has collaborated with Norway’s Leroy Seafood Group to produce a range of resource-efficient sushi convenience packs, which will be supplied exclusively to Spanish retailer Mercadona....
Extending the shelf-life of seafood using vacuum skin packs will be one of Mutlivac’s focuses at the forthcoming Seafood Processing Global trade fair, which takes place in Brussels from April...
Two polyunsaturated fatty acids found in omega-3 can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a review of studies published in the US.
Fish processor QA Fish is investing £500,000 in a factory expansion, which will create up to five new jobs.
Norwegian krill supplier Aker BioMarine used last month’s Health Ingredients Europe show to raise awareness of the “serious and costly” implications of being omega-3 deficient.
The seafood market is the focus of a new range of clean-label fish pastes and powders for savoury applications.
Food flavouring producer Bell Flavors & Fragrances has released its top trends for 2017, which focus heavily on ethnic foods.
Omega-3 fatty acids in the diet – contained in oily fish and as supplements – are proven to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), but they also help to...
A number of “potentially unsafe” frozen fish and chicken products were recalled over the weekend, after they had been repackaged in unapproved premises.
Global seafood consumption is set to continue to grow, but the industry’s future health depends on sustainable fishing, a research company has claimed.
A clampdown of illegal shellfish harvesting was launched in Scotland last week (November 16), spearheaded by Highland Council’s Environmental Health Service (EHS).
Scottish seafood manufacturer Thistle Seafoods has secured a multi-million pound cash injection deal with the Bank of Scotland.
A £2.5M EU funding boost to support sustainable growth and investment in Scottish aquaculture has been unveiled by rural economy secretary Fergus Ewing.
The death of a worker at Thistle Seafoods is currently under investigation by Police Scotland.
Two men received suspended prison sentences last week for illegal shellfish gathering, after an investigation by North Wales Police and the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA).