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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).
London’s top chefs have called for a ban on polystyrene packaging in an open letter to mayor Sadiq Khan, citing environmental and health concerns.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has unveiled its new Christmas food range, describing it as the “must-have” collection.
Icelandic Seachill, the seafood supplier, has revealed it is to make 86 redundancies and close its deli site in Grimsby in the wake of losing a large contract with Marks...
The cost of manufacturing food and drink products has risen 4.3% over the past 12 months across all sectors, according to latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Nolan Seafoods (UK) has warned that up to 40 jobs at the Aberdeen-based business are at risk due to volatile trading conditions and the loss of a major contract.
Freight Transport Association (FTA) boss David Wells has urged Prime Minister (PM) Theresa May to prioritise the logistics industry in Brexit talks with the EU.
Icelandic Seachill, the fish supplier, has warned of job losses after losing a large contract with Marks & Spencer (M&S).
Brexit could have “severe” consequences for food manufacturers that trade with EU countries, as they could face delivery delays and customs barriers, a logistics supplier has warned.
The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) has taken the ground-breaking step of agreeing harvest control rules for skipjack tuna in the Indian Ocean.
Vitafoods Europe 2016 opened its doors to the world’s healthy food and nutrition industry in Geneva this week. Here we capture some of the show’s big themes delivered by the social...
The 2016 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) are now open for entries. So, if your company wants to be recognised for its achievements and join the celebrations at this year's...
Food and drink manufacturers need to learn from other industries, such as the insurance sector, and use a “systems approach” to identifying fraudulent activity in their businesses, a leading academic...
Chilled fish supplier Icelandic Seachill has denied accusations that its handling of the National Living Wage (NLW) will leave workers worse off, after unions escalated their concerns to the European...
The Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Global has revealed it has seen some exhibitors pull out of the event in the wake of the Brussels bombings.
Morrisons has apologised to a Lanarkshire shopper after she found a live worm inside the packaging of a portion of haddock.
Fresh food packaging manufacturer Linpac plans to invest £1.2M in machinery that will enable the firm to produce a further 200M expanded polystyrene (EPS) trays each year at its St...
Chilled fish supplier Icelandic Seachill has rejected accusations, made by Unite the union, it was guilty of “sleight of hand” over its handling of the National Living Wage....
Eighty jobs have been cut by Marine Harvest and another seafood company has reported annual losses in a tough week for the Scottish salmon farming sector.
Marine Harvest is investing £20M into a new salmon hatchery in Glenmoriston, near Inverness, in what is hailed as a major boost to the Scottish food and drink industry.