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01-Oct-2012 - A former Young’s Seafood factory is set to reopen and create new jobs in Amble, Northumberland.
19-Sep-2012 - Estate agents marketing Young’s Seafood’s former Cromer Crab factory say they have received about half a dozen expressions of interest.
04-Sep-2012 - Novel packaging is netting new fish and seafood consumers, reports Paul Gander
04-Sep-2012 - Sco-Fro's Galloway Seafoods factory at Newton Stewart hosted a visit by Scottish Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead last month to celebrate its £4M investment in new processing facilities.
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03-Sep-2012 - Morrisons’ new fish processing plant in Grimsby began operations today (September 3) − five months after work began on converting a disused factory at Europa Park.
29-Aug-2012 - A local council’s plan to boost Grimsby’s seafood manufacturing industry by £75M and create up to 970 jobs has been given government’s first seal of approval.
24-Aug-2012 - The UK’s annual supply of fish from home waters ran out this week – making food manufacturers reliant on stocks from as far afield as China, warns a report from think tank the New Economics Foundation (NEF).
10-Aug-2012 - Sharp differences are emerging about the future direction of in-pack convenience packaged fresh fish products.The market share of pre-packed fish sales are growing as fewer...
07-Aug-2012 - Cromer Crab Company’s factory door closed for the last time on Friday last week (August 3).
18-Jul-2012 - A local council has formed a plan to boost Grimsby’s food manufacturing industry by £75M, which could create up to 970 new jobs.
09-Jul-2012 - The md of Coldwater Seafood Anita Barker has been appointed the new chair of the Humber Seafood Group.
02-Jul-2012 - Didier Videau shares his plans for expansion, including growing sales of his firm's starch products across the globe. Rod Addy reports.
02-Jul-2012 - Research organisation Campden BRI is seeking members to join its new club. The aim is to exploit the opportunities in Europe of using a Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilisation (MATS) technology developed originally in the US.
14-Jun-2012 - Young’s Seafood has welcomed the agreement by EU ministers to ban the controversial practice of discarding fish at sea to avoid exceeding community fishing quotas.
13-Jun-2012 - Celebrity TV chef turned environmental campaigner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has helped to persuade EU government ministers to end the controversial practice of dumping hundreds of thousands of tonnes of fish at sea to avoid exceeding quotas.
12-Jun-2012 - EU government ministers are meeting in Luxembourg today (June 12) for key talks on the future of the Common Fisheries Policy, which environmental campaigners hope may lead to an end to the controversial discards policy.
01-Jun-2012 - Young’s Seafood has confirmed that it will put the Cromer crab factory up for sale in August once production has been moved to Grimsby.
28-May-2012 - Young’s Seafood is meeting representatives from Norfolk District Council and its economic development team today (May 28) to reveal its plans for the future of the Cromer site.
21-May-2012 - About 100 jobs will be created by a new seafood processing business in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire.
08-May-2012 - Campaigners want to see businesses take a more active role in negotiations to reform the Common Fisheries Policy and tackle controversial issues such as ‘discards’.
20-Apr-2012 - The Edinburgh Salmon Company (ESC) predicts export growth will lift its turnover to £50M within the next five years, after its acquisition by French equity firm Merinvest earlier this month for an undisclosed sum.
12-Mar-2012 - Fish processer Young’s Seafood has confirmed that 31 jobs at its Border Laird factory in Northumberland have been cut as part of a consultation over the future of the site.
05-Mar-2012 - Morrisons’ new seafood processing business in Grimsby will create 200 jobs and make the firm the only major food retailer to source fish from the quayside and process it for sale across the UK, it claims.
27-Feb-2012 - Designed for the fish processing industry, Landia pumps with extra cutting blades are helping Greenock-based pet food producer Rossyew convert Scottish Salmon by-products into speciality oil and protein ingredients for pig, poultry, pet and aqua feeds.
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