Seafood

Saggiomo is concentrating its office space, cold rooms and processing facilities at the Croydon site

Shellfish firm invests in south London move

By Rod Addy

Shellfish processor Saggiomo Luxury Foods has secured £90,000 from HSBC UK, which it has invested in consolidating its operations in Croydon, having moved from Mitcham in south-west London.

Seaweed & Co has secured export success with help from the Department of International Trade

Export success for edible seaweed business

By James Ridler

Edible seaweed processor Seaweed & Co has reported export success for its products worldwide, as it works with the Department of International Trade (DIT) to help meet global demand.

Fire crews were called to a conflagration at Five Star Fish last night

News in brief

Fire at 2 Sisters-owned fish firm

By James Ridler

Firefighters battled a blaze at 2 Sisters Food Group-owned seafood processor Five Star Fish last night (20 September), after a fire broke out in an outbuilding.

Three Lithuanian men have been fined for gangmaster offences in the seafood sector

Seafood sector illegal gangmasters fined

By James Ridler

Three Lithuanian men have been convicted of gangmaster offences in Northern Ireland, following an investigation by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA).

Coast & Glen owner Magnus Houston (right) has bought the former Summer Isle Foods site in Alness, Soctland

Coast & Glen owner expands into new factory

By James Ridler

The owner of seafood processor Coast & Glen and home delivery service Fishbox has acquired a new factory and offices in Alness, Scotland, with plans to create new jobs.

Marine Products Scotland MD Angus MacKenzie has passed away

Marine Products Scotland MD passes away

By James Ridler

Angus MacKenzie, managing director of seafood processer Marine Products Scotland (MPS), has passed away aged 54 after a short illness.

Storer will run Annan Port Street’s scampi plant amid a period of growth in production volumes

Storer moves from 2 Sisters to Young’s

By Rod Addy

Young’s Seafood has appointed Billy Storer, who previously led 2 Sisters Food Group’s ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook production at its Derby site, as head of operations at its Humberstone Road facilities in Grimsby.