With 30 per cent of seafood on the international market found to be incorrectly labelled when tested, the Marine Stewardship Council has revealed the causes and implications – and how it is almost eliminating substitution and fraud in the industry. Anne Gabriel, Oceania program director for the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), a global non-profit that … Continue reading Seafood expert reveals why 30 per cent of seafood products are mislabelled or fraudulent
The nutritional quality of fish and squid deteriorates under warm water events, research reveals – with implications for the marine environment, marine predators and fisheries capturing food for human consumption. Research led by the University of Sydney shows that under warm water events the nutritional balance of fish and squid changes and is of lower … Continue reading Nutritional quality of fish and squid reduced by warm water events
The Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu will provide A$300 million over the next three years to develop infrastructure for deep sea fishing off the coast of Tamil Nadu, opening up opportunities for Australian organisations to supply sustainable marine technologies and services. With the second longest coastline in India at 1,076 kilometres, … Continue reading Catching deep sea fishing and aquaculture opportunities in India
Acquaculture company BioMar has entered talks with Australian state government officials to gain approval to build a new feed factory. While the Danish-based company has not yet disclosed the location of the planned build, if approved, it would be completed by 2019. BioMar expects the greenfield factory to have a yearly capacity of 110,000 metric … Continue reading New aquaculture feed factory planned for Australia
Adding the vitamin thiamine to fish sauce has been identified as the best way to protect Cambodian infants against the deadly beriberi disease.
The global seafood market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 3.9 per cent between 2015 and 2020.
The cost of fresh food is the number one factor straining the household budgets of Australian families, according to a new report. According to the Spend Sacrifice Report compiled by comparethemarket.com.au, the cost of food is a source of anxiety for 88 per cent of families. And the foods causing the biggest worries are fresh … Continue reading Cost of food stretching household bubdgets: report
A brand commitment between John West Australia, WWF-Australia and the Marine Stewardship Council has been formed to help end unsustainable fishing methods within the Australian canned tuna industry.
FishPac, a supplier of equipment for the transport of air freighted live aquatic animals sustained with oxygen has announced that it has shipped 230,000 bins of live seafood.
The study indicates that increased atmospheric carbon dioxide could have an impact through altering the behaviour of juvenile fish, leading to poorer chances of survival.
According to the West Australian newspaper, seafood company Kailis Bros has been hit with a $10,800 fine after the Australian Competition and Consumer (ACCC) found shoppers could be mislead by the labeling on its “Just Caught Prawn Meat” product.
John West seafood brand has created a new online tool called Trace Your Fish that allows consumers to trace where their John West seafood comes from
Sydney Fish Market has launched the Australian Seafood Quality Index app, which provides seafood buyers and restaurateurs with a useful guide to seafood shelf-life at their fingertips.
According to Anastasia Alieva, Head of Fresh Food Research at Euromonitor International, Fresh fish and seafood has seen growth over 2009-2014 across all global regions.