Australia’s agricultural trade has held relatively steady during the COVID-19 pandemic, however the export of some commodities such as seafood, have seen a downturn. In the early stages of COVID-19, there were significant concerns for Australian agricultural trade and the impacts we may see. Over the past few months however, agricultural trade has thankfully held … Continue reading Insights into agricultural trade during COVID-19
“Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Agriculture Minister David Littleproud, Assistant Minister for Fisheries Senator Jonno Duniam and Queensland Liberal Senator Paul Scarr have announced $4 million in funding toward a national marketing campaign to promote Australian seafood to the nation,” SIA Interim CEO Veronica Papacosta said. This campaign is designed to support the industry’s recovery … Continue reading $4 million helping hand announced as fishers reel from COVID impact
Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s $110 million International Freight Assistance announcement. “We’d like to thank the Federal Government for helping to keep Aussie jobs and Aussie seafood on the table,” SIA CEO Jane Lovell said. “The Australian seafood industry has been in turmoil since orders to China evaporated on 24 January. … Continue reading Seafood industry buoyed by Federal support
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has today announced the winners of its fourth annual Sustainable Seafood Awards, which recognise pioneering organisations and individuals helping to end overfishing and ensure plentiful seafood supplies for future generations. Ten awards and five commendations were given by the prestigious judging panel, which included leaders from the fishing and sustainability … Continue reading Winners of Sustainable Seafood Awards announced
Australia’s seafood industry is urging consumers to “Say it with seafood” this Valentine’s Day in a bid to give the industry a much needed boost as it grapples with the flow on effect of the summer’s extreme weather and coronavirus. “This Valentine’s Day we are urging Aussies to ‘Say it with seafood’,” Seafood Industry Australia … Continue reading Seafood industry urges lovers to buy Aussie
With a potential shortage of fresh seafood stocks due to wild seas over the Easter period, the MSC is encouraging Aussie consumers to commit to choosing sustainably sourced seafood.
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), this week launched Australia’s first ever Sustainable Seafood Week.
Businesses that trade in wild caught seafood can now access an online tool to help them determine the stock, environmental and management risks associated with the seafood they buy and sell.
The Marine Stewardship Council will be highlighting the vital role Australians can play every day to help keep our oceans healthy at the event.
A new study has found that levels of commercial fish stocks could be harmed as rising sea temperatures affect their source of food.
Top players in the seafood industry gathered at International Convention Centre for the National Seafood Industry Awards at a Gala Dinner on 28th September 2017.
Close to 350 delegates from across Australia and abroad will arrive in Sydney this week for Seafood Directions 2017.
Australia’s aquaculture industries are set to double their value to $2 billion following the launch of the Federal Government’s National Aquaculture Strategy.
Growing demand for New Zealand eel by U.S. consumers has helped increase exports of the fish, particularly to New York according to new figures.
Sustainable Seafood Day, an annual initiative by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), will take place on Friday March 31.
The National Seafood Industry Alliance has announced the formation of Seafood Industry Australia, the new peak body for the seafood industry.
Three restaurants on Sydney’s Northern Beaches will take part in a pilot project aiming to protect threatened seafood species, marine ecosystems and the fishing industry.
Huon Aquaculture has become the first Australian business of its kind to obtain a AA grade in two categories from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards, a leading safety and quality certification programme, used by over 23,000 certificated suppliers in 123 countries. Huon received the coveted AA rating after a testing and accreditation process … Continue reading Aussie salmon lands AA rating from BRC
Forest & Bird is preparing to release a consumer guide to sustainable New Zealand seafood, with the support of a number of that nation’s cooking personalities.
A new method to make oysters easier to open is being developed in South Australia.