Maruha Nichiro Says Seafood Consumption Among China, Other World Markets Has Caught Up With Japan

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Asian Nikkei] by Tomio Shida – August 25, 2016 The world is eating more fish as emerging economies become richer. Shigeru Ito, president of the Japanese seafood company Maruha Nichiro, told the Nikkei that despite China’s slowing economy, the world’s most populous country has an insatiable appetite for fishery products. Q: Is there any […]

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JingDong, A Chinese Online Platform, Expands Fresh Fish Business with Global Sourcing Strategy

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [CAPMA] Translated by Amy Zhong – August 19, 2016 Jingdong Mall has inked cooperation agreement with several foreign countries to diversify its fresh food business. On August 16, Jingdong signed a cooperation agreement with more than ten foreign embassies in order to implement its global sourcing strategy for its fresh food business. After the agreement […]

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China Will Cut the Size of its Fishing Fleet

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM [South China Morning Post] By Stephen Chen – August 16, 2016 Overfishing in Chinese rivers and seas has seriously depleted stocks and the government is to cut the size of the nation’s fishing fleet, the agricultural ministry said. A well-known fishermen in Tanmen, Hainan province, said local fishermen have been told not to […]

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Clearwater, Frosta, Zoneco participate in MSC seafood week in China

by IntraFish Media   The Marine Stewardship Council is launching Sustainable Seafood Week across 78 stores operated eight major Chinese. The event, which begins Aug. 6, is the third program initiated by MSC China program, under a program organized by China Retailer and Chain Store Association (CCFA), World Wide Fund (WW) and UNEP China program. […]

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