GAA Signs Agreement for Major Chinese E-Commerce Retailer JD.com to Distribute BAP Certified Seafood

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] March 20, 2017 The Global Aquaculture Alliance and major Chinese e-commerce platform JD.fresh signed an agreement for the online retailer to start selling BAP certified seafood directly to consumers in China. The deal was signed during the Seafood Expo North America (SENA), which is taking place in Boston between March 19-21. The two […]

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Norway’s Salmon Producers Targeting Chinese Market for Expansion with Trade Relations Normalized

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Bloomberg News] by Jonas Cho Walsgard – ‎March‎ ‎27‎, ‎2017‎ ‎ China is the next market to conquer for Norwegian salmon and this seafood investor. “China is too big to ignore,” Hogne I. Tyssoy, portfolio manager of the Holberg Triton fund, said in an interview in Oslo on Tuesday. “Now when it’s opening again, […]

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China’s Taste for Lobster is Keeping Maine Fishermen Flush with Cash

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Quartz Media] by Gwynn Guilford – March 15, 2017 Seafood is a classic luxury item in China. But until recently, people there weren’t big on lobster. The iconic, bright-red crustaceans were known as the “Boston lobster,” and were a rarity compared to other fancy oceanic eats like sea cucumbers or geoduck clams. But the […]

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Lobsters 2nd Largest Volume Import at Zhengzhou Airport as Expanded Air Cargo Capacity Continues

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [henandaily] Translated by Amy Zhong  March 17, 2017 Zhengzhou of Henan welcomes its 13th flight of Canadian lobsters this year. More and more high-end seafood is being flown here from the North America. One reason is the expansion of airfreight capacity to China from seafood shipping locations such as Halifax.  Even after Chinese New […]

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