NZ firm’s new live mussel facility a first in China

  Undercurrent News April 19, 2016, 4:30 pm Neil Ramsden New Zealand seafood firm Future Cuisine has become the first to own a registered company, and factory, in China, it claims. In April 2016 the processor and distributor began operations at its new facility in Shanghai, where it will stock and sell live greenshell mussels, […]

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Ecuadorean shrimp exports to US hit ‘limit’ as attention shifts to China

Ecuadorean shrimp exports to US hit ‘limit’ as attention shifts to China Undercurrent News April 19, 2016, 4:23 pm Jason Smith GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador — Although Ecuador supplied 170 million pounds of shrimp last year to the US, out of the 719m it exported worldwide, that figure has likely peaked as producers divert their attention to […]

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Chile Sets Goal to Be Top Five Seafood Supplier to Chinese Market by 2020

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Yibada] Vanna Emia – April 12, 2016 In a buffet held at the Chilean embassy in Beijing, Chilean officials expressed plans to become one of the top exporters of seafood to China, China Daily reported. The buffet was held to celebrate decades of free trade between China and Chile, an agreement that was […]

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China’s Frozen Fish Processors are Retooling for Domestic Demand

SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Amy Zhong and John Sackton, based on material from CAPMA – April 7, 2016 The rapid growth of imported seafood in China, and its great popularity, is causing some of the primary frozen fish processors in Qingdao to re-invent themselves as domestic seafood processors. One such company is China Starfish, a frozen fish […]

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Norway Seafoods banks on growing appetite for Skrei in China

April 7, 2016 Ross Davies Undercurrent News Norway Seafoods has high hopes to land more of its “Skrei” cod on the shelves of Chinese retailers. The group has been in discussions with Chinese retailers – together with the Norwegian Seafood Council [NSC) – for the last 18 months to increase the eastern export flow of […]

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Ireland’s Oyster Exports to Chinese Market Doubled in 2015

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Irish Examiner] February 29, 2016 Wild Atlantic Shellfish, a locally-based oyster company, has just become a fully verified member of the Bord Bia Origin Green national sustainability programme — the latest from the seafood sector to do so. It has invested in marketing and technical elements over the past year to strengthen its […]

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Argentine Company Promotes More Live Seafood Sales to China

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [Technopress]  February 19, 2016 An Argentine company, Transandino, has developed waterless technology for shipping live bivalves, snails, and abalone to China.  Since 2009, Argentina shows sales of live seafood to Hong Kong and from there to other Chinese cities. This is mostly seafood extracted by artisanal fishermen in the trans-Andean Patagonia, and shipped […]

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Chinese Confident of Continued Growth in Canadian Imported Seafood in 2016

    SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fish First] Translated by Amy Zhong Feb 16, 2016 Fan Xubing is the founder and president of Sea Bridge Marketing in Beijing, and has worked for many years as a partner in promoting sales of imported seafood in China, especially on line. He has worked in China’s Ministry of Agriculture and the […]

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Domino’s China Debuts Fish-Shaped Fish Stick Pizza

  Fish Deluxe pizza follows a lobster-topped pizza also created in celebration of Chinese New Year SEAFOODNEWS.COM [The Daily Meal] By Abigail Abesamis – February 11, 2016 Chain is also offering a Shrimp & Crab Deluxe pizza. Domino’s China has debuted two seafood and pizza mashups: Fish Deluxe pizza and Shrimp & Crab Deluxe pizza, […]

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