Trident launches first branded products in China

February 9, 2016, 12:03 am Undercurrent News     Vertically integrated US giant Trident Seafoods is launching its first retail branding and marketing initiative in China. Timed to coincide with the grand celebration of Chinese New Year beginning Feb. 8, the company will also introduce a Chinese version of its corporate website to communicate directly […]

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Fresh NZ Seafood Reaches China via Alibaba’s Tmall Platform

SEAFOODNEWS.COM Fresh New Zealand seafood is being shipped directly to consumers in mainland China using Alibaba Group Holding’s third-party sales platform, Tmall.com. New Zealand Trade and Enterprise is supporting the project to promote local seafood to rural Chinese consumers. In 2015, seafood exports to China reached $484.9 million, a 14.5 percent lift on 2014. Exports […]

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Processor bets on ready-to-cook meals for young Chinese couples, children

February 2, 2016, 5:45 pm  www.undercurrentnews.com Tom Seaman MIAMI, US — Processor Dalian Meihe Foodstuff is starting to produce ready-to-cook seafood meals for young Chinese couples and children. The company, which is owned by husband and wife team Julia Ying and William Sun, generates the bulk of its sales from processing whitefish for export to Japan […]

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Fresh Salmon Shipments to Nanjing Start

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [njrb daily ] Translated by Amy Zhong – January 12, 2016 Large quantities of fresh chilled salmon have been flown to Nanjing for the first time. On 1 pm of January 4, Nanjing Lukou International Airport has welcomed the arrival of 165-carton chilled salmon weighing over 3000kg from Australia. This is the first […]

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West Australia Co-op Sets Up Lobster Holding Tanks at Guangzhou Airport

    SEAFOODNEWS.COM [West Australian] Brad Thompson – January 8, 2016 – Geraldton Fishermen’s Co-operative is about to change the face of WA’s rock lobster industry by opening its own supply chain into China. GFC will create history by becoming the first Australian business to hold and own live seafood on Chinese soil. It is preparing […]

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First Free Trade Salmon from Australia Shipped to China

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [163.com] Translated by Amy Zhong  January 5, 2016 After the implementation of Free Trade Agreement between Australia and China, the first batch of salmon have been imported to Guangzhou at a decreased tariff rate. On the morning of December 22, 2015, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport has welcomed the arrival of 8600-kilo frozen salmon from […]

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Ecuadorian Shrimp Sales to Asia Up Sharply on China Demand

      SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh – December 14, 2015 Ecuador’s shrimp exports to Asian markets—mostly to China—are up sharply in 2015.  Ecuador producers have long had an incentive and preference to sell head on shrimp.  This trend continues to squeeze the US market share for Ecuadorian product As of November, Ecuador’s shrimp exports to […]

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Australian Abalone Farm Targets Booming China Market

Ocean Grown Abalone, the world’s first abalone farming project launched in 2011, is now looking to expand as Asian demand for abalone grows, reports the West Australian.  Brad Adams, the company’s founder, began breeding abalone on artificial reefs in Augusta’s Flinders bay. The farm originally had 400,000 abalone on 40 hectares, but expanded to 1.2 million […]

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