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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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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