Spain, and more specifically the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands, is the place chosen by Nueva Pescanova to open what will be the first octopus farm in the world. Details are still being designed, but it is estimated that the facilities will open in 2023, with a total investment of € 65 million and the creation of 300 jobs, 150 of them direct jobs with highly qualified personnel, and another 150 indirect jobs. The farm is expected to be at full capacity in 2026, with a production of 3,000 tons per year.
After months of efforts of the ProChile Trade Office in New Delhi and Aquachile, it has announced that the salmon export is reopening.
Kangamiut Seafood and Oceanpick join forces to bring ocean-farmed barramundi from Sri Lanka to European consumers.
Anchovy season cancellation in Peru will affect global aquaculture through the feed industry, but Cargill, Skretting, and BioMar say they are ready to minimize the impact on their customers.
The plan will strengthen Nigeria's farmed catfish value chain to make the sector more resilient and efficient in providing affordable food to Africa's most populous nation.