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    Ohad Maiman steps aside but doesn’t go far

    On the first day of November, The Kingfish Company made a surprise announcement, Ohad Maiman was stepping down as CEO to take on an...

    Looking for organic and sustainable octopus farming

    About a month ago Profand Group publicly confirmed that it had started its octopus farming career. However, the project is actually not that new....

    A Panama small pelagics fishery gains for first time the MarinTrust certification

    Several years after the MarinTrust Improver Programme (IP) approved the Panama small pelagics fishery, the fishmeal and fish oil production plants sourcing from it have demonstrated full compliance and just gained MarinTrust certification. Some of the main improvements made in this fishery include a new management plan and the setting of Total Allowable Catches. An onboard observer program was also initiated. This enabled the collection of information on the size and maturity of the target species. Moreover, the ecosystem impacts endangered species. As a result of the findings of the observers’ program, fishermen regularly release vulnerable species alive. "Back in the 2010s, the Panama small pelagics fishery was data poor. Along with inadequate records of effort or landings. The market had started demanding third-party proof of sustainability. So, something needed to be done," explained Ernesto Godelman,...

    The Kingfish Company founder and CEO steps aside

    The Kingfish Company announced today that its founder and CEO, Ohad Maiman, is stepping aside from his role as...

    FoodCorp sets ORIVO’s traceability standard for pelagic fishmeal

    FoodCorp has set a new traceability standard for producers of pelagic fishmeal by qualifying for the ORIVO certification. The...

    MarinTrust welcomes first Mauritanian accepted production site

    MarinTrust has announced that the first production site from the Mauritanian small pelagic fishery has been accepted onto its Improver Programme: Atyfen SARL....
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    Bjørn Wallentin and Ragnhild Dragøy, QRILL Aqua new executives

    Aker BioMarine has recruited to its Animal Health and Nutrition Business Unit organizational chart two new leaders. Bjørn Wallentin...

    Nueva Pescanova and Kimitec cooperate to improve the quality and habitat of aquaculture species

    The Nueva Pescanova Group has reached an agreement with MAAVi, Kimitec's new R&D facilities, to continue obtaining organic and...

    Camanchaca to expand European business through Spain

    Camanchaca will use its new office in northern Spain to expand itself through the European markets. The company began...

    Pelagia acquires NFI, owned by former Nergard chairman

    Pelagia AS reached a deal to acquire Norsk Fiskeindustri Invest (NFI), owned by Arne Stang. He is the former...
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