Tuesday, 01 November 2016 00:00

Innovation in Spanish fisheries

The Spanish fisheries sector is among the most highly advanced in the world with well-developed activities in capture, aquaculture, processing, and trade as well as a sophisticated research and development. capability.

The feature in the last edition of the Eurofish Magazine (December 2016) on the Blue Legasea project in Alesund, Norway, an undertaking that brings together companies interested in exploiting marine biomass to produce a range of sustainable, high-value, and healthful products, continues in this issue with brief profiles on three companies, Pharma Marine, Rimfrost, and Vedde (Triple Nine Group).

Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

A seafood hub of international significance

The Netherlands is an important hub in the international fish trade. One quarter of the raw materials that are processed or traded by Dutch seafood companies come from the country’s own fishery. The major share – fish and seafood worth about 2.2 billion euros – is imported. Only 20 per cent of the products produced in the Netherlands remain within the country. Most of them are exported, mainly to other European countries. The total value of Dutch seafood exports adds up to over 2.5 billion euros.

Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Production starts at new feed factory

The company Noordzee farms seabass, seabream, and meagre in the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, processing and exporting the fish to countries in Europe and to Russia. A planned expansion to its fish feed factory will contribute to the integration of operations enabling the company to maintain even closer control over all the production parameters.

Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Smoked trout for the German market

Turkey produces more farmed trout than any other farmed species. Of the total farmed fish production, trout amounted to 45% in 2015 thanks to the almost 2,000 inland fish farms that exist across the country.

Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Rapid growth on domestic market

Pakyurek, based in Adana in the south of Turkey along the Mediterranean coast, produces a range of fish and seafood products for the domestic market and for export. However, one of the company’s most important items is land snails, which are exported to France.

A joint venture between the BioMar Group from Denmark and the Sagun Group of Turkey, BioMar-Sagun has established a greenfield fish feed factory in Söke, Turkey, that went on stream in the middle of 2016.

Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Sales increase by a tenth annually

Kocaman Balikcilik is among the biggest producers and exporters of marine and freshwater products in Turkey. In addition, it is involved in joint ventures to farm tuna and to produce buttered snails.

Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Fresh and frozen exports to Japan

Kilic Seafood is synonymous with the Turkish fish farming sector. The company is fully integrated producing at all stages of the farmed seafood value chain. The main production is seabass, seabream, meagre, and rainbow trout. In addition to on-growing facilities for farmed fish, Kilic has hatcheries, feed production units, packaging facilities and processing factories producing a range of sophisticated items. Since 2015 the company has also been farming tuna, on-growing the fish in cages in the sea off Karaburun near Izmir.

Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Seabass production set to increase

The Akel Group in Turkey is a major trader of agricultural products. Among the group companies is Agromey, a producer of seabass and seabream with its own feed manufacturing plant, on-growing sites for the fish, processing and packaging facilities, as well as sales and marketing divisions that trade the fish on markets within Turkey as well as around the world.

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