Category Archives: Latvia

With €5 billion sales and profits doubled, EU aquaculture has fully recovered from downturn

Continue reading With €5 billion sales and profits doubled, EU aquaculture has fully recovered from downturn

ASC strengthens support in Northern Europe with new Commercial Marketing Manager

Continue reading ASC strengthens support in Northern Europe with new Commercial Marketing Manager

FASTEST growing export markets for UK is Philippines (+289%) in Q3; led by higher demand for Scottish salmon (+226%)

Continue reading FASTEST growing export markets for UK is Philippines (+289%) in Q3; led by higher demand for Scottish salmon (+226%)

EU fishing industry makes significant commitments to preserve and sustainably use ‘Our Oceans’

Continue reading EU fishing industry makes significant commitments to preserve and sustainably use ‘Our Oceans’

IMPROVEMENTS in CFP’s external dimension “positions the EU distant-water fishing fleets at the forefront of the world’s sustainable fisheries” – Europêche

Continue reading IMPROVEMENTS in CFP’s external dimension “positions the EU distant-water fishing fleets at the forefront of the world’s sustainable fisheries” – Europêche

EUROPECHE satisfied with the outcome of the trilogue negotiations on the external fishing fleet Regulation

Continue reading EUROPECHE satisfied with the outcome of the trilogue negotiations on the external fishing fleet Regulation

EUROPECHE rejects “false lobbying” accusations; “article manipulates [ICES] interpretation”… Acknowledges that [industry] “professionals collaborate with specialised media”

Continue reading EUROPECHE rejects “false lobbying” accusations; “article manipulates [ICES] interpretation”… Acknowledges that [industry] “professionals collaborate with specialised media”

NORDIC Stock Exchanges recommend GRI Standards; ‘Defining what matters”…

Continue reading NORDIC Stock Exchanges recommend GRI Standards; ‘Defining what matters”…

EU INDUSTRY pleased: 2017 Quota deal reached to fulfil MSYs “while taking into consideration duly justified socio-economic factors”

Continue reading EU INDUSTRY pleased: 2017 Quota deal reached to fulfil MSYs “while taking into consideration duly justified socio-economic factors”

‘TRIUMPHANT’ Seafood Showcase reception: EU Fishing sector celebrates “sustainably sourced seafood” in European Parliament; MSC mentioned…

Continue reading ‘TRIUMPHANT’ Seafood Showcase reception: EU Fishing sector celebrates “sustainably sourced seafood” in European Parliament; MSC mentioned…

EU ministers decide on Baltic Sea fisheries catch limits for 2017; “Baltic demersal fishermen dealth huge blow by EU” – Industry

Continue reading EU ministers decide on Baltic Sea fisheries catch limits for 2017; “Baltic demersal fishermen dealth huge blow by EU” – Industry

NEW Economics Foundation (NEF) issues 2016 Update on EU’s reliance on fish imports: “fish dependence day is now 13 July”

Continue reading NEW Economics Foundation (NEF) issues 2016 Update on EU’s reliance on fish imports: “fish dependence day is now 13 July”

2013-2015 salmon prices in EU averaged €9.26/kg in France, and exceeded €15/kg in the UK & Germany…

Continue reading 2013-2015 salmon prices in EU averaged €9.26/kg in France, and exceeded €15/kg in the UK & Germany…

MSY: EU Fisheries Ministers agree on fishing opportunities for 2016 in the Baltic Sea; “step towards a sustainable fisheries policy in Europe”

Continue reading MSY: EU Fisheries Ministers agree on fishing opportunities for 2016 in the Baltic Sea; “step towards a sustainable fisheries policy in Europe”

EUROPEAN Court found that “at EU level, measures to support the sustainable development of aquaculture have not been well designed and monitored”; “insufficient comparability of data”, etc…

Continue reading EUROPEAN Court found that “at EU level, measures to support the sustainable development of aquaculture have not been well designed and monitored”; “insufficient comparability of data”, etc…

“FISHERIES management in the public interest: a new model”; Bio-Economic Model of European Fleets online version launched; #MSY

Continue reading “FISHERIES management in the public interest: a new model”; Bio-Economic Model of European Fleets online version launched; #MSY

97% of food samples evaluated by the EFSA contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits: EU-27 + Iceland & Norway results…

More than 97% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits, with just under 55% of samples free of detectable traces of these chemicals. The findings published this morning (March 12, 2015) are part of EFSA’s 2013 annual report on pesticide residues in food, which includes the results for almost 81,000 food samples from 27 EU Member States, Iceland and Norway. NB Ed: None of the food tested apparently included seafoods. Continue reading 97% of food samples evaluated by the EFSA contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits: EU-27 + Iceland & Norway results…

SWEDISH retail prices of smoked mackerel are EU’s highest and vary considerably; Lithuania, Latvia and Poland comparisons

Continue reading SWEDISH retail prices of smoked mackerel are EU’s highest and vary considerably; Lithuania, Latvia and Poland comparisons

“FARMED salmon has become the most-consumed species in Europe” – European Commission; ‘Main reason for increased consumption is ongoing improvement and development of distribution and innovation in fresh salmon category’

Fresh salmon EU retail prices 2012-2014 - EUMOFA

“In recent years, farmed salmon has become the most-consumed species in Europe. Popularity has increased because of its year-round availability. France, the UK, Germany, Spain, and Italy are the main salmon consumers. The main EU markets continue to buy more salmon, and the main reason for increasing consumption is ongoing improvement and development of distribution and innovation in the product category of fresh salmon.” –  Excerpted from the latest issue of the European Commission/ Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Directorate General (DG Mare)’s European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA) Highlights (n°1 2015) published last week. This month’s focus/case study is on EU Tuna Imports. Continue reading “FARMED salmon has become the most-consumed species in Europe” – European Commission; ‘Main reason for increased consumption is ongoing improvement and development of distribution and innovation in fresh salmon category’

“OUR AMBITION to agree shared standards should not stop at the ocean’s edge” – EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella

“[…] On oceans governance and blue growth opportunities, the proposed sustainable development goal is another positive step. But make no mistake – this should only be seen as the starting point. We have made enormous progress in drafting shared standards on how we manage our planet’s land resources. But we cannot ignore our oceans resources which make up 70% of the Earth’s surface. Our ambition to agree shared standards should not stop at the ocean’s edge.” –  Karmenu Vella – EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries in his speech on the Opening of the ‘European Year for Development’.

Continue reading “OUR AMBITION to agree shared standards should not stop at the ocean’s edge” – EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella