Category Archives: The Netherlands

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

NATIONAL Geographic focuses on insect-eating farmed salmon: ‘Getting rid of fishmeal & showing safety, economic & environmental potential’

Continue reading NATIONAL Geographic focuses on insect-eating farmed salmon: ‘Getting rid of fishmeal & showing safety, economic & environmental potential’

ETHICS: MEPs will vote today on whether or not to ban “innovative” electric ‘pulse fishing’; “Reduces fuel consumption by 46%” says industry…

Continue reading ETHICS: MEPs will vote today on whether or not to ban “innovative” electric ‘pulse fishing’; “Reduces fuel consumption by 46%” says industry…

ASC logo accounted for largest growth out of the 9 labels surveyed in Dutch market: +78%… 65% of seafood now labelled either MSC/ASC

Continue reading ASC logo accounted for largest growth out of the 9 labels surveyed in Dutch market: +78%… 65% of seafood now labelled either MSC/ASC

FIRST brown shrimp fishery to achieve “MSC certificate for sustainability”; North Sea fishery operating in Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands

Continue reading FIRST brown shrimp fishery to achieve “MSC certificate for sustainability”; North Sea fishery operating in Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands

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’

WORDING… Dutch Advertising Code Committee finds that Princes is “misleading consumers” with some of tuna cans sustainability claims

Continue reading WORDING… Dutch Advertising Code Committee finds that Princes is “misleading consumers” with some of tuna cans sustainability claims

SeaBOS coalition for sustainable seas: “Trust-based, face-to-face modus operandi, makes it different from many existing global green clubs”

Continue reading SeaBOS coalition for sustainable seas: “Trust-based, face-to-face modus operandi, makes it different from many existing global green clubs”

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

ALTERNATIVE Omega-3s: IFFO responds to DSM & Evonik’s “misplaced” messages: “developing algal industry… will not be without its own environmental impacts”

Continue reading ALTERNATIVE Omega-3s: IFFO responds to DSM & Evonik’s “misplaced” messages: “developing algal industry… will not be without its own environmental impacts”

DUTCH Government funds “Seafood Stewardship Index”; Benchmark will highlight leaders and hold others accountable…

Continue reading DUTCH Government funds “Seafood Stewardship Index”; Benchmark will highlight leaders and hold others accountable…

LCA & ‘true’ vs. ‘hidden’ environmental / social costs of food production: ‘The true value’ of sustainable foods once ‘externalities’ are removed

Continue reading LCA & ‘true’ vs. ‘hidden’ environmental / social costs of food production: ‘The true value’ of sustainable foods once ‘externalities’ are removed

‘SHOCKING’ electric pulse fishing: ‘EU Fisheries Council must make comprehensive impact assessment’ – Our Fish campaign

Continue reading ‘SHOCKING’ electric pulse fishing: ‘EU Fisheries Council must make comprehensive impact assessment’ – Our Fish campaign

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”

“FISHING lobbies use press passes to loiter outside quota talks” – New Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) & Seas at Risk investigation

Continue reading “FISHING lobbies use press passes to loiter outside quota talks” – New Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) & Seas at Risk investigation

“In 2016, Nutreco has made steady progress against its sustainability objectives”; Externally-assured, SDGs-aligned & GRI G4 sustainability report published

Continue reading “In 2016, Nutreco has made steady progress against its sustainability objectives”; Externally-assured, SDGs-aligned & GRI G4 sustainability report published

[NORTHERN] Europe is where most ASC labelled products are sold/found; 1150 & 1099 in Netherlands & Germany… 259 & 127 in Canada & USA

Continue reading [NORTHERN] Europe is where most ASC labelled products are sold/found; 1150 & 1099 in Netherlands & Germany… 259 & 127 in Canada & USA

‘FISH for Good’: MSC project receives €1.75m funding over 4 years to “map the sustainability of fisheries” in developing countries

Continue reading ‘FISH for Good’: MSC project receives €1.75m funding over 4 years to “map the sustainability of fisheries” in developing countries