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Nov 29 - Jiangmen Zhenye Fishery Plans to Build China’s Largest Tilapia Processing Company


Nov 8 - Goulian’s Sales Rise in Both Chinese and Foreign Markets, Fueled by E-commerce Business


Oct 24 - Can Marijuana Reduce Stress in Farmed Fish?


Oct 20 - Selective Breeding of Farm-Raised Tilapia Could Reduce Strep


Oct 19 - Rainforest Tilapia Earns 4th and Final BAP Certification Star


Oct 16 - Tilapia Prices Drop after National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival in China


Sep 19 - Chinese helping Establish Tilapia Production in Laos


Aug 29 - U.S. Trade Investigation Unlikely to Affect China's Already Depressed Tilapia Industry


Aug 25 - Salmon, Tilapia Prices Lower as Part of Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods


Aug 17 - GAA and Fishin’ Company Partner to Promote Positive Aspects Of Aquaculture Industry


Aug 16 - Cargill Survey Reveals U.S. Consumers are Willing To Spend Extra for Sustainable Seafood


Aug 9 - Chinese Tilapia Prices Increase Due to Unstable Supply


Jul 27 - Chinese Tilapia Prices Rise Due to Better Weather Conditions, Better Feed


Jun 14 - Slade Gorton Tilapia Recall Expands to Giant Eagle


Jun 12 - Slade Gorton Voluntarily Recalls Tilapia Products for Undeclared Milk


Jun 6 - Monterey Bay Recognizes BAP Certified Shrimp, Tilapia, Pangasius and Mussels as Good Alternative


May 30 - Washington Attorney General: Sushi Tokyo, Oto Shushi Must Stop Mislabeling Sushi


May 12 - China's Tilapia Prices Rebound and Farmers Raise Their Stock Density


Apr 17 - China’s Tilapia Industry Faces Moment of Truth at Volume Remains Flat and Prices Fall


Mar 30 - Regal Springs Meets Goal to Donate 5,000 Lbs of Tilapia to SeaShare


Mar 6 - Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Trains 15,000 Shrimp and Tilapia Farmers Asia, South Pacific


Feb 15 - China Update: Tilapia Processors Restart with Stable Prices; Shrimp Production Above Expectations


Dec 28 - Guangdong Processor Passes FDA Inspection


Dec 12 - Weak Prices for Small Tilapias mean Farmers Reluctant to Feed Fish over Winter


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Jiangmen Zhenye Fishery Plans to Build China’s Largest Tilapia Processing Company

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Jiangmen] translated by Amy Zhong - November 29, 2017

Jiangmen Zhenye Fishery, a company located in Jiangmen city of Guangdong province, has specialized in processing tilapia and promoting aquaculture technologies of tilapia. It owns an area of more than 60,000 square meters, while the capacity of its refrigerated warehouses is close to 10,000 tons. And it is equipped with nine advanced production lines for aquatic processing. Every day it can handle the processing of as many as 270 tons of tilapia ...

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Goulian’s Sales Rise in Both Chinese and Foreign Markets, Fueled by E-commerce Business

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Jingji] translated by Amy Zhong - November 8, 2017

Goulian released its quarterly report recently. As the report shows, its revenue reachee 3.014 billion yuan (~$454.6 million USD) within the first three quarters this year, which increased by 62.66 percent from the same period last year. And its net profit attributable to shareholders skyrocketed by 78.46 percent to 112 million yuan (~$17 million USD). This achievement resulted from rapid growth of its business at home and abroad as well as its continual efforts in developing e-commerce platforms.

China is set to ...

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Selective Breeding of Farm-Raised Tilapia Could Reduce Strep

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle - October 20, 2017

Farm-raised tilapia can be susceptible to streptococcosis due to bacteria. But scientists at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) may have found a way to reduce strep, which causes farmers to lose about $1 billion worth of tilapia annually.

A study conducted by ARS molecular biologists Benjamin LaFrentz and Craig Shoemaker shows that selective breeding is a “promising alternative” to combatting the disease. Previously, farmers were forced to use vaccines and antibiotics to ...

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Tilapia Prices Drop after National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival in China

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Shuichan] translated by Amy Zhong - October 16, 2017

China’s tilapia price index is reported to be 101.24 points for those between 0.6 to 1 jin (~ 0.25-0.5 kg) each on October 10. The number contracts by 0.71 points from September 25. The index is 100.44 points for those about 1 to 1.6 jin (~0.5-1.25 kg) each, which has declined by 0.54 points.

The average price decreased after National Day compared with the price before the holiday. So did the purchase prices of processing plants as well as ...

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U.S. Trade Investigation Unlikely to Affect China's Already Depressed Tilapia Industry

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Shuichan] translated by Amy Zhong - August 29, 2017

President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Aug. 14, authorizing the U.S. Trade Representative to look into Chinese trade practices and determine whether to conduct a full trade investigation. On Aug. 18, the representative announced the agency would officially start the investigation.

This move has worried many parties concerned about the relations between China and the U.S. The investigation mainly targets the fields of intellectual property, innovation and technology, but will it influence China’s tilapia industry, whose main export market is America? A reporter recently interviewed several ...

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GAA and Fishin’ Company Partner to Promote Positive Aspects Of Aquaculture Industry

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle August 17, 2017

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and The Fishin’ Company have teamed up to promote the positive aspects of the aquaculture industry.

The Fishin’ Company is an importer of tilapia and other frozen fish, and supplies large retailers and food service companies all over the world. The company is already doing their part to promote responsible aquaculture by sourcing their tilapia from farmers in China who are part of the BAP third-party certification program. But according to CEO Manish Kumar, they could be ...

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Chinese Tilapia Prices Increase Due to Unstable Supply

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] translated by Amy Zhong - August 9, 2017

Inclement weather and continued hot days have resulted in an unstable supply of farmed tilapia in South China – and that has resulted in some price increases.

For tilapias between 1 to 1.6 jin each, the farm gate price is 4.2 yuan/jin ($1.26/kg US) in Zhuhai, about 4.3 to 4.4 yuan/jin ($1.29-$1.32/kg US) in Zhanjiang, 4.4 yuan/jin ($1.32/kg US) in Maoming and 4.7 yuan/jin ($1.47/kg US) in ...

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Slade Gorton Tilapia Recall Expands to Giant Eagle

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] June 14, 2017

A recall for breaded tilapia products issued by Slade Gorton because of undeclared milk in the product has expanded to include tilapia products distributed to Giant Eagle supermarkets.

The grocer announced a voluntary recall of its Market District Toasted Crumb Tilapia and Giant Eagle Toasted Crumb Tilapia. The products are sold fresh from the seafood department of its supermarkets.

These items are part of national, voluntary recall issued by Slade Gorton. 

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Monterey Bay Recognizes BAP Certified Shrimp, Tilapia, Pangasius and Mussels as Good Alternative

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] June 6, 2017

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program now recognizes BAP-certified shrimp, tilapia, pangasius and mussels as a Good Alternative for consumers.   

This is according to the Monterey Bay’s latest benchmark report, which is released on May 31.

“We’re elated that Seafood Watch is now recommending to businesses and consumers that two-, three- and four-star BAP tilapia is a Good Alternative,” said Chris Trosin, VP of BAP business development...

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China's Tilapia Prices Rebound and Farmers Raise Their Stock Density

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [News 163] Translated by Amy Zhong May 12, 2017

China’s tilapia prices are mostly stable with a slight decline in some regions. And the prices are very likely to stay stable in the coming week with a small deposit.

Seed stocking has peaked after the Tomb-Sweeping Day at the beginning of April. Farmers have finished their stocking in some aquaculture regions. The stocking volume was close to that of the previous year.

As the statistics show, tilapia prices have rebounded..

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Regal Springs Meets Goal to Donate 5,000 Lbs of Tilapia to SeaShare

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] March 30, 2017

Regal Springs Tilapia has reached its goal to donate 5,000 pounds of tilapia to SeaShare.  

The company served 1,000 Tilapia Power Bowls during the Seafood Expo North America last week in Boston, which helped the company meet the 5,000 pound goal. For every Tilapia Power Bowl sampled, Regal Springs pledged to donate five pounds of its responsibly raised tilapia to SeaShare,   

The Tilapia Power Bowls featured fresh pan-seared Regal Springs Tilapia Loins, quinoa, corn salsa and Queso Blanco cheese...
 

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China Update:  Tilapia Processors Restart with Stable Prices; Shrimp Production Above Expectations

SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Amy Zhong and John Sackton - February 15, 2017

Tilapia processing plants have started back to work after the Chinese New Year. But output is still low.  The market situation in 2016 has taken a toll on farmers feeding and stocking of tilapia, which has meant stable prices amid small supplies.

In Hainan processing plants restarted their operation earlier than those in Guangdong and Guangxi. According to insiders, more processing plants will go back to work after the Lantern ...

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Weak Prices for Small Tilapias mean Farmers Reluctant to Feed Fish over Winter

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [Shuichan News] Translated by Amy Zhong December 12, 2016

There are only 30% tilapias left in the ponds of western Guangdong and processing plants are raising their purchase prices. 

China’s tilapia price index is 3% to 10% higher than at this time last year, with the larger increase for fish of .5 kg or larger.   

According to insiders, this upward change results from limited tilapia deposit and insufficient supply to processing plants. The price rise of feed has had no..

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Can Marijuana Reduce Stress in Farmed Fish? 

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle - October 24, 2017

Marijuana is being used to relieve anxiety in people … but can it be used to reduce stress in farmed fish?

With some farmed fish being subjected to overcrowding and deteriorating water quality, studies show that these fish can become stressed and disease-ridden. Researchers in Lebanon conducted a study, which was published in the Aquaculture Research journal, to look at the effect of cannabis oil in reducing stress and disease in aquacultured fish. The researchers used cannabis sativa, a plant that “produces an oil with psychoactive and stress reduction effects,” in a special feed blend for tilapia in the hopes of seeing improvement, as well as growth.

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Rainforest Tilapia Earns 4th and Final BAP Certification Star

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle - October 19, 2017

Rainforest Tilapia has earned their fourth and final Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification star. The company earned the coveted fourth star by getting their feed mill certified, an act they hope will help ensure buyers and consumers that their product is responsibly raised from egg to harvest.

“We’re very proud of earning our final BAP certification star ..."

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Chinese helping Establish Tilapia Production in Laos

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Shuichan News]  Translated by Amy Zhong Sept. 19, 2017

On September 7, Laos has received  1.2-million tilapia seed from Nanning airport of Guangxi. This is the first time that Guangxi has exported large quantities of such seed to Laos. It is one practice encouraged by the One Belt One Road initiative.  

These boxes were sent to Nanning airport hurriedly, because these seed can only survive for eight hours in the boxes after the processing. Nanning customs has guided the export company in its clearance and hastened relevant procedures, which result in successful seed delivery from Guangxi to Laos. 

By 3 pm they were transported to local facilities and felt energetic again in water..

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Salmon, Tilapia Prices Lower as Part of Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods 

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle August 25, 2017

Whole Foods Whole Catch

Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market closes Monday, and Amazon has announced immediate price reductions will be taken on a range of items.  Among the highlighted price cuts are salmon and tilapia.

Whole Foods will also be integrated more closely with Amazon's retail site, with frozen Whole Catch products being offered for sale on Amazon's various grocery ecommerce sites.

When the acquisition closes Whole foods said they will immediately offer lower prices on select grocery staples. The supermarket has not released their full list of discounted items, but a press release confirmed that organic responsibly-farmed salmon and tilapia will be among them...

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Cargill Survey Reveals U.S. Consumers are Willing To Spend Extra for Sustainable Seafood

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle August 16, 2017

Cargill — a global corporate feed company that produces feed for salmon, tilapia, shrimp and more  — has conducted a survey with 1,000 U.S. residents to find out what they care about when it comes to seafood. The poll results revealed that “seafood is in higher demand than ever before” and that a majority of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable and responsibly sourced seafood.

“The majority of American consumers believe seafood is ...

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Chinese Tilapia Prices Rise Due to Better Weather Conditions, Better Feed

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fishfirst] translated by Amy Zhong - July 27, 2017

Generally speaking, tilapia aquaculture in China is more promising this year than in 2016. Tilapia diseases are in decline, prices are rebounding and farmers are more enthusiastic.

The aquaculture industry has been gloomy within the past few years under the influence of continually low prices and years of market depression. Finally tilapia prices are rebounding this year, though they are not satisfactorily high. The current farm gate price is about 4.3 to 4.4 yuan/jin (~ $0.32-0.33/kg US) for those ...

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Slade Gorton Voluntarily Recalls Tilapia Products for Undeclared Milk

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] June 12, 2017

Slade Gorton issued a voluntary recall for tilapia products because they may contain undeclared milk. 

The product was produced between January 31, 2017 and June 6, 2017. It was distributed to Supervalu, Harris Teeter, Cantanese Classic Seafoods, The Fish Guys, Euro USA, Bfresh, Porky Products, and Superior Fish Company in seven states including Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Massachusetts, New York, Minnesota. These products are typically sold fresh can be found in the full service or self-service seafood case...

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Washington Attorney General: Sushi Tokyo, Oto Shushi Must Stop Mislabeling Sushi

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - May 30, 2017

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson last week announced agreements with two Washington restaurants, ordering them to cease mislabeling fish in sushi.

An investigation by the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division uncovered evidence that the Washington restaurants incorrectly labeled fish used in their sushi between March and August 2016. Assurances of Discontinuance filed in King County Superior Court require both businesses to accurately disclose ...

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China’s Tilapia Industry Faces Moment of Truth at Volume Remains Flat and Prices Fall

SEAFOOD.COM NEWS  [cqn.com] Translated by Amy Zhong  April 16, 2017

China’s tilapia industry needs to increase competitiveness to develop foreign markets further.

Tilapia are one of the farmed aquatic products popular worldwide. There are 80-odd aquaculture countries and regions whose output reached about 5.6 million tons last year. China’s tilapia export has risen substantially during the past few years with increasing tilapia output and demand. Last year alone it has cultivated around 1.7 million tons of tilapias, about 30% of the global production...

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Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Trains 15,000 Shrimp and Tilapia Farmers Asia, South Pacific

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] March 6, 2017

The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership wrapped up a major aquaculture training program in in Indonesia, Thailand, and China that instructed thousands of shrimp and tilapia farmers with modern training designed to improve the industry in these regions.

Organizers initially expected the project to attract 12,500 farmers. But by the December 31, 2016 finishing date, more than 15,000 farmers in all three countries had participated in the training.

“This project has exceeded expectations because of the hard work of many committed partners to deliver improvements based on a detailed, local understanding of what farmers want,” said Anton Immink, SFP’s Aquaculture Director...

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Guangdong Processor Passes FDA Inspection

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] Translated by Amy Zhong - December 28, 2016

Guangdong Yujia Seafood has passed FDA’s field inspection with excellent performance in all testing levels. The processor now has a solid foundation for further export development into the American market.

Yujia Seafood, a subsidiary of Baiyang Group, specializes in processing and export of aquatic products. Most of its products are sold to America. In 2015 alone, it exported 1,700-ton aquatic products worth US$6.2 million to America. Baiyang Group was established in 2000 and it is located in Guangxi. It ranks first in China for tilapia processing and export volumes.

The FDA conducts field inspections of Chinese exporters every year in accordance with...

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