Bumble Bee inks $850m debt refinance as $25m fine looms

August 18, 2017 | Seafood News
Weeks after it reached an agreement with US prosecutors to pay a $25 million fine over the next five years, Bumble Bee Foods has inked a deal to refinance $850m in debt ...read more
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$20m impact fund launches with Indonesia, Philippines fishing focus

August 18, 2017 | Seafood News
A US non-profit is taking a new approach toward encouraging sustainable fishing in the Philippines and Indonesia: Make investments that deliver an impact and 'decent' returns ...read more
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Big Alaska crab fishery closed early with low yield

August 18, 2017 | Seafood News
The largest crab fishery in southeast Alaska has been shut down early after recording the lowest catch numbers in more than 30 years, a radio station in the state reports ...read more
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High Liner eyes US with new product line after Canada launch

August 18, 2017 | Seafood News
High Liner Foods is set to start selling its pre-sauced, ready-to-cook pink salmon line in the US and expand its offerings, too. The Nova Scotia company really 'Can't Mess It Up!' ...read more
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Pink salmon fishing much improved in southern Alaska

August 18, 2017 | Seafood News
It's been a good year thus far for pink salmon fisherman working Alaska's Lower Cook Inlet ...read more
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Northern California petitions for more squid permits

August 18, 2017 | Seafood News
Northern California fishermen and processors are asking state regulators to allow them to enter the lucrative squid fishery, disrupting the current quota system ...read more
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Prince Edward Island shellfish group members resign in funding dispute

August 18, 2017 | Seafood News
Several leaders of the Prince Edward Island Shellfish Association in Canada have resigned the volunteer panel in a funding dispute with the provincial government ...read more
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Japan’s Yokorei invests in Malaysian black tiger shrimp operation

August 18, 2017 | Seafood News
Japan's Yokohama Reito has invested in a Malaysian shrimp operation with plans to expand production to as much as 30,000t ...read more
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Talley’s skipjack tuna fishery given MSC nod

August 18, 2017 | Seafood News
New Zealand's main skipjack tuna purse seine fishery has been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council as being sustainably managed ...read more
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Young’s close to deal with US supplier to take brand across Atlantic

August 18, 2017 | Seafood News
UK processor Young's is close to a deal with a US supplier to take its brand into world's largest economy, its CEO said on a bondholder conference call on Wednesday ...read more
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