The last few months have noticed the return of two big activities –Seafood Expo World wide/Seafood Processing International, in its new house, Barcelona, and the Aquaculture British isles trade demonstrate in Aviemore, in the Scottish Highlands.
In the May well difficulty of Fish Farmer, which you can read through here on-line, we report on the Expo in Barcelona and you can see the success of the British isles Aquaculture Awards, held in Aviemore.
Also this thirty day period, Hamish Macdonell writes about an initiative that has found Salmon Scotland and its members reaching out to educational facilities in Stirling to assist their college students come across out how salmon can be a tasty and healthy section of the university diet plan.
Sandy Neil experiences on the lessons so significantly from a pilot review in digitising the paperwork about exporting seafood to the European Union. Vince McDonagh appears to be like at the latest pondering on aquafeed and we also have a report on development so far for Cermaq’s impressive iFarm concept.
Scientists Elizabeth Cook, Nidhi Nagabhatla and Louise Shaxson warn that the prospective for seaweed as a farmed crop could be undermined by a deficiency of genetic variety and we also listen to from two associates of the Welsh Senedd about their impressions from a truth-acquiring take a look at to aquaculture corporations in Scotland.
Nicki Holmyard studies on a examine that confirms that farmed fish, shellfish and seaweed not only have a lower carbon footprint but can really enable to mitigate greenhouse fuel emissions – the investigation will come with a warning, on the other hand, that aquaculture producers do will need to make sure that they are doing the job in a sustainable way and that they minimise their very own impact on the natural environment.
We also include a function on the investment by Samherji in expanding their operations in a distant element of north-jap Iceland.
A complete report on Aquaculture United kingdom will surface in the June version.