MALAYSIA: Raub, a district in the Malaysian city of Pahang, is set to benefit from a new aquaculture and agriculture centre, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) earlier this year.
The global private equity firm Warburg Pincus announced that funds linked to the entity have acquired 31.75 per cent of Camil Alimentos SA, one of the leading food companies in Latin America.
Seafood processing in India.
INDIA : The Brexit could represent an opportunity to boost their exports to Indian seafood traders, whose shippings to the island nation may become as they used to be during the pre-EU formation days.
MALAYSIA: About 35,400 metric tonnes of tilapia worth RM248mil in production value were recorded in Malaysia in 2015, said Fisheries Department Director-general Datuk Ismail Abu Hassan.
He said the department had set the production of tilapia, worth MYR 7,000 per tonne and MYR 12,000 per tonne in retail, to reach 130,000 metric tonnes by 2020 to meet the nationwide demand.
Fish oil. (Photo: Pesquera Diamante)
PERU : At the level of marine ingredients, Peru has lost leadership in fishmeal production, according to the president of the National Fisheries Society (SNP), Elena Conterno.