Oceania

Australian Prawn Producer Secures AUD 13.5 Million from Sale of Aquaculture Sites

Seafarms, the Darwin-based prawn producer in Australia has finalized a AUD 13.5 million (USD 8.98 million) deal to sell two aquaculture sites in north Queensland to advance...

Queensland’s Aquaculture Value Surges by 17.1%

The latest Ross Lobegeiger Report 2022-23 reveals that the value of Queensland, Australia's aquaculture industry has surged by 17.1% in the past year. This growth is part...

ASEAN-Australia Workshop Promotes Sustainable Shrimp Aquaculture in Bali

The ASEAN-Australia Indo-Pacific Workshop on the Use of Technology for Sustainable Aquaculture took place on May 21-22 at the Intercontinental Hotel Sanur in Bali, Indonesia. This event...

White Spot Syndrome Virus Uncontainable Like COVID-19, Experts Warn

A recent discovery of white spot syndrome virus in wild prawns off the New South Wales North Coast in Australia has prompted serious concerns within the aquaculture...

Australia Fishing Industry Adapts Post-Mothership Suspension

The Australian shrimp fishing industry is grappling with significant changes following the suspension of Sea Swift's mothership operations last August. This development has had a notable impact...

Disease-Free Zones for Indian Shrimp Discussed in Trade Talks with Australia

During a recent bilateral meeting, Indian officials brought attention to Australia's pharmaceutical pricing controls, specifically concerning generic medicines. This discussion, which took place as part of efforts...

Major Sewage Spill in Australia: Shrimp Farming Operations Halted

The Gold Coast of Australia is reeling from what is being termed as one of its worst environmental disasters to date. A significant sewage spill along the...

NSW Government Encourages Locally Sourced Seafood for Easter Celebrations

As Easter approaches, the New South Wales (NSW) government in Australia is rallying residents to opt for locally sourced fresh seafood, emphasizing the importance of relishing the...

Queensland Seafood Awards: Celebrating Excellence in the Industry

The Queensland Seafood Marketers Association (QSMA) recently hosted the much-anticipated Queensland Seafood Awards ceremony in Australia, recognizing outstanding contributions within the Queensland seafood industry. Held at Rydges...

Allergy Concerns Prompt Urgent Recall of Prawn Dumplings in Australia

Australia's food safety authority, Food Standards, has issued an urgent recall notice for a popular brand of frozen dumplings, Bibigo Mini Mandu Prawn Dumplings 270g. The recall...

Woolworths Announces Easter Price Overhaul for Seafood

Woolworths, the Australian supermarket chain, has recently confirmed a price overhaul across all its stores nationwide to provide customers with greater accessibility to premium seafood options at...

Shrimp Leads Vietnam’s Seafood Export Boom to Australia

In a recent report released by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), Vietnam's seafood exports to Australia have surged, with shrimp leading the charge...

Australian Fisheries and Aquaculture Production Forecast to Grow

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) recently released new data projecting a modest growth in the gross value of Australian fisheries and...

Food Fraud: A Growing Concern for Shrimp Consumers

In the bustling aisles of supermarkets or the cozy ambiance of local restaurants, one might assume that the food on their plates is exactly what it appears...

Central Java Makes History with Inaugural Frozen Shrimp Export to Australia

Central Java, Indonesia, has sent off a consignment of 20 tons of frozen shrimp to Melbourne, Australia. This event marks the province's first-ever shipment of frozen shrimp...

Tiwi Islands Embrace Indigenous-led Sustainable Prawn Farming

In collaboration with Tiwi Resources and the Portaminni Trust, CSIRO, among the world's largest and most diverse scientific research organisations, is making strides in advancing a prawn...

CSIRO Study Exposes Risks in WSSV Detection Methods

In 2019, Australia's CSIRO conducted a study on the efficacy of shrimp point of care (POC) test kits for detecting the white spot syndrome virus (WSSV). The...

CPTPP Boosts Vietnamese Shrimp Exports to Australia

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has proven to be a game-changer for the shrimp export market, ushering in new opportunities for businesses, particularly...

Australia’s Selective Import Strategy Favors Vietnam in Shrimp Trade

As of November 15, 2023, Vietnam's shrimp exports to Australia stood at over 198 million USD, reflecting a 16% year-on-year decrease. Despite this decline, it is noteworthy...

63% of Australian Wild-Caught Prawns Now Certified Sustainable

Australia is making significant strides in sustainable fishing practices, according to the latest data released by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). The report reveals that an impressive...

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Honduras Shrimp Leaders Celebrate Trade Success in China

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Vietnamese Shrimp Export Prices Show Stability in Key Markets

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Shrimp farmers in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, particularly in localities employing intensive high-tech methods, are...