Tag Archives: Fish

Total allowable catch (TAC) in the North Atlantic would increase to 1,054,000T in 2017 In a meeting in Cork, Ireland last week it was agreed that the total allowable catch (TAC) in the North Atlantic would increase to 1,054,000t in 2017. EU vessels will be allowed to catch 503,245 tons (up from 441,586t in 2016). […]

ICES had recommended a near 10% cut. As discussed in an earlier newsletter the ICES had recommended a near 10% cut in the Barents Sea cod quota for 2017. This would have meant a reduction to 805,000 tons. However a recent report from scientists concluded hat the Barents Sea could actually handle an increase in […]

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) have advised that the cod and haddock catch in the Barents Sea in 2017 should be reduced. They advise that the cod quota should be reduced from 894,000t to 805,000t and that the haddock  quota should be reduced from 244,000t to 233,000t. The ICES’s advice […]

At this time of year with larger and larger fish being caught a lot of sellers are reporting an abundance of 3kg+ headed and gutted cod stocks. The increased difficulty in processing means there is a lot less demand for this size than the 1-2kg. In an effort to value-add some Russian producers are now […]

AgraKepak Trading have been successful in gaining our MSC CoC (Marine Stewardship Council Chain of Custody Certificate). Our MSC Certificate Number is, MSC-C-54614 As an MSC Chain of Custody certificate holder we playing an important part in helping to meet the increasing demand for sustainable and traceable seafood. We are also assuring customers and supporting […]