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Eurofish Business Platform at Polfish

Polfish2017POLFISH (www.polfishfair.pl) is the only International Fair of Seafood Processing and Products in Poland which takes place every second year. In 2015, the fair attracted nearly 6.000 visitors from 18 European countries.

This year Eurofish International Organisation is offering the companies from its Member Countries the opportunity to exhibit at the trade show and to promote your products and services through the Business Platform, organised at the Eurofish joint stand, in co-operation with MTG SA Gdansk International. Exhibiting at Eurofish Business Platform is free.

The Business Platform aims to facilitate meetings and dialogue between exhibitors and visitors alike, through providing a place where companies can meet and talk with potential business partners.

Please visit us in Hall A, Booth 36

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Polish fish industry event achieves record attendance

Pol event2017The largest event held by the Polish fish industry, the Fish Congress, was recently held for the 4th time in Sopot with a record number of participants. Under the official patronage of the Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and with the support of Eurofish International Organisation, the meeting is the fisheries industry’s annual management conference. Organized by the Fish Market Development Association in Gdynia, partners included the National Marine Fisheries Research Institute and the West Pomeranian University of Technology. This year the conference gathered over 300 participants and included 50 presentations in the plenary and thematic sessions.

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Romanian fisheries association at Seafood Expo Global for the first time ever

2017 EF at SEG2Eurofish International Organisation works in close co-operation with its 12 member countries and has extensive experience in promoting the fisheries and aquaculture industry in these countries, and disseminating information about the post-harvest and aquaculture sectors through the pages of the EUROFISH Magazine. Eurofish also promotes sectoral institutions and the private sector in its member countries by supporting participation in joint booths at various seafood shows. This year the Eurofish stand at Seafood Expo Global also hosted the Ro-Pescador association from Romania. The association offered visitors samples of products traditional in Romania – marinated sprats and rapana (a marine snail) from the Black Sea, cold-smoked Atlantic mackerel, as well as cold-smoked carp and shad from the Danube delta. The samples proved popular with guests from all around the world – the joint stand attracted visitors from over 20 countries – and Daniel Buhai, the managing director of Ro-Pescador, says he will be back again next year.

International event discusses future of Baltic Sea fisheries

2017 BS futureThe first International Baltic Sea Fisheries Forum was held in Pärnu, Estonia on 4 April. Organised by the Estonian Association of Fishery and the Fisheries Information Centre of the University of Tartu the forum gathered representatives from Estonia, Latvia, Germany, Finland and Russia. The focus of the forum was to discuss the development perspectives of the Estonian fisheries sector and other Baltic Sea fish industries for the next decade. The programme started with updates on the current state, evolution and perspectives of the Estonian fisheries sector presented by Olavi Petron, Deputy Secretary General for Fisheries Policy and Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Rural Affairs. Experts from Latvia, Germany, Finland and Russia shared their experiences in product and value chain development. EUROFISH contributed to the forum presenting the outlook for the global seafood sector. Valdur Noormägi, Head of the Estonian Association of Fishery in his speech highlighted the need to add maximum value to the Baltic Sea fish resources, focus more on product development and on the expansion of markets.
For more information (mostly in Estonian) please visit: http://www.kalateave.ee/et/meie-tegemised

Visit Eurofish, Albanian, and Romanian companies in Hall 7-1416 at Seafood Expo Global 2017

2017 EF at SEGPlease join Eurofish at the world’s largest seafood trade show, Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Global, which takes place in Brussels on April 25-27, 2017. This year’s show celebrates 25 vibrant years and includes an amazing 1,600 exhibiting companies from 80 different countries from around the world. Every aspect of seafood production and marketing will be covered, including fresh, frozen, processed and packaged fish and seafood of every sort, processing and packaging equipment, and industry service providers in freight-forwarding, logistics, insurance, and more.

At this year’s show, Eurofish will share the booth with Albanian Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration and Ro-Pescador Association from Romania. Several other Eurofish member countries will host national pavilions, including Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Spain and Turkey. Attendees at the show will learn about the industries, markets, products, and growth opportunities for trade and investment in these countries.

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