Russian Pollock Fillet Production is Up, Some US 'B' Season Surimi Prices Negotiated in Japan
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton August 31, 2016
Russia's Pollock Catchers Association said that through the middle of August, the 2016 season is running slightly ahead of last year.
Total landings have reached 1.320 million tons, which is 14,500 tons above the pace a year ago.
The Pollock Association also said that fillet production has increased to 44,800 tons, up 13,200 tons. With their MSC certification, Russian produced fillets are finding more buyers in European markets.
Other product breakdowns given by the Association are H&G fish: 539,000 tons; Whole Fish 162,040 tons, and pollock roe of 27,600 tons.
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