Fishing delays in Canada worsen EU coldwater shrimp shortage

Delays in the Canadian inshore coldwater shrimp fishing season are worsening the already tight market for cooked and peeled shrimp in the EU, with one UK supplier warning the sector is a “couple of weeks away” from de-listings. Coldwater shrimp shortages were predicted for 2014 at the International Coldwater Prawn Forum in November 2013. Shrimp stocks are migrating, becoming hard to find or moving out of availability regions, and increasing cod stocks are hitting shrimp fisheries too. Read more here 13:10

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