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Almost a third of global seafood labelling is wrong

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) says nearly a third of all seafood labelling worldwide is wrong. Some of the mislabelling is deliberate fraud, says the not-for-profit, and the problem is growing as demand for seafood rises. By contrast, researchers found that less than one per cent of more than 1,400 …

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Just one in ten Aussies buys eco-labelled fish and seafood

New research by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) suggests Australians’ passion for seafood sustainability may not match their buying behaviour. The MSC, which describes itself as “an international, science-based, non-profit organisation”, found that three in four (74 per cent) Australian shoppers believe we should buy certified-sustainable seafood to safeguard our …

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Woolworths biggest fish in seafood market

Woolworths continues to be the biggest fish in seafood retail, says the latest research from Roy Morgan. In fact, Woolworths still dominates the fresh-food market overall. According to Roy Morgan’s September quarter Supermarket & Fresh Food Currency Report, it’s ahead of Coles at 24.6 per cent and ALDI at 9.8 per …

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Woolworths partners with WWF for ‘sustainable’ seafood

Woolworths and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have teamed up to “improve sustainable sourcing” in the seafood sector. From now on, WWF-Australia says it will assess all Woolworths’ Own Brand seafood on shelves and at the seafood counter. Using its own methodology, it will “implement standards of traceability” …

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Pessimistic Australians and confident Kiwis

Nielsen’s latest consumer confidence results for the second quarter of 2017 shows a very different attitude between Australians and New Zealanders. According to the report, New Zealand is “riding its wave of positivity with a consumer confidence score of 103” which is up seven points from the same time last …

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