After reports farmers seeded less tilapia fry last autumn than usual in Hainan, south China, production actually remained stable, or even increased. It was elsewhere that suffered shortages.
April 17, 2017Anakkawatt Kiatwikrai
Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods has apparently sent more than 1,000 people to Thongchai shrimp farm in the east of the country, to see how a closed-loop shrimp farm incorporating tilapia and barramundi can combat early mortality syndrome (EMS).
March 22, 2016Anakkawatt Kiatwikrai
Extremely low temperatures in China this year have been killing off large numbers of tilapia. Mean temperatures, which were hovering in the mid-50s (fahrenheit) in early January, fell to 38 degrees by the end of the month.
February 15, 2016Anakkawatt Kiatwikrai
China tilapia sales to the US are on target to reach the second highest volume in the last decade, according to the latest figures released by the NMFS.
September 9, 2015Anakkawatt Kiatwikrai
Importers in the United States, the biggest market for Chinese tilapia, haven’t been promoting the fish as much over the past couple years as prices have remained high. And Chinese factories have been slowing down shipments to the US as the Food and Drug Administration has rejected some containers because ...
July 20, 2015Anakkawatt Kiatwikrai