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Scottish Seafood Partnership “Challenges & opportunities facing the seafood sector” Libby Woodhatch, CEO, Seafood Scotland 3 May 2012 . Agenda. Introduction Challenges & opportunities in the seafood processing sector Exploiting opportunities. Pelagic £184M . Shellfish £164M .

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Scottish Seafood Partnership “Challenges & opportunities facing the seafood sector”Libby Woodhatch, CEO, Seafood Scotland 3 May 2012

agenda
Agenda
  • Introduction
  • Challenges & opportunities in the seafood processing sector
  • Exploiting opportunities
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Pelagic £184M

Shellfish £164M

Whitefish £152M

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Fisheries management

  • - Days at sea
  • - Quotas
  • Discards
  • - Technical measures
  • RTCs
  • Poor science

CHALLENGES

Politics

- CFP reform

- Iceland/ Faeroes

- NGOs

Environment

- Weather

- Climate change

- Fisheries biology

Seafood businesses

Lack of continuity of supply

  • Business
  • - Rising utilities
  • Lack of skilled labour
  • Lack of new entrants
  • Legislation
  • -SMEs
  • -Limited collaboration
  • Lack of investment
  • Global competition
  • - Imports
  • IUU
  • Cheaper proteins

Economy

- Euro zone crisis

- Global recession

- Reduced margins

whitefish key issues
Whitefish – key issues
  • Fisheries management regime
    • Adverse impacts from Cod recovery measures
  • Cost of leasing quota
  • Lack of foresight on landings
  • New control regulation on weighing
  • Haddock – size profile limiting
  • Fragmented industry
    • Limited collaboration
    • SMEs
  • Transport surcharges
  • Competition from Norway
nephrops key issues
Nephrops – key issues
  • Cod recovery measures
    • RTC
    • Introduction of selective gear
  • Poor fishing
  • Euro-zone volatility
    • Lack of available credit to customers
scallops key issues
Scallops – key issues
  • Markets currently buoyant
    • South America year class issues
    • Japan significant producer pre-tsunami & Fukushima
  • Lack of alignment between some vessels & processors
    • Price
  • Forgotten sector?
    • SG Scallop Working Group only met once (2008)
    • Western waters management group addressing this now for Area VII?
    • Lack of control measures
    • UK fishery, nomadic fleets
    • Over capacity?
crab lobster key issues
Crab & lobster – key issues
  • Lack of enforcement
  • Lack of effort control or restrictive licensing
  • Lack of robust scientific data
  • Variable quality
  • Higher waste disposal costs reducing competitiveness
  • Forgotten sector?
    • Crab & lobster Working Group abruptly ended despite time and investment
pelagics key issues
Pelagics – key issues
  • Iceland & Faroese situation
    • Continuing loss of market share
    • Suspension of MSC accreditation
    • Future loss of quota?
  • Limited supplies, short seasons
  • Norwegian competition
    • Scottish vessels landing in to Norway
    • Market perception
    • IPR support for UK companies limited
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Industry Collaboration

  • NE supply forum
  • Advanced Landings System
  • Cost sharing

OPPORTUNITIES

  • External collaboration
  • SE/SDI
  • SF&D, QMS
  • eNGOs
  • Domestic market
  • Provenance
  • Healthy
  • Fresh & local
  • Green credentials
  • Low food miles

Seafood processor

  • Traditional export
  • Provenance
  • Green credentials
  • New market segments
  • Quality & taste
  • Emerging
  • markets
  • Growing middle class
  • Younger populations
  • - Desire for imported goods

Diversity of species

advanced landing information1
Advanced landing information
  • System reliant on vessels & agents inputting data
  • Key foresight information missing:
    • No. of vessels at sea
    • No. of vessels at sea but not fishing (oil jobs etc)
  • Available via electronic log books
    • Provision of data agreed in principle with Marine Scotland
    • Charge of £4800 + VAT!
    • Would still require approval from skippers by SFS
the uk food service sector
The UK Food Service Sector
  • The value of the UK Foodservice sector FOOD sales is estimated at just under £42bn, with sales to operators/outlets equating to £13bn.
  • These 259,054 outlets serve 8.1 billion eating occasions a year

= Opportunities for Scottish seafood from fish & chip shops to fine dining

uk food service project
UK Food Service Project
  • Working collaboratively with SAOS, SF&D & industry to maximise opportunities for Scottish seafood
  • The Foodservice channel is highly fragmented compared to Retail. 5 Retailer Groups account for 90% of the Retail channel compared with 2800 Foodservice groups accounting for only 48% share of sales !
uk food service project1
UK Food Service Project
  • Food service sector mapping
  • Development of networks with all seafood buyers
  • A support programme to match Scottish suppliers with new opportunities
  • Educational programme for buyers and consumers to raise awareness of Scottish provenance.

Awaiting formal confirmation of funding from EFF PAC

developing emerging markets for scottish seafood 2012 2014
Developing emerging markets for Scottish seafood 2012 - 2014

EFF-funded project working in collaboration with SDI, SSPO, SF&D & industry

Targeting “high-end” food service sector in SE Asia

Raising awareness of Scotland and Scottish seafood

Will benefit Scottish companies already in the market & help further companies access opportunities

domestic market
Domestic market
  • Regional sourcing opportunities
    • Morrisons – 1 May 2012
      • New processing facility in Humberside
      • Committed to Scottish sourcing
      • Requested support to increase supplies, develop marketing messages, handbooks for fish counter staff
      • Keen this message is relayed to Scottish Government!
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Seafood ScotlandHow can we help?

  • Services Available
  • Business development & marketing
  • Value added programme
  • Environmental advice & support
  • Quality & technical advice
  • Promotions & marketing
  • Signposting
  • Enquiry Service

Visit www.seafoodscotland.org or contact us on

01321 557 9344 for further information or specific enquiries.