Top 4 Seafood You Can Find in Korea

South Koreans consume a substantial quantity of seafood and have even successfully promoted seafood to be a healthy alternative to red meat as it is protein-rich and easily available. With South Korea’s very strategic geographic location, it is known that this beautiful country has become one of the world’s top 10 seafood supplies. Dive in […]

Global Seafood Industry Affected By Virus

Symptoms of the feared Covid-19 virus have popped up in more than just the human body. The global seafood industry, once worth hundreds of billions of dollars, have also been infected and fell sick due to the virus. In fact, the demand for seafood has dropped so severely that prices for fresh produce have also […]

Fish Processing Industry

Fish and other seafood are a principal source of protein in the Malaysian diet. Nationally, the fishing industry generates lots of jobs (especially for the rural community) and revenue for the nation. It is safe to say that fisheries are the foundation for Malaysia’s coastal area’s social development.  The Malaysian fisheries sector was valued at […]

Fish Auctions Online

Bid and buy freshly caught fish from the comfort of your home or even better, your bed? Why not? Online auctions for fish have been growing in popularity around the region, including Malaysia. Though not exactly Tsukiji Market, the famous fish market in Tokyo where the seafood is auctioned in the wee hours of the […]

Freeze-drying For Preservation

If you’ve been following this blog, you would have noticed that most food preservation techniques that exist today actually began thousands of years ago.  The freeze-drying method is no different. The Incas freeze-dried potatoes (chuño) and a precursor to beef jerky (charqui) as far back as 1200AD. Up in their mountainous villages, this ancient civilisation […]

Asian Seafood Setbacks

The tides have changed for Southeast Asian fishermen who have had to face the hard truth that their livelihoods are threatened by big trawlers and illegal fishermen. Not only are their catches in decline, especially for those who fish near the shore, they also have to compete with other commercial trawlers, water pollution, dangerous labor […]

Where Did My Fish Come From?

See those juicy, plump prawns in your laksa. Ever wondered where they came from? Or what about the ikan bakar that just arrived hot, smoky, and charred together with that side of sambal on your outdoor table? Here in Malaysia, we are blessed with lots of coastal lines and with it, lots of seafood.  We […]

Seafood For The Picking

So you’ve decided to open a seafood restaurant. Or maybe your F&B outlet serves seafood dishes. Either way, you need to ensure your seafood supply is fresh and delicious. We’ve listed a few tips here to help you pick the best products from your local supplier and keep your customers coming back for more. Fish […]