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Philippines tuna display nets Guinness world record

By Thu, Aug 13, 2015 10:50AM UTC 0 Comment

The Guinness Book of World Records has officially recognized the simultaneous display of 25,594.49 kilos (56,426 lb oz) of fresh yellowfin tuna in General Santos City last year as the world's largest fish display.....

Tuna industry gets boost as EU parliament grants PH GSP+

By Sat, Dec 20, 2014 11:16AM UTC 0 Comment

The decision of the European parliament to grant the Philippines GSP+ status will help boost the country’s tuna industry, sources said....

Philippines tuna industry hopeful on inclusion in EU GSP+

By Thu, Nov 13, 2014 11:31AM UTC 0 Comment

A possible inclusion in the European Union generalized system of preferences plus (GSP+) will provide the Philippine tuna industry a much-needed shot in the arm, according to the Department of Agriculture. Inclusion in the list of GSP+ countries will mean the lifting of the tariffs on hundreds of export products from the Philippines, including canned tuna....

Philippines tuna processors eye lucrative Middle East market

By Fri, Sep 05, 2014 8:20AM UTC Comments Off on Philippines tuna processors eye lucrative Middle East market

GENERAL SANTOS CITY - A US$2 billion food market in the Middle East is waiting for Philippine producers of fresh and processed tuna, according to Gil Herico, the country’s agriculture attaché to the United Arab Emirates....

Philippines businesses seek clear policies ahead of ASEAN integration

By Wed, Aug 20, 2014 10:11AM UTC Comments Off on Philippines businesses seek clear policies ahead of ASEAN integration

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines - Businessmen from all over Mindanao are seeking clear cut government policies on five major agenda as the country prepares for economic integration under the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015....

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