Farmed salmon sends Norway exports to half year high

Farmed salmon sends Norway exports to half year high

THE export value of Norwegian seafood during the first half of this year was  the highest ever reaching a total of 34 billions kroners (£2.72-billion in sterling), the latest figures from the Norwegian Seafood Council show. Farmed salmon accounted for around two thirds of this impressive  total, although there has been a decline in farmed troutContinue Reading

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FISHupdate briefing

FISHupdate briefing

AUSTRALIA’S ‘HIDDEN’ CATCH AUSTRALIA may have  caught millions of tons more fish  over the past 60 years than has been officially reported. The University of British Columbia’s fishery research centre  a  catch of more than eight  million tonnes has been reported for 1950-2010 to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation. But the research centre Continue Reading

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BUILDING A GLOBAL SOLUTION FOR AQUACULTURE THROUGH PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION

BUILDING A GLOBAL SOLUTION FOR AQUACULTURE THROUGH PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION

GLOBALG.A.P. has announced that it will expand its 2015 push for international collaboration to include aquaculture. The initiative will reduce the cost of certification by enabling combined audits. Within the framework of the MoU with the two other leading aquaculture certification programs ASC and BAP, GLOBALG.A.P. has supported the collaboration on drafting and agreeing combinedContinue Reading

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Chilean Transparency Council denies access to information about antibiotics used by salmon farms

Chilean Transparency Council denies access to information about antibiotics used by salmon farms

The Transparency Council decided to deny access to information about the amounts and types of antibiotics used by each farmed salmon company in Chile. This information was requested by the marine conservation organization, Oceana.  The Council stated that the National Fishing Service is not required to provide information disaggregated by company as this would impairContinue Reading

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Loch Duart’s first change in MD in 16 years

Loch Duart’s first change in MD in 16 years

Loch Duart has gone outside the salmon farming sector to recruit an outstanding candidate from the food and agricultural industry.  The new Managing Director, Alban Denton, has been a Managing Director and Senior Director in the poultry, vegetable and processed food industries in both England and Scotland. “We’re really looking forward to welcoming Alban intoContinue Reading