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Nothing Fishy about Facebook

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Top Japanese trading house offers $1.4 billion for Cermaq

Top Japanese trading house offers $1.4 billion for Cermaq

AN offer has been made for the Japanese salmon producer, Cermaq, by Mitsubishi Corp, of NOK 8.88 billion ($1.4bn). Cermaq, which is based in Oslo, is one of the largest salmon farmers in the world, with sites in Norway, Chile and Canada and, with an output of 170,000 tonnes it produces around 10 per centContinue Reading

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Brookside Products announces closure

Brookside Products announces closure

The Marine Harvest-owned Brookside Products in Cumbria, which smokes, prepares and packages salmon, is to close. IN A statement today, Doug Aitchison, Director of Brookside Products explained: ‘Unfortunately there is no good news. The 30 day consultation period has passed and whilst initially there seemed to be a reasonable level of interest in the facility,Continue Reading

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Irish shellfish industry to descend on Dublin

Irish shellfish industry to descend on Dublin

IRISH Shellfish Association (ISA) members will meet in Dublin on 16 October for their annual conference – and there’s a lot for oyster and mussel producers to discuss in advance of the busy Christmas sales season. When a sector’s success is often beyond the control of individual growers and in the hands of government, buyers,Continue Reading

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New CEO of Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre announced

New CEO of Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre announced

Heather Jones has been appointed as CEO of the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Board (SAIC). The SAIC, which was launched in June, brings together industry and research to provide innovative solutions with the aim of growing the already substantial contribution aquaculture makes to the Scottish economy. Heather, a native of Ayrshire, brings 25 years’ experienceContinue Reading

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