BIM to host seaweed conference

BIM to host seaweed conference

THE Irish Sea Fisheries Board – Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) –has announced that its conference, ‘Farmed Irish Seaweed: An Ocean Wonder Food?‘, will take place on 18 November 2014, with a post-conference interactive forum on 19 November in Limerick. It is being held at the Radisson Blu, in Limerick, where a range of national andContinue Reading

Marine Harvest invest £3 million on Muck

Marine Harvest invest £3 million on Muck

LEADING salmon farming company, Marine Harvest, is investing £3 million on its Small Isles salmon farm, on the remote isle of Muck, off the west coast of Scotland. Part of this investment will fund the construction of new homes to house the employees who will fill the six new jobs the site will create. TheContinue Reading

Record results for Scottish Salmon Company

Record results for Scottish Salmon Company

HIGHER harvests and strong market prices have combined with a market-led strategy and good export sales to drive a record-breaking half-year for The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC). SSC has reported a successful first half of 2014, with record revenue levels in both quarters; Q1 revenues were 48% higher than the previous year, and this continuedContinue Reading

FISHupdate briefing

FISHupdate briefing

RICK STEIN CHOOSES CATHEDRAL CITY FOR NEW RESTAURANT THE celebrated seafood chef, Rick Stein, is venturing outside Cornwall for the first time with his latest restaurant venture. Simply called ‘Rick Stein’, it will be in the Hampshire cathedral town of Winchester and Stein says it will also be about classic fresh fish dishes, simply cooked. HeContinue Reading

Salmon industry in ‘high-cycle scenario’

Salmon industry in ‘high-cycle scenario’

ANALYSTS at Rabobank state that the global salmon industry is experiencing a temporary, but long-lasting undersupply and high price environment, one which will create a number of challenges for the industry. During what the analysts predict will be a two-year period, the salmon farming industry will focus strongly on biosecurity, sustainability, cost control, certification andContinue Reading