Team assembled to deliver Marine Harvest Feed Plant

Team assembled to deliver Marine Harvest Feed Plant

Following approval by the authorities for its fish feed plant in Scotland, Marine Harvest has announced a number of new appointments to deliver the 110m Euro (£93 m) investment.… Ben Hadfield, Chief Operating Officer Feed and Managing Director of Marine Harvest Scotland welcomed the new appointments, saying: “This is a major investment for the companyContinue Reading

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Put sustainability above price, says public

Put sustainability above price, says public

NEW research has found that sustainability is a key driver for seafood purchases, it is claimed. Across 21 countries overall, sustainability is rated more highly than price and brand, with nearly three-quarters  of seafood consumers agreeing that in order to save the oceans, shoppers should only consume seafood from sustainable sources. This is in contrastContinue Reading

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S. Korea and Iran in joint fish farming talks

S. Korea and Iran in joint fish farming talks

THE governments of South Korea and Iran have agreed to hold talks on fishery co-operation including setting up a joint fish farming venture. The two countries have already held preliminary discussions and the news follows a trade show in Tehran in May  where 80 Korean companies were represented. South Korea is rich in fishery resources,Continue Reading

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Fishupdate Briefing Friday July 29

Fishupdate Briefing Friday July 29

FIRE RAVAGED SEAFOOD FACTORY TO BE REBUILT A LARGE Newfoundland fish factory which was destroyed by fire  in April  is to be rebuilt within the next year, the owners have declared. The  company, Quinlan Brothers Limited has issued a press release saying that it has  worked with snow crab producers since the fire to ensureContinue Reading

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Works starts on new salmon hatchery

Works starts on new salmon hatchery

A turf cutting ceremony to mark the start of work on Marine Harvest’s new salmon hatchery at Inchmore, Glenmoriston, took place last week. The facility replaces the existing hatchery, which has been on the site for 38 years, and will have a workforce of 18. Around five million smolts, as well as similar numbers ofContinue Reading