Spanish flex their mussels over French claim

Spanish flex their mussels over French claim

GALICIAN mussel producers may take ‘actions’ over France’s decision to declare a health alert against their mussels, which the Spanish say are untrue, and tantamount to a ‘trade war’. A report in FIS states that the Spanish believe that the claims by the French were made without ‘looking at the available data’ and have beenContinue Reading

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Record-breaking Q2 for Marine Harvest

Record-breaking Q2 for Marine Harvest

MARINE Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 1 220 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared to NOK 901 million in the corresponding quarter of 2013. The second quarter was a strong one for Marine Harvest, with record high profit and volume. As a consequence of the good results, the board has resolvedContinue Reading

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Hatchery to restore trout in Armenia

Hatchery to restore trout in Armenia

ARMENIA’s government will has secured 3.6 billion drams for a trout hatchery in Sevan Lake. An announcement was made by the country’s minister of agriculture, Sergo Karapetyan, states a report by Arka News Agency, in which he commented that the complex programme was aimed at restoring the trout population. A fish-rearing and fish processing factoryContinue Reading

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Grimsby’s Canadian invasion

Grimsby’s Canadian invasion

THE largest Canadian seafood delegation to visit Britain for a number of years is coming over next month – and heading straight for Grimsby, the home of UK seafood. At least 14 companies with a total turnover of £500-million will be there, including Clearwater Seafoods, one of the biggest names in North American seafood. They alsoContinue Reading

Big gains for Bakkafrost

Big gains for Bakkafrost

THE Bakkafrost Group, the largest salmon farming company in the Faroe Islands, delivered a total operating EBIT of 212.1 million Danish kroners (DKK) in the second quarter of this year. The combined farming and VAP segment made an operational EBIT of DKK 180.0 million in Q2 2014 and the farming segment made an operational EBIT of DKKContinue Reading

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