Author Archives: Jenny Hjul

BioMar hit by Norway competition

BioMar hit by Norway competition

FEED company BioMar’s half-year report reveals a decline in its salmon market, although there was better performance in shrimp. Overall, the group had improved sales and stronger EBITDA compared to H1 2017, with volume up by eight per cent, driven mainly by the new shrimp business unit, Alimentsa, in Ecuador, The group expects to reachContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Front Page News
Friday, August 17, fish prices from Lerwick market

Friday, August 17, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND WEEKLY TOTAL – 11140 Boxes Friday 17th August 2018 17 BOATS LANDED 2693 BOXES Venturous, Arcturus, Courageous, Defiant, Copious, Tranquility, Treasure, Elsie M, Boy Frazer, Capella, Honestas, Sprightly, Sud Ayre, Sarah Marjory, Guardian Angell, Radiant Star, Atlantia SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kgContinue Reading

Filed Under: Catching News, Prices
Friday, August 17, fish prices from Peterhead market

Friday, August 17, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES Friday 17.08.2018 Boats 11 Consignments 11 Boxes 7025 Cod Large £2.50 – £4.20 Cod Medium £2.50 – £3.60 Cod Selected £2.40 – £2.80 Cod Small £2.00 – £2.70 Haddock Large £3.60 – £3.80 Haddock Medium £3.50 – £4.10 Haddock Selected £3.70 – £4.20 Seed £3.00 – £3.35 Chippers £1.80 – £2.35Continue Reading

Filed Under: Catching News, Prices
Fish Update Briefing, Friday, August 17

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, August 17

HISTORIC VENICE FISH MARKET UNDER THREAT VENICE Fish Market, one of the oldest of kind in the world, is under threat. The Rialto market opened 921 years ago in 1097 and became a symbol of the city’s commercial dynamism. But the number of fish merchants has been declining and now there are barely a handfulContinue Reading

Salmon farmer a top investor in people

Salmon farmer a top investor in people

INVESTMENT in jobs and skills within Scotland’s rural communities has helped earn one of the country’s leading salmon farmers a rare accolade. Scottish Sea Farms has won an Investors in People (IIP) platinum accreditation, the highest possible IIP status. At the same time, the company has retained its Investors in Young People Good Practice AwardContinue Reading

Sharing salmon expertise a ‘win-win’

Sharing salmon expertise a ‘win-win’

THE Global Salmon Initiative, set up to improve sustainability in the sector, marked its fifth anniversary yesterday. The group, which now represents 50 per cent of world salmon production, brings together the CEOs of many of the biggest farming companies, as well as feed and pharmaceutical interests, to shape the future direction of the industry.Continue Reading

Thursday, August 16, fish prices from Lerwick market

Thursday, August 16, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Thursday 16th August 2018 15 BOATS LANDED 2535 BOXES Boy Frazer, Shalimar, Alison Kay, Aspire, Treasure, Resilient, Opportune, Honestas, Sedulous, Valhalla, Capella, Sunrise, Radiant Star, Prolific, Sharyn Louise SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 425 2.45 2.42 COD 1 1775 3.72 3.39Continue Reading

Thursday, August 16, fish prices from Peterhead market

Thursday, August 16, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES Thursday 16.08.2018 Boats 10 Consignments 5 Boxes 6640 Cod Large £3.40 – £4.20 Cod Medium £3.00 – £3.80 Cod Selected £2.70 – £3.20 Cod Small £2.10 – £2.80 Haddock Large £3.30 – £3.60 Haddock Medium £3.50 – £4.00 Haddock Selected £3.30 – £3.90 Seed £2.80 – £3.80 Chippers £1.60 – £2.25Continue Reading

Morrison moves to Europharma

Morrison moves to Europharma

CAMPBELL Morrison, a familiar face at MSD Animal Health for years, has joined Europharma, one of the UK’s leading developers of fish health and welfare programmes. He brings a wealth of experience in the aquaculture industry to his new position as key account manager. Based at Europharma’s Clydebank headquarters, he will play a leading roleContinue Reading