Smolt sludge used to power fish farm

Smolt sludge used to power fish farm

SLUDGE waste from smolt production is now being used by  one of the world’s  leading salmon farmers to produce valuable biogas. Normally the sludge is sent for disposal, but Cermaq, said that if it succeeds with its trials, the development could realise significant potential both for the company and the wider fish farming industry.. MaritContinue Reading

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Care needed when selling to Japan – Vietnamese fish farmers told

Care needed when selling to Japan – Vietnamese fish farmers told

Vietnamese seafood companies selling to Japan needed  to carefully study its  food safety and hygiene regulations if they are to increase sales, a  seminar in Ho Chi Minh City has heard. Nguyễn Hoài Nam, deputy general secretary of the Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers,  told the large gathering that Japan was  one of Vietnam’s three largest seafoodContinue Reading

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Nordic region could become seafood “Silicon Valley”

Nordic region could become seafood “Silicon Valley”

FIVE Nordic countries who  have launched a new initiative to achieve sustainable development in fishing, aquaculture and agriculture, were told the region could become the new Silicon Valley for food. Plankton, seaweed and edible insects were on the menu, when the prime ministers of Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Norway met near Bergen recently. They launched aContinue Reading

Trading updates from Marine Harvest and Bakkafrost

Trading updates from Marine Harvest and Bakkafrost

TWO leading salmon farming companies, Norway’s Marine Harvest and Bakkafrost in the Faroe Islands,  have published their 2017 second quarter trading updates  in advance of the full  Q2 results later next  month (August). Marine Harvest says its harvest volumes  for salmon only (gutted weight equivalent) for the period will be 39,500 tons for Norway, 18,500Continue Reading

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Global Salmon Initiative welcomes four new members

Global Salmon Initiative welcomes four new members

THE Global Salmon Initiative has strengthened its  presence with the acceptance  of four new members. They are  the Chilean company Australis Seafoods and the three Norwegian breeding companies –  Bjørøya, Midt-Norsk Havbruk AS and Nova Sea AS. The addition brings the GSI membership t0 16 farming companies and eight associate members. The Global Salmon InitiativeContinue Reading