Aquaculture ‘driving NZ seafood exports’

Aquaculture ‘driving NZ seafood exports’

NEW Zealand’s export earnings from seafood are on the rise, with aquaculture leading the way, the country’s fisheries minister, Stuart Nash, said this week. The latest New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries’ Situation and Outlook report predicts New Zealand’s seafood export earnings will grow from (NZ) $1.8 billion to $2.1 billion by June 2022. ‘AquacultureContinue Reading

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US boosts Norwegian salmon exports

US boosts Norwegian salmon exports

HIGH salmon prices continued to drive up Norwegian seafood exports last month, the most recent figures show. Overseas sales totalled 165,000 tonnes, netting the country’s fish farmers and fishermen NOK 8.5 billion. Volumes were up by 12 per cent and the value by four per cent. Asbjørn Warvik Rørtveit, analyst  at the Norwegian Seafood Council,  said:Continue Reading

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Global salmon farming on the rise – ISFA

Global salmon farming on the rise – ISFA

GLOBAL salmon production is increasing rapidly, both in scope and in the number of jobs it is creating, reports the industry organisation Seafood Norway. And it is also continuing to develop at a sustainable rate. Seafood Norway cites the latest figures from the International Salmon Farmers’ Association (ISFA) which show an annual output equivalent to 17.5 billion salmon meals,Continue Reading

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Norway to host fish welfare forum

Norway to host fish welfare forum

SEAFOOD Norway, the business group which represents the country’s aquaculture and fishing companies, is organising a major conference next month on fish welfare. The organisation describes the initiative, which is being carried out through a long term improvement plan known as ‘AquaWelfare’ is seen as an important move in improving fish welfare within the industry. The conferenceContinue Reading

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Wanted: more women in aquaculture

Wanted: more women in aquaculture

THE aquaculture industry needs more women ‘quite urgently’ at senior levels to get the full potential out of businesses, said Marine Harvest Scotland managing director Ben Hadfield at a Women in Aquaculture meeting in Aviemore this morning. Hadfield was one of four panellists taking part in a discussion on gender equality, held in the conferenceContinue Reading

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