FishUpdate Briefing Friday July 28th

FishUpdate Briefing Friday July 28th

GOLDEN TIME FOR REDFISH GOLDEN redfish, one of Iceland’s lesser  known species in the UK  but popular in Germany is being found in abundance, the country’s fishing fleet is reporting back. Heimir Guðbjörnsson, skipper of HB Grandi’s trawler Helga Maria , said: “It has been going well and there is an unusual amount of redfishContinue Reading

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Marel reports strong Q2 order book

Marel reports strong Q2 order book

A STRONG order book helped Marel, the  leading global provider of advances seafood and food processing systems, deliver solid second  quarter results, although  they were down on the same period last year. The company reported Q2 revenues 244 million euros (264.2 million euros in Q2 2016) The EBITDA was 44.2 million euros or 18.1 perContinue 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

Salmon Prices Drop as Europeans jet off on holiday

Salmon Prices Drop as Europeans jet off on holiday

NORWEGIAN salmon prices have dropped significantly  during the past week. The main reason is thought to be a slump  in demand    as millions of European take  off on summer holiday. But there is also evidence of consumer resistance to the high shop prices seen earlier in the year. Prices this week are expected to dropContinue Reading

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Fish Update briefing Friday July 21st

Fish Update briefing Friday July 21st

PILL MAKES FISH CHANGE SEX A call has gone out for tougher controls on the disposal of chemicals cause male  fish to take on female characteristics. Professor Charles Tyler of Exeter University  has warned that scientists are becoming increasingly concerned about the consequences of thousands of waste substances now being dumped into rivers and theContinue Reading