Iceland “can become fish farming pioneer”

Iceland “can become fish farming pioneer”

ICELAND could lead the way in truly environmentally friendly fish farming, the head of one of the country’s  innovative aquaculture  companies has said. Rögnvaldur Guðmundsson, CEO  of AkvaFuture, which  breeds salmon in  specially enclosed fish farms, was addressing a conference on the environment and nature conservation, when he spoke about Iceland’s potential to become aContinue Reading

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Fisheries minister to address seafood summit

Fisheries minister to address seafood summit

FISHERIES minister George Eustice and Iceland’s ambassador to the UK, Thordur Aegir Oskarsson, have been confirmed as speakers for the seventh annual Humber Seafood Summit, which will take place in Grimsby and its seaside neighbour, Cleethorpes, next month. Eustice, who will deliver his welcome via video, and Oskarsson will address more than 200 delegates atContinue Reading

Fish Update Briefing Friday August 18th

Fish Update Briefing Friday August 18th

HEAD TO HONG KONG, SEAFOOD LEADERS  URGED THE  organisers of this year’s Seafood Expo Asia say visitors will have  an unparalleled opportunity to discover a variety of seafood products, services and equipment from Asia and around the world when the trade event, produced by Diversified Communications, returns to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition CentreContinue Reading

Salmon a huge booster for UK food exports

Salmon a huge booster for UK food exports

BRITISH food exports hit a new record during the first half of 2017 – thanks to an unprecedented demand for salmon. Exports of the fish favourite leapt by more than 53 per cent to a value of £408-million, the Food and Drink Federation announced today. Sales were also helped by the fall in the valueContinue Reading

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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