Category Archives: Catching

Fish message goes to kindergartens

Fish message goes to kindergartens

NORWAY has turned to the kindergarten in an attempt to halt a decline in fish consumption among its young people. The country may be the world’s largest cod and salmon producer, but youngsters are turning away from seafood in worrying numbers. ‘Now the Nofima Research Institute, based in Tromsø, has launched a project called FutureContinue Reading

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Fish Update Briefing, Friday, December 14

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, December 14

POLAR SEAFOOD FOUNDER FOUND DEAD ANDERS Jonas Brøns, the 68-year-old founder of Greenland based Polar Seafood, has been found dead near the harbour of Aalborgin, Denmark. His death is thought to be either accidental or due to natural causes. He launched Polar Seafood in 1984 as the sales and marketing company for a number ofContinue Reading

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Shellfish reaping rich rewards

Shellfish reaping rich rewards

SHELLFISH is proving to be the new ‘gold’ for many of Norway’s fishermen, the latest export figures show. Exports of king crab leapt by more than 40 per cent in both volume and value last month. They totalled almost 200 tonnes and were worth NOK 58 million – 45 per cent more than the returnsContinue Reading

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Tuesday, December 11, fish prices from Grimsby market

Tuesday, December 11, fish prices from Grimsby market

FISH PRICES TUESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2018 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE: 1372 TODAY KILOS: 68600 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 58 – 930 384 SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 XLContinue Reading

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Tuesday, December 11, fish prices from Peterhead market

Tuesday, December 11, fish prices from Peterhead market

Boats 9 Consignments 6 Boxes 8456 Cod Large £2.80 – £3.60 Cod Medium £2.65 – £3.10 Cod Selected £2.50 – £2.80 Cod Small £1.60 – £2.20 Haddock Large £2.25 – £2.40 Haddock Medium £2.20 – £2.55 Haddock Selected £2.10 – £2.40 Seed £2.00 – £2.20 Chippers £1.50 – £2.10 Metros £1.00 – £1.75 Round HaddockContinue Reading

Tuesday, December 11, fish prices from Lerwick market

Tuesday, December 11, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Tuesday 11th December 2018 5 BOATS LANDED 1393 BOXES Avrella, Sharyn Louise, Prolific, Tranquilty, Opportune SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS COD 1 405 3.18 3.09 COD 2 11789 3.22 2.97 COD 3 5777 3.13 2.75 COD 4 3698 2.51 2.25 CODContinue Reading

Iceland fish firm’s profits down

Iceland fish firm’s profits down

HB Grandi, Iceland’s second largest fishing and fish processing company, has announced reduced revenues and operating profits for the first nine months of this year. Income for the period totalled €149.2 million (£132.7 million) compared to €158 million (£141 million) in the previous year. The EBITDA was €24.1 million (£21.4 million), which represents about 16.2Continue Reading

Norway urged to process more of its fish

Norway urged to process more of its fish

NORWEGIAN fishing and salmon farming companies are facing growing demands to process more of the fish produce at home. Part of the crusade is environmentally based and part is on economic grounds because changing tactics would not only reduce the carbon footprint, but it would create hundreds of local jobs. In Britain, the practice isContinue Reading

Israelis build RAS salmon plant in Russia

Israelis build RAS salmon plant in Russia

THE Israeli RAS (recirculating aquaculture system) specialist AquaMaof is building a land-based salmon farm in Russia, which will receive its first eggs towards the end of next year. The 2,500 tonne, €25 million project, financed by local investors, will include a hatchery, nursery, and full grow-out areas. AquaMaof CEO David Hazut said: ‘We are extremelyContinue Reading

Advice for processors on trade deal

Advice for processors on trade deal

SEAFISH has released a new resource to support the seafood production industry in preparing for trade issues around Brexit. The information note summarises a report prepared by Global Counsel, which proposes how Rules of Origin could work in any future Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the UK and the EU. Seafish says the protocols forContinue Reading