Category Archives: Catching News

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, December 15

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, December 15

SALMON COMPANY SERVES UP CHRISTMAS BONUS A NORWEGIAN fish farming company, Arnøy Salmon, has given all of its employees a month’s salary as a Christmas bonus. The business, based in the central Tromso region, and which produces 5,000 tonnes of salmon a year, has enjoyed a highly successful trading period over the last 12 months, doubling its turnoverContinue Reading

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Thursday, December 14, fish prices from Grimsby market

Thursday, December 14, fish prices from Grimsby market

FISH PRICES  THURSDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2017 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE 186 TODAY KILOS: 9300 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo  Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 90 – 96 –   SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 Large 2.80 3.00 CODContinue Reading

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NE Scotland hosts fish and chip winners

NE Scotland hosts fish and chip winners

NORTH East Scotland has laid on a big welcome for representatives from five of the UK’s leading fish and chip restaurants as part of the 30th anniversary National Fish & Chip Awards. Organised by Seafish, the educational visit gave the five businesses – all finalists for the Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award –Continue Reading

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Fishermen warn of EU’s ‘entrenched views’

Fishermen warn of EU’s ‘entrenched views’

SCOTTISH fishermen’s leaders have cautioned other EU countries against trying to block the UK taking back control of its fishing industry in the Brexit talks. At the conclusion this morning of the last but one round of annual negotiations in Brussels over fishing opportunity, they said it would be counter-productive for the 27 EU nations toContinue Reading

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Major quota increases for UK fishermen

Major quota increases for UK fishermen

UK fishermen have won significant quota increases in some of the most popular fish species in the last full round of European Union negotiations involving Britain before Brexit. North Sea cod is up by 10 per cent while there is a 20 per cent increase in monkfish catches. The deal will particularly benefit fishermen inContinue Reading

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NZ seafood industry ‘in good heart’

NZ seafood industry ‘in good heart’

THE future for New Zealand’s seafood industry – both farmed and wild caught – is looking bright, said a new government assessment. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) predicts a 4.4 per cent increase in seafood exports, to NZ $1.8 billion by June 2018, and says that will rise to $2.3 billion by 2025. Seafood NewContinue Reading

Canned seafood ‘worth $27.8bn by 2025’

Canned seafood ‘worth $27.8bn by 2025’

CANNED fish may not be the most glamorous part of the seafood business, but the global market is expected to grow by 3.2 per cent a year to a high of US $27.8 billion by 2025, according to a new report. The report, from Grand View Research Inc in the US, predicts the industry will grow on account of risingContinue Reading

Tuesday, December 12, fish prices from Lerwick market

Tuesday, December 12, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND 2017 TOTAL BOXES 392362 Boxes Tuesday 12th December 2017 6 BOATS LANDED 745 BOXES Venturous, Devotion, Valhalla, Radiant Star, Jubilee Quest, Fern SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 45 3.75 3.69 COD 1 660 2.62 2.54 COD 2 2994 2.84 2.70 CODContinue Reading

Tuesday, December 12, fish prices from Grimsby market

Tuesday, December 12, fish prices from Grimsby market

FISH PRICES  TUESDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2017 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE 428 TODAY KILOS: 21400 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo  Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 84 – 187 157   SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 Large 2.60 2.80 CODContinue Reading

Sainsbury’s promotes ‘lesser known’ fish

Sainsbury’s promotes ‘lesser known’ fish

SAINSBURY’S has launched a new fresh fish scheme in a bid to persuade customers to try alternative British fish species, all of which are wild caught off the south west coast. Called Fishmonger’s Choice, it includes fresh British species such as whiting, monkfish and Dover sole, which are being made available in more than 200 storesContinue Reading