Category Archives: Catching News

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, January 18

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, January 18

GRIMSBY HOSTS SEAFOOD CAREERS EVENT AN event which aims to give young people an insight into the diverse range of careers within the seafood and general food sector is taking place in Grimsby next month. Titled the Future of Food, it is organised and co-ordinated by the Grimsby Institute and Seafish. Some of the biggestContinue Reading

Thursday, January 17, fish prices from Grimsby market

Thursday, January 17, fish prices from Grimsby market

FISH PRICES THURSDAY 17TH JANUARY 2019 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE: 1301 TODAY KILOS: 65050 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 159 – 248 894 SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 XLContinue Reading

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Thursday, January 17, fish prices from Lerwick market

Thursday, January 17, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Thursday 17th January 2019 15 BOATS LANDED 2658 BOXES Arcturus, Venturous, Guiding Light, Mizpah, Sedulous, Courageous, Opportune, Avrella, Tranquility, Radiant Star, Alison Kay, Venture, Resilient, Jubilee Quest, Allegiance SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 167 4.24 4.11 COD 1 820 3.74 3.46Continue Reading

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Wednesday, January 16, fish prices from Grimsby market

Wednesday, January 16, fish prices from Grimsby market

FISH PRICES WEDNESDAY 16TH JANUARY 2019 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE: 1203 TODAY KILOS: 60150 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 36 4 1160 3 SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 XLContinue Reading

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Wednesday, January 16, fish prices from Lerwick market

Wednesday, January 16, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Wednesday 16th January 2019 6 BOATS LANDED 988 BOXES Fairway, Defiant, Avrella, Radiant Star, Tranquility, Conquest SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 61 4.40 3.71 COD 1 710 3.56 3.43 COD 2 2096 3.77 3.61 COD 3 1926 3.71 3.39 COD 4Continue Reading

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Bid to find top young seafood chef

Bid to find top young seafood chef

THE search to find Britain’s best young seafood chef for 2019 has begun. The annual competition, now in its 17th year, encourages chefs to cook with seafood and always attracts a high calibre of student. The competition is sponsored by Seafish, the public body that supports the £10 billion UK seafood industry, and run byContinue Reading

Norway export fears over Brexit vote

Norway export fears over Brexit vote

THE Norwegian seafood industry has expressed alarm over future sales to the UK after last night’s crushing Brexit deal defeat in the House of Commons. Britain is Norway’s fourth largest export market for fish. It exported 148,000 tonnes in 2018, worth more than £5 billion, more than half of it salmon. Add in oil andContinue Reading

Prize winning Prof is new Stirling boss

Prize winning Prof is new Stirling boss

PROFESSOR Selina Stead has been appointed director of the Institute of Aquaculture at Stirling University. She takes up her new post on March 1. Stead (pictured) is currently Dean, Public Orator and Professor of Marine Governance and Environmental Science at Newcastle University, where she has worked for the past 15 years. In July 2017 sheContinue Reading

Iceland fish farmers join fishing body

Iceland fish farmers join fishing body

ICELAND’S fish farming companies are to join forces with the country’s main fishing organisation, which has traditionally represented the interests of the deep sea trawler companies and associated fish processing businesses. The decision was taken at an extraordinary general meeting of the Icelandic Federation of Fish Farming shortly before Christmas, but the news was onlyContinue Reading

Staff shortages force move to Vietnam

Staff shortages force move to Vietnam

A DEVON seafood firm is to send shellfish more than 8,000 miles to Vietnam for processing because it cannot find enough staff to do the job locally. The Blue Seafood Company, based in Paignton, near Torquay, and which proudly describes itself as the ‘home of Devon crab’, has said that if the experiment works out,Continue Reading