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Salmon market surprisingly robust says DNB

Salmon market surprisingly robust says DNB

DESPITE the volatility of salmon prices, the robustness of the market has surprised analysts, DNB’s Alexander Aukner told an audience of producers and traders at the DNB/Fish Pool seminar on the eve of the Seafood Expo. Aukner, an equity analyst at the Norwegian bank, said the ‘super cycle’ is set to continue, prices are atContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Front Page News, Markets, Prices, Processing
Norway PM hails aquaculture success

Norway PM hails aquaculture success

NORWAY’S prime minister, Erna Solberg, has said the country needs to develop an aquaculture industry that can deliver food and economic values ​​within an acceptable footprint. She was speaking at the Havbruck 2018 conference, which gathered the fish farming industry, along with researchers and politicians, for key discussion on future policy. The main theme of thisContinue Reading

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Fashion chain owner ‘eyeing Young’s’

Fashion chain owner ‘eyeing Young’s’

THE private equity company Sun Capital Partners, whose portfolio includes the women’s fashion chain Bonmarche and the UK bed maker Dreams, is reported to be considering a bid for Young’s Seafood. The current private equity owners announced on Thursday that Britain’s largest seafood business was being put up for sale. No price tag has beenContinue Reading

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Thursday, April 19, fish prices from Grimsby market

Thursday, April 19, fish prices from Grimsby market

FISH PRICES  THURSDAY 19TH APRIL 2018 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE 835 TODAY KILOS:  41750 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo  Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 170 – 225 440   SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 XL Large – – COD 2Continue Reading

Filed Under: Catching News, Prices
Thursday, April 19, fish prices from Lerwick market

Thursday, April 19, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Thursday 19th April 2018 5 BOATS LANDED 1095 BOXES Resilient, Sedulous, Radiant Star, Alison Kay, Valhalla SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS COD 1 360 2.44 2.42 COD 2 4639 2.55 2.32 COD 3 4035 2.48 2.23 COD 4 1177 2.42 2.23Continue Reading

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Thursday, April 19, fish prices from Peterhead market

Thursday, April 19, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES  Thursday  19.04.18 Boats 4 Consignments 2 Boxes 3951 Cod Large £2.20 – £3.20 Cod Medium £2.10 – £2.70 Cod Selected £2.00 – £2.60 Cod Small £2.20- £2.80 Haddock Large £1.80- £2.20 Haddock Medium £1.80 – £2.25 Haddock Selected £2.00 – £2.30 Seed £1.80- £2.30 Chippers £1.80 – £2.25 Metros 50p –Continue Reading

Salmon and rum ‘married’ for royal wedding

Salmon and rum ‘married’ for royal wedding

ABERDEEN based salmon specialist John Ross Jr is marking the May wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle by launching a celebration smoked salmon that marries rum with smoked salmon. The Original Rum Cured Smoked Salmon, which is presented in a bridal white pack, draws on a 160-year-old recipe using rum and sugar cane to createContinue Reading

Chilean salmon deal on the cards

Chilean salmon deal on the cards

A BIG South American salmon farming deal could be on the horizon. The Chilean website Aqua.cl reports that Empresas AquaChile has made a $200 million plus offer to buy the salmon farming arm of rival company Friosur. So far there has been no reaction from Friosur, which is family owned by three brothers. Friosur isContinue Reading

Four companies ‘interested in Pinneys’

Four companies ‘interested in Pinneys’

SCOTLAND’s business and enterprise minister, Paul Wheelhouse, is scheduled to meet the Young’s management team at the Pinneys salmon plant in Annan later this week. He is expected to discuss the future of the site, which is threatened with closure at the end of the year, putting 450 jobs in jeopardy. The move comes as a formalContinue Reading

SalMar plans second giant platform

SalMar plans second giant platform

THE Norwegian fish farmer SalMar is planning to build another huge offshore platform possibly twice the size of Ocean Farm 1, which was brought in from China last summer. The move follows SalMar’s acquisition of 51 per cent of the shares in the Stavanger based company MariCulture, which is involved in the development of fish farmsContinue Reading