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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

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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

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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

Tuesday, December 4, fish prices from Peterhead market

Tuesday, December 4, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES Tuesday 04.12.2018 Boats 9 Consignments 0 Boxes 3847 Cod Large £3.00 – £4.00 Cod Medium £3.00 – £3.50 Cod Selected £2.50 – £3.00 Cod Small £2.00 – £2.80 Haddock Large £2.70 – £3.25 Haddock Medium £2.60 – £2.80 Haddock Selected £2.60 – £2.90 Seed £2.50 – £3.10 Chippers £1.60 – £2.90Continue Reading

Faroese salmon exports down, cod up

Faroese salmon exports down, cod up

EXPORTS of farmed salmon from the Faroe Islands have shown a significant decline during the first eight months of this year. Recent figures show that salmon sales – the islands’ most valuable seafood commodity – are down by 17 per cent or £51 million to a total of around £295 million over the period. ThereContinue Reading

MH plans high speed Mowi roll-out

MH plans high speed Mowi roll-out

MARINE Harvest has said it plans to move faster than its competitors following the launch of its Mowi brand, which will also become the company’s new name. Shareholders will be asked to approve the plan next week. In his latest monthly newsletter, Ben Hadfield, managing director of Marine Harvest Scotland, pledged ‘significant investment over theContinue Reading

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, November 30

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, November 30

US FOODS EXECUTIVE TO HEAD AQUABOUNTY AQUABOUNTY Technologies, the American company noted for its research and development of genetically modified fish, has appointed US Foods senior vice president Sylvia Wulf as its new chief executive and executive director. She is highly experienced in the food industry and previously held senior positions with Tyson Foods Inc,Continue Reading