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Process more, earn more – seafood chief

Process more, earn more – seafood chief

THE head of Norway’s Seafood Council has said the industry could hugely increase its wealth and job creation if more of the fish it sold abroad was processed before it left the country. Presenting the 2018 exports figures yesterday, chief executive Renate Larsen pointed out that 84 per cent of the salmon went out unprocessed.Continue Reading

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Record 2018 for Norway seafood exports

Record 2018 for Norway seafood exports

NORWEGIAN seafood exports hit a record high of 99 billion kroner during 2018 – or just over £9 billion. But there was a little disappointment that they did not break the magical 100 billion kroner barrier. Nevertheless, the figure, released this morning, represents a five per cent value increase on 2017 and, at 2.7 millionContinue Reading

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Friday, January 4, fish prices from Lerwick market

Friday, January 4, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND WEEKLY TOTAL – 3875 BOXES Friday 4th January 2019 5 BOATS LANDED 954 BOXES Copious, Prolific, Radiant Star, Avrella, Venture SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 87 4.26 4.16 COD 1 90 4.96 4.96 COD 2 1760 5.44 5.08 COD 3 1132Continue 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 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

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