Faroes and Greenland agree wild salmon ban

GREENLAND and the Faroe Islands have agreed to halt all commercial salmon fishing for the next few years in an effort to allow wild stocks to recover, including those in Scotland’s River Tweed. In the case of the Faroe Islands, which is well established...

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VR in product development

Haukur Hafsteinsson, embedded software engineer at Marel, explains in a story at Marel´s homepage how the road to making food processing equipment is now a whole lot smarter. Fast-track innovation In product development, simulations save both time and ma...

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Brexit, bonanza for fishermen

BREXIT could bring 5,000 jobs to the Scottish fishing industry and generate £540 million, according to a report by government agency Marine Scotland published the other day. The UK leaving the Common Fisheries Policy and regaining control of the entire q...

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Sweet Chili-Lime Grilled Salmon

Now is the time for grilling. And what could be more appropriate than a healthy meal like salmon. It is easy to get and easy to grill. The only question is how to season this wonderful fish. One way is to marinate the salmon and this very simple but healt...

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Strong demand drives record prices for salmon

Norway exported 165,000 tonnes of seafood with a total value of NOK 8.5 billion in May. Volumes were down by 11 per cent, while export values were up by NOK 821 million or 11 per cent compared with May 2017. So far this year, Norway has exported 1.2 milli...

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Producing 17.5 billion meals every year

The global salmon farming industry continues to evolve sustainably, producing 17.5 billion meals every year and creating 132,600 jobs in coastal communities around the world, says a new report. The International Salmon Farmers (ISFA) released its latest s...

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HB Grandi’s Q1 profits dip

HB GRANDI, the big Icelandic fishing and fish processing company, which is currently the subject of a takeover bid, has reported a first quarter profit of 3.3 million euros (400 million Icelandic kroners). This is down by 400,000 euros on the same period ...

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Bigger quota adviced in Iceland

The Marine and Freshwater Research Institute of Iceland and International Council for the Exploration of the Sea advise that when the Icelandic management plan is applied, catches in the fishing year 2018/2019 should be no more than 264.437 tonnes. That w...

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Balsamic Alaska salmon with strawberries

We are still in the salmon business so to speak. That is simply because we like salon a lot for its good taste and being as healthy as it is. We have heard of many combinations with salmon before but never mixing salmon and strawberries together. That is ...

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Record profits for EU fleets

FISHING businesses in the Atlantic, North Sea and Baltic Sea are making record profits, thanks to a solid recovery of popular fish stocks. These include North Sea cod and Northern hake, according to a report by EUMOFA, the European Market Observatory for ...

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