Big quota cuts proposed in the North Sea

BIG reductions in the size of the North Sea and west of Scotland cod and haddock quotas for next year are being advised by ICES, the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas. If they are adopted, even in a reduced or modified form, they will ...

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On blue whiting in the Rose Garden

‘Two pelagic boats did well on blue whiting in the Rose Garden area off the south-east coast yesterday and we’re going to see if there’s still any fish to be caught there,’ said Víkingur’s skipper Albert Sveinsson. When spoken at HB Grandi´s h...

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Delicious cod with curry mayonnaise

Cod and cod again. That is not a problem. You never get too much of cod. The only thing to take care of is variety in cooking. And cod can be cooked in a million ways. Here is one of the good ways to cook the cod. It comes from Sweden and is very deliciou...

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Norway half year exports at record high

NORWEGIAN seafood exports during the first half of 2018 have hit an all-time record, driven by salmon and a surge in demand from EU countries, including the UK. The country sold 1.4 million tonnes of seafood to a value of NOK 48.1 billion over the six-mon...

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UK fishermen hail industry White Paper

THE two main UK fishermen’s organisations have warmly welcomed the government’s White Paper on the post Brexit future of the fishing industry according to fishupdate.com The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation hailed the document titled Sustainable Fish...

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Cod price spiral hits whole food chain

NORWAY may have exported less cod over the past six months, but its fishing companies are receiving more money for what they do sell. It is another sign of the upward price pressure on UK and European fish buyers, which in turn is impacting on performance...

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Seafood paella

Fish for Friday is a good slogan since fish is extremely healthy, good for our brain and heart. But the day does not really matter. We should eat fish at least once in a week or more often. Iceland is one of the best sources of healthy fish, probably most...

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Fine fishing off the Westfjords

HB Grandi’s trawler Akurey docked in Reykjavík on last week with 150 tonnes on board after fishing off the Westfjords. According to this trip’s skipper Magnús Kristjánsson, catches have been good. ‘This is mixed fish, but mostly cod. That was cau...

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Saucy Fish lift for frozen sales

THE award winning Saucy Fish brand has given frozen seafood sales a huge boost in many of Britain’s best known supermarkets. The business, owned by Seachill, said today that since launching into frozen last year and securing listings with Sainsbury’s,...

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