Smart site shows where fish are sourced

CONSUMERS can find out where the fish they buy is farmed or caught with a new interactive map launched by Marks & Spencer. The retailer says its website – corporate.marksandspencer.com/seafoodmap – is the first of its kind in the UK and includes i...

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Mackerel with orange & harissa glaze

The mackerel season is now at its top in the North Sea after the fish has been foraging around Iceland in the summer getting fat and beautiful. Therefor we suggest a nice meal of mackerel in the shady evenings of the autumn. It is a healthy fish with a lo...

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Good fishing for herring off eastern Iceland

‘Fishing for herring has been good since the start of the season. There is a lot to be seen and there appears to be a lot of herring on the move,’ said Venus’s skipper Theódór Thórðarson when spoken to by HB Grandi´s homepage as the crew were s...

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Record year for Scottish salmon farms

SCOTTISH salmon farmers produced the highest ever volume of fish last year, with total production of 189,707 tonnes, an increase of 26,890 tonnes, or 16.5 per cent on 2016 figures. According to the Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2017, just published...

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Total catch in September 108 thousand tonnes

The overall catch of Icelandic vessels in September was 108 thousand tonnes, a 14% decrease from September 2017. Demersal catch was just over 35 thousand tonnes, 7% more than in the same month last year. Pelagic catch was 69 thousand tonnes and declined b...

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Increasing capacity at Marine Harvest Ryfisk

Marine Harvest Ryfisk, located in the south western part of Norway, wanted to improve their plant’s efficiency and increase throughput without changing their crew. To achieve this, they installed a Marel grader solution and packing line, managed by M...

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Lemon garlic shrimp recipe with peas and artichokes

Shrimps are very good food. Tasty and healthy and can be prepared in almost endless ways. You can have coldwater shrimp as in the North Atlantic or bigger warm water shrimps and farmed shrimps, so they are easy to come by. Now we choose to look for a reci...

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Herring fishery on the home stretch

There is little remaining of the Icelandic quota for Atlanto-Scandian herring and the operators of many pelagic vessels have already switched to searching for blue whiting off the east coast. HB Grandi’s pelagic vessel Víkingur was last week in its las...

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Grimsby UK’s largest cod centre

GRIMSBY remains Britain’s most important market for processing and distributing fresh cod, says a major new seafood intelligence case study. Prepared by EUMOFA, the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture, the report looks closely at ...

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