Chris Chase


Chris Chase is the Portland, Maine-based associate editor of SeafoodSource. Previously, he worked covering local issues at the Coastal Journal in Bath, Maine, where he won multiple awards from the Maine Press Association for his news coverage and food reviews. Chris is a graduate of the University of Maine, and got his start in writing by serving as a reporter and later the State Editor of The Maine Campus, an award-winning campus newspaper.

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Published on
June 17, 2024

Icelandic seafood company Samherji posted an increase in sales but a drop in earnings before taxes in FY2023 as it reported its core operations were “more robust.”

Samherji posted total sales of EUR 419.3 million (USD 450 million) in FY2023 up 10 percent from EUR 380.5 million (USD 408.3 million) in FY2022. The cost of goods sold also increased to EUR 332.5 million (USD 356.8 million) up from EUR 298.4 million (USD

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Published on
June 13, 2024

The Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and French officials are continuing to negotiate quota sharing for stocks of halibut in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. 

Landings of Atlantic halibut in Canada were valued at roughly CAD 70 million (USD 51 million, EUR 47 million) in 2022, but Canada does not have exclusive access to the fishery, as France still controls the islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon off the coast of

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