Jason Holland

Jason Holland

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

London-based seafood writer and communications consultant Jason Holland has been a contributing editor to SeafoodSource.com since January 2010. Jason has more than 25 years of experience as a B2B journalist and editor – a career that has taken him all over the world. He believes he found his true professional calling in 2004 when he started documenting the many facets of the international seafood industry and he’s particularly proud of the strong, collaborative relationships he has formed at all stages of the supply chain.

Published on
October 15, 2021

Bergen, Norway-headquartered salmon farming group Grieg Seafood ASA harvested approximately 20,500 metric tons (MT) of fish in the third quarter of this year, which was about 700 MT less than in the corresponding period of 2020 ... 

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Published on
October 15, 2021

The creation of Scotland’s first semi-closed fish farm has moved a step closer with fledgling company Loch Long Salmon submitting a planning application for the development of its site in Loch Long, near Beinn Reithe in Argyll ... 

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Published on
October 15, 2021

Hiddenfjord has achieved a 94 percent reduction in its carbon emissions in one year following its decision to stop using airfreight to get its Atlantic salmon to North American and European markets.

Recognizing that airfreight is a major contributor to global CO2 emissions – producing around 50 times more CO2 than transoceanic sea freight, the family-run Faroese salmon farming company ceased its use of airfreight in

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Published on
October 15, 2021

While the Barents Sea cod stock numbers continue to be at a historically high level, in recognition of a decline in certain areas, Norwegian and Russian authorities have agreed on a significantly lower catch limit for 2022.

The new Norwegian-Russian fisheries agreement, with this year’s negotiations conducted virtually, sets the total quota for Northeast Arctic cod at 708,480 metric tons (MT) for 2022, down from the 885,600 MT agreed for

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Published on
October 14, 2021

Mowi Scotland plans to transform its fish processing facility at Blar Mhor in Fort William, Scotland, into one of the most-efficient and highest-capacity plants in the world, now that it has received planning permission for a multimillion-pound upgrade by The Highland Council.

The Norway-based salmon company has signed a contract with equipment supplier Marel for infeed to gutting lines, graders, and packing lines, and a separate contract with

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Published on
October 13, 2021

The Council for the European Union reached an agreement on next year’s fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea at the latest AGRIFISH Council meeting in Luxembourg this week, with some total allowable catch (TAC) levels still exceeding scientific recommendations.

Following much of the European Commission’s proposal published in August, substantial quota reductions have been made for multiple stocks, including an 88 percent cut for

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Published on
October 13, 2021

Romsdal, Norway-headquartered land-based salmon farming company Salmon Evolution has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Cargill, which will include an investment and an aquafeed supply contract.

The new partnership will see Cargill invest approximately USD 5 million (EUR 4.3 million) in the company through a private placement of new shares. These shares will have a subscription price of NOK 7.71 (USD 0.91, EUR 0.78) per share,

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Published on
October 11, 2021

Frøya Municipality, Norway-headquartered salmon farmer SalMar ASA harvested 52,100 metric tons (MT) of head-on gutted salmon in the third quarter of 2021, up 20,000 MT on the corresponding period of 2020 ... 

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Published on
October 8, 2021

Lerøy Seafood Group harvested 56,400 metric tons (MT) of gutted-weight farmed Atlantic salmon and trout in the third quarter of this year ... 

Photo courtesy of Lerøy Seafood

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Published on
October 8, 2021

A new project is aiming to accelerate innovation in the salmon aquaculture sector through introduction of novel feed ingredients.

The four-year, EUR 1.3 million (USD 1.5 million) Millennial Salmon Project is being led by Nofima, the Norwegian institute for applied fisheries, aquaculture, and food research, in partnership with value-chain stakeholders InnovaFeed, Corbion Algae Ingredients, Cargill, SINTEF Ocean, and retailer Auchan.

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