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
February 10, 2022

The first salmon grown in Cermaq’s iFarm project have been processed and shipped to customers in Europe and Asia, the Oslo, Norway-headquartered producer has confirmed.

Launched in 2020, iFarm is a collaborative aquaculture innovation project between Cermaq, BioSort, and ScaleAQ

In a press release, Mitsubishi-owned Cermaq said the experimental iFarm had produced high-quality fish that were accepted by the market, an indication the health

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Published on
February 10, 2022

Finnish seafood companies Kalaneuvos and Nordic Trout, owned by the Hukkanen family, have acquired the Estonian firm Heimon Kala Oy ... 

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Published on
February 9, 2022

Lerøy Seafood Group (LSG) has opened a new factory in Madrid, Spain, saying the 9,000-square-meter facility will strengthen its position in the Spanish and Portuguese markets … 

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February 9, 2022

The United Kingdom and the Faroe Islands have secured exchanges of commercial fishing opportunities for this year, which will see the former benefit from, among other things, 1,000 metric tons (MT) of cod and haddock, while the same volume of horse mackerel is transferred to the Faroese fleet.

Also included in the U.K. stocks transferred to the Faroes are 750 MT of Greenland halibut, 186 MT of cod, 400 MT of haddock, 300 MT of ling and 500 MT of

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Published on
February 7, 2022

Norway exported NOK 10.3 billion (USD 1.2 billion, EUR 1 billion) worth of seafood products last month, the highest January value ever achieved by the Scandinavian country.

The country achieved a gain in export value of 26 percent, or NOK 2.1 billion (USD 238.9 million, EUR 208.7 million), in the month, despite a 17 percent drop in volume.

“January this year gave the highest export value ever, and thus the strong trend continues from 2021.

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Published on
February 7, 2022

As sea bream production in European Union member states has fallen over the last decade, a surge in production in Turkey has managed to more than counter the declines …

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February 7, 2022

The offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares in NTS ASA that was made last month by a group of shareholders in the Norwegian aquaculture group will not be promoted any further because of the second offer on the table, made by Atlantic salmon farming giant Mowi ASA ... 

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Published on
February 7, 2022

Mowi has landed its Scottish Salmon Fillets and Smoked Scottish Slices a listing from online retailer Ocado.

The fillets are available in 240-gram packages and the smoked slices in 100-gram packages, and both are independently verified as organic products by the Soil Association. They are now being sold on Ocado alongside the full Mowi Scotland range, along with another new Mowi product: slow-roasted, ready-to-eat piri piri

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February 3, 2022

Gunnar Nielsen has been appointed to the position of chief financial officer (CFO) at SalMar ASA, and will take up the executive position with effect from 1 April, 2022 …

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February 3, 2022

Processing machinery and technology company Marel has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining 50 percent stake in whitefish primary processing equipment provider Curio, having bought 40 percent in 2019 and a further 10 percent last year …

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