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
May 16, 2022

Lower quotas of spring spawning herring and mackerel led to a small decrease in raw material availability for Bergen, Norway-based pelagic fish company Pelagia AS in the first quarter of 2022, while uncertainty remains over whether a fishing agreement can be reached between Norway and the United Kingdom that would give it access to the U.K. fishing zone.

The lack of such an agreement could cause a repeat of the 2021 season, when the Norwegian

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Published on
May 13, 2022

Bergen, Norway-based salmon-farming group Grieg Seafood has posted its best-ever first-quarter results, citing a strong market and continued biological improvement for its performance ... 

Photo courtesy of Grieg

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Published on
May 13, 2022

Klepp, Norway-based aquaculture services and equipment provider AKVA Group enjoyed increased revenue, earnings, and profit in Q1 2022, but supply chain challenges hampered its overall performance 

Photo courtesy of the AKVA

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May 13, 2022

A plan to provide EUR 45 million (USD 46.9 million) for capital investment projects in seafood-processing enterprises across Ireland has been approved by Ireland Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine Charlie McConalogue.

According to the Irish Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, the new scheme is based on a recommendation of a Seafood Taskforce established by McConalogue to assess the impacts of Brexit and the

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May 13, 2022

Very strong market prices for seafood boosted Lerøy Seafood Group ASA (LSG) first-quarter 2022 revenues by 12 percent year-on-year to more than NOK 5.5 billion (USD 558.9 million, EUR 538 million), while its operating profit (before fair-value adjustments) climbed NOK 397 million (USD 40.3 million, EUR 38.8 million) to NOK 852 million (USD 86.6 million, EUR 83.3 million).

The Bergen, Norway-based seafood corporation’s Q1 2022 report

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Published on
May 12, 2022

Amid a strong salmon market and record high prices, Bakkafrost Group delivered total operating earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of DKK 417.9 million (USD 59.2 million, EUR 56.2 million) in the first-quarter of this year, up from the DKK 223.5 million (USD 31.7 million, EUR 30 million) it posted for the corresponding period of 2021.

The Faroe Islands-headquartered Atlantic salmon producer’s profit for the three-month period was DKK

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Published on
May 12, 2022

The tariffs and restrictions that would arise from a potential trade war between the European Union and United Kingdom could have a devastating impact on the latter’s exports, Scotland’s salmon farming sector’s representative body has warned.

Media reports suggest U.K. government ministers want to amend the Northern Ireland protocol, which could spark retaliatory action from the E.U., Salmon Scotland has voiced its concerns

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May 11, 2022

Scottish Sea Farms scooped the Economic Sustainability Award at the 2022 U.K. Aquaculture Awards in recognition of advances the company has made with employee recruitment and retention. 

In 2020, the producer set a goal of becoming the employer of choice within the sector and communities, and been reviewing and revising its key policies ever since, according to Scottish Sea Farms Head of Human Resources and Business Support Tracy

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May 11, 2022

A surge in salmon prices across all of its markets – created by strong demand and low supply – helped Mowi to achieve operational earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of EUR 206.7 million (USD 218.3 million) in the first quarter of 2022.

The total was EUR 97.5 million (USD 103 million) higher year-over-year. The Bergen, Norway-headquartered salmon farming company reported all-time high Q1 operational revenues of EUR 1.095

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May 10, 2022

The Faroe Islands parliament has unanimously passed a bill authorizing sanctions against Russia and Belarus.

The government of the Faroe Islands said it condemns Russia’s armed attack on Ukraine, and confirmed that its own sanctions would be similar to those of the European Union and other “likeminded partners” that are trying to compel Russia to stop its aggression and withdraw its armed forces from Ukraine. Because the Faroe

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