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
April 6, 2022

A fifth round of sanctions against Russia, including a ban on imports of Russian seafood, has been proposed by the European Commission, amid fresh allegations Russia has committed war crimes during its invasion of Ukraine.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday, 5 April, she expected seafood to be among EUR 5.5 billion (USD 6 billion) worth of specific import bans, along with wood, cement, alcohol, and

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Published on
April 6, 2022

The U.K. government has been called upon by Scotland’s salmon farming sector to do all it can to speed up the removal of the post-Brexit paperwork system for exporting goods to the European Union

Photo courtesy of the Scottish Salmon Producers’

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Published on
April 5, 2022

The volume of salmon harvested by Bakkafrost Group in the Faroe Islands in the first quarter of this year increased by 3,500 metric tons (MT) year-on-year, to 17,500 MT head-on gutted (HOG) fish, according to the producer’s latest trading update.

The company’s Farming North operations in the Faroes contributed 10,100 MT, down from 11,400 MT in Q1 2021; while its Farming West farms supplied 5,300 MT, an increase from 2,500 MT; and its

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Published on
April 4, 2022

With rural communities across Scotland looking to host their first events since before the pandemic, salmon farmer Mowi is putting a Salmon Wagon food truck on the road this summer to feed the attending crowds and in the process raise funds for 10 chosen charities.

Starting on 2 May, 2022 at Duror in support of the Kentallen and Duror Community Centre and finishing on 17 September, 2022, in Kingussie to raise funds for the Mowi Youth Fund, the

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Published on
April 4, 2022

The end of March 2022 brought a large increase in the export price of fresh Norwegian salmon, according to new figures published by Statistics Norway ... 

Photo courtesy of Elena

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Published on
April 1, 2022

The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) has launched a new educational campaign looking to help fish-and-chip shops around the United Kingdom better understand and communicate sustainability messages to customers.

The Norwegian Seafood Council campaign has begun with a three-part YouTube video series, “Fish and Tips: A guide to sustainable frying and business,” which aims to demonstrate the importance of sustainable fish and

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Published on
March 31, 2022

Norway Royal Salmon (NRS) announced its latest private placement of new shares, intended to finance part of its acquisition of SalmoNor AS, was successful …

Photo courtesy of Norway Royal

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Published on
March 30, 2022

Ocean Brands of Canada, Simplot Australia, and Bolton Group of Italy have pledged their support to the North Atlantic Pelagic Advocacy Group (NAPA), the alliance of supply chain stakeholders seeking to secure the long-term, science-based management of Northeast Atlantic pelagic stocks …

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March 29, 2022

Statt Torsk ASA is adapting its harvest strategy and is planning to accelerate the beginning of year-round deliveries of its farmed cod ... 

Photo courtesy of Statt

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March 28, 2022

AKVA Group ASA subsidiary Egersund Net – which AKVA acquired in 2018 – and its seven service stations along the Norwegian coast have been found in compliance with applicable requirements in the GlobalG.A.P. aquaculture standard, the company has confirmed.

In a press release, the aquaculture net and services provider stated that it has reviewed its management systems, processes, and best practices against the GlobalG.A.P. aquaculture

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