The inaugural virtual Seafood Supper Club, aimed at encouraging more Scots to cook fish at home while also providing much-needed support for the country’s seafood industry, has been hosted by chef and restaurateur Carina Contini.
Contini, of Edinburgh’s Contini, The Scottish Café and Restaurant, and Cannonball, took a group of social media influencers through a “Date Night” recipe for baked lemon sole with spinach… Read More
New analysis from the Norwegian Seafood Council shows that despite the volume of farmed Atlantic salmon exported by Norway in recent weeks remaining on par with the same period of last year, the prices paid for these products have trended downwards …
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Atlantic salmon company Mowi Scotland has outlined medium- and long-term strategies designed to ramp up its processing capacity in the west highlands.
First, it wants to expand its current Blar Mhor factory near Fort William …
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Trade body Seafood Scotland has written to the chief executives of the some of the United Kingdom’s leading supermarket chains on behalf of the seafood sector, asking them to reopen the fresh fish counters that were closed early into the country’s COVID-19 lockdown.
A number of retailers ceased operating their in-store counters so that staff could be redeployed to keep shelves sufficiently stocked to cope with the increased demand… Read More
Glyvrar, Faroe Islands-headquartered Atlantic salmon producer Bakkafrost Group delivered total operating earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of DKK 248.1 million (USD 36.1 million, EUR 33.3 million) in the first quarter of this year, down from the DKK 267.7 million (USD 38.9 million, EUR 35.9 million) that it posted for the corresponding period of 2019, with the COVID-19 coronavirus contributing to the decrease.
The company also said it… Read More
Grimsby, United Kingdom-based seafood company JCS Fish has relaunched its BigFish frozen salmon products in new, redesigned packs that have reduced the brand’s use of plastic by around 60 percent …
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The coronavirus pandemic has had major effects on the production and sales of wild-caught and farmed seafood in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea region, according to preliminary analysis from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM).
While the extent of the impacts and the measures taken across the region have varied from country to country and are… Read More
The United Kingdom’s 2021 National Fish and Chip Awards have been canceled due to the coronavirus crisis, which has led to many fish and chip shops and restaurants around the country to temporarily close, the competition’s organizer, Seafish, has announced.
Entries for next year’s competition were due to open on 1 May, with judging to take place in late summer ahead of the awards ceremony in January 2021.
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Nuuk, Greenland-based wild-caught seafood supplier Royal Greenland AS achieved record profits before tax of DKK 404 million (USD 58.9 million, EUR 54.2 million) in 2019.
While this was boosted by the sale of the two trawlers, Sisimiut and Qaqqatsiaq, for a total DKK 141 million (USD 20.6 million, EUR 18.9 million), the company said the ordinary operating profit was still the best in its history.
According to the company’s annual report… Read More