Opposition to salmon-farming is nothing new, but today’s campaigners have become highly organized and vocal, and their efforts span both traditional mainstream media and social media, according to Norwegian Seafood Council Global Operations Public Relations and Communications Manager Anette Zimowski.
Much of the criticism may be based on incorrect facts and supposition, but it still has the power to dent consumer confidence and create… Read More
RH Investments and Kvarøy Arctic are the latest companies to announce land-based aquaculture projects in Scandinavia.
Seafood entrepreneur Roger Hofseth, owner and CEO of Hofseth International, has purchased a former olivine mine in Sunnylvsfjorden, a fjord in Møre og Romsdal, in western Norway through his private firm RH Investments. Hofseth is now applying for a permit to use the land for salmon farming and is in discussions with… Read More
The merger of two leading Dutch mussel and oyster companies this month, in an EUR 80 million (USD 89.7 million) deal, continues a pattern of mergers and acquisitions in the industry over the past year ...
Photo courtesy of Roem van… Read More
The origin of Stockholm, Sweden-based Hooked, traces back to a few years ago, when co-founder Tom Johansson’s sister decided to become a vegan.
“As a family we all grew up eating fish and seafood, and when my sister decided to become a vegan, she found that it was one of the things she really missed. She tried plant-based alternatives, but couldn’t find anything that matched up in terms of taste, texture, and especially… Read More
Andfjord Salmon, which is developing a concession to farm 10,000 metric tons (MT) of salmon in an innovative shore-based facility located on the island of Andøya, Norway, 300 miles inside the Arctic circle, is raising funds through a contemplated private placement, followed by listing on the Merkur Market.
The funds will be invested in the company’s initial salmon farming facility at Kvalnes, which is on track to receive its… Read More
Cargill’s aquafeed business is making great strides towards supporting more sustainable global aquaculture, according to its 2019 sustainability report, published this week.
Cargill, one of the largest feed companies globally, produces feed for salmon, shrimp, tilapia, and other marine species in 20 countries, supported by innovation centers in Chile, Norway and the U.S.
Cargill Aqua Nutrition President Pilar Cruz said collaboration is key… Read More
Polish seafood processors are seeking opportunities for cooperation with the U.S. seafood industry, in a project that aims to open up new avenues for business in whitefish and flatfish processing.
Polish Association of Fish Processors Vice President Jarosław Zielinski, who also cooperates with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) to promote Alaskan seafood in Poland, told SeafoodSource that he had received great feedback following a… Read More