For a port that no longer lands fish, Grimsby has – perhaps surprisingly – kept a name for itself as the seafood processing capital of England.
Around 70 seafood businesses are situated in and around the town, processing seafood for most of the major U.K. retailers and foodservice organizations – one third of all seafood consumed in the U.K. originates in Grimsby. Many are significant importers and exporters, bringing in more… Read More
The aquaculture industry – and the non-governmental organizations that scrutinize it – rely on complex tools to calculate the impact, effectiveness, and value of marine ingredients to the aquaculture industry.
IFFO, the international trade body that represents the marine ingredients industry, recently completed a review of the primary metrics used to analyze the sector, using the latest available data, reviewed the… Read More
Andfjord Salmon announced a private placement of NOK 38 million (USD 4.3 million, EUR 3.7 million) on 18 February, with animal nutrition and aquafeed leader Nutreco investing and Norwegian seafood group Holmøy increasing its shareholding through its fish-farming company Eidsfjord Sjøfarm AS …
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Indre Harøy, Norway-headquartered Salmon Evolution AS has reported capex in line with budget and on-track performance for the first 300-gram smolt release at its land-based Atlantic salmon farm ...
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Dongen, The Netherlands-based Protix, which raises black soldier flies for use in animal feed, announced on Tuesday, 8 February it has raised EUR 50 million (USD 57.2 million) in new equity to fund its international growth and research and development program ...
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Noray Seafood said on Friday, 11 February it has raised EUR 16 million (USD 19.2 million) to accelerate expansion plans at its indoor shrimp farm in Medina del Campo, Spain.
Noray Seafood has developed a microbial technology for farming whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) in a land-based system, creating a controlled bacterial culture environment. Known as Gamba Natural until 2020, when the company rebranded, it now operates a fully… Read More
Fredrikstad, Norway-based Fredrikstad Seafoods has won a decision from Norway’s Borgarting Court of Appeal ruling Gråkjær must compensate the company for a construction failure at its land-based fish farm in Øra, Norway.
Gråkjær was ordered to pay NOK 60.9 million (USD 6.9 million) plus interest, totalling more than NOK 77 million (USD 8.7 million), Bernt-Olav Røttingsnes, CEO of Fredrikstad… Read More
Just six months after Norwegian aquaculture venture Norcod began commercial harvesting of its farmed cod, generating its first sales revenue, the company has landed a major contract with an unnamed Spanish retailer ...
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As the Norwegian salmon-farming community increasingly turns towards land-based aquaculture using flowthrough, recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), or hybrid systems, the emphasis is on volume production, to achieve the economies of scale necessary to make operations profitable. Andfjord Salmon, for example, is building out a farm in Kvalnes, Andøya, Norway with the potential to produce 90,000 metric tons (MT) of head-on, gutted… Read More