Organic seafood production on the rise in Europe, premium prices paid for key species

The EU produced 50,637 metric tons (MT) of organic seafood in 2015, representing almost 4 percent of the bloc’s total aquaculture production, finds a study compiled by the European Commission’s European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA).

EUMOFA’s “EU Organic Aquaculture” report finds that the main species produced under organic standards are salmon (16,000 MT), mussels (20,000 MT), carp (6,000 MT), trout (6,000 MT), and sea…

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