U.K. market for Norway salmon grows but volumes slide in France
April 18, 2014
Norway’s Atlantic salmon farming industry continues to enjoy a purple patch thanks to sustained high prices. In 2013, the Scandinavian country’s salmon exports achieved a record value of NOK 39.8 billion (USD 6.7 billion, EUR 4.8 billion), which was 35 percent higher than the previous year. This total was reached with 960,000 metric tons (MT) of products, a drop of 3.5 percent compared with 2012.
Last year, the average price for fresh whole Norwegian salmon was NOK 39.74 (USD 6.67, EUR 4.80…