Marine Harvest: Salmon supply shortfall to push prices up

Published on
November 7, 2016

Farmed Atlantic salmon prices have been extremely high in Europe and Asia over the last three months, reaching record levels for the period. Prices also continue to increase across the Americas, confirmed Marine Harvest CEO Alf-Helge Aarskog. Looking ahead, he expects a “tight market” in 2017, with future prices for the next 12 months rising to EUR 7.40 (USD 8.19) per kg, up EUR 1 (USD 1.11) compared to the forward price in the previous quarter.

“I don’t think we have seen anything like…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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