More farmed Atlantic salmon reaching market, consumption rises


The global harvest of farmed Atlantic salmon in the third-quarter of 2017 increased by 9 percent year-on-year to 523,400 metric tons (MT), resulting in reduced prices in key markets, according to Marine Harvest.

In its Q3 trading statement, the salmon producer confirmed the total salmon supply from Norway increased by 4.3 percent to 283,600 MT, compared with the corresponding three months of 2016. In the same period, the volumes from Scotland (40,000 MT), the Faroe Islands (16,000 MT),…

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