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    Louisa Gairn

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    A taste for Norwegian seaweed: Tekslo Seafood 

    Tekslo CEO and co-founder Runar Trellevik and Marianne Skogvold, Marketing Director share their aspirations for Norwegian seaweed products.

    Norcod gets the green light for new production site

    The Norwegian cod farming company continues expansion with new site in Nordland, northern Norway, boosting total biomass capacity to 17,500 metric tonnes.

    Iceland’s IS Haf Investments buys 53% of land-based Thor Landeldi

    Icelandic seafood-focused private equity fund IS Haf invests undiclosed sum in land-based salmon venture Thor Landeldi, planning a 20,000 ton facility in southern Iceland.

    EU to ban “greenwashing” and improve consumer information

    Only sustainability labels based on approved certification schemes or established by public authorities will be allowed, under new EU rules.

    Global fishmeal and fish oil production drops by 52%

    Dramatic drop in marine ingredients is due to cancellation of Peru's anchovy season, according to the Marine Ingredients Organisation (IFFO).

    Historic High Seas treaty ratified by almost 70 countries

    The "High Seas" treaty, Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ), comes into force 120 days after formal ratification.

    Royal Greenland feels the pressure with $16m loss in first half of 2023

    CEO Susanne Arfelt Rajamand notes Royal Greenland is impacted by "volatile environment", but despite market challenges, she predicts better results in second half of 2023.

    TalentView: Rune Mikalsen, Kvaroy Arctic

    Rune Mikalsen, CEO of Kvarøy Arctic, talks about his new role in Boston, and his aims and priorities for Kvarøy in the U.S. market.

    Atlantic Sapphire raises $65m in bid to get “back on track”

    The Florida land-based salmon farming giant has been beleaguered by setbacks during 2023, hopes share offering will enable breakeven in 2024.

    Scottish Fishermen’s Federation blasts “naïve” fish stocks report

    The SFF rejects "naïve" Oceana report saying UK fish stocks in "critical" situation: Scotland has "very well managed fisheries", says Chief Executive Elspeth Macdonald.

    Australia to accept Icelandic farmed salmon imports

    Permit "a long time in the making" says Icelandic food agency, but Iceland's farmed salmon now meets Australia's strict biosecurity rules.

    Aquaculture Europe 2023 opens its doors in Vienna

    The European Aquaculture Society's annual event features specialist presentations, a trade show and industry forum.

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    Pancreatic disease outbreak in Ystøya?

    The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has sounded the alarm over a possible outbreak of pancreatic disease (PD) in Ystøya in the municipality of Alstahaug in Nordland county.

    A taste for Norwegian seaweed: Tekslo Seafood 

    Tekslo CEO and co-founder Runar Trellevik and Marianne Skogvold, Marketing Director share their aspirations for Norwegian seaweed products.

    Océano Seafood achieves its first U.S. acquisition by purchasing Sea Fresh USA

    The Peruvian company Océano Seafood, based in Lima, has acquired the entire American company Sea Fresh USA, located in Kingston, Rhode Island.

    The Marine Chemistry, Berta Contreras, is now leading Benchmark Genetics Chile

    Berta Contreras Mutis has assumed her role as General Manager of Benchmark Genetics, replacing Pablo Mazo, who has transitioned to Norway.