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    Iceland joins Aqualoop’s offshore fish farming project

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    A bad deal for Norway: a US investor’s view of the proposed ground rent tax

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    Vindheim, the CEO of Mowi, outlines why the industry is against “salmon tax”

    This Wednesday, Ivan Vindheim, CEO of Mowi, was interviewed by Reporter Eleni Giokos on US news network CNN and showed his dissatisfaction with the “salmon taxes” imposed by Norwegian government's plans.

    Record on the Indigenous-owned Canadian company Clearwater Seafoods

    The Nova Scotia-based company posted a record year in 2022, reaching $604 million in sales. This marks a $71 million increase in sales compared to the previous year, the highest in its history.

    Scottish salmon, more than half of fish and seafood exports from Scotland in 2022

    As new data from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) reveals, Scottish salmon accounted for 56% of all fish and seafood exports from Scotland last year and it is also the UK's largest food export.

    The expiration of Nova Austral’s concessions in Chile are hanging by a thread

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