The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has done a consumer research that interviews more than 12,000 consumers in 12 different countries about their perceptions and consumption of seafood. Above all, the survey says health is the primary driver for consumers buying seafood. On the other hand, taste appears as the second.
In more detail, Germany and…
BC Salmon Farmers welcomes the proposal
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is taking the next step to transition from open-net pen aquaculture in British Columbia coastal waters. Consequently, to advance innovation and support the ecological sustainability of the aquaculture sector in the zone.
To clarify, Joyce Murray, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard…
It is verified that 11,102 fish have escaped
Nordic Halibut AS has clarified that the escape of farmed halibut at its site at Ørjavika will have a limited impact on the company's economic position. More specifically, "guiding for 2022 or influence on the company's long-term growth plans of producing 4.500 tonnes HOG within 2026 and…
One of the biggest trends right now in aquaculture is to achieve more sustainable and health-beneficial alternatives to feed than fish meal and fish oil. Consequently, this will improve the welfare of farmed fish.
Aquaculture companies and other agents are investigating and incorporating potential alternative ingredients. Such as soy, cottonseed, coconut, palm kernel, olive oil,…
Eventually, it will become the sole owner of Eldisstöðin Ísþór hf
Icelandic salmon fully owned subsidiary, Arnarlax, has purchased the remaining 50% of shares in Eldisstöðin Ísþór smolt facility in Þorlákshöfn.
Now, the Icelandic Competition Authorities (ICA) need to approve this. Arnarlax will be the sole owner of Eldisstöðin Ísþór hf, if ICA completes the transaction.…
The new commercial building will be located in Vatnseyri, Patreksfjordur
Arnarlax and Vesturbyggd municipality will build a high-tech processing house for farmed fish in Vatnseyri, Patreksfjordur, (Iceland). The building will accommodate 100 people and process up to 80,000 tonnes of farmed fish.
Firstly, both will conclude agreements, draw up a new zoning plan for the…