To increase seafood consumption and strengthen the seafood industry
The US Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) has included the National Seafood Council in FY23 Appropriations Report. Thereby, it recognizes the sustainability and important nutritional benefits of seafood consumption.
According to a statement, the National Seafood Council is now…
Exports NOK 10 million higher than in June 2022
July 2022 was the best single month ever for salmon exports, the Norwegian Seafood Council has reported. In other words, exports were NOK 10 million higher than the previous record month (June 2022). The price for fresh whole salmon in July was NOK 84.87 per kg.…
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has appointed Nicole Condon as program director to lead the US strategy. Condon will replace Eric Critchlow who served in this role for the past six years and is retiring after a 48-year career in the seafood industry.
As explained in a press release, Condon will oversee the fisheries, commercial,…
With other vegetable protein sources also such as soya and peas
Food technologist Lukas Böcker and food chemist Severin Eder, researchers from ETH Zurich university, work on developing a platform for producing seafood based on microalgae. Plus the judicious admixture of other vegetable protein sources such as soya and peas.
During the ETH Zurich…
The company will resume the process in 2023
The board of directors of Salmones Austral has decided to voluntarily cancel the registration of the company and its shares in the Securities Registry of the Commission for the Financial Market (CMF). The company expects to restart the OPI process in 2023.
The reason for this is…
The Norweigan government has published its Climate Action Plan for 2021–2030 which promotes the development of low- and zero-emission solutions in the aquaculture industry. Thereby, the Government will introduce requirements where possible.
For example, there will be lower emissions from more and more of the vessels and trucks that transport fish from fish farms to…
Brenda Chandler served as Chief Financial Officer for the past three and a half years
Nordic Aquafarms has appointed Brenda Chandler as its interim CEO. She has served as Chief Financial Officer for the past three and a half years. This comes after Erik Heim and Marianne Naess, founder and executive vice president respectively, left…
He will start in August
AKVA group has appointed Kristian Botnen as his new COO of Sea Based Nordic. He will be part of AKVA group's corporate management team and start in August.
Before, he was both CEO and COO in Lingalaks. He studied business and management in BI Bergen (Norway) and has an MSc…
New members will join the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation
The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) has created four positions that will allow the organization to continue providing unique services related to research and development in the Alaska seafood industry.
Thereby, Hannah Wilson has served as the Development Director since April, and Julie Cisco will serve…
And five new members
ASC’s Supervisory Board has welcomed several new members, including a new chair, Margret Thalwitz. According to the organism, she has decades of experience in academia and organizations such as the World Bank.
Before, she was a consultant on development strategy. Also, a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research.…