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Land-based technology & rising costs

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Salmon Farm

Plentiful salmon and a cautious pre-Brussels Expo buying atmosphere has spot prices on Norwegian farmed salmon dropping again.

Plentiful salmon and a cautious pre-Brussels Expo buying atmosphere has spot prices on Norwegian farmed salmon dropping again.

"It's not fun at all. It is clear that there are many fish, and a rather nervous market before Brussels," a salesman with a western Norway aquaculture company told iLaks editor Aslak Berge.

"It does not sound like anyone want to sit on too much fish in Brussels week."

The Seafood Expo Global (SEG), this year held in Brussels April 21- 23, usually sees salmon prices fall back.

"Everyone should make future contracts that week, but there is little trade. Perhaps they do not have time for it. Last year prices fell NOK 4," he added.

"Right now I do not think a price of more than NOK 33 [per kilogram] to the farmer is achievable in the south. Exporters are probably afraid to buy up fish for the next week. They don't want to sit on fish, and they're not buying more than they need."

This price level means a steep decline week-on-week, from NOK 37- 38 last week.

"There are still a great deal of big fish, a higher average weight than it was last year. And the big fish is helping to drag down prices for 3- 6 kilogram [salmon]."

"Particularly in the north there are lots of big fish. It is clear that we have had good temperatures in winter, increasing growth," he adds.

Salmon prices fell throughout the week. "It started Monday and has not stopped. NOK 32 in the north and NOK 33 in the south," said another exporter.

"The market is extremely hard. They have too much fish; they just dictate us. When they have too much fish, they use the opportunity to push us. It is surely the blackest week for exporters in the past year. There have been a few drops, but this was brutal."

Another exporter said he was experiencing a hesitant market, under considerable pressure. "We have not done anything yet. Maximum NOK 34 for 3- 6kg. It looks as if the volumes remain high in a week that is usually difficult anyway. I am not an optimist."


Omega-3 Benefits



There is a significant amount of scientific evidence that suggests that omega-3 fatty acids may play a
role in reducing the risk of heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in most Western countries.
Researchers have found that omega-3 fatty acids can make blood less likely to clot and block blood vessels,
and that consuming omega-3s may also decrease levels of some blood fats and possibly cholesterol. Possible
relationships between omega-3 fatty acids and other disorders such as cancer, arthritis, and asthma are also
currently being studied.
Omega-3 fatty acids are found almost exclusively in aquatic organisms, although smaller amounts can be
found in some plants and plant oils. Seafood is considered the best dietary source of omega-3 fatty acids.
All fish and shellfish contain some omega-3s but the amount can vary. Generally, fattier fish contain more
omega-3 fatty acids than leaner fish, but the amount can vary from one type of fish or shellfish to another.

New Zealand Fishery

New Zealan fishery


The cleanest waters in the world.
As an island nation surrounded by the clear, unpolluted waters of the South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand’s history has been defined by its oceans and coastline. From the days of early majordomo to the present day, the ocean has continued to play a large part in the commercial, cultural and recreational lives of New Zealanders.The commercial seafood industry has now an international success story.As the first country in the world to see the new day New Zealand has a head start in exporting fresh product into international markets.New Zealand seafood owes its excellent international reputation to the country’s high food safety standards and world-leading fisheries management systems. Culinary and professionals discerning consumers around the world are now turning to New Zealand’s seafood, trusting in the pureness of their source waters, harvesting techniques and unparalleled rich flavors.Hoki, Greenshell Mussels, Rock lobster, orange roughy, Squid and mollusk of leading chefs around the world.New Zealand Hoki was the world’s first large white fish stock of qualify for the Marine Stewardship Council eco-label independent endorsement that it is one of the best-managed fisheries in the world.



Salmon Facts

Salmon Facts
Salmon is fish that belongs to the family Salmonidae. It is closely related to trout and char. There are nine commercially important species of salmon that can be found in the Atlantic (Atlantic salmon, genus Salmo) and Pacific oceans (eight species, genus Oncorhynchus). Most species of salmon are anadromous, which mean that they spend part of their life in rivers and other part in the ocean. Some species of salmon spend their entire life in rivers. Certain populations of salmons are reduced to 3% of their original size due to overfishing. Atlantic salmon is one of the most endangered species of salmon.

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  • Meredith Grey

    These are one of my favorite winter veggies! I stew them with olive oil, salt, orange juice and ghee. The taste is fantastic and everything is healty. Greets from Norway.

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