RFC’s value-added production up 15%
RFC continues to increase its value-added production. Image: RFC

RFC’s value-added production up 15%

In the first quarter of 2021 the Russian Fishery Company (RFC) produced 15% more sea-frozen pollock fillet and mince than in the same period in 2020. ‘The company moved towards…

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Westman Islands saltfish on Portuguese dinner tables – despite Covid
Saltfish production with Angelika, Anna and Halldór hard at work. Image: Vinnslustöðin

Westman Islands saltfish on Portuguese dinner tables – despite Covid

Sales of saltfish from the Westman Islands in Iceland jumped in March this year, confirming that Portuguese consumers aren’t going to do without this traditional Easter dish. ‘The pandemic has…

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Scottish seafood loses out – on home and export markets
Seafood Scotland chief executive Donna Fordyce. Image: Alan Richardson

Scottish seafood loses out – on home and export markets

Commenting on figures showing that exports of Scottish fish and shellfish were down by 83% in January this year, Seafood Scotland chief executive Donna Fordyce has said that February and…

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Drop in Norwegian seafood export value

Norway exported seafood worth NoK 8.7 billion in February. This represents a 5%, compared with February 2020, and continues the downward trend that started in January. ‘Although seafood markets are…

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Direct seafood sales support profits, jobs and industry
Selling direct to the public has confirmed that there is a strong demand for local seafood

Direct seafood sales support profits, jobs and industry

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Grant funding from the Fishmongers’ Company’s Fisheries Charitable Trust and Seafarers UK, enabling fishing and seafood businesses to sell direct to the public throughout the first lockdown in 2020 created…

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Linking trade and fisheries opens opportunities
UK Fisheries factory trawler Kirkella. Image: UK Fisheries

Linking trade and fisheries opens opportunities

The UK’s only remaining distant waters fishing vessel is left with few fishing opportunities following the turmoil of Britain’s departure from the European Union, and UK Fisheries’ Advisory Board Chairman…

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