SalMar chief hails record profits of £240m

Trond Williksen, president and chief executive of the SalMar Group, hailed 2016 as “a very good year” as the company reported record annual net profits of NOK 2,651 million (£240 million).

Irish aquaculture production soars

Salmon and oysters helped to lift aquaculture production in Ireland by 9 per cent last year to reach 44,000 tonnes, according to the latest figures from the country’s seafood development agency BIM.

Algae-fed coho salmon hits shelves

A new brand of premium coho salmon fed with Alga-Prime DHA – an algae-based ingredient which reduces the need to include fish oil in feed to maintain high levels of omega-3 fatty acids – has been launched by Chilean producer Ventisqueros.

Fish Health Manager

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland