Average price to the farmer (weighted). Source: NASDAQ, Seafood Norway.

Norwegian salmon price dips

After several weeks of increase, the spot price of Norwegian salmon dropped sharply last week, according to industry statistics provider Akvafakta.

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The price last week (week 30) was NOK 56.57 (£4.60) per kilo, NOK 8.36/kg than the week before. Year on year, the price was NOK 11.16/kg higher than in 2020, when the week 30 price was NOK 45.41/kg.

Norway, which produces more than half of the world’s farmed salmon, exported 26,566 tonnes (round weight) last week, which is 17.2% more than in the same week in 2020.

So far this year, 763,725 tonnes have been exported, which is 12.9% more than at the same time last year.