Feed group BioMar posts record earnings for Q1

Feed business BioMar’s focus on adding value appears to be paying off, with increased earnings for the first quarter of 2024 despite a lower volume of sales, year on year. Including all the feed companies in the BioMar group, the company recorded an EBITDA for Q1 of more than DKK 310m (£35.5m), compared with DKK 117m (£13.4m) for Q1  2023.

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Lerøy working on key salmon blood health project

iron supplement tablets in woman's hand

The Lerøy Seafood company is working on a project that could develop salmon blood into an important health supplement, it has been disclosed. The Norwegian research organisation, SINTEF, says the aquaculture industry has a residual raw material utilisation rate of approximately 94%, but at the moment the only remaining part that is not used is the…

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Brokering a better Brexit deal

Port of Dover

Salmon Scotland Chief Executive Tavish Scott says the coming general election is an opportunity to reset the UK’s relationship with the EU and smooth the vital flow of trade The Brexit debate that so dominated our politics not so long ago has taken something of a backseat in the past couple of years. But many…

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Crystal clear

Arctic Charr farm Canada

The Prairies, renowned as Canada’s breadbasket, is not the first place you would expect to find a fish farm – let alone one of the largest of its kind in the world. But the location’s excellent water quality will be key to the success of what will be Canada’s biggest Arctic charr farm, says the…

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UHI Shetland launches new research centre

Today sees the launch in Shetland of a new research centre that aims to help the seafood industry become more sustainable.

The Centre for Sustainable Seafood will be based at the UHI (University of the Highlands and Islands) Shetland Scalloway Campus.

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