Bakkafrost issues ISA virus alert

THE Faroese fish farming company Bakkafrost issued an alert last night after a routine surveillance test by the Veterinary Authority on a site revealed suspected pathogenic ISA virus, a potentially serious disease that […] Continue Reading

Fish Update briefing Friday June 17

SEAFOOD RESTAURANT CHAIN FOUNDER DIES AT 68 Doug Schmick, co-founder of the US based chain of McCormick & Schmick’s seafood restaurants, has died at the age of 68. In 1972, Schmick and William McCormick founded the […] Continue Reading

Bakkafrost plans £230m investment

BAKKAFROST, the main salmon farming company in the Faroe Islands, has announced an enhanced investment programme of 2.2 billion Danish kroners (around £230 million) over the next four years. The company said yesterday […] Continue Reading

Faroese farmer in sales drive

THE Faroese aquaculture company Bakkafrost has unveiled a new plan to strengthen relationships with its customers which is hopes will also promote the Bakkafrost name. The company said that for several years, it had produced […] Continue Reading

Fish Update Briefing Friday April 15

OSLO LAUNCHES SEAFOOD INDEX THE Oslo Stock Exchange has this week launched a seafood index dedicated to investors buying and selling exchange traded notes within the fishing and fish farming industries. Both sectors are […] Continue Reading