AquaBounty sees increased revenue – and losses – for Q4

Land-based salmon farmer AquaBounty Technologies has reported a year-on-year revenue increase of 23% for the last quarter of 2023, but the period also saw losses growing. AquaBounty has developed a genetically modified (GM) strain of salmon, aimed at faster growth and suitability for farming in RAS (recirculating aquaculture systems) facilities. For Q4, the company recorded…

Read More

Benchmark hatches plan for possible sale

The fish health and genetics business Benchmark may be sold as a whole or in part, the group’s board has said. Benchmark has its headquarters in the UK, but its operations are worldwide with a strong emphasis on Norway and other major fish farming countries. The board of Benchmark Holdings, the group’s parent company, said…

Read More

Making a mark with Trondheim seminar

BENCHMARK, the aquaculture breeding and genetics specialist, is staging a seminar during the Aqua Nor exhibition in August. Following a welcome from Benchmark CEO Malcolm Pye, the seminar programme will include the following presentations: • The importance of animal welfare in modern food production – do we take it seriously enough? – Dag Henning, director…

Read More