Salmon price hits record level

Fresh Norwegian salmon on ice ready for sale

Norwegian fresh salmon prices hit a new record high last week despite an increase in overall supply. According to Statistics Norway, they soared to NOK 120.04 or almost £9 per kilo, but this was an average figure and the price for larger five to six kilo fish was around NOK 130 (£9.60). Prices have been…

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Norwegian salmon prices hit 2024 high in run up to Easter

Fresh salmon prices hit their highest level of the year in Norway last week, according to the latest official figures. Statistics Norway, which monitors trends on a weekly basis, said the salmon price averaged NOK 115.19  (£8.50) in the immediate run-up to the Easter holiday (week 13)  per kilo against NOK 106.78 (£7.88), a rise…

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Norwegian salmon prices flat as Easter approaches

Roasted salmon and green beans for Easter brunch

The price of fresh salmon in Norway has fallen for the fourth consecutive week and is now at its lowest point since the end of January. According to Statistics Norway, which monitors prices in a regular basis, the fresh variety was down to NOK 106.19 per kilo (£7.88) last week (week 11). Just a month…

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Salmon prices on the march again

Fresh salmon prices in Norway are starting to rise sharply again, according to the latest figures from Statistics Norway which monitors trends on a weekly basis. During week 4 prices rose by 4.6% to NOK 104.48 per kilo (£7.87) and that was for the period before the storms in the north of the country hit…

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Salmon prices off to a New Year flyer

Salmon prices in Norway shot up last week to a record level for the New Year period. Fresh fish was selling at NOK 112.90 a kilo (£8.68), just a fraction short of the record price of NOK 122.8 kroner during the whole of last year. This represents an increase of 12.1% on the previous week.…

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Norway year end salmon prices back over NOK 100 a kilo

The export price for fresh Norwegian salmon surged to more than NOK 100 per kilo during the final week of last year. Figures from Statistics Norway show there was a sharp increase between Christmas and New Year when, normally, demand for seafood tends to start slowing down as the festive season draws to a close.…

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Salmon prices back on the rise

Fresh salmon export prices are starting to climb back up again, according to the latest data from Statistics Norway. After a long period of decline, they rose for the second week in succession to above the NOK 80 per kilo level (£6). In the past seven days (week 40) they were up by 2.7% to…

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No festive cheer on salmon prices

Hopes of a rise in fresh salmon prices in the run up to Christmas have all but evaporated. Even a modest surge in exports over the past week has failed to bring any relief for fish farmers. According to Statistics Norway, the average export price for chilled salmon in week 50 was NOK 46.09 (£3.95)…

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Salmon prices stall again

The rise in salmon prices which sent a few industry pulses racing just over a week ago seems to have been short-lived, the latest figures from Norway suggest. Fresh or chilled salmon fell back by 1.9 per cent to NOK 47.67 between week 47 and week 48, which is higher than the 1.3 per cent…

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Fresh salmon prices hit record high

THE price of fresh salmon in Norway has soared to a record 77 kroner a kilo over the past few days, according to the government organisation, Statistics Norway. The figure is in complete contrast to the situation last summer when prices dropped close to production cost levels, due mainly to higher output from rival countries. At the time…

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