11. January 2013
An increasing amount of the employment linked to the aquaculture industry is found in companies that supply services to the industry. This is one of the findings of a report produced by Nofima on commission from the Troms County Council.
11. January 2013
The Research Council of Norway’s programme for aquaculture has allocated NOK 4.2 million for a three-year project about the legitimacy of the aquaculture industry at local level and conditions that influence access to area in the coastal zone.
27. December 2012
Inhabitants in countries such as Brazil and Portugal will serve Norwegian bacalhau during their Christmas celebrations.
14. November 2012
New fish products have steadily entered the Brazilian market during recent years, which is challenging the position of Norwegian bacalhau.
22. October 2012
Norwegian fishermen do not want to fish or produce untraditional marine species despite the fact that an overwhelming number of reports indicate that the species have great potential.
30. May 2012
There are many different ecolabels for wild-caught and farmed fish. However, the requirements for using eco-labels on seafood have little impact on Norwegian fishermen.
25. April 2012
Sections of the shrimp industry have developed an electronic information system that can provide customers and consumers more information about shrimps. This has been done in collaboration with development partner Nord-Norsk Teknologi and Nofima.
23. March 2012
This certification can gain Norwegian shrimps entry into several important markets.
The Norwegian shrimp fishery in the Barents Sea is now MSC certified as sustainable. This certification can gain Norwegian shrimps entry into several important markets.
16. March 2012
The consumption of seafood in Brazil is increasing. If Norwegian herring is going to take part in this growth, one must adapt to the market, primarily because no value adding industry to further process and adapt the herring prior to consumption has been developed, as is the case in other large pelagic markets.
31. January 2012
Nofima has taken a closer look at the correlation between the choice of gear, vessel size, catch size and the quality of raw materials from the coastal fleet and has made findings that indicate the quality is deteriorating.