Norwegian salmon farmer, Ocean Beauty, land Whole Foods supplier awards

Kvaroy Fiskeoppdrett, Ocean Beauty and Trace Register among suppliers recognized at 2014 Whole Foods awards

Leroy stands out with focus on EU, VAP

As several of its peers are looking to Asia, Leroy is showing a slight shift in market focus towards sales to EU, especially Nordic countries, while looking to concentrate more on processed goods

Damm, Luxempart could be left out in new restructuring bid for Pescanova

Potential new proposal would see banks replace Damm and Luxempart in ownership of Pescanova, in latest sign of creditors’ unwillingness to back Damm-led restructuring plan

Higher demand in Europe lifts Skretting sales in Q1

Skretting fish feed Nutreco

Higher demand for feed for salmon, seabass and seabream boosted revenues by 26.6% for Nutreco’s fish feed division Skretting, offsetting lower demand in China

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New rules put Galician trout producers at risk of closures

New regulation proposed by local authorities could lead to the closure of several aquaculture sites, as they would not be able to make use of any water from rivers during the summer months

Danish bank takes up coverage of Marine Harvest

Danske Bank has started covering Marine Harvest shares, kicking off with a buy recommendation (more…)

Cermaq proposes new chairwoman as Bard Mikkelsen to step down in May

Board election committee proposes Rebekka Glasser Herlofsen as new chair as Bard Mikkelsen decides not to stand for re-election after six years in the role

US group buys Novartis animal health unit for about $5.4bn

Eli Lilly to take over Swiss drugmaker’s animal health division, including its aquaculture unit, as part of multi-billion overhaul of Novartis’ business (more…)