Invermar lone exception as Chile salmon producers rack up losses for 2013

Chile salmon farm pens cages 4

With a gain of $7.2m, Invermar stood out from its peers in 2013 as Australis Seafoods, Multiexport Foods, Aquachile, Blumar Seafoods and Camanchaca all ended the year in the red, albeit showing a big recovery from 2012 (more…)

US sea change in farmed salmon acceptability

Comments from celebrity chef Rick Moonen and the release of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) standards for farmed salmon last month symbolize a growing shift in US public perception of farmed salmon’s sustainability, Take Part writer says

Asda drops Scottish salmon supplier Wester Ross

New Asda store in Wortley, Leeds. Photo by Paul Barker

Move comes amid revelations of high sea lice levels at Scottish farmer’s site, with mounting pressure on authorities to make company re-apply for permission to farm salmon at its sites (more…)

Invermar hires Landmark in hopes of merger result

Chilean salmon farmer hires adviser to analyze its position and execute a financial restructuring, which could result in asset sales or mergers

NZ King Salmon awarded first new salmon farms in 20 years

Grant Rosewarne, CEO of NZ King Salmon

Supreme Court of New Zealand has given green light for three out of four new salmon farms in Marlborough; the new farms represent the first to be allocated in over 20 years


Police probe power failure at Canadian salmon farm

Police are investigating a power failure that killed about 12,000 salmon – almost $350,000 worth – at a land-based fish farm in Hants County