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Seafood is key to rebuilding blue economies post-Corona

Seafood is key to rebuilding blue economies post-Corona

Press releases   •   May 12, 2020 07:41 UTC

The seafood industry is set to play a key role in getting Norway’s economy and workforce up and running again in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Norwegian seafood exports fall for the first time in 18 months

Norwegian seafood exports fall for the first time in 18 months

Press releases   •   May 06, 2020 04:00 UTC

For the first time since September 2018, Norway has experienced a fall in the value of its seafood exports. In April, 183,000 tonnes of Norwegian seafood were exported to a value of NOK 8.2 billion. This is a decrease of NOK 666 million, or 8 per cent, compared with April 2019. Volumes were also down 7 percent compared to April 2019.

As Norway starts reopening, the seafood industry prepares for a new reality

As Norway starts reopening, the seafood industry prepares for a new reality

Press releases   •   Apr 24, 2020 09:57 UTC

This week, the Norwegian government started the careful reopening of society after successfully curbing the spread of the Corona virus with effective measures.

Norwegian seafood exports grow in value in Q1 2020

Norwegian seafood exports grow in value in Q1 2020

Press releases   •   Apr 03, 2020 04:00 UTC

Norway exported 213,000 tonnes of seafood worth NOK 9.6 billion in March. This is an increase of NOK 392 million, or 4 per cent, compared with March 2019. In the first quarter, 664,000 tonnes of seafood were exported, worth NOK 28.6 billion. The value of Norwegian seafood exports has increased by NOK 2.9 billion, or 11 per cent, against the same period last year.

How Norway is working to supply seafood during corona crisis

How Norway is working to supply seafood during corona crisis

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2020 08:35 UTC

The Norwegian seafood industry continues its efforts to provide safe, sustainable and nutritious seafood during the ongoing Corona pandemic.

Norwegian industry vows to keep seafood nation running amid Corona-chaos

Norwegian industry vows to keep seafood nation running amid Corona-chaos

Press releases   •   Mar 17, 2020 09:26 UTC

The Norwegian seafood industry remains committed to providing safe, sustainable and nutritious food during the ongoing Corona pandemic.

Tremendous growth in Norwegian seafood exports

Tremendous growth in Norwegian seafood exports

Press releases   •   Mar 04, 2020 05:00 UTC

Norway exported 216,000 tonnes of seafood totalling NOK 9.3 billion in February. This is a 6 per cent reduction in volume but an increase in value of NOK 1.4 billion, or 17 per cent, compared with February last year. So far this year, 430,000 tonnes of seafood have been exported with a value of NOK 19 billion.

Michelin chefs’ love affair with Norwegian shellfish continues

Michelin chefs’ love affair with Norwegian shellfish continues

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2020 10:34 UTC

As the latest Michelin-stars were awarded to Nordic restaurants at a ceremony in Trondheim Monday evening, seafood from Norway sparkled along. Norwegian shellfish can be found on an increasing number of top restaurants around the world.

A strong start for the Norwegian seafood year – a 15 per cent increase from last year

A strong start for the Norwegian seafood year – a 15 per cent increase from last year

Press releases   •   Feb 06, 2020 05:01 UTC

Norway exported 207,000 tonnes of seafood totalling NOK 9.8 billion in January. Volume is at the same level as last year, while export value increased by NOK 1.2 billion, or 15 per cent, compared with January 2019.

Norwegian seafood exports top NOK 107 billion in 2019

Norwegian seafood exports top NOK 107 billion in 2019

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2020 05:00 UTC

Norway exported 2.7 million tonnes of seafood to a total value of NOK 107.3 billion in 2019. This represents a 3 per cent decrease in volume but an 8 per cent (or NOK 8.3 billion) increase in value, compared to 2018, which was a record year. This corresponds to 36 million meals every day throughout the year, or 25,000 meals per minute.

Norwegian seafood exports will exceed NOK 100 billion this week

Norwegian seafood exports will exceed NOK 100 billion this week

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2019 18:12 UTC

Norway exported 273,000 tonnes of seafood worth NOK 10.5 billion in November. Compared with the same period last year: • Export value increased by 6 per cent or NOK 574 million • Export volume decreased by 5 per cent

More seafood is the answer to future food security – but we are not eating enough

More seafood is the answer to future food security – but we are not eating enough

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2019 14:04 UTC

Managed responsibly, the oceans can provide over six times more food than it does today, a new report shows.

Value of Norwegian seafood exports continues to grow – nearly NOK 11 billion in October

Value of Norwegian seafood exports continues to grow – nearly NOK 11 billion in October

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 05:00 UTC

Norway exported 291,000 tonnes of seafood worth NOK 10.9 billion in October. Compared with the same period last year: • Export volume increased by 8 per cent, • Export value increased by 9 per cent or NOK 854 million So far this year, Norway has exported 2.2 million tonnes of seafood worth NOK 87 billion.

Thank cod! - Norwegian cod is sustainable

Thank cod! - Norwegian cod is sustainable

Press releases   •   Oct 08, 2019 07:37 UTC

After the MSC suspended certification of North Sea Cod, the Norwegian Seafood Council urges consumers to be vigilant about origin. Norwegian cod comes from one of the world’s most sustainable fish stocks.

2019 expected to be the first year in which Norwegian seafood exports exceed NOK 100 billion

2019 expected to be the first year in which Norwegian seafood exports exceed NOK 100 billion

Press releases   •   Oct 04, 2019 04:00 UTC

Norway has exported 1.8 million tonnes of seafood worth NOK 76.2 billion so far this year. This is a decrease of 7 per cent in volume, but an 8 per cent, or NOK 5.5 billion, increase in export value compared with the same period last year.

An edible solution to the climate crisis

An edible solution to the climate crisis

Press releases   •   Sep 27, 2019 08:59 UTC

Eating more seafood can play a large part of the solution to the world’s climate woes, concludes a new report using data from 165 experts and scientists.

Seafood from Norway in new partnership with UK retail giant

Seafood from Norway in new partnership with UK retail giant

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2019 08:58 UTC

The partnership, which launches across 400 ASDA stores across the UK this week, is part of the retailer’s commitment to delivering great quality and transparently sourced seafood for its customers.

Norwegian salmon ranked most sustainable among world’s largest protein producers

Norwegian salmon ranked most sustainable among world’s largest protein producers

Press releases   •   Sep 06, 2019 06:22 UTC

Norwegian aquaculture companies hold 4 out of the top 10 spots in the 2019 Coller FAIRR Protein Index, ranking 60 of the world’s largest publicly-listed protein producers on how they perform on sustainability.

Norwegian seafood exports continue to grow in value

Norwegian seafood exports continue to grow in value

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 04:00 UTC

Norway exported 182,000 tonnes of seafood with a total value of NOK 8.6 billion in August. Volume decreased by 4 percent, while export value increased by NOK 678 million or 9 percent, compared with August last year.

Strongest ever July for Norwegian seafood exports

Strongest ever July for Norwegian seafood exports

Press releases   •   Aug 06, 2019 04:00 UTC

Norway has exported 164,000 tonnes of seafood worth NOK 7.8 billion in July. This is a 6 per cent fall in volume but an 11 per cent, or NOK 768 million, growth in value compared with the same period last year.