Food industry co-streams which could be upgraded to more valuable products than the original ones ending up as animal feed. Scientists developed feasible and gentle methods to make good use of fish filleting residues and rapeseed press cakes. The APROPOS project succeeded in creating new technologies for SME’s for the production of items such as dietary supplements and skin care products.
2014 has been the best year ever for Norwegian exports of cod, saithe, haddock and other whitefish, both in terms of value and volume. Norway exported cod, saithe, haddock and other groundfish to a combined value of NOK 12 billion in 2014. This is 20%, or NOK 2 billion more than in 2013. Exports by volume totalled 442,000 tonnes, up 3 percent increase on 2013 volumes. Continue reading ALL TIME record for Norwegian codfish exports in 2014; popular clipfish, saltfish, dried fish… & also thanks to favourable NOK currency exchange
Fisheries leaders from across government, NGOs and industry have gathered this week in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss solutions to over fishing. The meeting marks the first time that the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) international Stakeholder Council has met in Africa and coincides with World Food Day 2014 (October 16, 2014). “There are no quick wins or easy fixes to the problem of unsustainable fishing, but creating consumer demand for sustainable seafood has an important role to play,” commented MSC CEO Rupert Howes. “Evidence shows that MSC certified fisheries deliver measurable benefits by keeping fish stocks at healthy levels whilst giving fisheries access to new markets where sustainable seafood is in increasing demand. I hope that today’s meeting is the beginning of new real and lasting improvements in the way that African oceans are fished.”