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Corona virus: How it affects Norwegian seafood exports

Corona virus: How it affects Norwegian seafood exports

News   •   Jun 25, 2020 08:00 UTC

The Norwegian Seafood Council receives many requests from media and industry about how the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic affects Norwegian seafood exports and the operations of the Norwegian Seafood Council. As there are many uncertainties and the situation is constantly evolving, we have created this page to give regular updates and analysis.

NSC signs UN Global Compact Sustainable Ocean Principles

NSC signs UN Global Compact Sustainable Ocean Principles

News   •   Oct 24, 2019 10:16 UTC

The Norwegian Seafood Council is pleased to announce its endorsement of the Sustainable Ocean Principles of the United Nations Global Compact, a framework for responsible ocean-related business practices.

Only half of us eat recommended amounts of seafood, new study shows

Only half of us eat recommended amounts of seafood, new study shows

News   •   Jan 16, 2019 11:59 UTC

A recent study by the NSC uncovers that seafood consumption is far below recommended amounts. The study, which is the largest seafood consumer study in the world with more than 25,000 respondents across 25 markets, found that only 51 percent of people reported eating seafood two or more times a week.

Great interest in new seafood markets in the Middle East

Great interest in new seafood markets in the Middle East

News   •   Oct 08, 2018 10:20 UTC

This autumn, the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) is organizing an industry stand at seafood shows in Dubai and Saudi Arabia. The events are part of our focus on emerging markets and will help to create a B2B arena for Norwegian exporters. So many Norwegian exporters have expressed a desire to participate in the events that the exporter´s stand is now fully booked.

Food safety and sustainability is growing in importance worldwide

Food safety and sustainability is growing in importance worldwide

News   •   Jun 22, 2018 10:36 UTC

Increased demand for responsibly sourced and traceable seafood is the biggest trend in a fresh study on worldwide seafood consumption. The annual study, consisting of over 25,000 respondents around 25 countries across the globe, show that safe and sustainable is the fastest growing reason for purchasing seafood across all countries.

Ocean farming can help preserve global ecosystems

Ocean farming can help preserve global ecosystems

News   •   May 05, 2018 07:34 UTC

If people swapped even a small proportion of their meat for seafood in their daily diet, an area twice the size of India could be spared, a new study by Norwegian and American scientists has found.

​Norwegian Seafood Council Restructures Its Marketing Operations in India

​Norwegian Seafood Council Restructures Its Marketing Operations in India

News   •   Nov 06, 2017 10:59 UTC

Due to a significant reduction in funds, The Norwegian Seafood Council has to reduce its global market investments in 2018. As a consequence, the NSCs operations in the Indian market will be restructured, and delivered directly from the headquarters of the Norwegian Seafood Council from spring 2018.