“Seafood needs to be “sexier” to win hearts and bellies of modern consumers”
This is just one of the points raised by EAT founder Gunhild Stordalen when asked how to inspire a new generation of seafood consumers in a chat with Norwegian Seafood Council CEO Renate Larsen at this week’s North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF). Stordalen and her organization EAT has been appointed by the UN ahead of this autumn’s Food Systems Summit, the first of its kind, to come up with groundb
Growth trend continues for Norwegian seafood exports in May
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 8.3 billion in May, an increase of NOK 484 million, or 6 per cent, compared with May 2020. This continues the seafood export growth trend from April. "Measured in value, this year's May is the third-best May of all time for Norwegian seafood exports. Salmon exports have continued to grow from April, at the same time as we have experienced a marked increase in expo
Growth in Norwegian seafood exports continue despite challenging market conditions
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 8.6 billion in April. This is an increase of NOK 338 million, or 4 per cent, compared with April last year. Thus, the positive development from last month continues. "Even though the seafood markets are still strongly affected by the corona pandemic and a strengthened Norwegian krone, the value of seafood exports in April is the second highest April ever. This is
March all-time-high boosts a solid first quarter for Norwegian seafood exports
Never before has the value of Norwegian seafood exports been higher in March than in 2021. In the first three months of the year, Norway exported seafood worth NOK 27.7 billion, a decrease in value of 3 per cent, or NOK 742 million, compared with the same period last year. It is still the second-best first-quarter result ever. "Norwegian seafood exports have had a solid start in 2021, primarily d
Fall in Norwegian seafood export value despite growth in volume for some species
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 8.7 billion in February. This figure represents a decrease of NOK 482 million, or 5 per cent, compared with February last year, and continues the downward trend that started in January."Although seafood markets are still strongly affected by the corona pandemic, the value of seafood exports in February is the second-highest February on record. This is partly becau
Significant fall in value for Norwegian seafood exports in January
Norway´s seafood exports totalled NOK 8.1 billion in January. This is a decrease of NOK 1.6 billion, or 16 per cent, compared with January 2020. "The decline in January is primarily due to a significant fall in the export value of salmon. We also see a decline in exports of trout and fresh cod compared to the record-month of January 2020", says Tom-Jørgen Gangsø, Director of Market Insight and Mar
Stable Norwegian seafood exports in 2020 despite the corona pandemic
Despite a very demanding year, Norway exported 2.7 million tonnes of seafood worth NOK 105.7 billion in 2020. This is the second-highest value ever and equates to 37 million meals every day throughout the year or 25,000 meals per minute.The total volume of seafood exports increased by 2 per cent in 2020, while the value was reduced by 1 per cent, or NOK 1.5 billion, compared with the record year o
Large fall in seafood exports in November
In November, the value of Norwegian seafood exports was NOK 9.4 billion. This is a decrease in value of 11 per cent, or NOK 1.2 billion, compared to November 2019. So far this year, seafood exports total NOK 96.6 billion. This is a decrease of NOK 1 billion, or 1 per cent, when compared against the same period last year.“Norwegian seafood exports are now seeing the impact of a hotel and restaurant
Only 2 in 10 children eat enough seafood
A new study from Norway has found children are not eating enough fish according to national dietary guidelines. This is a worrying trend seen in most western countries, according to the Norwegian Seafood Council.“Parents must take a greater responsibility. Our study found most children say they would like to eat more fish if they were served seafood dishes they liked,” says Camilla Beck, director
The third best month ever for seafood exports
Despite a very challenging month of flare-ups of the corona pandemic in many markets, seafood exports remain at a high level. In October, seafood was exported with a value of NOK 10.4 billion. This is a decrease in value of 5 per cent, or NOK 573 million, compared with October last year. Nevertheless, this is the third highest export value for a single month. So far this year, the value of seafood
Norwegian seafood exports remain ahead of last year despite a decline in September
The export value of Norwegian seafood remains above last year's record highs. So far this year, seafood exports have totalled NOK 76.7 billion, which corresponds to a value increase of 1 per cent, or NOK 623 million, compared to the same period last year.“That we are managing to stay ahead of last year in export value, is due to the strong start to the year, a weak Norwegian kroner, higher export
Norwegian seafood exports fall significantly in August
Norwegian seafood exports fell by 14 per cent in August. Seafood exports totalled NOK 7.3 billion. This is NOK 1.2 billion lower than in August 2019.So far this year, seafood exports have amounted to NOK 68.2 billion. This is an increase of NOK 781 million or just over 1 per cent.“The decline in export value in August is due to weakened demand and less traction from the weak Norwegian kroner excha
Michelin chefs’ love affair with Norwegian shellfish continues
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.
Export boom for Norwegian live shellfish
The value of Norwegian shellfish exports has never been higher, and more and more of the world’s best restaurants are opening their eyes to the unique qualities of live Norwegian shellfish such as langoustines, scallops and king crab.
Norwegian shellfish is the recipe for success in the Nordic Michelin guide 2019
In all 64 Nordic restaurants received a total of 80 stars in the 2019 Nordic Michelin Guide ceremony, which took place in Aarhus in Denmark Monday evening. But what do these restaurants have in common, apart from being part of the ever emerging Nordic cuisine trend, and sporting stars in the world renowned restaurant guide?
Seafood from Norway is Official Seafood Partner for World’s 50 Best Restaurants
The very best of Norwegian shellfish will be on everyone’s lips when the gastronomical elite meets in Bilbao for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards in June.
Reduced exports of shellfish in 2017
Norway exported 40,000 tonnes of shellfish valued at NOK 1.7 billion in 2017. This is a decrease in volume of 2 per cent and a reduction in value of 7 per cent from 2016.