“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
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
Great month for Norwegian seafood exports
Norwegian seafood exports amounted to NOK 8.8 billion in April. This is an increase of NOK 892 million or 11 per cent compared with April last year. Year to date, seafood exports total NOK 34.5 billion. This is an increase of NOK 2.8 billion or 9 per cent compared with the same period last year.
Norway´s seafood exports total NOK 69 billion year-to-date
Despite a decline in seafood exports in September, Norway has exported 1.8 million tonnes of seafood with a value of NOK 69 billion so far this year. This is a volume increase of 3 per cent, and a value increase of 6 per cent or NOK 3.7 billion measured against the same period last year.
Norwegian seafood exports grew by 7 per cent in August
August was a good month for Norwegian seafood exports. Norway exported 165,000 tonnes of seafood worth NOK 7.5 billion in August. Volume was 2 per cent higher, while export value increased by 7 per cent or NOK 501 million compared to August last year.
Norwegian whitefish exports total NOK 4.2 billion in Q1 2017
Norway exported 129 000 tonnes of cod, saithe, haddock and other groundfish to a value of NOK 4.2 billion in Q1 2017. This is a 5 per cent increase in terms of volume and a 6 per cent increase in value from the same period last year. The biggest increase was for frozen products, particularly frozen whole fish. But there was also a substantial increase in exports of whole clipfish.
Norwegian codfish exports at record levels in January
Norway exported cod, saithe, haddock and other ground fish worth NOK 1.25 billion in the first month of 2016. This is 11 per cent or NOK 128 million more than during January 2015. Growth is accounted for by a new export record for fresh products, as well as high levels of frozen cod.