Brazil – Market opportunities in the aquaculture sector

Photo: Jean Wimmerlin, Unsplash.com Today Brazil has domestic fish consumption of 9.5 kg per inhabitant/year, meaning that there is a lot of room for improvement. And aquaculture offers the largest potential for increasing the fish supply. In 2017, fish farming in Brazil totaled approximately 690 000 tons – 8% growth from 2016, which currently generates… Read More

Chile – Market opportunities in the aquaculture sector

Salmon Hatchery, Los Lagos, Chile (Photo: iStock) Aquaculture is one of the most important economic markets in Chile. And among the diverse fish farming activities in the country, the Atlantic salmon aquaculture is by far the largest. Today the aquaculture industry in Chile is the third largest in the world, accounting for 12% of the… Read More

Dried fish popular in South Korea

Photo: Unsplash.com According to the published statistics in 2016 regarding seafood consumption per person, Korean people consume the world’s biggest amount of seafood per person at 58.4 kg, followed by Norway with 53.3 kg and Japan with 50.2 kg. Considering that 20.2 kg is the global average, it is easily assumed that Korean people love… Read More

Have you considered the biogas market in Europe? We did that for you.

  What we learned from doing a cross-offices research on biogas markets in Europe. Conclusion from The Norwegian Water resources and energy directorate (NVE) was that there are good possibilities to increase the use of waste from fish farms, sewage heat, agricultural residues and macro- and microalgae. By developing a Norwegian system solutions, companies can both… Read More

Vietnam wants Norway to become a strategic partner in biotechnology and sustainable aquaculture

A Vietnamese delegation of 18 representatives from both government and private enterprises will participate in a study trip to Norway from 8- 17 August 2017, including a visit to Aqua Nor 2017. The group is looking for Norwegian partners in aquaculture technology and marine ingredients processing technology. The delegation will be headed by the Vice… Read More

Agribusiness Opportunities in Kenya

Agriculture, which includes aquaculture, is a major contributor to Kenya’s economy. It is the leading economic sector, accounting for 22% of the gross domestic product (GDP). The sector also accounts for more than 50% of Kenya’s total exports and provides more than 16% of formal employment in the private sector. Growth of the national economy… Read More

Increased interest in development of land based aquaculture in Poland

 The Polish fish processing industry is one of the largest in Europe and continues to grow. An increasing demand for fish products and support from EU funding is triggering investments in aquaculture. Other Scandinavian countries are already taking advantage of this growth and Norwegian companies should also seize this opportunity. The Polish fish processing industry… Read More

Join the Chinese health food mania!

Text by: Viktor Grande Røssnes, based on a report from the Norwegian Consulate General in Shanghai. A fast-growing market for health food has developed in China. This market is expected to reach USD 70 billion  within 2020, triple the 2010 value. This market represents huge opportunities for Norwegian companies within cod fish oil, mineral and… Read More

Potential for growth in the HoReCa & food retail market in Turkey

In 2015, the Turkish HoReCa sector grew 3 times more than the world average, increasing by 11 percent. The market for HoReCa (hotels, restaurants and catering) and retail in Turkey, especially food retail, has enjoyed continuous growth trends and will continue to grow in the coming years due to the young population, continuous urbanization rate,… Read More

Turkey: The Largest Aquaculture Producer in the Mediterranean Basin

Turkey is now the largest fish producing nation in the Mediterranean Basin surpassing Greece and the second largest producer of fish in Europe after Norway. This definitely represents a great opportunity for Norwegian equipment and service suppliers for fish farms. Aquaculture has been the second fastest growing industry in Turkey just after construction the last… Read More