Industry News

Farmed fish: a net provider of omega-3 oils?

1st September 2013
Aquaculture will soon be a net provider of the valuable and essential fatty acids EPA and DHA in our diets, according to FAO's Jogeir Toppe, in an article published in FAO Globefish.In fact, it may be a net provider already.  Toppe says the aquaculture sector as a whole provides 206,000 tonne of...

Farmed salmon tastes better than wild

1st September 2013
Frozen farmed salmon has beaten wild salmon hands down in a taste test organised by the Washington Post.The overall winner was the Costco frozen Atlantic salmon (Norwegian), added to the tasting late in the game — to provide a counterpoint to the fresh fish. And the Costco/Kirkland label product...