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Marine Harvest profits jumpNORWAY: Marine Harvest sales, op profit hit "all-time high"

5 February 2014

Norwegian seafood group Marine Harvest said its sales and operating profit hit an "all-time high" in 2013.

FRANCE: Brittany food firms to benefit from emergency state aid

17 October 2013

Brittany's struggling food firms are set to benefit from a EUR15m (US20.5m) package of emergency state aid to the region's industry, the Ministry of Agriculture has announced.

NORWAY: Marine Harvest delivers dividend on strong Q2 profit

22 August 2013

Norwegian seafood manufacturer Marine Harvest has proposed an extraordinary dividend, having booked its "best second quarter in history".

NORWAY: Salmon producers sign sustainability pledge

16 August 2013

Fifteen farmed salmon producers, representing 70% of the global industry, have joined forces have pledged to make their businesses more sustainable by tackling issues including biosecurity and sourcing.

FRANCE: Marine Harvest to close two plants in Brittany

4 June 2013

Norwegian seafood group Marine Harvest is planning to close two salmon processing plants in France next year with the loss of over 400 jobs.

NORWAY: Seafood firm Marine Harvest bids for fish farmer Cermaq

1 May 2013

Norwegian seafood company Marine Harvest has offered NOK9.7bn (US$1.7bn) to acquire fish farming group Cermaq.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

21 December 2012

In the final week before the Christmas and New Year break, just-food published its review of the year, which included lists of our most-read content and featured an in-depth look at the M&A, retail trends, sustainability initiatives and commodity volatility we have seen in 2012. Elsewhere, the founder of US yoghurt firm Chobani ruled out a sale of the business, Sainsbury's said talk chief executive Justin King could leave in February "pure speculation" and Italian food group Barilla outlined its plans for emerging markets.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

21 December 2012

As the week draws to an end and the industry prepares to take a Christmas break, Sainsbury's found itself responding to reports its chief exective Justin King may only be staying on in his role for a few months in the New Year. Elsewhere, yoghurt group Chobani dismissed reports it is looking at a listing, while Barilla spoke to just-food about its plans for expansion in Latin America.

just-food review of 2012: M&A revival but caution hinders big deals

19 December 2012

There were, despite continued economic uncertainty in many Western markets and concerns over slowing growth in the East, signs that M&A activity rebounded in the food sector this year. However, a look at just-food's M&A coverage this year shows there have been few big-ticket, transformational deals.

NORWAY: Marine Harvest to buy stake in salmon firm Morpol

17 December 2012

Norwegian seafood group Marine Harvest is to make a bid to buy 100% of salmon processor Morpol.

NORWAY: Marine Harvest poaches CFO from rival Leroy Seafood

26 June 2012

Norway-based seafood processor Marine Harvest has appointed the CFO from rival Leroy Seafood to become its finance chief.

RUSSIA: Private-equity firm Volga buys stake in Russian Sea Group

30 June 2011

Private-equity firm Volga Resources has acquired a stake in Russian Sea Group, the Russian seafood processor.

UK: McDavid appointed as Aunt Bessie's managing director

27 May 2011

The William Jackson Food Group has appointed Mark McDavid as managing director of its Aunt Bessie's brand from the beginning of June.

NORWAY: Marine Harvest share price falls on Q1 results

12 May 2011

Shares in Marine Harvest have plummeted after the seafood processor reported a decline in profit for the first quarter.

NORWAY: Marine Harvest reports jump in Q1 profits

15 April 2011

Marine Harvest, the world's largest producer of farmed salmon, has reported a jump in first-quarter operating profit.

FRANCE: Marine Harvest to open plant in Boulogne

21 February 2011

Norwegian seafood group Marine Harvest has unveiled plans to invest EUR11m in a new 8,000 sqm processing and packing plant for salmon and white fish located at the French Channel port of Boulogne-sur-Mer.

NORWAY: Demand boosts Marine Harvest profits

5 May 2010

Seafood group Marine Harvest today (5 May) posted a leap in first-quarter sales and profits, boosted by rising demand for seafood products and improved operating margins.

NORWAY: Marine Harvest posts increase in Q1 revenues

8 May 2009

Norwegian fish farmer Marine Harvest has posted an increase in revenues for the first quarter of its year.

NORWAY: Marine Harvest targets improvement in '09

4 February 2009

Seafood group Marine Harvest said today (4 February) that it expects improved results in 2009, despite problems in Chile, a key market for the company.

NORWAY: Marine Harvest appoints development director

1 December 2008

Norwegian seafood producer Marine Harvest has appointed a director of corporate development as part of changes to its group management team.

NORWAY: Marine Harvest takes stake in Aker Seafoods

27 March 2008

Norwegian seafood producer Marine Harvest has taken an 11.92% stake in peer Aker Seafoods.

UK: Marine Harvest still probing after Aldi recall

22 February 2008

Marine Harvest is continuing with its investigations into the Scottish salmon withdrawals as yet another supermarket is forced to recall its stock.

UK: Salmon recall continues

19 February 2008

More salmon products have been withdrawn by Tesco and Costco in the UK, the Food Standards Agency has reported today (19 February).

UK: Salmon recall widens

18 February 2008

The UK's leading supermarket chains have withdrawn further Scottish salmon products due to a risk of white spirit taint, resulting in an unpleasant taste.

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