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Hannah Abdulla | 22 Jan 2016

Seafood processor Marine Harvest has warned up to 100 jobs are to go following a review of the business.


Hannah Abdulla | 28 Oct 2015

Seafood processor Marine Harvest has reported a dive in nine-month profits on the back of higher costs in the industry.


Hannah Abdulla | 14 Aug 2015

This week's results included an upbeat US snack group Snyder's-Lance reporting higher second-quarter sales and profits, improved half-year revenue and earnings at seafood giant Thai Union and declines at an acquisitive SunOpta.


Katy Askew | 22 May 2015

Marine Harvest has sold its 11.92% stake in Norwegian seafood group Havfisk.


Katy Askew | 1 May 2015

A busy week for results as the first-quarter reporting season got into full swing. We heard from global food manufacturers as far afield as Latin American and Russia, with the likes of Sigma Alimentos owner Alfa and Cherkizovo Group updating the markets. Here is just-food's weekly financial round up.


Katy Askew | 28 Apr 2015

Seafood group Marine Harvest has said that its 2015 and 2016 harvest volumes “will not be affected” by the volcanic eruptions in Chile that have seen more than 6,000 people evacuated from their homes in the past week.


Katy Askew | 4 Feb 2015

Marine Harvest hailed a "strong" fourth quarter as it reported broadly flat operating profit this morning (4 February).


Katy Askew | 19 Jan 2015

Marine Harvest, the Norwegian salmon specialist, has entered into a deal that will see it merge its Chilean business with local seafood group AquaChile.


Katy Askew | 14 Oct 2014

Marine Harvest said its third-quarter performance was "strong" in the face of "challenging" conditions.


Hannah Abdulla | 15 Sep 2014

Salmon producer Marine Harvest has bought the farming assets from bankrupt firm Acuinova Chile for US$120m.


Dean Best | 27 Aug 2014

Seafood group Marine Harvest today (27 August) posted what it called a "strong" second quarter, pointing to higher underlying EBIT despite a fall in profits on a reported basis.


Hannah Abdulla | 18 Aug 2014

Seafood processor Marine Harvest has started talks with staff over the future of its Brookside Products plant but has refused to be drawn on claims it is looking to sell the site to rival Bleikers.


Katy Askew | 23 Jul 2014

The European Commission has fined Marine Harvest EUR20m (US$26.9m) after concluding that the Norwegian seafood group breached European merger control rules in its takeover of Morpol.


Katy Askew | 5 Feb 2014

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


Stuart Todd | 17 Oct 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.


Katy Askew | 22 Aug 2013

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


Katie Smith | 16 Aug 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.


Stuart Todd | 4 Jun 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.


Michelle Russell | 1 May 2013

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


Dean Best | 21 Dec 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.


Michelle Russell | 21 Dec 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.


Dean Best | 17 Dec 2012

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


Dean Best | 26 Jun 2012

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


Dean Best | 30 Jun 2011

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


Petah Marian | 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.


just-food.com | 12 May 2011

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


just-food.com | 15 Apr 2011

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


Stuart Todd | 21 Feb 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.


just-food.com | 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.

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