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Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

Norwegian seafood business Mowi blames Covid-19 for French plant closure

4 Sep 2020

Norwegian seafood business Mowi is partly blaming the Covid-19 pandemic for a decision to close one of its plants.

Investor spotlight on animal protein over "pandemic risk"

3 Jun 2020

The global animal-protein industry is "vulnerable to zoonotic outbreaks and guilty of creating them", new research from an international investor group has claimed.

Mowi among salmon firms under US scrutiny

15 Nov 2019

Three salmon companies have announced they are set to – or have – received subpoenas from the US government as part of a probe into alleged price-fixing.

Mowi announces Ivan Vindheim to replace Alf-Helge Aarskog as CEO

12 Nov 2019

Norwegian seafood business Mowi has announced that one of its current executive team is to become its new CEO.

Mowi to build smoked salmon plant on fire-ravaged site in France

23 May 2019

Norway-based seafood firm Mowi, formerly Marine Harvest, has set out plans to build a new smoked salmon plant.

Salmon firms implicated in US lawsuit related to European price-fixing investigation

30 Apr 2019

A lawsuit has been filed in the US alleging price-fixing of Norwegian farmed salmon by a host of companies in a case linked to a previous investigation in Europe.

EU inspects Mowi, Grieg Seafood in probe into alleged price-fixing

20 Feb 2019

The European Commission has conducted inspections at "several" companies engaged in farming Atlantic salmon.

Seafood firm Marine Harvest renames itself Mowi

13 Nov 2018

Norway-based seafood group Marine Harvest has re-branded, saying its new name better reflects the company's heritage.

Marine Harvest inks salmon supply deal in China with e-commerce giant Alibaba

19 Oct 2018

Norway-based seafood group Marine Harvest has entered into an agreement with China's e-commerce giant Alibaba for the supply of fresh salmon products.

Marine Harvest forms supply partnership with Scanfisk of Spain

5 Oct 2018

Norway-based seafood giant Marine Harvest has signed a collaboration agreement with Scanfisk of Spain.

Marine Harvest and Angulas Aguinaga terminate five-year salmon partnership

4 Sep 2018

Norway-based seafood giant Marine Harvest and Angulas Aguinaga of Spain have terminated a five-year-old partnership for the production and marketing of salmon products. 

Marine Harvest salmon plant in France destroyed by fire

17 Jul 2018

A salmon processing factory in north-west France owned by Norway's Marine Harvest has been destroyed by fire, creating an uncertain future for production and workers.

New Coller FAIRR food index raises concerns over ''high-risk'' firms

30 May 2018

A new index launched by investor network FAIRR has identified 36 global meat and fish companies as ''high risk'' when it comes to health, environmental and social issues.

Salmon producer Marine Harvest to build plants in China, Sweden

11 May 2018

Norway-based salmon company Marine Harvest has unveiled plans to open new plants in China and Sweden this year.

Earnings summary - Arca Continental's sales surge; Grupo Nutresa ahead on strong overseas sales; Profits sag at bread giant Bimbo; BRF books FY loss, back in red in Q4

23 Feb 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Marine Harvest confirms Scotland job losses

25 Jan 2018

Seafood giant Marine Harvest has confirmed it is to make 34 of its staff in Scotland redundant.

Salmon producer Marine Harvest poised for Northern Harvest acquisition

2 Jan 2018

Norway's Marine Harvest has entered an agreement to acquire Canada-based salmon farmer Northern Harvest for CAD315m (US$251.2m) as part of a strategy to become "an integrated producer" of seafood proteins.

Marine Harvest profits leap on "high" salmon demand

10 May 2017

Norway-based salmon group Marine Harvest today (10 May) booked "record" first-quarter underlying EBIT driven by "all-time high salmon prices for the quarter, strong demand and decline in supply".

Marine Harvest plans new facility as earnings surge 

15 Feb 2017

Salmon group Marine Harvest said it would open a new processing facility in Canada as it reported a jump in earnings for 2016 today (15 February). 

Marine Harvest to acquire Canada's Gray Aqua Group 

19 Dec 2016

Marine Harvest has entered into an agreement to acquire Canadian seafood group Gray Aqua Group out of receivership. 

Seafood giants sign up to new sustainability plan

14 Dec 2016

Eight of the world's major seafood companies have signed up to a ten-point ocean stewardship plan to try to boost traceability and crack down on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in their supply chains.

Marine Harvest earnings hit "all-time high"

2 Nov 2016

Marine Harvest said today (2 November) its operating earnings reached an "all-time high" in the third quarter thanks to higher salmon prices supported by strong demand and reduced supply.

Marine Harvest operating performance strengthens

17 Oct 2016

Seafood group Marine Harvest reported higher operating profit when it detailed its third-quarter performance this morning (17 October). 

Marine Harvest lifted by salmon pricing 

18 Aug 2016

Seafood processor Marine Harvest's operating profit hit an "all-time high" in the second quarter on "unprecedented" prices for salmon. 

Marine Harvest rides wave of "record-high" prices

12 May 2016

Marine Harvest, the Norway-based seafood group, booked higher first-quarter sales and earnings on the back of buoyant prices in Europe and Asia.

Marine Harvest shrugs off issues in Chile, Scotland 

18 Apr 2016

Marine Harvest has booked an increase in first quarter operating profit, despite losses from its operations in Chile. 

Marine Harvest posts mixed FY results

17 Feb 2016

Marine Harvest has reported mixed results for the year with sales and net income up but operational EBIT down on market challenges.

Marine Harvest to axe 100 jobs

22 Jan 2016

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

Marine Harvest 9M profit dives on costs

28 Oct 2015

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



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