Austevoll Seafood ASA (Public, OSL:AUSS) is a Norwegian holding company primarily engaged in fishing and food processing sectors. The Company’s activities include the production of fishmeal, oil and high-concentrate omega-3 fish oil, as well as the processing of pelagic fish into canned and frozen products for the direct human consumption.
In addition, through Leroy Seafood Group ASA, the Company is active in the salmon production and operates more than 100 salmon farming licenses in Norway.
The Company's subsidiaries are the Norway-based Austevoll Eiendom AS, Austevoll Fisk AS, Sea Star International AS, A-Fish AS, Laco IV AS, Aumur AS Epax Holding AS and Welcon AS; the Chile-base FoodCorp SA, and the Peru-based Austral Group SAA, among others.
Shark fin trade experiences sharp drop Hong Kong
The volume of shark fin products imported into Hong Kong in 2013 dropped from 8,285.1 tonnes to 5,412.2 tonnes, representing 34.7 per cent, according to the latest figures from the Census and Statistics Department.
Ocean acidification proves to have domino effect Australia
Researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science are currently studying the shallow volcanic CO2 seeps in eastern Papua New Guinea in Milne Bay Province to observe how ocean acidification is affecting the oceans.
Fraud discovered in the fish trade in Santa Catarina Brazil
A joint operation by the Federal Police of Itajaí and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply revealed that several fishing companies in Santa Catarina were committing fraud when selling fishery products.
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