Atlantic cod | CONSUMPTION of Seafood SUPPLY of Seafood

Variety of products will increase consumption of cod

Webinar | 1. October 2020 | SDC | A webinar held by Sea Data Center and Maritech early October discussed the outlook for Atlantic cod in 2021. Kristján Hjaltason was asked to talk about the market outlook and what he had to say can be found below. It is expected that the quota for Atlantic will increase considerably in 2021 and many ask what this will mean for markets for cod. Kristján discussed the long tradition and great variety of products produced from Atlantic cod and the big range of…

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Af hverju borða Íslendingar skötu á Þorláksmessu?

Post – 23.12.2017 | Í kaþólskum sið var fastað fyrir jólin. Þá átti ekki að borða góðgæti og einna síst á Þorláksmessu því að sem mestur munur átti að vera á föstumat og jólakræsingum. Auk þess þótti ekki við hæfi að borða kjöt á dánardegi heilags Þorláks. Aðalreglan var samt sú að borða lélegt fiskmeti á þessum degi. Á Suðurlandi var sums staðar soðinn horaðasti harðfiskurinn og frá Vopnafirði er þessi vísa til marks um mataræðið: Á Þorláksdag í matinn minn morkinn fékk ég hákarlinn harðan fiskinn hálfbarinn og hákarlsgrútarbræðinginn.…

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Af hverju kaupir fólk þorsk?

Greinar – 3., 10., 17., 24. 11 2016 – Fiskifréttir | Þegar neytendur kaupa sjávarafurðir, hvort sem það er í verslun, á veitingastað eða á netinu þá eru alltaf ákveðnar ástæður sem hafa áhrif á hvaða fisktegund þeir velja. Fyrir þá sem starfa í sjávarútvegi skiptir máli að skilja kaupendur og skilja hvað ræður kauphegðun fólks. Þessi skilningur ætti að móta það hvernig seljendur haga sölustarfinu. Til að skilja betur hvað skiptir sköpum við kaupákvarðanir og hvað hefur áhrif á neysluvenjur fólks er þeim skipt í fjóra flokka: Hefðir og…

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There are many ways to preserve seafood

Post – 7.11.2010, updated 10.1.2018 | Quality is about preserving the freshness and taste of seafood. Freshness can be preserved in various ways. To store it live is the simplest and best way as can be experienced in e.g Japan and China. Chilled or on ice fresh is the next method gaining in popularity. Freezing is one of the best ways to preserve quality but this methods was invented by Clarence Birdseye in the USA around 1922. There are today on offer three qualities of frozen seafood: Frozen at sea,…

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Fish and Chips: Probably the most popular fish dish in Europe and North America

Post – 10.10.2010 | First introduced in the UK in 1860. The story is that Joseph Malin´s shop was set up in Cleveland Street in London´s East End in 1860. This has been disputed and said the first chip shop was John Lees in Mossly, near Oldham in 1863. Fish and chips has fewer calories than other popular take-a-ways and an average portion has fewer calories, saturated fat and salt than a cheese and tomato pizza. In the UK, cod is in 6 out of 10 sold dishes followed by…

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