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Last week's must-read seafood news: Salmon farming winners, selling seafood to Carrefour, insect meal's promise

Keep up with the latest and most exclusive seafood news and analysis with our weekly round-up.

From salmon farmers' balance sheets to developments in sustainability, feed and processing, as always IntraFish as always had it covered. Read on...

The world's publicly listed salmon companies, in general, turned in black numbers in the first quarter of the year, but which salmon farmer is the most efficient this year? IntraFish reporter Demi Korban reports some clear winners stood out.

In an exclusive first, French multinational retailer Carrefour revealed what suppliers need to do to have any chance of landing a contract.

As developments in the feed sector gather pace Protix and Skretting said they see insect meal expanding into shrimp, tilapia as Netherlands-based insect farmer Protix launched its new production facility with a supply agreement with the world's largest aquaculture feed producer.

Norwegian salmon producer Lingalaks is upbeat about the prospects for its salmon produced using algae oil-based feed, after retail recent retail breakthroughs the company says the outlook for algae-fed salmon looks bright.

With Louisiana about to become the first US state to require country-of-origin labeling on restaurant menus for shrimp and crawfish, IntraFish Executive Editor John Fiorillo argues US shrimp producers are their own worst enemies.

Further northwest, Seattle-based Peter Pan Seafoods' newly rebuilt processing plant in Port Moller, Alaska, is now fully operational less than two years after a devastating fire at the facility, company CEO Barry Collier told IntraFish.

At the SeaWeb Seafood Summit 2019: IntraFish Editor Rachel Mutter and Senior Reporter Lola Navarro were on the ground in Bangkok, Thailand to report on the latest developments in sustainable seafood as a cloud hangs over the future over the event.

In a new development in the alleged price fixing case against Mowi, Grieg Seafood and Leroy Seafood among others a consumer filing has opened new front.

With listings in 8,000 stores, start-up a Maine-based seafood brand is picking up steam with listings in Target, WinCo, Safeway, Albertsons...and this small Maine company is just getting started, the founders told IntraFish.

Finally from last week Bristol Bay processors expected to keep sockeye fillet output high this season as a new survey shows canned, H&G are losing favor as market demand grows for fresh products and fillets.

But that was far from all that happened last week, so sign up to our Editor’s Picks newsletter to make sure you stay abreast.

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