Demand for pollock fillets will be 40,000t over supply

(03/12/18)

 this year: Trident

BERGEN, Norway -- The demand for Alaska pollock fillets and blocks in 2018 will be 550,000 metric tons, while supply will be 510,000t, according to Torunn Halhjem, a senior executive with Trident Seafoods.

Although the US pollock quota is being reduced in 2018 and Russia is also cutting its total allowable catch, it’s demand that is driving the gap and not reduced supply, she said, during the whitefish conference at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) in Bergen, Norway.

“I have been with Trident for 18 years and have never.......................................


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