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Falklands: lively debate on the possibility of a salmon farming industry

Saturday, March 6th 2021 - 09:30 UTC
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The Falklands ocean coastal ecosystems are one of its biggest assets and, “its value is beyond measure,” commented Islander Josh Peck speaking against the introduction of a salmon-farming industry to the Falkland Islands, at last Tuesdays workshop on an environmental strategy held at the Chamber of Commerce, as reported by the Penguin News. Read full article


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  • RedBaron

    Hasn't this been examined before .....and rejected?
    The Chileans have a strong presence in the salmon business and prices of salmon have been rising steadily after languishing for many years but, if a Chilean company is investing $ 280m then what makes Unity think they can carve a niche for a Falklands product which must overcome the same EU import hurdles as other fishing catches and compete head-on with Chilean salmon which is produced more cheaply, industrially and is closer to the export market and shipping links?
    It's great to see someone 'having a go' but the business case (apart from the environmental issues) is hard to imagine.

    Mar 06th, 2021 - 12:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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