2022 Landings Stayed Strong in N.L.
Despite the challenges 2022 presented — from rising inflation to lower prices for shellfish and a drop in sales of Atlantic Canadian seafood — Newfoundland and Labrador’s Fisheries, Forest and Aquaculture Minister Derrick Bragg said there is still cause to celebrate the year.
The landed value for seafood is up from 2021, currently sitting at $1,237,194,816 as of December 13, marking a nearly 16 per cent increase from last year.
“The landings are up, especially in shellfish,” ...
2021 a Banner Year for N.L. Fishery
With a landed value for seafood products exceeding $1 billion, despite the pandemic, 2021 will go down in the books as one of the best years in the history of the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery.
“This has been a great year for the fishery,” said N.L. Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture Minister Derrick Bragg. “We were lucky to keep COVID-19 out of all our facilities and fishing boats so no loss of time this year.”
As of December 12, 2021, the landed value for seafood was ...