Estonia in the Eurofish Magazine

by Thomas Jensen

CapitalCapital: Tallinn Estonia

PopPopulation: 1.31 million 
(2016, Eurostat)

EuroGDP: 28 billion
(2015, Eurostat)

EuroGDP/capita: 13,300
(2015, Eurostat)


Overview of the Estonian coverage in the Eurofish Magazine

Eurofish Magazine 2 2020

Page 46 Coronavirus situation forces postponement of fourth Open Fishing Port Day from April to autumn 2020 – Kindling an interest in fisheries among children
Page 47 Product innovation à la Hiiumaa, a small Estonian island – Chocolate-coated fish create waves
Page 48 Estonia launches a campaign for the promotion of f shing and aquaculture products – Increasing seafood consumption to EU levels
Page 49 Feed based on local raw materials can contribute to the sustainable development of marine aquaculture – Achieving Blue Growth in the Baltic Sea
Page 50 Market failures can reveal the limits of non-repayable grant aid – Financial instruments are a tool, not the purpose of entrepreneurship
Page 51 Fourth Baltic Sea Region Fisheries Forum, Autumn 2020, Tallinn – A sector dependent on trade


Eurofish Magazine 3 2019

Page 26 The Estonian fisheries and aquaculture sector – A new era of inter PO co-operation
Page 33 Virumaa FLAG brings benefits for members and non-members alike – Adding value to fishermen’s catches
Page 36 A fishmeal and fish oil production plant opens in Estonia – Cooperation beats competition
Page 39 Nudging consumers to eat more fish and seafood – Promotions are one way to push fresh fish sales
Page 43 Eutrophication in the Baltic Sea complicates the development of marine aquaculture – Mussel farming may be the answer



Eurofish Magazine 3 2018

Page 49 Some 25,000 visitors attend Open Fishing Ports Day – Marked enthusiasm for all things fish
Page 50 With EMFF support the Ministry of Rural Affairs is improving energy and resource efficiency among fish processors – Better technology can yield significant savings


Eurofish Magazine 4 2017

Page 36 Estonia takes over the presidency of the EU Council for the first time – Finding the right compromises is crucial
Page 37 Officials in the Ministry of Rural Affairs contemplate a self-sustaining fisheries sector – Falling support levels encourage new thinking
Page 39 Ecofarm i
s investing heavily in value addition – Convenience products for the Estonian market

Page 42 Läänemaa FLAG is putting 10-year strategy into action – Local efforts for long-lasting benefits
Page 44 Põlula Fish Rearing Centre monitors and stocks salmon in Estonia – Securing the future of wild salmon
Page 47 Latikas processes locally caught freshwater fish as well as imports – Creating new products from old species
Page 49 Kallaste Kalur processes freshwater fish for domestic and export markets – Existing processing unit gets a new owner
Page 50 Peipsimaa helps increase tourism – Increased marketing for Lake Peipsi
Page 52 Fisheries Information Centre – A broad network of information exchange
Page 54 Construction of new fish meal factory underway – A successful collaboration among three POs


Eurofish Magazine 2 2015

Page 32 Ban, currency depreciation hit seafood exports to traditional markets – Estonia uses the crisis to create a more competitive fisheries sector
Page 34 Estonian Rural Development Foundation – Funding the sustainable development of rural Estonia
Page 36 Hunt-Fish Group combines exports of fish and game – Perch fillets air freighted to Switzerland
Page 38 Pärnu Laht works to secure raw material supplies – Embarking on a new project on farmed perch
Page 40 Fisheries and aquaculture in Estonia – Russian sanctions inspire search for new markets
Page 46 Compensating for uncertain markets – Troubled waters for Estonian sprat
Page 48 Ecofarm develops and sells products from farmed and wild fish – An aquaculture PO with an interest in small pelagics
Page 50 Japs catches, processes, and sells European perch and pike-perch – Vertical integration enables complete control of quality
Page 52 Making the most out of a few products – Extending the market for sprat and Baltic herring
Page 54 DGM Shipping earns coveted award at Prodexpo – Using sprats to make highly value-added items
Page 56 Avektra expands its factory and product line – The unceasing search for new markets 


Eurofish Magazine 5 2013

Page 19 Estonian fish farming to focus on niche products – Farmers and fishers to focus on value addition
Page 27 Peipsi Grupp Holding has one third of the Lake Peipsi quotas – Freshwater fish fillets for markets in western Europe
Page 30 Reyktal AS fleet represents more than half the Estonian distant water fleet – Sustainability certification around the corner
Page 33 Kallaste Kalur focuses on pike-perch – Fishing for profit as well as for pleasure
Page 35 Sandemer OÜ is looking to build a processing facility – Ambitious plans to process freshwater fish
Page 38 Triton PR AS A recirculation system built from scratch – Eel farmer experiments with new species

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