Tag: Jon Erik Steenslid

Annual Norwegian Seafood Gala held in Kuala Lumpur

On Friday 12 October the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur hosted its annual Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner 2018. This year was a special dinner since they also celebrated 50 years of Norwegian-Malaysian diplomatic relations. The Embassy was honoured to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs YB Dato Saifuddin Abdullah as the guest of honour. The…

Norwegian seafood seminar and dinner held in Bangkok

On Monday 28 May, Chargé d’Affairs a.i., Mr. Vegard Holmelid delivered a speech at the Norwegian Seafood Seminar and Dinner hosted by the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC). This was an event where many of the leading actors in the Thai seafood market could meet with the 13 Norwegian Seafood exporters that are participating at this…

Sushi causes growing popularity for Norwegian Salmon in Thailand

Norwegian salmon is growing in popularity in South-East Asia, and Norway is the leading supplier of fresh salmon into the region. According the Jon Erik Steenlid, Director of Norwegian Seafood Council in South-East Asia, the increasing consumption in the Japanese dish sushi is to thank for the growing popularity for Norwegian salmon. “Particularly in Thailand,…

Norway’s salmon Singapore young chefs competition 2016

28-year-old Chef Neo Poh Boon from Jaan has emerged the winner of the 6th Otto Weibel & Norwegian Salmon Young Chefs Competition, which saw 15 young chefs from Singapore’s top restaurants pitting their culinary skills in an intense three-hour cook-off on19 November. Wowing the judges with his impressive spread of Norwegian Seafood dishes, Chef Poh…