Tag: Norwegian Seafood Council

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…

Annual Seafood under the Stars, Bangkok

On Thursday 18 January, the Embassy in collaboration with the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce and the Norwegian Seafood Council, hosted the annual Seafood under the Stars at the Ambassador’s Residence. The event brought together 250 distinguished guests including people from the private sector, government representatives, activists and other people with a love for Norwegian seafood,…

Norway’s new seafood trademark launched in Bangkok

On 18 July 2017, the Norwegian Seafood Council launched the new country of origin mark for Norwegian seafood, ‘Seafood from Norway’, in Bangkok. The new mark guarantees the origins of seafood from Norway and contributes towards a stronger position for Norwegian seafood globally. It portrays uniqueness about Norway, which associates with the rough climate and…

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…

Seafood Extravaganza 2016 in Indonesia

The Annual Norwegian Seafood Dinner Extravaganza 2016 in Indonesia takes place on Friday 2 December in Jakarta. Venue, to be confirmed, will be a five-star hotel. The event is a collaboration between Indonesia Norway Business Council, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Norwegian Seafood Council and Innovation Norway. Fresh, authentic seafood from Norway is on the menu at this event,…