Monday, February 19, 2024
Norway embraces GMO canola oil for sustainable salmon farming
Norway has approved the use of genetically modified (GMO) canola oil in its aquaculture industry, signalling a shift towards sustainable fish farming practices, BNN Breaking reported.
Friday, February 2, 2024
Major salmon producers in Norway to be investigated for price fixing
The European Commission has informed six of the largest Norwegian salmon producers it is advancing an investigation into price fixing in the spot market.
Thursday, November 16, 2023
AKVA Group highlights impact of Norway salmon tax on business activities
In its third-quarter results presentation, Norway-based AKVA Group, a leading aquaculture services and solutions provider, has raised concerns about the adverse effects of the Norwegian salmon tax on both sea-based and land-based operations ...
Thursday, November 2, 2023
Salmon Evolution receives Aquaculture Stewardship Council certification for Indre Harøy, Norway site
Land-based fish farmer salmon Salmon Evolution ASA has achieved Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification for its north Norwegian facility at Indre Harøy.
Monday, October 16, 2023
Norway-based Gigante Salmon raises another US$18.2 million through private placement
Gigante Salmon, which is currently building a land-based salmon aquaculture facility in Lille Indre Rosøya, Norway, has successfully raised another kr200 million (US$18.2 million) through a private placement.
Monday, October 9, 2023
Norway's salmon industry unconvinced by justification for salmon tax
Norway's salmon industry has poured cold water on the government's claim that the country's salmon tax will net kr5 billion (US$458.8 million) for the exchequer.
Friday, August 11, 2023
Newcomer Gigante Salmon to start Norway-based RAS production in autumn
New land-based fish producer Gigante Salmon announced on August 8 it is on course to start production this autumn.
Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Norway plans independent council to determine salmon prices for ground rent tax calculation
The Norwegian government has unveiled plans to establish an independent council responsible for determining the price of salmon when calculating the new ground rent tax, Fish Farmer reported.
Thursday, June 15, 2023
Norway-based Andfjord Salmon to expand overall salmon production to 40,000 tonnes
Norwegian land-based Atlantic salmon farmer Andfjord Salmon announced it will progress with build-out plans that will enable an increase in total production volume at its Kvalnes site, on the island of Andøya, to 40,000 tonnes head-on ...
Thursday, June 1, 2023
Norway officially adopts 25% salmon farming tax
After an intense eight-month period, the Norwegian parliament has finally approved the implementation of a 25% tax on salmon farming, IntraFish reported.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Bacterial kidney disease discovered at salmon farms in central Norway
The Norwegian Food Safety Authority, Mattilsynet, has reported the detection of bacterial kidney disease (BKD), a contagious infection, at four Lerøy Midt salmon farming sites in central Norway.
Friday, May 12, 2023
Salmon Evolution reveals measures to address mortality at Indre Harøy, Norway facility
Salmon Evolution has outlined the measures it is taking to correct the mortality issues at its new facility, at Indre Harøy in southern Norway.
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Salmon prices in Norway drop 10% week-on-week
The Nasdaq Salmon Index fell to NOK 110.08 (~US$ 10.22; NOK 1 = US$0.093) per kg in the 17th week of 2023, a 10.23% decrease, or NOK 12.55 (~US$ 1.16) lower from the previous week's price of NOK 119.24 (~US$ 11.07), SeafoodSource reported.
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Norway brings down proposed, controversial tax on salmon, trout farmers' profits
Norway's government aims to levy a 35% resource tax rate on the profits of salmon and trout farmers, down from an initial proposal of 40% which sharply hit fish farming stock prices when announced last year.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Norway-based Probotic develops detection system to stop salmon escapes at net-pens
Narvik, Norway-based aquaculture technology firm Probotic has created a hole-detection system designed to prevent salmon escapes.

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