Cermaq's farming in Norway takes place north of the Arctic Circle, where the water is cold and the salmon grows slower, resulting in specific product qualities. As consumers increasingly pay more attention to the origin of the food, the Arctic effect represents market value.
The salmon grown in the ocean is characterized by where it has lived. North of the Arctic Circle, the sea is colder both in summer and in winter, it takes 3-4 months more to grow a salmon, and this gives the salmon specific qualities we want to highlight. We call it the Arctic effect. There is a strong consumer trend of growing interest in geographical origin and identity, which so far have been very evident in food f... FULL STORY
Albion publishes 2019 ODP profile Canada
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) is pleased to announce Canadian seafood supplier Albion Farms & Fisheries has renewed its participation in the Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP) for a second y...
Maine’s cod capture value plummets United States
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