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Global Salmon Initiative Launches 2023 Sustainability Report

With over 2,800 data points across 15 key sustainability metrics, GSI’s 11th annual Sustainability Report, provides over a decade's worth of transparent data from for all members in all regions.


Joachim Wessel becomes new MD for Cermaq Chile

Cermaq Chile's Managing Director, Pedro Courard, will step down from his role. His successor will be Joachim Wessel, effective from June 1.


Receipt of Statement of Objections from the European Commission

Cermaq Group AS has received a Statement of Objections from the European Commission on January 25, 2024, concerning alleged violations of European competition laws in the Norwegian Atlantic Salmon aquaculture and marketing business.


Antimicrobial resistance is not stopped by national borders

By 2050, 10 million people could die from bacteria and other microorganisms that are resistant to antibiotics. Also, countries and regions using little antibiotics will be affected.


Cermaq Norway uses laser against salmon lice

Laser has proven to be effective against salmon lice and gentle on the salmon. After extensive evaluation at Cermaq in Finnmark and at Ballangen in Nordland, lasers will be put into use at suitable facilities in Nordland and Finnmark.


Pilot to identify plastic use

To find the plastic footprint of salmon farming, Cermaq has registered all plastics used in a smolt facility, a sea site, and a processing plant over one year. Cermaq pilots this plastic project for Global Salmon Initiative.


Check out Cermaq’s sustainability report

Is salmon farming sustainable? It is when done right. In Cermaq’s sustainability report we present how we address the challenges in producing healthy seafood in a sustainable way and our ambition to do more.


Folla Alger and Cermaq are testing a new combined sea site for salmon and kelp: will contribute to the green shift

Last week, Folla Alger stocked the first kelp in its new combined sea site for salmon and kelp in Steigen in Nordland, Norway.


Cermaq has stocked fish in the third version of iFarm

The iFarm project aims to improve the health and welfare of the fish in the net pens with the help of artificial intelligence. Fish have now been stocked for the third time in iFarm-net pens, and in this phase the focus is on machine learning.