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Suppliers to salmon industry lead the way to end deforestation in Brazil

The Brazilian soy suppliers to the salmon industry, CJ Selecta, Caramuru and Imcopa, will implement a 100 percent deforestation free soybean value chain with 2020 as their cut-off date. No soy grown on land deforested after this deadline will be traded.


CEOs of world’s leading seafood companies commit to time-bound goals for a healthy ocean

8 December 2020 – For the first time in the history of seafood production, ten of the largest seafood companies in the world have committed to a set of time-bound and measurable goals that will ensure the industry becomes more sustainable. The goals are the result of four years of dialogues through the science-industry initiative Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS). 


Cermaq supports the Ocean Panel – we give it 100%

The Ocean Panel confirms the great potential for increased food production through aquaculture. Food production in the ocean can increase six-fold by 2050 by putting sustainability at the heart of ocean management. Cermaq is ready to deliver to support the achievement of the goals for sustainable development.


Cermaq aims to improve fish health and welfare with iFarm

By using artificial intelligence and machine learning, Cermaq will be able to identify each fish in a net pen, allowing for targeted health interventions if required and individualized health records for each individual fish. The iFarm five-year project is the first of its kind and will allow for an individualized fish approach to salmon farming. Now, the first fish have been transferred in Cermaq’s iFarm. 


Cermaq and many other business leaders from more than 100 countries pledge support for multilateralism as the United Nations turns 75

UN is critical to achieve global transformation needed to achieve the SDGs. That is why Cermaq engages in the UN and in particular the GC action platform for ocean industries, says CEO Geir Molvik, .


Cermaq expands its management team and appoints new CFO

Mr. Ole Martin Grimsrud is appointed new CFO, and Mr. Erlend Reiten will take up a new position as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO). The changes apply from 1 September.


Cermaq’s activities to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals

In a new report, mainstream sustainability indicators are linked to key activities to meet the overarching global challenges of climate action, ocean health, biodiversity, reducing the footprint of food production and creating shared value.


Thomas Palm leaves Cermaq

After nearly 10 years in Cermaq, our CFO Thomas Palm is seeking new opportunities.


Cermaq launches iFarm project in January

The iFarm project has been scaled to the approval for four licenses, and will be launched in Steigen, Nordland county, in January. The first transfer of fish to the sea is planned for autumn 2020.


Cermaq contributes to traceability with blockchain

With a QR-code and blockchain technology, consumers can now get information in text and photos regarding where the salmon they are purchasing was farmed, what food it was fed, and other interesting information. Cermaq’s cooperation with Labeyrie secures traceability and transparency.