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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.
With two new doctoral degrees in Cermaq's fish health group in Bergen, the research group of five has completed three doctoral degrees in only one month. Cermaq has made use of the Norwegian Research Council's scheme for “industrial PhD”.
The optimal speed of the water keeps the salmon smolt strong and healthy. This is not only good for fish health and welfare, also the water quality is improved. A salmon swims 24/7.
Each quarter we publish our key performance indicators for OHS, fish health and welfare, environmental impacts, and compliance. We believe that our consistent transparency builds trust.
Cermaq researcher defends his PhD on intracellular bacteria – important for improved mitigation of fish diseases
In his doctorate theses, Øyvind Brevik has developed genotyping tools for identifying bacteria causing disease in fish. This knowledge is important for developing tools for disease mitigation in aquaculture.
The Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business, launched in June, has made a three year plan for its work on the role of the ocean in achieving the 17 sustainability goals, and with particular focus on SDG 14, Life below Water.
Cermaq aims to be leading in technology development that contributes to sustainable food production. This weekend, Cermaq transferred smolt into its new closed containment system in Horsvågen.
Cermaq and nine other of the world’s largest seafood companies will increase their efforts to strengthen sustainable practices in the seafood industry.
Cermaq’s new and modern processing factory for salmon was officially opened by State Secretary Roy Angelvik today.
Cermaq has implemented a new fish welfare policy based on the framework and recommendations in the FishWell report. While Cermaq already reports on a broad set of fish health and welfare indicators, this is the first step towards developing KPIs for measuring fish welfare as defined in FishWell.