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Recent news from Cermaq

In our news archive you will find press releases and news published by Cermaq Group AS.  

ASC certified salmon is a good food choice, says Monterey Bay Aquarium

ASC, the strictest standard for sustainable production of salmon, is now recognized by Monterey Bay Aquarium as “good alternative”. Cermaq supplies ASC certified salmon from Canada, Chile and Norway.

Q1 Sustainability results: No escapes - new ASC farms in all regions

The sustainability performance in Q1 (January-March) shows strong performance on the social indicators in all regions whereas the performance on fish health and environment reflects the local operational challenges in each region.

GSI raising the bar: releases third annual sustainability report

Driving industry-wide improvements in sustainability through greater transparency and cooperation, the GSI members continue to raise the bar in industry performance by publishing the third annual sustainability report, which highlights that one-quarter of all GSI farms are now ASC certified

Cermaq releases 2016 sustainability report: Sustainability is a choice

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were integrated into Cermaq’s strategy in 2016, and forms a central part of the framework for Cermaq’s annual sustainability report.

David Kiemele is our new MD in Canada

Since May 2016 David has held the title of Regional Production Manager overseeing the marine production and processing operations in Tofino. He has trained as an as aquaculture technician, and studied Executive Management from Melbourne University and through Harvard Business School.

Cermaq takes the long term approach in order to grow as consumers will put more emphasis on health and convenience

​ Cermaq expects the seafood category to grow significantly in North America as consumers change their diets to focus more on health as well as taste. This will require the whole value chain to evaluate what is required in order to meet consumer requirements for important topics such as transparency, nutrition and sustainability.

Cermaq - #1 in transparency on sustainability – presents Q4 performance

Fish health, sea lice, OHS and compliance are topics covered by the quarterly reporting. Cermaq is currently the world’s only seafood company to have embarked upon – not only annual but also – quarterly sustainability reporting.

Cermaq ranked #1 in transparency benchmark of Top 100 seafood companies

Again, Cermaq has been rated as the most transparent company in the seafood business, providing customers with insight and building trust based on our leadership in sustainability.

Arild Aakre appointed head of North America Sales organization

Cermaq has sales offices in Vancouver and Miami including marketing and business development support. Sales North America serves customers with salmon from all regions; Chile, Norway and Canada.

Cermaq joins FReSH initiative to improve global food systems

World Business Council for Sustainable development (WBCSD), EAT and 25 leading global companies join together to improve global food systems.

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