Global leaders in seafood step up its actions for ocean sustainability

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2018 08:49 CEST

SeaBOS is one of the partnerships where Cermaq engages to strengthen sustainability and meet the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This week the SeaBOS Companies met and agreed to increase their efforts to strengthen sustainable practices in the seafood industry.

Norway’s most efficient and modern processing factory for salmon opened by Cermaq in Steigen

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2018 18:51 CEST

Cermaq’s new and modern processing factory for salmon was officially opened by State Secretary Roy Angelvik today.

Cermaq introduces fish welfare policy

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2018 14:30 CEST

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.

Why we screen our brood stock fish against pathogens

News   •   Aug 24, 2018 14:20 CEST

Pathogens causing disease come from the wild and impact wild and farmed fish. In Cermaq we screen our brood-stock to ensure that the eggs put into our fresh-water facilities are free from pathogens. Read about our screening programs.

Stable performance - sea lice challenges in Tofino area towards normal levels

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2018 15:52 CEST

Cermaq presents another quarter of strong performance on social indicators, whereas the fish health in Canada was impacted by sea lice challenges in Clayoquot Sound region.

Replacing meat with farmed salmon reduces pressure on farmland and protects the planet

News   •   Aug 10, 2018 11:19 CEST

Without meat and dairy consumption, global farmland use could be reduced by more than 75%. What about farmed salmon, where a large part of feed comes from agriculture, e.g. soy. Should we all become vegans?

Setter sin lit til statsråden

Press Releases   •   Jun 13, 2018 10:16 CEST

Oppdrettsselskapet Cermaq anker Fiskeridirektoratets beslutning om å tildele bare fire konsesjoner til utvikling av det nyskapende oppdrettssystemet iFarm, inn for departementet.

Cermaq welcomes the launch of UN Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2018 14:30 CEST

As the first business partner and a founding patron to the action platform, Cermaq has been active in the formation of the UN Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business. The action platform is launched today, on the World Oceans Day, at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Cermaq presents quarterly sustainability update for Q1

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2018 15:00 CEST

Steady sustainability performance characterizes this quarter. Cermaq, the most transparent sea food company globally, continues its commitment to contributing to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainability report 2017 and Cermaq taking the lead on ocean sustainability

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2018 07:00 CEST

Contributing to meeting the UN sustainability goals is fundamental to Cermaq, and the report presents the sustainability performance in 2017, that when combined with Cermaq’s partnerships is essential to scale up the impact of Cermaq’s sustainability activities, including a new UN initiative on oceans.

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About Cermaq

Sustainable aquaculture

Cermaq is a world leading producer of sustainable salmon and trout with operations in Chile, Canada and Norway. Cermaq supplies salmon to customers in more than 70 countries. Cermaq is an integrated farming company with operations from broodstock/egg to retailer/consumer market.
In 2014, Cermaq sold 130,000 tonnes salmon with revenue of NOK 5.6 bn. Cermaq has approximately 4000 employees. Cermaq is a fully owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation with head office in Oslo, Norway.


  • Cermaq
  • Dronning Eufemias gate 16
  • 0191 Oslo
  • Norge