What’s happening in Grieg Seafood? Catch up on latest news and updates from our company here.
Dec 9, 2022
Grieg Seafood places in the top ranking among 60 global animal protein producers in sustainability index
The company is rated second place for the second year in a row by the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index. Seven out of the ten top performers are salmon farming companies.
Nov 11, 2022
Grieg Seafood ASA appoints Grant Cumming as the new Chief Operating Officer for its North American farming operations
Cumming led the turn-around of Grieg Seafood’s Shetland operations before the region was sold in 2021.
Aug 23, 2022
Grieg Seafood excludes Russian feed ingredients due to war in Ukraine
From the third quarter of 2022, Grieg Seafood excludes feed ingredient raw materials originating from Russia in its salmon feed.
Jun 8, 2022
WWF, Storebrand, Norwegian Institute of Nature Research and Grieg Seafood launch case study to tackle nature-related risks in aquaculture
As corporations and financial institutions await the final framework from the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures’, this study demonstrates that it is already possible for aquaculture companies to report on factors that might constitute nature-related risks for companies and financiers.
Mar 31, 2022
Grieg Seafood publishes the integrated financial and sustainability report for 2021
2021 was a year of contrasts. However we have reached several milestones in our 2025 business strategy. We are grateful for the dedication of our employees for their efforts in turning the company around.
Feb 21, 2022
Grieg Seafood appoints Ken Taylor as Managing Director of its North American sales division
With over 35 years of sales and market experience in the seafood industry, Taylor will lead the development and execution of Grieg Seafood’s downstream strategy in the North American market.
Feb 3, 2022
Brazilian soy suppliers deliver on deforestation free soy supply chains
Two Brazilian soy suppliers to European salmon feed, CJ Selecta and Caramuru, have achieved their goal of eliminating deforestation and conversion linked soy from their supply chains, according to a new independent report.
Dec 15, 2021
Sale of Grieg Seafood’s Shetland operations completed
Grieg Seafood would like to thank all employees for their tremendous efforts in turning around the company, and the local communities in Shetland for their support over many years.
Oct 6, 2021
Grieg Seafood joins TNFD to tackle nature-related risks
Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) will develop a risk management and financial disclosure framework on nature-related risks. Alongside global financial institutions and businesses, Grieg Seafood will take part in the initiative as a Taskforce Member.
Sep 2, 2021
Grieg Seafood joins forces with 17 leading industry and research institutions in push to develop low-emission offshore aquaculture
The consortium aims to reduce the environmental impact and improve fish welfare through innovations within offshore and closed technologies, biology, fish feed, electrification, digitalization and logistics. The project is granted 96 million NOK from the Norwegian Research Council.
Aug 26, 2021
Update on spill at harvesting plant in Northern Norway
According to an independent assessment of the environmental consequences, the impact of the spill is temporary and limited to the marine area around the harvesting plant in the Kåfjord. Recovery and recolonization of biodiversity is proceeding rapidly.
Jun 29, 2021
Grieg Seafood ASA sells its Shetland operations for GBP 164 million
Grieg Seafood ASA has entered into an agreement with Scottish Sea Farms Ltd for the disposal of all shares in Grieg Seafood Hjaltland UK Ltd, the parent company of Grieg Seafood ASA’s Shetland business. The enterprise value is set to GBP 164 million, assuming a normalized working capital, and to be adjusted for cash and debt.
Jun 18, 2021
Grieg Seafood publishes Green Bond Report for 2020
In 2020, we successfully completed the placement of a green bond of NOK 1.5 billion. The capital is allocated to projects that contribute to sustainable farming practices and deliver environmental benefits.
Mar 26, 2021
Grieg Seafood publishes annual and sustainability report for 2020
2020 was filled with challenges. Still, due to efforts of our dedicated employees, we made progress on our journey of sustainable growth. Read about our results and the measures we took to reshape our business in our integrated annual report.
Mar 25, 2021
In salmon farming, the devil is in the details. Data-driven knowledge is starting to help farmers understand these details better – and act on them.
Data-driven knowledge has already improved insight into some of the industry’s most pressing fish welfare challenges. Still, we are only at the beginning of the digital transformation in salmon farming.
Mar 25, 2021
Promising outlook for post-smolt as solution
Our experience so far with the transfer of post-smolt salmon to our sea farms indicates they are less vulnerable to disease and need fewer sea lice treatments. Reducing the time farmed salmon spend at sea is poised to strengthen ocean farming.
Mar 25, 2021
Prevention, prevention, prevention. And more prevention.
Prevention is key to all good things in salmon farming. Grieg Seafood's new fish health boss has plans in place to improve fish health and welfare throughout the company.
Jan 20, 2021
Grieg Seafood enters joint venture for post-smolt and land-based salmon farming
The move makes Grieg Seafood the first global salmon producer to invest in land-based salmon farming.
Jan 18, 2021
Grieg Seafood to evaluate received licenses for offshore salmon farming concept
The company has received 3 development licenses for the offshore concept “Blue Farm”. The company will now evaluate the decision and decide next steps.
Jan 14, 2021
Soy vendors to the salmon industry end trade of deforestation linked soy in Brazil
The Brazilian soy suppliers to the salmon industry, CJ Selecta, Caramuru and Imcopa, will implement a 100 percent deforestation and conversion free soybean value chain with 2020 as their cut-off date. No soy grown on land deforested after this deadline will be traded. This bold and historic move sets a new benchmark for global sustainable supply chains.
Jan 4, 2021
Grieg Seafood’s new sales and market organization is operational
Going forward, Grieg Seafood will sell their Canadian and Scottish salmon from their new, fully integrated sales and market organization. The sales joint venture Ocean Quality has been dissolved.
Oct 27, 2020
Grieg Seafood receives five new farming licenses in Newfoundland
Grieg Seafood is granted five new farming licenses in Newfoundland, reaching eight licenses in the region, corresponding to a total production capacity of up to 30 000 tonnes of annual harvest.
Jul 14, 2020
The Global Salmon Initiative re-launches with new climate ambitions
Reaching beyond initial ASC certification ambitions, to establish salmon farming as the leading provider of sustainable, climate-friendly and nutritious food.
Oct 14, 2020
Grieg supports WWF’s work against plastic waste
Grieg Foundation donates NOK 12 million to WFF’s work against plastic waste in Philippine port cities. The donation will contribute to reduce plastic waste in three port cities with 50 % by 2023.
Sep 1, 2020
Grieg Seafood joins coalition pushing for Norwegian human rights law for businesses
Grieg Seafood supports the Coalition for Responsible Business, which advocates for a human rights law for Norwegian businesses.