25 April 2023
2022 marked the start of fish farming operations for Andfjord Salmon, after having spent the past couple of years developing our first land-based pool. This meant that we could finally start to properly document and prove why we have set an ambition of developing the most fish friendly and sustainable salmon farming facility of its kind.
When Roy Pettersen founded Andfjord Salmon, it was based on an idea of capitalising on the natural advantages of being located at Andøya in Northern Norway, and utilising them to recreate the salmon’s natural habitat on land. With love and respect for the local environment we are part of, including the wild salmon that swim in the ocean and the rivers in our region, Pettersen and Andfjord Salmon wanted to develop a fish farming facility with the smallest possible environmental footprint and without a negative impact on the marine environment. Sustainability has therefore been fully integrated with Andfjord Salmon’s business strategy from day one. And it still is today.
However, talking is one thing. Walking the talk is another.
Read more: Andfjord Salmon ESG report 2022