For delicious salmon, start with Norway

Nature, people, culture, science… watch our short film and discover how everything connects together to give us salmon from Norway.

There are lots of reasons why we are one of the world’s biggest and most sustainable producers of seafood, and why our salmon is enjoyed around the world. Here are some of the most important ones:

Cold clear waters in numbers

102,937 KM

The length of Norway's long coastline, including our islands. Nearly three times the Earth’s circumference

5.3 MILLION

Norway’s population

385,000 KM²

Our total land mass, which is less than that of the state of California

1 120 049 TONNES

The total weight of Norwegian Salmon exported in 2019

204 KM

The length of Sognefjorden, our longest fjord

1300 METRES

The largest recorded depth of a fjord in Norway, nearly a mile in depth

72,5 BILLION

Total value in NOK of our global salmon exports in 2019

95 PERCENT

Farmed salmon accounts for 95% of all farmed fish in Norway

HOW WE HARVEST OUR OCEANS

We have created a framework that includes research, legislation, regulation and control to ensure our oceans are full of fish now and forever.

Research

Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES)

Legislation

Norwegian Parliament

Regulation

The Ministry of Trade,

Industry and Fisheries

The Directorate of Fisheries

The Joint Norwegian-Russian Fisheries Commision

Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs)

Control

The Directorate of Fisheries

Sales organizations

The Coast Guard

Norwegian Food Safety Authority