Atlantic Salmon Farmer, Hiddenfjord, Becomes the Industry’s First to Stop Using Air Freight

November 20, 2020 Hiddenfjord

Atlantic Salmon farmer, Hiddenfjord has announced the suspension of all air freight as of 10-10-2020. This change has reduced Hiddenfjord’s overseas transportation CO2 emissions by 94% — as reported by the independent Norwegian research organization, SINTEF. Air freight is a major contributor to global CO2 emissions and emits around 50 times as much CO2 as sea freight.

AquaBounty Commences Commercial Harvest of Conventional Atlantic Salmon Raised in its Land-based Farm in Indiana

July 1, 2020 AquaBounty

AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQB), a land-based salmon farming pioneer, has successfully commenced the commercial-scale harvest of conventional Atlantic salmon raised at its first farm in the United States.

Impact-Focused 8F Raises $ 358m for Land-Based Salmon Farming Fund

8F Asset Management, a Singapore-headquartered impact-focused private equity firm, has raised $ 358 million for its debut fund that will finance its global land-based salmon aquaculture business, the company announced Wednesday.

After Nonnative Fish Farming Ban, Cooke Aquaculture Plans a Shift in Puget Sound

October 29, 2019 Nathan Pilling, Kitsap Sun

For years, Atlantic salmon have been raised in floating net pens Cooke Aquaculture owns in Rich Passage off the south end of Bainbridge Island. Following a state ban on nonnative fish farming in 2018, the company is now eying a shift to raising native fish in Puget Sound.

Cooke Aquaculture Now Wants to Farm Steelhead

Cooke Aquaculture is exploring something that has put environmental activists on alert: the possibility of transitioning its remaining net pens to farm native steelhead trout.