News & Media


4 April 2019

CleanTreat shortlisted for Technical Innovation award

Benchmark’s water purification system, CleanTreat, has been shortlisted in the 2019 Aquaculture Awards Technical Innovation category. The Technical Innovation Award recognises novel hardware or software that has, or is projected to, improve the performance in any aquaculture sector. CleanTreat, which is currently being trialled in Norway, has the potential to revolutionise the application of medicinal sea lice treatments by purifying […]

7 February 2019

Benchmark proud to sponsor 2019 Aquaculture Awards Animal Welfare Category

Nominations are now open for the Aquaculture Awards 2019, including the ‘Animal Welfare Award’, which is sponsored by Benchmark and recognises any initiative that has improved the welfare of the farmed animals and/or the wildlife they interact with. Initiatives can cover a range of topics, including genetic, pharmaceutical and technological innovations, or improvements in husbandry and farm management protocols. Commenting […]

4 February 2019

Online salmon welfare course launched today

Benchmark announces results for the year ended 30 September 2018. Download our Annual Report here

Under water wave breaking

24 January 2019

A successful year of revenue growth, improving margins, and strategic and innovative progress

Benchmark announces results for the year ended 30 September 2018. Download our Annual Report here

Under water wave breaking

8 January 2019

New commercial director of Benchmark Genetics

Geir Olav Melingen joined the Company on 2nd January 2019

12 November 2018

Sea Lice and SRS research shortlisted for the Newton Prize

Collaboration between the Roslin Institute, University of Chile and Benchmark Genetics Chile

7 November 2018

Benchmark Trading Update and Notice of Results

Significant growth and earnings ahead of expectations

16 October 2018

New salmon HealthPortal aims to drive well-informed action

Benchmark's iWise HealthPortal has recently been launched in Norway

20 September 2018

Benchmark’s Fish Vet Group to lead research project on gill disease in Norway

Gill health is a major factor in the farming of salmon in Norway.

10 September 2018

Commencement of salmon egg production in Salten, Norway

World's most advanced egg facility increases Benchmark's capacity by 75%

4 July 2018

Landmark Artemia export deal

1st company in Asia to be allowed to export its Artemia cysts, feed and health products into Ecuador

2 July 2018

Appointment of Executive Director

Alex Raeber will join the Board as Chief Scientific Officer

19 June 2018

Interim Results 2018

Profit growth driven by increased sales from higher margin products

8 June 2018

Benchmark and AquaChile join forces to create world-class salmon breeding operation

Benchmark and AquaChile sign agreement to form a breeding and genetics joint venture.