Benchmark Genetics Norway signs new 10-year agreement with Bolaks
Benchmark Genetics Norway and Bolaks have signed a 10-year agreement for the production of Atlantic salmon broodstock and eggs from our SalmoBreed strain. This is a continuation of a long-standing collaboration of almost two decades.
SalmoBreed AS and Akvaforsk Genetics Center AS merge to become Benchmark Genetics Norway AS
The combined organisation will further strengthen the Benchmark’s offering to deliver continuous genetic improvements and support aquaculture producers to increase quality, yield, health and welfare.
Norwegian salmon ranked most sustainable among world’s largest protein producers
Benchmark are pleased to see that Norwegian aquaculture companies hold 4 out of the top 10 spots in the recently released 2019 Coller FAIRR Protein Index. Those in the top 10 include MOWI who topped the list (1st), closely followed by Lerøy (3rd), Grieg Seafood (6th) and Salmar (9th). The Index ranked 60 of the world’s largest publicly listed protein […]
Benchmark’s Spring Genetics®: First company to be granted with import licence for tilapia genetic material to Colombia
In a multilateral collaboration, the teams were successful at completing the regulatory process to obtain a license to import new robust tilapia genetic material.
Benchmark wins prestigious Aquaculture Innovation Award
CleanTreat is designed to reduce the environmental impact of chemical based bath treatments and to date the system has purified more than 300,000m3 of treatment water in Norway.
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Septima is expected to commence her new role in November. Mark Plampin will remain with the business until January to ensure an effective transition.
Seminar: Want to advance your understanding of the key underlying challenges affecting the prosperous outlook for aquaculture?
A seminar focusing on some of aquaculture’s current technical and societal challenges, while also looking ahead to see what emerging risks are beyond the horizon, is being hosted by Benchmark on 20th August. The ‘Aquaculture Fit for the Future’ seminar will take place at the Clarion Hotel during this year’s AquaNor exhibition.
An important step forward for Streptococcus resistance in tilapia
Benchmark announces the discovery of a significant quantitative trait locus (“QTL”) for Streptococcus iniae resistance.
Benchmark identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2019 report
The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs)
Next era for Advanced Nutrition division
Born from a spin-off of Ghent University in 1983, INVE - Benchmark Advanced Nutrition - recently celebrated 35 years’ service to global aquaculture.
Exclusive distribution agreement with Acceso El Salvador
The agreement will enable Acceso El Salvador to supply Salvadoran tilapia farmers with high quality tilapia fingerlings, featuring the latest and improved genetics from one of the most advanced tilapia breeding programmes in the world.
Taking artemia to the next level
Pioneering technologies that create Artemia that can suppress vibrio growth and hatch in the dark have been launched today by INVE Aquaculture, Benchmark’s Advanced Nutrition division, today.
Benchmark sees multi-disciplinary innovation as key to support sustainable aquaculture
Opportunity to pursue an independent strategy in Chile
Benchmark announces an update on its joint venture with AquaChile, its Chilean breeding and genetics partner.