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25 January 2021

The first locally produced SagaChile ova is a reality

Benchmark Genetics Chile (BGCL) has succesfully concluded the first local egg production of its SagaChile strain in Chile, following Benchmark strategy to be present in the major salmon producing countries. “This successful initial local production of SagaChile ova represents a solid step forward in our plan to establish Benchmark Genetics as a quality option of locally produced ova in Chile. […]

25 January 2021

StofnFiskur rebrands to Benchmark Genetics Iceland

As of 19th of January 2021, StofnFiskur hf has changed its legal name to Benchmark Genetics Iceland hf as a step in the single-brand strategy of the Benchmark Holdings plc group. StofnFiskur still remains the brand to be used for the Atlantic salmon breeding programme and strain operated by the Icelandic company. New milestone in a long line of history […]

21 January 2021

Jan Rune Nordhagen joins Benchmark Animal Health as Senior Commercial Manager in Norway

Jan Rune will lead the commercial launch of Benchmark’s novel sea lice control medicine, BMK08 and award-winning water purification system, CleanTreat®.

21 January 2021

Benchmark women making a difference in aquaculture: Birgitte Sørheim

Benchmark Genetics Marketing Director Birgitte Sørheim discusses why aquaculture is a much more attractive industry for women than it used to be, what diversity means to her, and why she wants to see more female CEO's in aquaculture. 

6 January 2021

Benchmark Genetics appoints Brede Fannemel as Aquaculture Engineer

Brede had been an intern at Benchmark Genetics for two years, since October 2018. He holds a master’s degree in Aquaculture and seafood from the University of Bergen

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