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1 October 2019

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.

23 September 2019

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.

10 September 2019

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 […]

Salmon farm, Norway

28 August 2019

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.

20 August 2019

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.

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