7. juli 2011
All limited liability companies in the Nofima family have been merged into one company as of July 1. Nofima AS has assumed all the assets, rights and obligations of the former companies Nofima Marin AS, Nofima Mat AS, Nofima Bergen AS and Nofima Norconserv AS and these are now dissolved as separate companies.
1. juni 2011
11. februar 2011
The scientists believe the level of omega-3 in the salmon we eat is determined by a combination of the salmon’s genes and the feed it eats.
There is less omega-3 in the fillet when salmon are fed plant-based feed. However, the scientists know that salmon have a certain capacity to convert omega-3 fatty acids from plant oil to marine omega-3. They will now receive help from the salmon’s genes to increase this capacity.
24. november 2009
Some types of by-products from livestock farming may be permitted as feed for aquaculture, meaning valuable sources of protein, now used for combustion and soil improvement, can be used to produce food.
14. august 2009
The EU has given Fiskeriforskning the task of leading the traceability part of a new 5-year EU project – TRACE.
21. august 2012
It is becoming increasingly common for defrosted fish fillets to be sold in fresh fish counters at European supermarkets. This can cause major consequences for Norwegian fillet producers.
10. august 2015
The aquaculture industry is eager to expand, and governments of all political colours support this desire. A new research report shows, however, that public administration and the regulatory framework must be improved if the industry is to grow.
11. januar 2013
The Research Council of Norway’s programme for aquaculture has allocated NOK 4.2 million for a three-year project about the legitimacy of the aquaculture industry at local level and conditions that influence access to area in the coastal zone.
9. januar 2012
A new EU-project will carry out environmental accounting for catch and production of cod and haddock. A key activity in the project is the development of simple tool for self-assessment of sustainability – to enable small and medium-sized enterprises to make these calculations for themselves.
19. desember 2011
The goal is a spotless and healthy salmon
Disease in salmon is caused by a number of factors in combination, including many micro-organisms, various environmental influences, aquaculture conditions and incorrect nourishment. If one is ignorant of the factors which contribute to the development of diseases and their relative importance, it is difficult either to prevent them or treat them.