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What does salmon feed contain?

Small pellets

Salmon are fed dry pellets. They contain around 70 percent vegetable ingredients and 30 percent marine raw materials like fishmeal and fish oil.

Norwegian regulations for salmon feed

Salmon farming facility  - netpen

The Norwegian regulations are fully in line with the EU through the EEA Agreement. The purpose is to ensure that fish feed products are safe and contribute to good animal health, but also to provide an ethically defensible profit margin.

Soy in salmon feed

producing machine for fish feed

Salmon feed from Norwegian producers contains about 25 percent soy protein. All soy that is imported for fish feed production is certified by an international sustainability scheme.

Do farmed salmon eat palm oil?


Some Norwegian feed manufacturers add small amounts of palm oil to the salmon feed. All palm oil used is certified by international sustainability standards.