In the insular sector of Bulandet, the former Bulandet Miljøfisk, now Bue Salmon, carries out its activities.

Productive milestone for landbased salmon farming

Norway: The landbased salmon producer Bue Salmon has harvested its third batch of salmon with excellent results.

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On April 30, Bue Salmon celebrated its first harvest with a solid proportion exceeding 95% and an average weight of more than 4 kilograms after a 10-month production cycle, with a uniform size distribution, as detailed in a press release.

Since the first fish planting in May 2022, Bue has systematically worked to develop the facility and comply with the company's post-smolt strategy.

"The company reached a new milestone with a harvest of 90 tons of fish for human consumption", they stated.

The largest individual weighed more than 8 kg and the mortality rate since planting has been approximately 2%. In total, about 600 tons will be harvested before the summer.

"This is a great day for the company and shows that we are on the right track, both in terms of fish health, technology and profitability. We have many interesting processes underway for the future development of the company and the feedback we have received is an enormously important milestone", said Bue Salmon CEO, Knut Eikeland.


Bue Salmon is an aquaculture company with significant investment in landbased facilities for salmon farming. It was founded in 2015 and currently has 15 employees spread between the main office in Florø, the branch in Leirvik in Hyllestad, and Bergen.

The company has established partnerships with sea salmon producers and has delivered smolts in the first and second batch to Mowi, Bremnes Seashore, and Flokenes Fiskefarm, respectively.

Salmon production takes place at its pilot plant in Bulandet in Askvoll, which has a capacity of 1,400 tons of post smolts, with permission to produce a total of 5,500 tons in Bulandet.

Bue Salmon plans to expand the location in Bulandet, as well as to build a significantly larger fish farm in Lutelandet.

“With this development, Bue aims to become a leading company in land-based aquaculture, with a long-term total annual production of around 50,000 to 60,000 tons”, they stated.