AquaGen is a breeding company which develops, produces and delivers genetic start material to the global aquaculture farming industry. AquaGen owns and furter develops the world’s first research based breeeding programes for Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout that began in the 1970’s.
AquaGen has entered into a contract with Artec Aqua as a turnkey contractor for the expansion of Profunda in Barstadvik in Ørsta municipality. The contract is worth 150 million NOK.
AquaGen will be the sole supplier of salmon eggs when Norway Royal Salmon opens its new hatchery in 2021.