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Bakkafrost Group launches 2023 sustainability report

Bakkafrost has launched its sustainability report and includes Bakkafrost Scotland

The report outlines Bakkafrost’s sustainability journey within its five sustainability pillars and it focuses on the major events of 2022, along with ambitious future plans.

As the largest salmon producer in the Faroe Islands and the third largest in Scotland, Bakkafrost understands its responsibilities and the need for transparency when it comes to impacts on the local economy, community, and environment.

You can read the report here.

Key events in Scotland in 2022 include:

March - Native Hebridean Smoked Salmon wins coveted International Food Award

April - Native Hebridean smoked salmon awarded 2 stars in the UK Great Taste Awards

May - Scottish Salmon Company is formally renamed to Bakkafrost Scotland was and introduces the brand “Bakka Salmon” to be used for salmon from the Faroe Islands and Scotland

June - Key stakeholder event at opening of Office in central Edinburgh, focussed on five pillars of our Healthy Living Plan

September - Bakkafrost Scotland receives a second well boat with a capacity of 4,000 m3

October - Native Hebridean salmon winning top overall award at Scotland Food & Drink Awards and sustainability prize and Highland Food and Drink Awards

November - Open day for key stakeholders, our communities and employees on our new hybrid 4,000 m3 well boat in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis equipped with flushing technology and reverse osmosis to increase freshwater treatment capacity

Check out page 13 of the report to see how Bakkafrost fairs against the UN Sustainable Development Goals.