GSSI WELCOMES LERØY SEAFOOD GROUP
GSSI Welcomes Lerøy Seafood Group. to its Global Partnership. The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative is pleased to announce Lerøy Seafood Group has joined GSSI as a Funding Partner.
Lerøy Seafood Group is a world-leading seafood corporation operating fishing vessels and fish farms along the entire coast of Norway, with production and packaging facilities and sales offices around the globe. As part of their active commitment to sustainability, from fjord to table, Lerøy works with GSSI-recognized schemes ASC, MSC, and GLOBALG.A.P.
“Lerøy’s vision is to be the most profitable global supplier of sustainable high-quality seafood. We believe the competence GSSI can provide will help us in achieving our high goals,” said Anne Hilde Middttveit, Head of Sustainability and Quality, Lerøy Seafood Group.
Lerøy Seafood Group
Lerøy Seafood Group is a world-leading seafood corporation with a history reaching back to 1899. The Group’s core business is the production of salmon and trout, catches of whitefish, processing, product development, marketing, sale and distribution of seafood. Every single day, all year round, their 4,500 employees deliver seafood corresponding to five million meals. They have an extensive range of sustainable, healthy products served on tables in more than 80 different countries. Their main office is located in Bergen, but they have fishing vessels and fish farms in operation along the entire coast of Norway. They have production and packaging plants in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. They also have sales offices in the USA, Japan and China.
Every day, Lerøy delivers thousands of different seafood products to shops, restaurants, canteens and hotels. They are proud suppliers of seafood to customers worldwide, and their deliveries correspond to 1.75 billion meals every year.
For more information, please visit: https://www.leroyseafood.com/en/
As the public-private partnership on seafood sustainability with 90+ stakeholders industry-wide, GSSI aligns global efforts and resources to address the latest seafood sustainability challenges. Governed by a Steering Board representing the full seafood value chain, companies, NGOs, governments and international organizations – including the FAO –, GSSI promotes sector-wide collaboration to drive forward more sustainable seafood for everyone.