Norway is one of the largest seafood producers in the world and the seafood industry represents Norway's largest export industry after oil and gas. Norway exports farmed and wild fish to more than 150 countries.
The Norwegian Seafood Federation (Sjømat Norge) represents the interest of approximately 500 member companies. Their member companies cover the entire value chain from fjord to dinner table in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors in Norway.
Among the many services that Norwegian Seafood Federation provide is promoting their members' interests and policies and legislations which benefit the members regarding issues like export and international trade. The Federation also gives advise to their member companies on a wide range of topics.
Norway is uniquely blessed with a long and fertile coastline. The sea’s abundant resources have laid the foundation for sustaining active coastal communities combining innovation with traditional culture.
Access to some of the world’s most productive marine environment allows our businesses to deliver a wide range of seafood to all four corners of the world. Norway’s seafood industry is also bound to have a tremendous impact in the future. The Federation strives to ensure that the national authorities bear this in mind when determining national priorities.