Seafood From Norway celebrates anniversary

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Spring 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the first-ever successfully farmed salmon in Norway.

On May 28, 1970, off the coast of Norway, brothers Ove and Sivert Grøntvedt installed their floating open net pen in Norway’s cold and clear waters, said Anne-Kristine Øen, US director for the Tromso-based Norwegian Seafood Council.