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Cflow and Andfjord Salmon enter strategic partnership for further development of land-based aquaculture facility


Cflow and Andfjord Salmon are announcing a strategic partnership for the further development of the groundbreaking land-based aquaculture facility at Kvalnes, Andøya.


Illustration photo of the Andfjord Salmon landbased facility at Kvalnes, Andøya


Andfjord Salmon is renowned for its innovative land-based aquaculture project in Kvalnes, combining sustainable aquaculture practices with the unique advantages of land-based production. The ongoing first production cycle has showcased exceptional biological conditions, fish welfare and health, robust growth, and industry-leading salmon survival rates. In the pilot phase, approximately 700 tons of salmon are slated for harvest in the transition period between June and July. The subsequent construction phase aims to achieve an annual production capacity of approximately 19,000 tons of salmon. With expansion plans for two additional locations in Andøya, the goal is to reach a total annual production volume of 90,000 tons.


Cflow is a market-leading company with extensive experience in aquaculture technology, specializing in the development of advanced technical systems for handling live fish. Their interdisciplinary expertise and collection of comprehensive experience data in fish handling have contributed to establishing Cflow as a reliable and reputable player in the market.


Strategic partnership to establish controlled and predictable production processes

"Through this collaboration, we will merge our expertise in land-based aquaculture with Cflow's technology, enabling safe and sustainable production processes for live fish," states Martin Rasmussen, CEO of Andfjord Salmon. "Technology plays a vital role in the modernization of aquaculture. Having control over factors influencing fish welfare and the environment leads to optimized operations, energy efficiency, and predictable production."


Gunnar Hoff, CMO of Cflow, elaborates: "This partnership empowers Cflow to apply our unique competence and solution portfolio to contribute to the significant progress in land-based aquaculture. Land-based aquaculture offers unparalleled advantages by allowing comprehensive control and monitoring of factors affecting fish welfare, biosecurity, and byproduct management. Through the collection of historical data, in-depth analyses, and harnessing our interdisciplinary expertise, we will ensure a safe project implementation and predictable production processes."


Set the standard for the future of aquaculture

Together, Cflow and Andfjord Salmon endeavor to contribute to a responsible, efficient, and environmentally friendly aquaculture industry. Their joint efforts in control, sustainability, and biological safety will shape the future of aquaculture. By combining technology, experience, and expertise, this partnership establishes the groundwork for the safe and sustainable production of live fish.


Cflow visiting Andfjord Salmon's landbased facility. From left: Tom Christian Dahl, Project manager Digitalization at Cflow, Gunnar Hoff, CMO at Cflow, Jostein Nilssen, Project director at Andfjord Salmon


About Andfjord Salmon:

Andfjord Salmon has developed an innovative and sustainable concept for Atlantic salmon cultivation based on flow-through technology at Kvalnes, Andøya in Vesterålen. The company aspires to construct the world's most sustainable facility of its kind. Andfjord Salmon is listed on Euronext Growth Oslo under the ticker ANDF.


About Cflow:

Cflow is a leading provider of fish handling systems for the fishing and aquaculture industry. Their technology monitors and controls factors impacting fish welfare, biosecurity, and production processes, contributing to the optimization of operations and sustainable production of live fish.


For more information, please contact:

Gunnar Hoff, CMO at Cflow – gunnar.hoff@cflow.com / +47 979 84 006


Martin Rasmussen, CEO of Andfjord Salmon – martin@andfjord.no / +47 975 08 665


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