Lerøy Seafood Group ASA
Lerøy Seafood Group ASA (LSG) is the leading exporter of seafood from Norway. LSG’s vision is to be the leading and most profitable global supplier of quality seafood.
LSG has salmon and trout farming licenses in Norway, and processing facilities throughout Europe. In addition LSG owns 50% in Norskott Havbruk AS, owner of the Scottish fish farming company Scottish Sea Farms Ltd.
LSG’s main activities are production of salmon, trout and other species – in addition to distribution, sales, marketing and processing of seafood. Through its subsidiaries the group operates in Norway, Sweden, France, Portugal, Turkey and Spain, with sales offices in China, Japan and USA.
LSG can trace its operations to 1899 when fisherman-farmer Ole Mikkel Lerøen started selling live fish at the fish market in Bergen, Norway. Since 1999, LSG has acquired substantial interests in various domestic and international enterprises. Today LSG is the leading exporter of seafood from Norway, and distributes over 3 million seafood meals around the world every day.
LSG has worked with WWF in the development of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) standard since 2004, and was the first company in the world to achieve ASC chain of custody for its sales, distribution and value added processing chain, including smokehouse. LSG aims to be the leading supplier of sustainable, quality seafood.