Full Vertical Integration

Bakkafrost is the most vertically integrated salmon farming company in the world which gives Bakkafrost full control and responsibility over all aspects of production.  This enables Bakkafrost to have optimal control over the quality of its salmon and the cost of production.

The entire value chain is Global GAP certified.

Bakkafrost´s Value Chain

  • Fish meal and fish oil, Havsbrún P/F

    Uniquely Bakkafrost even produces its own fish meal and fish oil which are critical ingredients in the production of salmon feed.  

     

  • Fish Feed, Havsbrún P/F

    Feed is one of the most important aspects when producing top quality salmon.  Feed is also the biggest single cost when producing salmon.  Bakkafrost is completely self-sufficent with feed putting Bakkafrost in a very strong position.

  • Smolt, Bakkafrost Farming P/F

    Bakkafrost is completely self-sufficient with smolt. Bakkafrost has six hatcheries located in isolated areas with good access to pristine water: Norðtoftir S-03, Húsar S-04, Gjógv S-08, Svínoy S-10, Glyvradalur S-16, Viðareiði S-21.

  • Farms, Bakkafrost Farming P/F

    Bakkafrost has 18 salmon farming licenses: Svínáir A-03, Lambavík A-04, Undir Síðu A-05, Gulin A-05, Hvannasund A-11, Kunoyarnes A-12, Borðoyarvík A-13, Hvannasund Suður A-21, Gøtuvík, A-25, Fuglafjørður A-57, Árnafjørður A-64, Funningsfjørður A-71, Haraldsund Norður A-73, Selatrað A-80, Kolbanagjógv A-81, Kaldbaksfjørður A-82, Nes A-85

  • Wellboat, Bakkafrost Harvest P/F

    Bakkafrost currently operates four wellboats: Grønalíð, Stigabrúgv, Vesthav, Víkingur.

  • Harvest, Bakkafrost Harvest P/F

    Bakkafrost has three harvesting plants - Kollafjørður FO-147, Klaksvík FO-103 and Strendur FO-114. All plants are HACCP certified.

  • VAP, Bakkafrost Processing P/F

    Bakkafrost has two processing plants - one located in Fuglafjørður and the other plant is located at the headquarters in Glyvrar. Bakkafrost Processing lives up to the highest international quality and food safety standards and is IFS, HACCP and GlobalGAP certified. Our processing plant in Glyvrar is also BRC certified.

  • Sales, Bakkafrost Sales P/F

    Bakkafrost has its own sales and marketing department responsible for selling all of the groups salmon.  Bakkafrost Sales is located at the groups headquarters in Glyvrar.

    Bakkafrost also has a sales office located in Grimsby in the UK.