SalMar's full Q2 2020 report will be released in August . Photo: SalMar

SalMar harvests 41,000 tonnes in Q2

Norwegian salmon farmer SalMar harvested nearly 41,000 tonnes (gutted weight) in the second quarter this year, the company reported in a trading update.

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SalMar, which owns 50 per cent of Scottish Sea Farms, recorded a total of 40,900 tonnes - 27,200 tonnes in its Central Norway region, 12,000 tonnes in Northern Norway, and 1,700 tonnes in its Icelandic operation, Arnarlax.

In the three months to June 30 last year, the company harvested 41,400 tonnes.

The Oslo listed producer saw a 13 per cent increase in volumes in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the same period last year, harvesting 40,000 tonnes in total.

The full Q2 2020 report will be released on August 27 at 06:30 CEST.