Bakkafrost's Q2 2019 harvest was similar to the same period last year but more evenly spread throughout its two areas. Photo: Bakkafrost.

Bakkafrost harvests 12,600 tonnes in Q2

Faroese salmon farmer Bakkafrost harvested 12,600 tonnes in the second quarter of this year, slightly less than the 12,900 tonnes harvested in the same period last year.

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Bakkafrost’s Farming North segment harvested 7,900 tonnes and Farming West 4,700 tonnes, the company said in a market update today. Volumes are in head on gutted equivalents.

In Q2 2018 all the volume came from the Farming North segment.

Feed sales in Q2 were 18,900 tonnes. Bakkafrost’s feed subsidiary, Havsbrun, sourced 112,000 tonnes of raw materials in the quarter.

The full Q2 2019 report will be released on August 20.