Pure Salmon has released this photo of construction work in Japan.

Pure Salmon making progress in Japan


Pure Salmon, which plans land-based salmon farms in different parts of the world, has published a photo showing progress of construction of a 10,000-tonne grow-out plant in Mie Prefecture, Japan.

“The foundational concrete structures are now in place, and we've started pipe installation for the first building,” Pure Salmon says in a LinkedIn post.

“Our contractors are actively engaged on-site. With the long lead equipment already delivered, we’re on track for the first tank installations by year’s end.”

Abu Dhabi-headquartered Pure Salmon is owned by private equity funds managed by 8F Asset Management, which is based in Singapore. headquartered in Singapore and has group offices in Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, London and Frankfurt.

US, France, and Brunei

As well as building in Japan, Pure Salmon has been carrying out extensive groundworks for a 10,000-tonne facility in Tazewell County, Virginia, in the United States.

According to its website, it has also started “deploying” recirculating aquaculture system farms in Verdon-sur-Mer, France (10,000 tonnes), and Brunei (5,000 tonnes).

“Pure Salmon is finalising plans for further deployment, especially in China and the Middle East to reach its global ambition of becoming the world’s leading sustainable RAS salmon producer,” the company states on its website.

Work taking place in July to remove thousands of tonnes of gravel "surcharge", material put on to the Tazewell County site in Virginia last year to compact the ground ahead pf construction.
A rendering of the RAS facility Pure Salmon will build in Tazewell County.