Gentle, rapid handling gives best salmon

The processing vessel BB Tauranga at the cage ready for harvesting. Credit: Kjell Ø. Midling © Nofima

A project carried out at Marine Harvest by Nofima and the Institute of Marine Research has found that gentle and short-lived crowding and pumping of salmon from the sea cages to processing vessels is best in order to achieve good quality and a long shelf life of fillets.

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