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Why are investors so excited about land-based salmon farming?

Explore one of salmon farming's hottest innovations and investment opportunities at the upcoming IntraFish Seafood Investor Forum in New York City.

Once pooh-poohed, land-based salmon farming is emerging as one of today’s hottest aquaculture trends.

In a recent report, Norwegian bank DnB estimated that production costs for land-based farmed salmon could soon average NOK 37 (€4.10/$4.40)/kilo as volumes increase. Current conventional farmed salmon production in Norway is estimated at around NOK 36 (€4/$4.30)/kilo.

Interest growing fast for land-based salmon farming

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"Our findings show that technology has progressed further than generally believed, and that setting up a full-scale land-based business can -- under certain conditions -- provide acceptable returns," the report said.

Akva Group is one of the world’s leading suppliers of recirculating aquaculture systems for farmed salmon, and its CEO Hallvard Muri, will present the latest update on land-based aquaculture at the May 23 Intrafish Seafood Investor Forum in New York City.

Learn the strengths and weaknesses of this new technology and explore the proper investment strategy for the sector.

IntraFish Media is partnering with sponsor Pareto Securities to bring you the 2017 Seafood Investor Forum -- the premiere industry event for executives in the seafood and investment community to connect.

The Seafood Investor Forums, now in their seventh year, bring together top executives from the most exciting seafood, aquaculture, harvesting and innovation companies together with the investment community.

Our full-day seminar of presentations and panels offer an unrivaled look into the sector, and an opportunity to dive deep into key sectors of the industry. You’ll have access to not only the top executives in the industry, but key investors interested and ready to learn about the opportunities the sector holds.

Program participants at this year’s forum include Cargill, Marine Harvest, Bakkafrost, Omega Protein, AquaChile, Benchmark, Akva, Amerra Capital and more.

(Register here today to catch our Early Bird Rate!)

Past forums have featured executives from: Thai Union, Disney, Sysco, Gorton's, Iglo Group, Red Lobster, Trident Seafoods, Cooke Aquaculture, AquaChile, High Liner Foods, Clearwater Seafoods, Regal Springs and many more.

Investors and financial groups participating have included: Bain Capital, Oaktree Capital Management, Permira, DnB, EQT Partners, Paine & Partners, First Securities, EKO Partners/Encourage Capital, AGR Partners, Ammera Capital Management, Fondsfinans, Bank of America, Cuna Del Mar and many others.

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