The production of farmed salmon from the Faroe Islands hit a record high in 2012. The total amount produced in 2012 was 62.783 tons in gutted weight compared to 49.588 tons in 2011. This is an increase in production of more than 20 per cent.
The Global G.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard – Aquaculture Version 4 is a pre-farm gate standard that covers the whole production process of the certified product from the hatchery until the point of harvest and packing.