Norway is proud of all its seafood, but with 98% of our total mackerel catches exported around the world, it’s safe to say that this fish holds an important place within our economy. We’ve a strong reputation to uphold, so we implement stringent checks at every stage of the food chain. It’s the only way to maintain the quality given to us by nature.
Consumers demand to know more about the products they’re choosing, so we need to stay one step ahead. This section contains the answers to many of the questions you might have, about the nutritional content of mackerel and the Norwegian quality management systems.
Whether you're selling or serving Norwegian mackerel to your customers, this section will keep you informed about its provenance. Read on to find out why you can confidently recommend mackerel from Norway.
Mackerel is a pelagic fish, which means it lives in the open sea, neither close to the seabed, nor the shore. Find out how to spot this distinctive fish and discover what makes autumn mackerel so special.
Mackerel is enjoyed the world over and, thanks to its high levels of omega-3, it is a healthy addition to any dinner plate. But omega-3 isn’t the only health benefit – find out why you should be including this fish in your diet.
Norway’s economy is inextricably linked to the sea, so we have a duty to ensure that our seafood is of the highest standards. Discover the care and craftsmanship that goes into every stage of Norway’s seafood production.
The Norwegian fishing industry not only meets the international standards for seafood safety but implements its own higher standards too. From the pioneering traceability system to the regulatory bodies that keep Norway on track, our country is working hard to maintain the trust customers place in its product.