By combining their global expertise, we have created a solution focused knowledge-sharing platform to identify challenges, foster development of advanced farming approaches, and drive the environmental improvements the industry needs to enhance its sustainability profile.
Now with 13 member companies, with operations covering 7 countries – Australia, Canada, Chile, Faroe Islands, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom – the group represents approximately 40% of the global farmed salmon sector. Learn more about our members below.
GSI Associate Members
GSI Associate Members are organizations that have a shared interest in the continued growth and prosperity of the farmed salmon industry as well as a shared commitment to improving the sustainability of the sector. Associate members work closely with the GSI members on specific projects where shared knowledge and collaborative working will support accelerated progress.
The BioMar group is one of the leading suppliers of high performance fish feed to the aquaculture industry. Our main business areas are feed for salmon and trout in Norway, the United Kingdom, and Chile, and feed for trout, eel, sea-bass, and sea-bream in Continental Europe.
Cargill’s animal nutrition business has more than 20,000 employees at more than 275 facilities in 40 countries. Fueled by our innovation and research, we offer a range of products and services to feed manufacturers, animal producers, and feed retailers around the world, helping put food on the plates of nearly one billion people around the world every day. Cargill’s animal nutrition business offers a range of compound feed, premixes, feed additives, supply chain and risk management solutions, software tools and animal nutrition expertise that is unmatched in the industry.
EWOS was acquired by Cargill in 2015 and is now integrated into Cargill Animal Nutrition as a business called Cargill Aqua Nutrition representing the EWOS brand.
Elanco is a global animal health company, whose vision is ‘food and companionship enriching life’. Improving the health and performance of animals helps to ensure a growing supply of safe, affordable, abundant food for today and in the future. It also contributes to Elanco’s commitment to fight hunger worldwide. Elanco strives to develop and deliver products safe for consumers, animals and the environment. Through innovative products, quality systems and a shared vision, Elanco strives daily to enhance animal health—and enrich the lives of people worldwide.
Skretting is a leading producer of feed for fish and shrimp and delivers outstanding nutrition and services to fish farmers worldwide for the sustainable production of healthy and delicious fish and shrimp. The company has production in five continents and produce feed to more than 60 species of fish and shrimp.
Since 2012, Salmofood has been part of Alicorp, a multinational consumer products company with 25 years of experience in the aquaculture industry. Salmofood began operations in fish feed in 1995, and since then the company has always maintained its commitment: to deliver the best food in the aquaculture industry and remain oriented towards promoting the global competitiveness of its clients, facilitating the conquest of their production objectives and business.
PHARMAQ is the global leader in vaccines and innovation for aquaculture and part of Zoetis, the world leader in animal health. The company provides environmentally sound, safe and efficacious health products to the global aquaculture industry through targeted research and the commitment of dedicated people. Production facilities, administration and research and development activities are based in Norway with subsidiaries in Chile, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Turkey, Spain, Panama and Hong Kong. PHARMAQ has approximately 200 employees. The company’s products are marketed in Europe, North and South America, and Asia. For further information, visit the company’s website at www.pharmaq.com
Benchmark challenges the status quo in aquaculture, agriculture and animal healthcare. Since 2000 we have consistently worked to build a platform, which can serve our customers, helping farmers to take control of their biological environment through the combination of genetics, nutrition, health and knowledge services.
Benchmark operates internationally with R&D farms, diagnostic laboratories, manufacturing and production facilities across Europe, Asia, North and South America.
MSD is a global health care leader working to help the world be well. MSD Animal Health, known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada, is the global animal health business unit of MSD. Through its commitment to the Science of Healthier Animals™, MSD Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest range of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services. MSD Animal Health is dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being and performance of animals. It invests extensively in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. MSD Animal Health is present in more than 50 countries, while its products are available in some 150 markets. For more information, visit www.msd-animal-health.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.
Meet the people making on-the-ground improvements in sustainable aquaculture
Browse through our video library to meet some of the GSI salmon farmers, hear about what their day-to-day activities include, and learn more about the exciting and innovative projects they are working on in their local communities.
MEET MARK PREECE
Meet Mark Preece, proud salmon farmer at New Zealand King Salmon, who explains why it’s his job to help look after the marine environment in his native Marlborough Sounds.
MEET AL TITITAN
Cermaq Canada’s Al Titian talks about why he loves his job as a boat driver in Tofino, British Columbia, spending his day on the water and meeting a variety of different people.
NovaSea has a rich history of farming salmon in the pristine waters of Helgeland near the Arctic Circle – watch how they work to achieve a perfect balance with nature.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SALMON FARMER
Join Cesar Lagos Baeza, Manager at Camanchaca’s Salmon Farming Center in Porcelana, as he takes you through a typical day in the life of a salmon farmer in Chile.
MEET JØRGEN ASP
Cermaq’s Jørgen Asp explains why pursuing a career in salmon farming in Steigen, Northern Norway, is rewarding and has improved his quality of life.