HISTORY

1979: Odd Bekkeli established Salangfisk AS

1981: Salangfisk AS received its first license for salmon hatchery. The permit was for production of 500,000 pieces per year.

1984: There were announced a number of licenses for food fish along the coast. At that time, only one permit per person or company was granted. Odd Bekkeli searched and got his first license for salmon. That same year he put fish in the sea.

1985:Odd Bekkeli established Salaks AS to produce food fish in Rotvik, in Salangen.

1988: Salaks AS built its own slaughterhouse in Rotvik, in Salangen. Since that time almost all of our salmon have been slaughtered there.

2003: Salaks AS received their second salmon license. It was from this application process that the Astafjord project arose.  

2003: Salaks AS received their third salmon license. This was purchased with Rølaks AS. Salaks recently bought out Rølaks AS.

2004: Salaks AS received their fourth license for salmon. This was purchased from Balsfjord.

2004: Salaks AS received their fifth license for salmon. This was purchased from Karlsøy.

2014: Salaks AS was awarded a green license, where the most important measure involves large-smolt in the sea. This means increased production and better utilization of MTB (maximum permitted biomass). This was commissioned in 2016.

2015: The company Brønnbåt Nord AS was established. Salaks AS had its own wellboat until spring 2015 when a cooperation with Gratanglaks AS and Kleiva Fiskefarm AS was established. The company has two wellboats, Lifjell and Grotanger.

2016: Salangfisk AS got his second license for salmon hatchery. This permission is for the new recycling plant at Salangsverket, which is going to produce large-smolt.

2018: Salangfisk AS gets a new location at Salangsverket and starts the production of large-smolt. This in order to quality assure and increase future production. The budgeted production capacity is six million large-smolt a year, over 10 times more than previous production of 500.000.