Seagriculture EU

21 - 22 June 2023

Trondheim, Norway

Status of the seaweed production in Lerøy

Harald Sveier, General Manager, Ocean Forest AS, Lerøy Ocean Harvest, Norway

About the speaker: 

Harald is the Manager of two of Lerøy’s daughter companies, Ocean Forest AS and Lerøy Ocean Harvest. He has a Ph.D. in nutrition. 

Company info:


Lerøy Seafood Group is a world-leading seafood corporation with a history reaching back to 1899. The Group´s core business is the production of salmon and trout, catches of whitefish, processing, product development, marketing, sale, and distribution of seafood. Lerøy has worked with seaweed since 2014 and is one of the largest seaweed producers in Europe. Every single day, all year round, their 6 000 employees deliver seafood corresponding to five million meals. They have an extensive range of sustainable, healthy products served on tables in more than 80 different countries.