Norway is proud of all its seafood, but it’s herring that is known as ‘the silver of the sea’. This is because of its beautiful silver colour and its important place within our economy. We implement stringent checks at every stage of the food chain to ensure that we maintain the quality given to us by nature.
Customers 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, such as the nutritional content of herring and details about our quality management systems.
Whether you're selling or serving Norwegian herring, this section will keep you informed about its provenance. Read on to find out why you can confidently recommend herring from Norway to your customers.
Herring is a pelagic species, which means it lives neither close to the bottom nor near the sea shore during its lifecycle. Find out about the different herring types and discover what makes Norwegian Spring Spawning herring so special.
Herring is enjoyed the world over and, thanks to its high levels of vitamin D, is a healthy addition to any dinner plate. But vitamin D 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.