Seagarden Group is a privately owned Norwegian holding company with headquarters on the southwest coast of Norway. The company specializes in the production of marine food and health ingredients from non-primary products from processing of fish and shellfish.
The group’s operations are divided into 3 business areas.
- Marine powder
- Marine collagen
The group has three production sites along the Norwegian coast, Karmsund fishing harbor at Avaldsnes in Rogaland, Senjahopen and Tromsø.
Seagarden AS has an ideal location for marine-based production, with regards to shipping to the international market and for receiving fresh and frozen raw materials. In the immediate vicinity, there is access to a deep-water port for the transport of containers in and out of the facility. In addition, there is good access along the road and Haugesund Airport Karmøy is 5 km from the factory with connections both domestically and internationally.
The facility at Avaldsnes is approved according to the FSSC 22000 standard and several of the products are Chain of Custody approved by the Marine Stewardship Council for sustainable fishing. Seagarden products are raw material and ingredient in food and health applications.
2001 - 2010
Seagarden established as a producer of fish extract for human consumption.
Headquarters and main factory remains located in Avaldsnes, Karmøy in Norway.
2010 - 2012
New production line for marine powders installed at Avaldsnes in 2012/13, counting 4,500 sqm.
2012 - 2017
Production and sales of marine powders.
Project period for ahead of collagen operations.
Acquisition of chitosan producer Chitinor AS from BASF in 2012.
2017 - 2019
Production line for collagen production established at Avaldsnes, with capacity and quality further increased in 2019.
Norway Fresh AS (Glastad family) acquired a majority position in Seagarden in January 2018 and now holds 95% of the shares of the company.
Seagarden is a leading producer of natural and high-quality marine ingredients for human consumption.
2022/2023 Setting up for the future, with further increase in capacity for production og Marine collagen and proteins.