Salmon industry analysts are applauding last week's move by Norwegian salmon farming giant Norway Royal Salmon to carve out and sell off subsidiary Sør Farming to three salmon farming companies.

Norway Royal Salmon reached a deal with Tombre Fiskeanlegg, Lingalaks and Eidesvik Laks regarding the sale of all shares in Sør Farming for NOK 1.2 billion (€121 million/$132 million).

The sale comes as a result of a