Following the news earlier this month that Norwegian feed producer Skretting would be halting its exports to Russia, US-owned Cargill remains the only feed producer in Norway still selling to the market.

A global multinational giant headquartered in the Midwestern United States, the group management justifies its continued trade by emphasizing what it sees as the need to feed people, despite the circumstances.

While recognizing the dire reality of what is happening in Ukraine, the group says it has had two main priorities since its inception 157 years ago: "We put people first and prioritize the safety of our employees.