A new report released this week highlights the Norwegian salmon farming industry's increasing adoption of alternative feed ingredients, but government officials and private sector companies both say the pace of the transition needs to be sped up.

The report, published by Norwegian food research institute Nofima, and based on data collected from the four largest salmon feed producers in 2020, shows that new ingredients -- such as insect meal, single-celled proteins, fermented products and microalgae -- were implemented at higher rates in salmon feed.