SalMar's second quarter earnings have returned to form with its acquisition of aquaculture giant NTS boosting last year's somewhat disappointing yields.

Despite strong results in last year's second quarter, the company lost out on the earnings jackpot of its fellow producers thanks to a heavier reliance on contract sales.

In the first quarter of 2023 the salmon companies NTS, NRS and SalmoNor were successfully merged into SalMar's operational structure, following the transactions in the fourth quarter of 2022.

And by the first quarter of 2023, NOK 425 million (€36.8