Norwegian land-based farmer Salmon Evolution said Monday that the strong biological performance at its farms reported in the second quarter continues, and the group remains on track for its first commercial salmon harvest in late October or early November.

Growth is about 20 percent ahead of plan already, the Dongwon and Cargill-backed company noted in an update to investors.

The first batch of salmon at the facility are now at 3.3 kilograms on average with some individuals well above four kilograms.