Villa Organic AS is a Norway-based company engaged in fish farming. The Company’s operations include production of salmon, cod and trout on the northwest coast and in the north east part of Norway. The salmon is sold in frozen, fresh and smoked form. Villa Organic’s products are sold internationally in over 20 countries.
The Company operates through a number of subsidiaries, including Villa Codfarm, Villa Arctic, Villa Smolt, Villa Sales and Villa Kirkenes Processing.
Villa Organic AS has 16. June 2011, entered into an agreement to sell 100% of the shares in Villa Miljølaks AS to Salmar Farming AS.
Villa Arctic AS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Villa Organic AS (the Company) has, on February 29th 2012, entered into a strategic agreement with SalMar ASA covering operation, competency development and shearing of best practice between the Companies with the intention of developing a robust and sustainable fish farming industry in Northern Norway.
April 2013 - Leroy Seafood and SalMar have acquired a significant stake from the Norwegian salmon producer Villa Organic. Between the two now they own almost 90pc of the shares.
Illegal salmon nets seized in Donegal United Kingdom
Inland Fisheries Ireland has seized 26 untagged salmon in the Glenties area in Donegal and 1100 yards of illegal salmon drift nets off Inishbeg Island.