Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Salmon farming comes ashore in Denmark

The environmentally friendly Danish Model fish farms are to be expanded from the current freshwater farms to also include saltwater fish farms. This requires new technological solutions, which in itself could become something of an export bonanza, according to

Fish farming is currently one of the world's fastest growing food industries. Denmark has a long tradition for fish farming and today is among the world leaders in equipment for green production, thanks to the development of so-called Model fish farms.

The high-tech and environmentally friendly Model fish farms use water from boreholes, rather than from rivers, and are based on water recirculation technology. This means that the fish farm recycles more than 95 percent of the water instead of merely letting it drain away into the water course. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine from Perendale Publishers.

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