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Musholm A/S

Musholm is an aquaculture company specialized in sea farming of trout of the species Oncorhynchus mykiss. The production is vertically integrated to cover the entire life cycle of the fish from egg and smolt to large fish reared in sea farms. Musholm operates a modern processing plant and a computerized traceability system for complete tracking of all its products. The head office is located in the port of Reersoe approx. 110 km west of Copenhagen. All hatcheries and smolt farms are situated in Jutland and the sea farms in the Great Belt and Small Archipelago. At 2-3 years of age the trout is harvested and has gained sizes ranging from 1 to 5 kg with the majority between 2-4 kg. See video. Fresh trout from Musholm is available during the harvesting season from October until the beginning of January. The remaining part of the year all trout is offered frozen.

The seafarm Musholm West is ASC-certified and the seafarm Karrebaek holds EU and DK organic certification.

In addition to whole trout, Musholm offers a range of value-added trout products such as fillets, steaks and portions for reprocessing, catering and retail – for private label or Musholm brand. Musholm also produces trout roe into various products, e.g. Sujiko and Ikura for the Japanese market, – and fresh and frozen trout eggs (caviar), lightly salted, pasteurized in jars or naturel in special packings for food-service and retailers.

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