History: Villa Organic AS was 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.
Following the sale of the farming operations in 2013 and the following management buyout of the sales and marketing company, Villa Seafood is now an independent sales and marketing company working close with independent Salmon farmers. Villa Seafood carries the heritage of the Villa companies with pride. We strive to live up to the legacy of “The Villa Way” by providing first class customers with first class products, service and advice in an ever changing, more competitive and complicated marketplace. We take pride in being an informed partner and our target is to create bigger values for all to share through close partnerships with our customers and suppliers.