Salmon firm’s plan to fly fish in its own Boeing 757 alarms campaigners

Faroese firm Bakkafrost claims direct flights to US will cut carbon but critics say air transport is not the answer

A salmon farming company has bought a Boeing 757 in a race to get its fresh fish on to the plates of diners in Manhattan in less than 24 hours.

The Faroese firm Bakkafrost, which also owns the Scottish Salmon Company, argues it can cut its carbon footprint by flying its own jet across the Atlantic and minimise waste by getting its fish to its US customers faster.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/21/salmon-firm-plan-fly-fish-boeing-757-alarms-campaigners

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