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Seafood from Norway

King scallop

Norwegian king scallops are collected exclusively by hand. The king scallop is a marvel both in the sea and in the frying pan – and its taste and texture is unparalleled.

Nutritional information

King scallop is rich in protein, omega-3s, vitamin B12, and zinc.


Catch range

In Norway you can find king scallops from the outer Oslo fjord to Nordland. 


Norwegian king scallops are harvested all year round, depending on the area they are harvested from.

A King scallop from Norway is a hand-picked delicacy. In Norway, this exclusive and tasty mollusk is only harvested manually by divers, making Norwegian scallop one of the most ecologically friendly seafoods in the world. 

When picked by hand, scallop harvesting has virtually no effect on the local marine life. In fact, it may very well be the least ecologically invasive method of all forms of seafood harvesting.


With a meaty and firm texture, it is also perfect for those who are just starting out in the world of sea mollusks. The muscle underneath its shell is firmer and meatier than that of oysters and clams, and is often described as tender and buttery. It handles flavorful herbs and spices with great success – you can also afford to be generous with garlic, chili, and ginger. Steaming and frying are the most common methods of preparation, but seasoned seafood-lovers will also advocate that you try it raw.


How to buy

Look for the Seafood from Norway logo to buy King scallop, or ask the employers at the fish counter for Norwegian seafood.