Our history.

Ever since we first started C Food Norway our main goal has been to develop tasty seafood using by-products from whitefish.

This unutilized resource from existing ocean fisheries is a hidden gem that represents a great growth potential. By transforming the by-products into healthy human food, we provide a constantly growing population new seafood choices in a sustainable way.

2013 - 2014


  • C Food AS was founded in 2013. In 2014 C Food AS with business partner Diamond Age Ltd. in Hong Kong started to export cod bones to Vietnam for reprocessing.
2015 - 2016

Swimbladder and production

  • In 2015 the first container of dried swim bladder was sold to Lou Mingfeng, 3rd generation in dried seafood business in Hong Kong and China. In 2016 Diamond Age Ltd (Hong Kong) hired their own production facility in Vung Tau, Vietnam.
2017 - 2018

C Food Norway

  • All operational business activity in C Food AS and Diamond Age Ltd (Hong Kong) incorporated in C Food Norway AS.
    Lou Mingfeng becomes shareholder.
2019 - 2021

From bulk to brand

  • We continue to develop the company, utilizing even more of the resources and improve the technology. Established our own distribution of fish maw in retail packages, mainly for the markets in China and Hong Kong.

Our team.

C Food Norway Claus Opshaug

Claus Opshaug

CEO and founder

+47 97 50 31 81

C Food Norway Simon Dyb Sørnes

Simon Dyb Sørnes

COO and chairman

+47 46 77 59 59

C Food Norway Eirin Jue Qian

Eirin Jue Qian

Business coordinator CH/HK

+47 92 25 77 16

C Food Norway Beate Lid

Beate Lid

Supply chain controller

+47 91 86 11 04

C Food Norway Margareth Kjerstad

Margareth Kjerstad

R&D manager

+47 99 53 03 52

C Food Norway Linn Kristin Johansen

Linn Kristin Johansen

Logistic coordinator

+47 99 46 80 21

Thomas Chenbin Zhou

Thomas Chenbin Zhou

Seafood trainee

+47 48 38 06 06

Thomas Chenbin Zhou

David Aaslid Grimstad

Financial manager

+47 92 98 19 36

Our network.

C Food Norway has established a global network for sourcing, processing, and sales. Our HQ is in Aalesund, on the west coast of Norway.

Aalesund, Norway

C Food Norway AS

Aveiro, Portugal

C Food Norway SA
Sourcing and sales

Qingdao C Food, China

Biological Technology Co
Marketing partner

Vinh Dai Pat, Vietnam

Processing Partner

Boreal Artik, Portugal

Processing partner

Mercury Mariner, Hong Kong

Marketing Partner

Partners research and development.

The Reseach council of norway
Innovation Norway
Norwegian Seafood Council
NCE Blue Legasea
NCE Blue Legasea logo

We are proud member of NCE Blue Legasea. This cluster
gathers resources, experience and knowledge from all
parts of the marine value chain, in close interaction with
the maritime sector. This provides an unique starting point
for developing the Norwegian fishing industry and the
same time making Norway a pioneer in sustainable value
creation based on 100% utilization of marine raw material.