• BC’s aqua...

    The BC Seafood Festival 2018, a celebration of BC’s aquaculture industry, is fast approaching. There is no better time than right now to highlight this conversation from last year’s seafood festival. Questions and Answers with Jeremy Dunn, then executive director of the BC Salmon Farmers Association. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews “The past four years with […]

    Why Germans pre...

    Farmed salmon trumps wild in German taste test When it comes to the German palate, farmed salmon tastes better than wild salmon. Undercurrentnews.com, based in London, reports that the German charity Warentest has investigated and concluded: in the taste test, fresh farmed salmon is clearly ahead of the game. The charity suggested that because most […]
  • Black Soldier F...

    David Suzuki’s insect-feed brainchild will help make salmon farming more sustainable but he is bugged about it. By Fabian Dawson The short and unremarkable life of the Black Soldier Fly involves nothing more than mating and laying eggs. It does not eat, sting or bite and is not a pest or a vector for disease. […]

    Washington lawm...

    Ban will be an be an embarrassment to the state’s reputation globally says former state senator as he debunks myths circulated by fish farm opponents By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews.com Washington-based fish farmers are calling on their lawmakers to vote down any bans on the farming of Atlantic salmon in state waters and are urging them […]
  • Salmon farming ...

    A salmo farming morning with Deja. “Connecting with what we are doing hands on is a very magical experience.” Meet Deja Coupe, Assistant production Data Analyst at Cermaq Canada. Watch the video below for more insight into fish farming in British Columbia.

    BC salmon and s...

    Did you know that the second largest seafood consumption is farmed salmon? Members of BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) grows the world’s most desired fish. Salmon raising, from inception to consumption, follows the same process as shellfish – spawned from brood stock, grown in controlled hatcheries and then transferred to the ocean until they’ve reached […]
  • Fish farming in...

    BC fish farming creates schooling and jobs in the rural communities big cities forget about. Nellie is proud of her job and where the salmon aquaculture industry is going. She is instrumental in helping new staff get adjusted, in guiding them to positions they may excel at, and just being there for a chat when […]

    The sense in gr...

    Meet Greg Foreman, site manager for two of Cermaq Canada’s fish farms. Greg starts his mornings with one important factor – his job puts a smile on his face every single day. The work day starts with checking the water conditions of the fish environment. The environmental analysis includes checking for oxygen levels, water temperatures, […]
  • Fish farming re...

    Bad salmon farming practices in a different country must not affect our stringently regulated fish farming industry. “VANCOUVER—A Washington senator says he wants to see British Columbia join the state in phasing out ocean-based Atlantic salmon farms when the province decides whether to renew farm leases in June. The move to phase out fish farms […]

    3 billion peopl...

    “Approximately three billion people in the world rely on both wild-caught and farmed seafood as their primary source of protein.”  WWF Sustainable Seafood (link below) Here in British Columbia our aquaculture industry has grown in leaps and bounds over the last 60 years. There have been many learning curves over the decades but thankfully by […]
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