Grieg Seafood, British Columbia, Canada
Grieg Seafood in Canada
Grieg Seafood, which was established in British Columbia in 2001, has farming operations on the west and east sides of Vancouver Island. Farming operations are located in Esperanza Inlet, Nootka Sound, Clio Channel, Okisollo Channel and on the Sunshine Coast.
There is currently a total of 21 marine farm licenses and a land based hatchery located in Gold River. The production capacity of all licenses is approximately 20.000 MT.
Skuna Bay Salmon
The Canadian farms have developed a premium salmon offering – Skuna Bay Salmon – that is renowned for its attention to detail and quality in fine dining establishments around North America. Our proximity to the U.S., Canadian and Asian markets makes it possible for us to offer fresh fish to our customers with lower transportation costs and better quality than our European and Chilean competitors.
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. is committed to operating responsibly and meeting or exceeding all regulatory requirements. Grieg Seafood BC was the first salmon farming company in North America to be sourcing all of its salmon from farms that were independently audited by the Best Aquaculture Practices certification program. As well, farming sites surrounding Vancouver Island, British Columbia are recognized as a Yellow – Good Alternative option by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® Program.