“The Organic Salmon Co” was developed to ensure the message behind the product was clearly communicated to our end customers
Marine Harvest Ireland were the first salmon farm in the world to achieve organic certification.
We are not only a producer of organic salmon, but much more….we are sustainably organic. In that time we have developed a strong infrastructure which underpins our mission of producing high quality salmon as sustainably as possible.
The achievement of the various standards and certifications we work to, validates our commitment to working sustainably on a daily basis.
Clare Island Organic Salmon are provided with special diets that contain only organic, natural ingredients and are free of genetically modified products. Phaffia, a yeast based pigment, ensures the salmon have that natural salmon-pink colour.
Stocking densities are low, in line with organic welfare concepts. This calculates out at just 0.5% to 1% of fish by volume in the water, less than half that of conventional farms. The Irish Atlantic waters they live in are classed by the European Union as 1A in quality — the best there is.
Chinese fishing firm fined for tuna fishing illegally New Zealand
Chinese authorities have deregistered and fined a Chinese commercial fishing company approximately USD 596,000 for misreporting bluefin tuna catches and fishing without a licence adjacent to the New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone.