“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.
New catch limits set for 32 fish stocks New Zealand
The commercial tarakihi (Nemadactylus macropterus) catch in the fisheries areas off the east coast of the North and South Islands is to be reduced by 20 per cent in an effort to rebuild the depleted stock.