Tassal Group Ltd (Public, ASX:TGR) is a vertically integrated company from financial involvement in hatchery operations, through to farming, processing, value-adding, distribution, sales & marketing. The principal activities of the Company is hatching, farming, processing, sales and marketing of Atlantic Salmon. Tassal’s volume has steadily grown each year to over 12,000 tonnes per annum and employs over 450 people. It is the largest aquaculture company in Australia, marketing 70% of the Tasmanian salmon industries production.
Its wholly owned subsidiaries include Tassal Operations Pty Ltd and Aquatas Pty Ltd. During the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009 (fiscal 2009), Tassal Group Limited owns 68.78% interest in Salmon Enterprises of Tasmania Pty Ltd.
China reopens market to live Irish crab Republic of Ireland
Minister of Agriculture of Ireland reached an agreement with a Chinese official on the proposed certificate to accompany consignments of crab exports to the Chinese market, which should facilitate the resumption of the crab trade between both countries.
Microplastics dumped on Atlantic shores reach the Arctic Spain
A study performed by an international team of researchers for the first time outlines the large-scale transport of microplastics from the Atlantic ocean to the Arctic, and highlights the global extent that has reached this problem in just a few decades.