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L'Isola d'Oro anchovies now carry the Friend of the Sea logo (Photo: Friend of the Sea/FIS)

L’Isola d’Oro Anchovies from the Adriatic Sea Gain Sustainable Certification

  (ITALY, 11/16/2012)

L'Isola d'Oro” anchovies (Engraulis encrasicolus) gain Friend of the Sea certification. L'Isola d'Oro is a company that produces and markets fish canned products.

The anchovies are caught in the FAO 37 Northern Adriatic sea by Croatian artisanal fishing vessels using purse seines which cause no impact to the seabed.

The vessels use ‘lampara’ - a lamp that attracts the anchovies to the surface. Sonar controls help spot anchovies which swim in single species shoals, thus no other species is by caught in the process.

L’Isola d’Oro” anchovies are cought in the Adriatic Sea

“When choosing the most reliable sustainability certification program," explains Donatella Zarotti marketing director of l’Isola d’oro, "we selected Friend of the Sea as it is applying the strictest criteria and its label is visible and respected in the markets we target. Anchovies fishing method is highly selective, energy efficient and it has negligible impact on the environment."

"Furthermore we engage at sourcing from stocks within Maximum Sustainable Yield and in compliance with minimum size and quotas," adds Zarotti.

L’Isola d’Oro, based in Parma, has developed a successful business, deep routed in family values.

It holds one of the primary positions among Italian retailer private brands and in the domestic market.

The brand is available Switzerland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore and several other international markets.

About L’Isola d’Oro

L'Isola d'Oro was founded by two very skilled and experienced managers in the seafood sector, Ferruccio Zarotti and Tommaso Tomasello, who build a solid network which determined a revolutionary change in the commercialization and marketing of canned seafood specialties both in the retail and catering channels.

The company has been growing since its very beginning and has now representatives all over the world.

L'Isola d'Oro's products are recognized for their quality and provenance

Source: Friend of the Sea

Margaret E.L. Stacey
Editor Companies and Products


Information of the company:
Address: Via T. Nuvolari, 44/A
City: Parma
State/ZIP: Emilia Romagna (43100)
Country: Italy
Phone: +39 0521 484064
Fax: +39 0521 484066
E-Mail: zarotti@lisoladoro.it
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