Monday, January 17, 2011

Hjaltland Shetland judged a Friend of the Sea

Shetland salmon farming and processing company Grieg Seafood Hjaltland has become one of around only 50 aquaculture producers worldwide to achieve Friend of the Sea certification. Auditors have been satisfied with the environmentally working procedure at all the company’s finfish sites in Shetland and its processing operation in Lerwick.

The accreditation comes hard on the heels of the company winning the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Award 2010. Managing director Michael Stark said: "We are delighted to win recognition for the standards that we maintain across the company by Friend of the Sea - an internationally recognised non-profit-making body whose mission is to conserve the marine habitat." Grieg Seafood Hjaltland produces and processes over 20,000 tonnes of salmon per annum. Read more...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.

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