Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Newfoundland and Labrador lead the way

In the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, aquaculture has become a key industry worth over CAN$100 (€71.368 ) million. The growth levels have positioned the province as a national leader in the industry. Miranda Pryor the executive director of Newfoundland and Labrador Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA), says"each job in the industry offers the potential to provide additional jobs in the aquaculture processing, supply and service sectors".

She points out that Atlantic salmon, steelhead trout, and blue mussel farms are continually expanding and developing new markets. "Demand for those products right now is at an all-time high". She also said that "the industry in the province operates to strict provincial and federal regulations" and that "they maintain the highest degree of bio-security protocols". 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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