Grieg Seafood, which was established in British Columbia in 2001, has farming operations on the west and east sides of Vancouver Island. Farming operations are located in Esperanza Inlet, Nootka Sound, Clio Channel, Okisollo Channel and on the Sunshine Coast.
There are currently a total of 21 marine farm licenses and a land based hatchery located in Gold River. The production capacity of all licenses is approximately 20.000 MT.
The Canadian farms have developed a premium salmon offering – Skuna Bay Salmon – that is renowned for its attention to detail and quality in fine dining establishments around North America. Our proximity to the U.S., Canadian and Asian markets makes it possible for us to offer fresh fish to our customers with lower transportation costs and better quality that our European and Chilean competitors.
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. is committed to operating responsibly and meeting or exceeding all regulatory requirements. Grieg Seafood was the first salmon farming company in North America to be sourcing salmon from farms that were independently audited by the Best Aquaculture Practices certification programme. Grieg Seafood BC has also been audited and approved by the Aquarium of the Pacific’s ‘Seafood for the Future’ responsible sourcing programme.
Number of employees in 2014: 84.