Tassal’s first-ever sustainability report

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SeafoodSource staff

Published on
March 13, 2012

Reductions in fishmeal use and copper antifoulants were among the achievements that Tassal laid out in first-ever sustainability report.

Tassal also announced that it has signed a partnership with World Wildlilfe Fund-Australia to help the Tasmanian salmon farmer achieve new standards in sustainable aquaculture production.

In preparing our sustainability strategies, Tassal spent considerable time interacting with stakeholders to identify what was important to them. This level of engagement and transparency is relatively new for Tassal,” said Mark Ryan, the company’s CEO and managing director.

“But we believe it is an essential part of our business operations going forward s it will help us to continue to be an accountable and sustainable aquaculture a company,” he added.

Ryan said retailers are increasing interested in sustainable seafood product. “Tassal understands that it needs to set the standard for sustainable aquaculture, thus providing a sustainable food solution to support the global food needs of an ever?growing population,” he said.

Click here to access the report.

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