Taste of BC Aquafarms seeking approval for USD 35 million RAS steelhead farm

Published on
December 12, 2022
A rendering of Taste of BC Aquafarms' proposed RAS steelhead farm.

Blue Star Foods’ subsidiary, Taste of BC Aquafarms, is seeking approval to build a CAD 48 million (USD 35 million, EUR 33 million) land-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) steelhead salmonid farm.

The Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada-based company recently applied for an aquaculture license with Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), Blue Star said in a press release. Taste of BC Aquafarms expects to start construction on the facility on land adjacent to its current RAS farm in Nanaimo. It has a planned 1,500-metric-ton gutted-weight annual production capacity,  and the company expects to begin construction in the second quarter of 2023 ... 

Photo courtesy of Blue Star Foods

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