Salmon farming in British Columbia (BC) has increased in value by 37 percent to more than CAD 1.5 billion (USD 1.2 billion, EUR 1 billion) over the past three years, finds new independent economic analysis of the industry.

According to the “Economic Impacts of the BC Farm-Raised Salmon Industry 2017,” prepared for the B.C. Salmon Farmers Association (BCFA), the total production of B.C. farmed salmon has increased by 8 percent since 2002 and reached a level of 92,800 metric …