Aquaculture & seafood
Founded in Canada in 1985, today they have operations in 9 countries. Vertically-integrated corporation with salmon farming operations in Atlantic Canada, the United States, Chile and Scotland as well as seabass and seabream farming operations in Spain. The company also includes seafood and wild fishery divisions.
The 2021 Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report ranks global food companies on how they are managing and reporting their farm animal welfare policies and practices. This company appeared in tier 5, "On the business agenda but limited evidence of implementation", with tier 1 being the best, and tier 6 the worst.
Source: BBFAW (2021)
This companies has facilities which meet the Best Aquaculture Practices standards.
Source: BAP (2022)
This company has sustainability claims on its website.
Source: company website (2022)
|Type||Family-owned private company|
|Revenue||2.4 billion USD (2019)|
|Subsidiaries||Tassal Group Ltd
Atlantic salmon producer and exporter
One of Australia's largest vertically integrated seafood producers. Tassal collects 40,000 tonnes of Atlantic salmon annually in five marine farming zones, four freshwater hatcheries and four processing facilities. It also produces 5500 tonnes of Australian Black Tiger Prawns, raised in two hatcheries, three pond farms, and processing facilities. Acquired by Canadian aquaculture giant Cooke in 2022.
- De Costi Seafoods (Holdings) Pty Ltd
Operates both retail and wholesale seafood operations, and 3 processing sites, sourcing seafood from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region. Acquired by Tassal in 2015.
- Aquatas Pty Ltd
Atlantic Salmon producers
|Address||Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada|
Products / BrandsTassal
Superior Gold Frozen Fish
Tassal Frozen Fish
Tassal Canned Fish