Industry Overview

British Columbia, on Canada’s Pacific Coast, is home to prime fishing grounds, world famous salmon rearing rivers, and cool, pristine ocean farming areas. Our seafood products are shipped worldwide to 70 countries and generate a total export value of close to $1 billion CDN.

A Commitment to Quality

We are proud of our integrated, well-managed, closely monitored and efficient fishing, aquaculture, and seafood processing sectors. We apply leading technology and processes on fishing grounds, on the farms, and in our Government of Canada-inspected and approved processing plants.

A Focus on Sustainability

Food safety, traceability, and sustainability practices are the cornerstones of our three seafood sectors and have earned British Columbia an international reputation for safe, reliable and top-quality seafood products.


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