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AQUACULTURE PRESS RELEASES
AQUACULTURE CONSULTATIONS UNDERWAY
by wade on December 2, 2013
The Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture has begun consultations to provide interested parties with an overview of the Provincial Aquaculture Strategy. They began on November 25 and will continue until Friday, December 13, 2013. The consultation web page can be accessed at any time during the consultation period, until 4:30 p.m. of the final day. Read more.
MUSSEL FARM TO PURSUE GLOBAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN
by wade on September 23, 2013
Fisheries and Aquaculture: 23 August 2013 - Ocean Fresh Mussels Limited will develop a new worldwide promotional strategy with Provincial Government support. The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, and MHA for the Isles of Notre Dame, announced $55,320 under the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program to enhance the company’s marketing efforts.
NEW MUSSEL MARKETING CAMPAIGN SUPPORTED BY PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT
by wade on June 13, 2013
June 11, 2013: The provincial mussel industry will engage in a new promotional campaign aimed at increasing sales in Canada, the U.S.A., and China with support from the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program. The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture announced $86,000 in funding today, which will be used to coordinate marketing activity across the industry, expand participation at international tradeshows, and promote the quality and sustainability certifications that producers and processors have recently earned.
GRAY AQUA GROUP SECURES GOVERNMENT FUNDS FOR EXPANSION
by wade on November 21, 2012
November 6, 2012: Gray Aqua Group Limited has received $5 million, through the Provincial Government’s Aquaculture Capital Equity Program, to expand its salmon farming business on the south coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. Read more.