Another award for farmed cod

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
18 September 2006, at 1:00am

UK - Shetland based organic cod farming business Johnson Seafarms won the Highlands & Islands Business Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability, last Friday night. The company is the first ever aquaculture businesses to win the SNH sponsored award. The award presented to the company at the Scottish Council for Development and Industry Highlands & Islands annual dinner recognises active involvement in local nature promotion and incorporates environmental sustainability as criteria in businesses decisions. Managing director Karol Rzepkowski said: "This is great accolade for all our hardworking staff at Johnson Seafarms. "As pioneers of the world's first truly sustainable, organic cod, we acknowledge our responsibility to act in a manner, which not only respects but also exceeds environmental standards. "Our cod is reared in a highly sophisticated, pristine and sustainable environment which allows consumers to once again enjoy cod without threatening its future existence." Source: Shetland Marine News