History

2015

Tassal benchmarked as the world’s top seafood company for corporate, social and environmental reporting in 2015 by seafoodintelligence.com.

2015

Tassal a part of BRW’s List of the 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2015.

2015

Tassal wins Australian Business Award for Sustainability.

2015

Tassal acquires De Costi Seafoods.

2014

Tassal becomes first salmon company in the world to achieve “gold standard” ASC certification across all sites.

2014

Tassal benchmarked as the world’s top salmon farming company in corporate, social and environmental reporting 2014 by seafoodintelligence.com.

2013

Tassal Commits to ASC accreditation.

2013

Tassal Wins National Seafood Industry Award.

2013

Tassal Launches Salamanca Seafood Company Brand.

2013

Tassal Wins Marketing Excellence Award.

2013

First Australian Processing Plant earns BAP Certification.

2013

Tassal benchmarked as top two global fish farming company by intelligence.com

2013

Finalist in Australasian Reporting Awards.

2013

Tassal Wins Two Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council Awards.

2013

Tassal begins Snubfin Dolphin research project in conjunction with WWF-Australia.

2012

Achieves First BAP certification for Salmon Farming in Australia.

2012

Announced as 2012 Tasmanian Employer of Choice.

2012

Launched Tassal Easy Bake Frozen Salmon.

2012

Picked to test New International Aquaculture Standards by ASC.

2012

Launches Tassal Hot Smoked Salmon Flakes.

2012

Launches “That’s the beauty of Tassal salmon” campaign.

2012

Benchmarked as a Top Three Global Fish Farming Company by seafoodintelligence.com.au

2012

Launches Australian-First Tassal Salt Reduced Smoked Salmon

2012

Tassal receives Coles Sustainable Leadership Award.

2012

Tassal partners with MasterChef 2012.

2012

Wins Inaugral Aquaculture Award

2012

Releases Wild Water and Woodsmoke to celebrate 25 year anniversary.

2012

Commences Partnership with WWF-Australia for responsible aquaculture.

2012

Releases First Annual Sustainability Report.

2011

Recognised as Tasmanian Exporter of the Year.

2011

We launch Australian First – Tassal Gourmet Salmon Smallgoods.

2011

Pink – The New Blue. Tassal Support National Breast Cancer Foundation on pack.

2010

Winner of International AQUA Vision Innovation Award, held in Norway.

2010

Recognised by BRW as Most Respected Industry Leader in Agribusiness, Forestry and Fishing.

2010

Tassal sets Guinness World Record for World Largest Salmon Terrine.

2010

Opened The Salmon Shop in Melbourne, Kew.

2010

Rookwood Road Hatchery wins innovation award for Sustainability

2010

Tassal Opens Rookwood Road hatchery

2010

Tassal Fish Farm net cleaner wins International Innovation Award

2010

We’re now Australia’s largest Atlantic salmon producers and marketers, harvesting over 12,000 tonnes of our salmon every year – the equivalent to nearly a quarter of the weight of Sydney’s Harbour Bridge and 70% of Australia’s entire Atlantic salmon production.

2010

Launched Australia’s only 100% Australian Grown and canned Atlantic Salmon.

2010

Tassal Launches major advertising campaign “Pure Beauty Food”

2007

Our Salmon Shop and Smolt Restaurant open in Hobart.

2003

Tassal is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

1996

We’re awarded the international ISO9002 quality accreditation and maintain it year on year.

1987

We’re proud to announce our first commercial harvest yielded 53 tonnes of beautiful Atlantic salmon.

1986

We build our first home farm for our salmon in Dover’s pure waters and develop a hatchery in Tasmania’s Central Highlands.

1986

Tassal Limited was born.

1984

First fertilised Atlantic salmon eggs purchased. Team eagerly awaits arrival of first family.

1980

Tasmanian Fisheries Development Authority agrees salmon farming has good prospects in Australia’s pristine waters.

1960

Beautiful Atlantic salmon stock imported from Nova Scotia, Canada.

1642

Van Diemen’s Land was discovered by Dutch explorer Abel Tasman.