Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal has won two Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council awards.
Tassal shared the Business Award (large) with Spring Bay Seafoods and was presented with the Environmental Stewardship Award in its own right.The Business Award is presented to a seafood business that employs more than 10 people full-time that demonstrates business growth, innovation, excellence in product, service and marketing and that has contributed towards a positive future for the seafood industry.The Environmental Stewardship Award was presented to Tassal for leadership, commitment and innovation that contributed substantially to improving environmental stewardship / sustainability in the seafood industry.Head of sustainability Linda Sams said for the past two years Tassal had voluntarily published a sustainability report.“As an industry leader in Australia, we set the standard for sustainable aquaculture,” she said.“We are leading the way in terms of transparency and reporting. Our sustainability reports that we have published to date – and will continue to publish – demonstrate this.”Ms Sams said the awards were important to Tassal.“Sharing the business award with Spring Bay Seafoods is special because of the very strong industry relationships that exist in Tasmania,” she said.“As an industry we work closely together across a range of issues. In this context, being recognised by your peers is a significant achievement.”WWF-Australia has been working with Tassal since 2012 in a partnership for sustainable aquaculture.Dermot O’Gorman, the CEO of WWF, said: “This award demonstrates Tassal’s ongoing commitments and is well deserved.“We are proud of our partnership with Tassal, a company which is demonstrating leadership to mitigate the environment impacts of aquaculture”.Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal has won two Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council awards. Tassal shared the Business Award (large) with Spring Bay Seafoods and was presented with the Environmental Stewardship Award in its own right.

The Business Award is presented to a seafood business that employs more than 10 people full-time that demonstrates business growth, innovation, excellence in product, service and marketing and that has contributed towards a positive future for the seafood industry.

The Environmental Stewardship Award was presented to Tassal for leadership, commitment and innovation that contributed substantially to improving environmental stewardship / sustainability in the seafood industry.

Head of sustainability Linda Sams said for the past two years Tassal had voluntarily published a sustainability report.

“As an industry leader in Australia, we set the standard for sustainable aquaculture,” she said.

“We are leading the way in terms of transparency and reporting. Our sustainability reports that we have published to date – and will continue to publish – demonstrate this.”
Ms Sams said the awards were important to Tassal.

“Sharing the business award with Spring Bay Seafoods is special because of the very strong industry relationships that exist in Tasmania,” she said.

“As an industry we work closely together across a range of issues. In this context, being recognised by your peers is a significant achievement.”

WWF-Australia has been working with Tassal since 2012 in a partnership for sustainable aquaculture.

Dermot O’Gorman, the CEO of WWF, said: “This award demonstrates Tassal’s ongoing commitments and is well deserved.”

“We are proud of our partnership with Tassal, a company which is demonstrating leadership to mitigate the environment impacts of aquaculture”.