The Greek company Corfu Sea Farm S.A. has been approved as Friend of the Sea certified for seafood from sustainable aquaculture. Certified products can now carry the Friend of the Sea seal of approval.
Corfu Sea Farm produces sea-bream (Sparus aurata) and sea-bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). The aquaculture site is located in the bay of Vathì, on the island of Corfu, characterized by the presence of quite strong deep water currents and low temperatures.
The potential environmental impacts are managed and controlled properly, monitoring water parameters, preventing impact on surrounding ecosystem, managing waste appropriately. An efficient traceability system is in place, so that broodstock, laid eggs and fry are fully traced.
«We at Corfu Sea Farm respect the environment and deeply believe in sustainable development,” explains Mr. Sotiris Papadopoulos, manager of Corfu Sea Farm. “We are particularly fond of the Friend of the Sea certification, as it provides an international third party confirmation of our full engagement to sustainability.»
Corfu Sea Farm S.A.
The company named “Corfu Sea Farm SA” was founded in 1992 and is mainly engaged in the breeding and sale of sea-bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and sea-bream (Sparus aurata).
The multi-year presence in the fish farming sector and the expert human potential are our best guarantee of high quality product and service.
Floating plants are located in the bay of Vathì, in the municipality of Kassiopi (Northern Ionian Sea), on the island of Corfu, which is an area with optimal conditions for the breeding of sea bass and sea bream, thanks to the presence of quite strong deep water currents and low temperatures.
Friend of the Sea
Friend of the Sea is an international certification program for products from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture. Over 450 companies in more than 50 countries have relied on Friend of the Sea to assess the sustainability of their seafood origins. Audits, based on best and most updated available scientific data, are run by accredited independent certification bodies.