Seabass and seabream by Kimagro Fishfarming Ltd from Cyprus confirmed Friend of the Sea
Kimagro Fishfarming Ltd – seabass and seabream producer from Limassol, Cyprus – has recently concluded Friend of the Sea renewal audit for both species and can proudly continue to display the international sustainability seal of approval on its products.
Founded in 1989, Kimagro is the first open sea fish farm developed in Cyprus. The company uses floating cages with a semi-automatic feeding system. The fish feed does not contain hormones, antibiotics or GMO ingredients.
The presence of a specific traceability system assures that certified products respect all the requirements. Each product is uniquely identified throughout the whole process.
“This certification renewal is a confirmation of the sustainable origin and high quality of our fish,” says Antonis Kimonides, Owner and Managing Director of Kimagro. “Friend of the Sea certification sends a very clear message to our customers regarding our commitment to environmental conservation.”
Kimagro Fishfarming Ltd
Kimagro Fishfarming Ltd is a family run aquaculture company founded in 1989 and based in Limassol, Cyprus. Kimagro was the first in Cyprus to research and develop the open-sea fish farming. The company also designed and manufactured a unique feeding platform. The main mission of Kimagro is to produce and distribute sustainably farmed fish that sets the highest standard for freshness, taste and quality, and to provide complete customer satisfaction, starting from the wholesaler and finishing with the home chef.
Friend of the Sea
Friend of the Sea is an international certification program for products from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture. Over 500 companies in more than 50 countries have relied on Friend of the Sea to assess the sustainable origin of their seafood. Audits, based on the best and the most updated available scientific data, are run by accredited independent certification bodies. Recently the program has expanded to the certification of sustainable shipping, ornamental fish and whale watching operators.