AgriMarine Joins Sustainable Seafood Experts at International Seafood Summit in Vancouver

January 31, 2011 09:42

AgriMarine Holdings Inc., the leader in floating closed containment technology and production for sustainable aquaculture, is pleased to announce its participation at the International Seafood Summit, taking place in Vancouver from January 31 to February 2, 2011, reports with reference to AgriMarine Holdings.

Now in in its ninth year the Seafood Summit, hosted by SeaWeb brings together global representatives from the seafood industry and conservation community to examine the factors influencing progress toward the goal of making the seafood marketplace environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

Important issues such as sustainability and food security, traceability of seafood sources, impacts of ocean acidification, aquaculture, fair trade and certification, sustainability in developing nations along with the role of suppliers, chefs and others in the seafood chain will be discussed.

AgriMarine supports these critical discussions and has been invited to speak during the Sustainable Seafood and China panel discussion on Tuesday, February 1st, 2011.

Sean Wilton, President of AgriMarine Industries and speaker at the Seafood Summit remarked, "We are honoured to participate in the 2011Seafood Summit. AgriMarine is at the forefront of cost effective floating closed containment solutions for the sustainable supply of seafood, and this world-renowned summit will lends us the opportunity to showcase how the application of our Company's technology can provide better farm practices".

In addition to Mr. Wilton, Richard Buchanan, CEO of AgriMarine Holdings, Phil Fitzpatrick, Senior Advisor, and Robert Walker, Vice President of AgriMarine Industries will be attending the summit.

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