Christmas cards are a great way to spread holiday cheer but at Organic Ocean we feel that giving back is the best way to celebrate the season. This year we will be taking the money that we would have spent on Christmas cards and instead donating it to the Salmon Habitat Restoration Program (SHaRP). This coincides with us joining 1% […]
truLOCAL started out as a way for people in Ontario to easily access delicious, high-quality, locally-sourced meat and seafood products. Due to the success of their program, they have now expanded operations into Alberta and British Columbia. They have evolved into one of the leading alternatives for grocery store shopping, with the added convenience of delivery. The truLOCAL online platform […]
After a brief closure the commercial sockeye fishery is back up and running. In order to help assess and properly manage the fishery, Organic Ocean conducts test fishing for sockeye on behalf of the Pacific Salmon Commission. Test fishing days consist of catching 100 fish and collecting their DNA samples for research. The research data is then used by Fisheries […]
Organic Ocean hosted a visit by SHaRP (Salmon Habitat Restoration Program) yesterday afternoon at False Creek Fishermen’s Wharf, by Granville Island. As part of our commitment to being a 100% sustainable company, Organic Ocean has adopted environmentally responsible fishing practices, but we are also taking on a variety of other environmental initiatives in an effort to maximize our positive impact. […]
Organic Ocean became a Certified B Corporation in August of 2018. B Corps are a new type of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corp certification is to business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee or USDA Organic certification is to milk. Organic Ocean was certified by the non-profit B Lab […]
Dane and the crew, which included renowned chef Brett Vibber of Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine in Cave Creek Arizona ( https://www.instagram.com/cartwrightsaz/) set out on the Carte Blanche’s first trip of the season. The Carte Blanche is equipped with a vessel monitoring system that provides real-time location data. You can follow along with where the crew is fishing on the map below. They […]
Organic Ocean provides premium quality seafood to some of the world’s top chefs, including Julien Royer, chef and co-owner of Odette. Odette is the top restaurant in Singapore and number 28 in World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Read more about Odette here.
Steve Johansen will be representing Organic Ocean at the BC Seafood Festival, June 16 & 17, 2018 in Comox, BC. There will be celebrity chef demos, seafood tasting stations, craft beer and wine tasting, an oyster shucking competition, and more! Do you have your tickets yet?!
The commercial fishing industry in BC is supporting a move to shut down the Chinook salmon fishery in parts of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Gulf Islands as well as partial closures in the mouth of the Fraser River.
To provide top quality fish, it is essential for the fish to stay in an unbroken cold chain (a temperature-controlled supply chain).