Island Seafoods Nominated for Green Seafood Business Award Sponsored by BIM
Congratulations to Island Seafoods who are one of seven finalists in contention for the ‘Green Seafood Business Award’ sponsored by BIM at the upcoming Green Awards in the Doubletree Hotel, Dublin on the 8th April.
Along with fellow nominees Quinlan’s Fish, Glenmar Shellfish, HF Foods, Irish Seafood Producers Group, Shellfish Ireland and Sofrimar; Island Seafoods are delighted to be shortlisted for this prestigious award.
Island Seafoods Ltd. is a family owned and run seafood business in the port of Killybegs, Co.Donegal. They have for many years been part of the green movement implementing changes throughout their facilities to make it more green and sustainable including a hydroelectric power plant that generates 65% of the company’s electricity. A proud member of Bord Bia’s Origin Green initiative they have listed further electricity reduction, water reduction and community interaction as their key goals for the next 5 years.”
Islands Seafoods specialise in Mackerel, Herring, Horse Mackerel, Blue Whiting and Sprat which is exported to various continents including China, Africa and mainland Europe. In 2010, Island Seafoods launched their retail brand called “Atlantic Treasures” which consists of four award winning products which are now available in most retailers across Ireland and in Dubai. The products available are Smoked Mackerel with Honey & Mustard, Smoked Mackerel with Ginger, Chilli & Lime, Hot Smoked Herring with Orange & Rosemary and Hot Smoked Salmon with Sundried Tomato & Chilli. Island Seafoods vision is to bring seafood into the 21st century by adding unique glazes and butters to entice a new demographic to the market.
Good luck to all the team at Island Seafoods and for further information on the company please visit www.islandseafoodsltd.ie
If you would like advice on how to improve to reduce running costs in your seafood company and in doing so, protect the environment – find out more about BIM’s Green Seafood Business Programme