CEO Ian Smith Can Take a Bow as Clearwater is Riding Success on its 40th Anniversary
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton August 10, 2016
Clearwater Seafoods is celebrating its 40th anniversary today. It is one of Canada's largest publicly traded seafood companies, and one of the few vertically integrated global seafood companies.
John Risley and Colin MacDonald, two Nova Scotia Entrepreneurs, founded the company with just a pickup truck 40 years ago. The company expanded, focusing on high-value shellfish, harvested with its own fleet of scallopers, offshore lobster vessels and clam vessels.
Clearwater says they have also been a pioneer in science-based management and premium, wild, sustainable seafood. Working in collaboration with and under the guidance of the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Clearwater produces the largest selection of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified seafood of any shellfish harvester globally.
"Since Clearwater's humble beginnings, we've continued to invest in science and stewardship of the resource ...
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