John Keeler, CEO of Blue Star Foods Corp., addresses the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) | 2021-10-28 | Press Releases
Discusses building resilience in the fish trade supply chain with aquaculture production
MIAMI, October 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Blue Star Foods Corp., (OTC: BSFC) (“Blue Star & CloseCurlyDoubleQuote; or“ BSFC & CloseCurlyDoubleQuote;), an integrated environmental, social and governance (ESG) seafood company, CEO, John Keeler, attended a forum hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a specialized United Nations agency that leads international efforts to end hunger. In the public forum, Mr. Keeler discussed the critical role that terrestrial aquaculture systems can play in building a sustainable and resilient supply chain in the fishing industry.
At an FAO working session on global fish trade, Mr Keeler shared his experience of managing industry-wide challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of change climate on traditional fishing. As a leader in the food industry, Mr. Keeler provided examples of how the fishing industry, and Blue Star in particular, has adapted to land-based aquaculture systems, which are less affected by external factors than traditional fisheries.
“At Blue Star, we believe Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) are the future of our industry,” commented John Keeler, CEO of Blue Star Foods, Corp. “I was honored and privileged to share our experience and our vision of the world of the fishing industry on the international stage. The COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and current supply chain challenges underscore the need for a radical change in the way seafood is grown. We are working diligently to accelerate the production of high quality, sustainably sourced seafood by developing our first large-scale system in British Columbia. Large-scale production facilities are paramount to meeting the growing global demand for seafood and ours is based on a proven proof-of-concept facility that has been in operation for over 10 years. ”
The full session, “Sustainable and Resilient Fisheries and Aquaculture in the WTO, & CloseCurlyDoubleQuote; is available on: YouTube.
About Blue Star Foods Corp.
Blue Star Foods Corp. is an integrated ESG seafood company that processes, packages and sells high-value seafood. The company believes it uses best-in-class technology, both in the management and traceability of resource sustainability and green packaging. The Company also owns and operates the oldest continuously operating full-grow recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) salmon farm in North America. The company is based in Miami, Florida, and its website is: www.bluestarfoods.com.
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