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Verlasso has been a leader in sustainable practices for nearly a decade. We work closely with our local communities to reduce environmental impact with proven innovative sustainable farming techniques. Verlasso is on the cutting edge of harmonious aquaculture and is a truly trusted source for delicious quality salmon.

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We are proud to be the first ocean raised salmon to receive the coveted “Yellow, a Good Alternative” recommendation from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® program. We have maintained this certification since 2013. Verlasso is Four Star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Certified. The BAP program is the world’s most trusted, comprehensive and proven third-party aquaculture certification program with achievable, science-based and continuously improved global performance standards addressing environmental responsibility, social responsibility, food safety, animal welfare, and traceability. BAP certification ensures seafood products come from facilities that are managed in an environmentally, socially, and economically responsible manner. It’s the world’s only third-party certification program encompassing the entire aquaculture production chain: farms, processing plants, hatcheries, and feed mills. Verlasso is also certified for sustainable aquaculture practices by Det Norske Veritas, an independent organization dedicated to safeguarding the environment

Mission:

The mission at Verlasso is adaptation; its employees are committed to continuous improvement in an effort to make the harvesting of fish more sustainable for the long term.

Sustainability:

Verlasso salmon is on a mission to be the most sustainably raised salmon in the world. Verlasso salmon was the first ocean raised salmon to receive the coveted “Yellow, a Good Alternative” recommendation from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® program. Since its inception in 2010, Verlasso has been known as a leader in responsible aquaculture with its ongoing sustainability commitments including: -No Hormones -No Preventative Antibiotics -Pollutant-free waters of the Patagonia -Traceability from egg to harvest to distributor with QR coded gill tags -Spacious Pens (2 fish for every cubic ton of water) -Nets and enclosures free of copper antifoulants and organophosphates -Gentle Handling -Humane Harvesting -3-6 month fallowing period after each harvest allowing for environmental rejuvenation -Feed utilizing sustainably sourced non-salmon fish trimmings (zero whole wild feeder fish) -Seeding new farm sites in the colder waters and stronger currents of the remote Region XII