As the European Commission prepares its new guidelines on sustainable aquaculture to be released in February, this episode of Ocean tells the success stories of two very different family-run aquaculture companies — one farming organic mussels in an isolated area of the Atlantic coast of Ireland, another growing trout at a popular touristic destination in landlocked Hungary.
For decades, both were improving their production methods to offer fresh, local and healthy seafood to consumers while reducing their environmental impact, expanding production and overcoming obstacles — from negative consumer perception of aquaculture products to the ongoing crisis in Europe’s restaurant sector.
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OCEAN is a Euronews magazine in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MARE). Season 2 features monthly 8-minute videos where we highlight fascinating projects and developments related to the ocean and coastal communities.
The first season featured episodes on marine protected areas, small-scale fisheries, ocean energy, aquaculture, IUU fishing, sustainable fisheries and more. Missed one? Check them out on Euronews website! You will also find some nice extras about these topics.
Euronews Ocean: European producers are making pollution-free aquaculture a successful business
- Publication date
- 22 December 2020
- Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries