Kimagro brand certified

Kimagro's sea bass and sea bream has been Friend of the Sea certified Kimagro's sea bass and sea bream has been Friend of the Sea certified

Kimagro Fish Farming's Lavantina sea bass and sea bream are now certified as sustainable in line with Friend of the Sea standards.

An independent certification body carried out a thorough audit of the company’s offshore cages, located near the Port of Limassol, Cyprus.

The company says it doesn’t use any hormones, antibiotics, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or land animal proteins and ensures animal welfare by feeding the fish “ad libitum”, allowing natural growth and metabolism rates.

Tony Kimonides, managing director, Kimagro, said: "We are particularly fond of the Friend of the Sea certification as it allows us to independently confirm our full engagement to sustainability at an international level.”

Kimagro's cages can hold 12-15kg of fish per square metre and are equipped with video cameras to monitor feeding habits and identify escapes.

They are also covered with special nets to prevent birds from getting entangles and are free from antifoulants – they are cleaned with a modern water blaster, rather than antifouling paints.

Back in 2004, environmental impact assessments were carried out before the sites were developed in 2007. The assessments revealed that no traces of the farm activity, which is located within an oligotrophic environment, are recorded 100m from the cages.

Latest Jobs

Dee Estuary Officer (Shellfish Officer)

Natural Resources Wales has responsibilities for a number of issues within the 13,680ha Dee estuary,... Read more


African Century Foods is a fully integrated tilapia producer with its own broodstock, hatchery, grow... Read more

Media Sales Executive

We are looking for an experienced Sales Executive to join our award winning B2B media company. Merc... Read more

Fishery Technical Officer - 7601

We are seeking four experienced technical fisheries officers to join our busy fisheries, biodiversit... Read more

Assistant Hatchery Manager

Marine Harvest is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest produce... Read more

Events Sales Executive - Conferences

We are looking for an experienced & talented Sales Executive to join our award winning B2B media com... Read more

View all jobs