What is BC’s highest valued seafood product?
Farm-raised salmon is B.C.’s highest valued seafood product.
Farmed salmon is the province’s top agricultural export, and generates over $1.5-billion towards the B.C. economy, resulting in over 6,600 jobs. The BC Salmon Farmers Association represents 52 businesses and organizations throughout the value chain of finfish aquaculture in B.C.
They are involved in ensuring that over $700-million (2016 value) of salmon raised in B.C. gets to domestic and global markets.