tassal

History

History
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2015

Tassal a part of BRW’s List of the 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2015.

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2015

Tassal acquires De Costi Seafoods.

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2014

Tassal benchmarked as the world’s top salmon farming company in corporate, social and environmental reporting 2014 by seafoodintelligence.com.

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2013

Tassal Wins National Seafood Industry Award.

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2013

Tassal Wins Marketing Excellence Award.

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2013

Tassal benchmarked as top two global fish farming company by intelligence.com

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2013

Tassal Wins Two Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council Awards.

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2012

Achieves First BAP certification for Salmon Farming in Australia.

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2012

Launched Tassal Easy Bake Frozen Salmon.

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2012

Launches Tassal Hot Smoked Salmon Flakes.

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2012

Benchmarked as a Top Three Global Fish Farming Company by seafoodintelligence.com.au

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2012

Tassal receives Coles Sustainable Leadership Award.

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2012

Wins Inaugral Aquaculture Award

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2012

Commences Partnership with WWF-Australia for responsible aquaculture.

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2011

Recognised as Tasmanian Exporter of the Year.

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2011

Pink – The New Blue. Tassal Support National Breast Cancer Foundation on pack.

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2010

Recognised by BRW as Most Respected Industry Leader in Agribusiness, Forestry and Fishing.

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2010

Opened The Salmon Shop in Melbourne, Kew.

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2010

Tassal Opens Rookwood Road hatchery

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2010

We’re now Australia’s largest Atlantic salmon producers and marketers, harvesting over 12,000 tonnes of our salmon every year – the equivalent to nearly a quarter of the weight of Sydney’s Harbour Bridge and 70% of Australia’s entire Atlantic salmon production.

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2010

Tassal Launches major advertising campaign “Pure Beauty Food”

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2003

Tassal is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

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1987

We’re proud to announce our first commercial harvest yielded 53 tonnes of beautiful Atlantic salmon.

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1986

Tassal Limited was born.

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1980

Tasmanian Fisheries Development Authority agrees salmon farming has good prospects
in Australia’s pristine waters.

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1642

Van Diemen’s Land was discovered by Dutch explorer Abel Tasman.

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2015

Tassal benchmarked as the world’s top seafood company for corporate, social and environmental reporting in 2015 by seafoodintelligence.com.

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2015

Tassal wins Australian Business Award for Sustainability.

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2014

Tassal becomes first salmon company in the world to achieve “gold standard” ASC certification across all sites.

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2013

Tassal Commits to ASC accreditation.

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2013

Tassal Launches Salamanca Seafood Company Brand.

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2013

First Australian Processing Plant earns BAP Certification.

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2013

Finalist in Australasian Reporting Awards.

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2013

Tassal begins Snubfin Dolphin research project in conjunction with WWF-Australia.

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2012

Announced as 2012 Tasmanian Employer of Choice.

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2012

Picked to test New International Aquaculture Standards by ASC.

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2012

Launches “That’s the beauty of Tassal salmon” campaign.

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2012

Launches Australian-First Tassal Salt Reduced Smoked Salmon

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2012

Tassal partners with MasterChef 2012.

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2012

Releases Wild Water and Woodsmoke to celebrate 25 year anniversary.

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2012

Releases First Annual Sustainability Report.

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2011

We launch Australian First – Tassal Gourmet Salmon Smallgoods.

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2010

Winner of International AQUA Vision Innovation Award, held in Norway.

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2010

Tassal sets Guinness World Record for World Largest Salmon Terrine.

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2010

Rookwood Road Hatchery wins innovation award for Sustainability

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2010

Tassal Fish Farm net cleaner wins International Innovation Award

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2010

Launched Australia’s only 100% Australian Grown and canned Atlantic Salmon.

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2007

Our Salmon Shop and Smolt Restaurant open in Hobart.

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1996

We’re awarded the international ISO9002 quality accreditation and maintain it year on year.

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1986

We build our first home farm for our salmon in Dover’s pure waters and develop a hatchery in Tasmania’s Central Highlands.

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1984

First fertilised Atlantic salmon eggs purchased. Team eagerly awaits arrival of first family.

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1960

Beautiful Atlantic salmon stock imported from Nova Scotia, Canada.