European industry targets doubling of aquaculture production

(12/05/18)

 by 2030

The Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP) has set a production target of 4.5 million metric tons in seafood from EU aquaculture by 2030; nearly double the current volume of 2.3m metric tons.

Speaking at the FEAP conference in Brussels on Nov. 29, president Marco Gilmozzi said that a boost in global aquaculture production will be necessary to meet the growing demand for sustainably-sourced protein within Europe.

"We need to be ambitious," Gilmozzi said. "Aquaculture, if well-managed, is a fully-sustainable, globally.....................................................


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