We do not use growth hormones or antibiotics of any kind. All of our seafood is domestically produced, with highly traceable raw materials, and is free of mercury, pollutants and carcinogens.
Since 1993, BRA has been a leader in aquaculture innovation. We have revolutionized the industry by developing indoor facilities, maximizing water utilization, and minimizing our environmental impact.
Our products are raised in the U.S.A. using indoor recirculating techniques, ensuring consistent delivery of high quality seafood throughout the year. The product is shipped fresh, never frozen, maintaining natural texture, appearance, and flavor.
Blue Ridge Aquaculture, Inc. is the world's largest producer of tilapia using indoor recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS). Each year, Blue Ridge Aquaculture produces 4 million pounds of tilapia, shipping between 10,000 and 20,000 pounds of live tilapia every day. These fish are raised without the use of antibiotics or hormones, and are free of mercury (undetectable levels from independent studies) and other industrial pollutants.
Blue Ridge Aquaculture was founded in 1993, and has been in continuous operation for nearly twenty-five years. Headquarters and operations are located in Martinsville, Virginia. The company operates out of an 100,000 Sq. Ft. facility, and employs approximately thirty-five people.