Island Scallops Ltd (ISL) was established in 1989 and is currently engaged in the hatchery production, farming, processing, and marketing of marine species. ISL is a technology-driven company with extensive marine expertise, and has developed proprietary hatchery technology for several species including the unique Pacific Scallop and Sablefish (black cod). ISL farms the Pacific Scallop at several sites along the coast of Vancouver Island. With over 500 ha (1200 acres) of scallop farm tenures, the Company currently holds more than 16% of all shellfish culture area in British Columbia.
Located on the west coast of Canada near Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Island Scallops represents Canada's largest private marine research hatchery and first fully-integrated shellfish producer.
The Company has pioneered scallop culture in BC since 1989, and has developed the premium hybrid 'Pacific Scallop' for farming in local waters.
Island Scallops is committed to environmentally sustainable production of a high quality, all-natural product.