High level Malaysian Delegation Visits Oceanpick Sustainable Seafood Farm


Oceanpick sustainable seafood farms were recently visited by Hon YB Datuk Seri Mohamad bin Sabu, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, His Excellency Badli Hisham Adam, High Commissioner for Malaysia and other officials from the Malaysian High Commission along with representatives of Amana bank, Mr. Mohamed Azmeer, Managing Director/CEO, Mr. Dilshan Hettiaratchi, Senior Director, Board Credit Committee Chairman and other members of Amana bank.  Oceanpick is a pioneer in sustainable Aquaculture in Sri Lanka which is also the largest commercial fin-fish producer in south Asia. Oceanpick’s journey into aquaculture is purposeful, and with a clear vision to produce healthy, delicious seafood and protect the marine resources of the country.  The company has firmly established itself as a new vertical in Sri Lanka supporting the rural economy and export landscape of the country.

The Delegation toured Oceanpick’s hatchery, nursery and grow-out sea cages to gain insights into the company’s sustainable aquaculture practices and commended on its commitment towards environmental sustainability and high-quality production through innovative technologies.

“We are honored to welcome this high-level delegation to our farm,” said Irfan Thassim, Founder of Oceanpick. “Oceanpick is dedicated to producing nutritious seafood in an ethical, safe and transparent manner. We appreciate the Minister’s support for sustainable aquaculture and Oceanpick’s environmental initiatives”. Oceanpick is committed to the highest standards of sustainability and food safety and is certified with Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP).

The farm visit was promoted by Amana bank, which is the first and only Licensed Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka to conduct all its operations under the principles of Islamic banking, offering a full spectrum of banking and financial services. Their mission is enabling Growth and Enriching Lives synchronizes well with Oceanpick’s business ethos.

Oceanpick brand Round Island barramundi products are found on the menus of leading Hotels and Restaurants, Online store through their website and Retail outlets throughout the country. Oceanpick Team puts rigorous efforts to ensure product’s consistent quality, freshness and sustainability throughout the year and is available without supply disruptions. Founder Irfan Thassim further added, “We are not only committed to producing a world-class culinary delight right here, in this tiny blue island but support healthy oceans and continue our mission for generations to come”.