As we celebrate World Ocean Day, it’s essential to appreciate the beauty of our oceans and all they have to offer. They provide sustenance, fun activities, inspiration, and immense beauty.
World Ocean Day is your reminder to save the seas and all their inhabitants – today and every day. But what does ‘saving the seas’ actually mean? Raincoast Trading canned seafoods are proud advocates of sustainability in seafood sourcing and processing, so this World Ocean Day we want to show you how easy it is to make an ethical choice when it comes to buying sustainable canned seafood products. From responsibly sourced tuna and salmon that feature minimal environmental impacts to BPA-free cans, let us demonstrate why shopping with Raincoast Trading canned seafood should be top of mind for eco-conscious foodies looking for natural groceries!
St. Jean’s Cannery and the brands Raincoast Trading and Gratitude Seafoods are owned by Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood, A First Nation Owned company dedicated to providing the highest quality in wild seafood products while respecting and preserving the traditional practices and natural environment of coastal British Columbia. Our unique value proposition lies in our commitment to sustainability and ethical harvesting, making us a trusted go-to source for sustainably caught food that supports both local communities fishing heritage and environmental conservation efforts. We are committed to helping build healthy, resilient communities in harmony with the ocean by working with fishermen who take pride in their catch; creating economic opportunities; amplifying stories from fisheries stewardship; and committing to one hundred percent sustainable fishing practices. By enabling equitable access to nutrient-dense proteins like wild-caught fish, we aim for our company vision: To be recognized as the leading provider of ethically harvested seafood worldwide – celebrating traditions, cultures & communities connected with the ocean along the way!
Gratitude Seafood’s commitment to continue interacting with the ocean through fishing and implementing environmentally conscious practices that are compliancy certified by a third party like MSC shows its dedication to improving the health of our oceans. Raincoast Trading’s mission to spread awareness on how promoting practices that respect and conserve marine species will ensure the long-term existence of these ecosystems for generations to come is something we can all actively strive for. St. Jean’s Cannery and its brands are dedicated First Nation Owned Businesses certified by CAMSC as a minority supplier and the 3% Giveback from Gratitude Seafood – pushing the boundaries for responsible harvesting of seafood products.
Let’s all come together for World Ocean Day, expressed through appreciation and sustainable practices. Enjoy your Worlds Ocean Day!
Quick Salmon Quinoa and Kale Power Bowl
The perfect combination of crunchy, crispy and citrusy.
2 cups quinoa cooked
1 medium yam
1 handful of kale
1 Tbsp olive oil
1/3 cup chickpeas drained
1/3 cup red cabbage sliced thin
1/2 avocado removed from skin and sliced
1/2 can Raincoast Trading Wild Pink Salmon
1/ tsp Flax seeds
2 Tbsp Raincoast Trading Garlic & Ginger Marinade & Dipping Sauce (optional)