Statement Regarding Washington Department of Natural Resources Not Renewing Two Steelhead Fish Farming Leases in Puget Sound

November 18, 2022 Cooke

Cooke Aquaculture Pacific was very disappointed to receive the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) notices not to renew our two steelhead fish farming leases in Rich Passage off Bainbridge Island and off Hope Island in Skagit Bay.

Report Shows Cooke Salmon Farming Supports Island Life in Scotland’s Orkney and Northern Isles

August 23, 2022 Cooke

As one of the largest employers in Orkney and Northern Isles, Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has released an economic impact report showing that the company’s salmon farming operations are having a significant positive social impact on their employees and community viability of the remote islands. The report is titled Cooke Aquaculture Scotland and Orkney: A summary of our impacts for people and communities.

Cooke Enters Into Agreement for Acquisition of Tassal

August 18, 2022 Cooke

Cooke Inc., parent company of Cooke Aquaculture Inc. of New Brunswick, Canada, and Tassal Group Limited of Australia, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, being a Scheme Implementation Deed, under which Cooke (via a wholly-owned Australian subsidiary) has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Tassal for A$5.23 per share in cash by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Cooke Acquires Belgian Shrimp Processor Morubel From Bencis

August 11, 2022 Cooke

Cooke Inc., has acquired Morubel N.V., the leading shrimp processor in Western Europe that cultivates, processes, packs and distributes shrimp and other seafood products.

Cooke Places Premium Proposal to Acquire Tassal by Scheme of Arrangement

July 6, 2022 Cooke

Privately-owned Cooke Inc., parent company of Cooke Aquaculture Inc. of New Brunswick, Canada, has placed a non-binding indicative proposal to purchase publicly traded Tasmanian salmon farmer, Tassal Group Limited (‘Tassal’), based in Hobart (Australia), by way of scheme of arrangement under Australian law for a cash consideration of A$4.85 per Tassal share.