Author: Acadian Seaplants Limited

Acadian Seaplants Limited™ Joins the United Nations Global Compact

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on November 2, 2023 in News


Dartmouth, NS, Canada – November 2, 2023 – Acadian Seaplants Limited™ is proud to join the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) initiative – a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation, and disclosure of responsible business practices. With more than 18,000 companies and 3,800 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, the UN Global Compact […]


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UN Global Compact – Letter of Commitment

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on November 2, 2023 in News


July 12, 2023 H.E. António Guterres Secretary General United Nations New York, NY 10017 USA Dear Secretary-General, I am pleased to confirm that Acadian Seaplants Limited supports the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. With this communication, we express our commitment to making the UN Global […]


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Notice: Recruitment Scam

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on August 8, 2023 in News


We have recently become aware that individuals not associated with Acadian Plant Health or Acadian Seaplants have fraudulently used our name and our branding to solicit applications for fake jobs, to conduct fake job interviews and to make fake job offers. Please know that we will never require an applicant to provide credit card or […]


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Why the World Is Rethinking How Ascophyllum nodosum Grows

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on May 4, 2023 in Resource Science


If you’ve ever taken a long walk along a North Atlantic shore, you might have seen the seaweed at the center of our success: Ascophyllum nodosum. Its olive-brown fronds, covering the shore along the coast, are a memorable sight to behold. Each frond can range from 0.5 to 2 meters. Oblong formations called air bladders […]


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How Dr. Bryan Morse and Our Resource Science Team Embody Seaweed Conservation

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on January 20, 2023 in Resource Science, Sustainability


Most people know oceans cover 71% of our planet, but what’s not as common knowledge is that 50% to 80% of all life on Earth calls marine ecosystems home. As a result, almost every business worldwide has some impact on the continued wellbeing of this immense and critical biome. Whether businesses are a force for […]


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How Acadian’s Seaweed Harvest Machine Prioritizes Sustainability and Overcomes Labour Shortages

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on October 26, 2022 in News, Sustainability


Over the last 40 years, Acadian Seaplants has worked hard to stay true to our sustainable roots as we pioneer value-added products for healthier plants, animals and people. We’ve made ongoing investments into sustainable seaweed harvesting of Rockweed (Ascophyllum nodosum) in Nova Scotia and abroad to balance conservation and commerce in ways that support local […]


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Acadian Seaplants Earns Canada’s Best Managed Companies Status for the 20th Consecutive Year

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on June 14, 2022 in News


Halifax, Nova Scotia – June 10, 2022 – Acadian Seaplants Limited, a fully-integrated bio-tech manufacturer of premium seaweed products for plants, animals, and people, takes immense pride in announcing a major honour: receiving recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 20 consecutive years. This prestigious award identifies businesses which exhibit excellence in their […]


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Pure Science, Hard Work & a Bit of Luck: How We Pioneered Land-Based Seaweed Cultivation

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on May 3, 2022 in Cultivation


Did you ever ask yourself where edible seaweed originates from before it ends up on your plate? You’re probably imagining kelp forests swaying with the movements of the waves or colonies of merlot-colored algae fanning out from coastal rocks. Maybe you even have an assumption about which ocean it was grown in, whether in pristine […]


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Acadian Seaplants Limited Expands In-House Quality Assurance Lab to Enhance Customer Service

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on April 25, 2022 in News


HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Acadian Seaplants Limited, a fully-integrated bio-tech manufacturer of premium seaweed products for plants, animals, and people, is proud to announce the completion of its microbial testing laboratory at their Deveau Center Extraction Facility in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. Investing to bring this crucial quality assurance process in-house enables them to take their […]


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Automation with a Human Touch: How Acadian Seaplants Balances Technology and People

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on March 8, 2022 in Engineering


When people talk about innovation, it’s about new ideas fixing persistent or emerging problems. It’s certainly exciting to gain new technological ground and expand our collective capabilities, but it’s equally important for the innovators themselves to prepare for the big changes that often follow and take actions to address any consequential impacts. Consider automation. For […]


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