Our Mission

Healthy, local seafood you can trust

At Hudson Valley Fisheries, we grow Steelhead trout year-round using advanced technology called Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) to minimize our impact on the environment. Learn more below!

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About Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
Sustainable Fish Farming

Our Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) is a land-based, closed and controlled environment that allows us to grow Steelhead trout away from our oceans and close to the place of demand.

This means we have no impact on wild fish populations or the marine ecosystem, and are never exposed to external elements such as diseases or pollutants. As a result, we never have to use antibiotics, hormones or artificial dyes on our fish, offering customers a clean, healthy, and delicious source of protein raised responsibly in the U.S.

In addition, we work hard to minimize our impact on the environment. Our facility re-uses 95% of its water, upcycles its waste into fertilizer and is strategically located just north of NYC, allowing us to deliver to our customers at a fraction of the carbon emissions.

Our Process

Our Certifications

To ensure we maintain a safe and responsible process for our fish, our community and our environment,
we are audited and certified each year by Best Aquaculture Practices and NY State.
In addition, our Steelhead trout is rated Best Choice by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)


BAP is the only aquaculture certification program in the world that certifies each step of the production chain, from feed, to hatchery, farm and processing. We are proud to be 4-star certified across every area of the production chain.

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NYS Grown & Certified


Our products are grown locally in New York State and have been inspected for safe food handling and environmental stewardship. Buying products with this label helps to support local businesses and the local economy.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium


Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch helps consumers make responsible decision when purchasing seafood by providing a consumer guide with ratings on specific fish species. Our Steelhead trout has been rated "best choice" nationwide.

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