Through the innovative red mangrove reforestation, Sahlman Seafoods became the benchmark in the natural reserve and has maintained leadership in environmental protection. Sahlman Seafoods sponsors a yearly planth-a-thon where school children from the areas surrounding the shrimp farms spend the day planting mangrove tree plantules. Along local institutions, Sahlman Seafoods has a biodiversity program that includes repopulating and censing of endangered species and migratory birds.
Sahlman Seafoods created the first soil map in the industry to monitor the health of the ecosystem. A strict waste management program is in place to guarantee proper disposal, re-usage and recycling of materials used in our processes.
Sahlman Seafoods of Nicaragua is committed to continue promoting responsible and sustainable aquaculture that preserves the natural resources and carry on as a source of assistance for progress in our community..
The company has started a reforestation project in El Tuma-La Dalia, Matagalpa planting teak and other native species. This project is intended to become a source of wood from sustainable sources. At the same time contributing to the protection of the local forest. In doing so, it will also be a key player in slowing the effects of climate change by capturing carbon dioxide.