“Bell Aquaculture, the nation’s largest yellow perch (Perca flavescens) farm and pioneer in sustainable fish farming operations, received ‘Industry of the Year’ recognition at the Jay County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet held January 26.
The announcement is made by Norman McCowan, president of Bell Aquaculture, who accepted the award on behalf of the Bell Aquaculture team from Jay County Development Corporationís Executive Director Bill Bradley.
Mr. Bradley cited Bell as ìan international pacesetter in the field of aquaculture, noting that Bell’s ‘environmentally green industry’ recently added a new product this year, organic fertilizer made from the fish processing operation.
‘I was very surprised and both thrilled and humbled that Bell Aquaculture was chosen for this special honor. On behalf of our entire company, I thank the Jay County Chamber for singling out Bell Aquaculture and our industry as a whole with this much appreciated public recognition,’ McCowan said.”