Mussels - A Healthy Choice

PEI Mussels are:
A good source of
Zinc and Folate

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Award Winning Food Safety
& Security Technology

AWARD WINNING FOOD SAFETY & SECURITY TECHNOLOGY Prince Edward Aqua Farms and their sister company, Coles Mussel Farm, are proud to announce our award-winning use of technology in the farming and production of PEI mussels. Coles Mussel Farm is the major mussel supplier to Prince Edward Aqua Farms, with both of our companies under the same ownership.

Powered by Pitney Bowes Business Insight Technology, Coles Mussel Farm uses this location-based tracking system to record, ID, trace and report all activities during the culture process and life cycle of our mussels. From water-to-plate, this tracking and reporting system provides assured food safety and security. No matter the question regarding our mussels, we can trace all activities and treatments back to the water, harvest line, date, and even who was on the boat with just a click!


We're very proud to be recognized as an award winning company as a result of this technology, with our recent accomplishments including:

2010 Ventana Research Leadership Award Winner

Recognizing Excellence in Leadership, Best Practices & Technology

Ventana Research is the leading benchmark research and strategic advisory services firm. Founders of the Leadership Awards, these awards recognize organizations that have contributed to advancing the use of technology, and are judged by world-renowned industry research teams at Ventana Research. READ MORE >>

As a winner of the "Location Intelligence Leadership Award", this award is given to an organization that exemplifies the discipline of applying location intelligence to help it use location and geography to improve its operations and decision-making capabilities.

Highlighted by the business impact this technology provides Prince Edward Aqua Farms and Coles Mussel Farm, highlights of the business impact as outlined by Ventana include:

• Deeper insights into treatment and processing of its shellfish.
• Increase productivity on the farm by about 15% through greater operator efficiency and consistency at the farm level.
• Meet traceability regulations set by Canadian government.
• If an issue arises, we can respond quickly pulling tainted shellfish from market, helping boost consumer confidence.
• Compare productivity and efficiency of each vessel and in ability to manage input costs.
• Loss of productivity due to oversight can be eliminated, resulting in greater return on a lease-by-lease basis.

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2010 Meridian Award Winner

Pitney Bowes Business Insight Meridian Award highlights customers from around the globe that are driving innovation through the use of Pitney Bowes Business Insight solutions to improve operating efficiencies and build stronger customer relationships. READ MORE >>
Coles Mussel Farms' GPS, wireless and mobile technologies won in the "Unique and Unusual" category. The software used by Coles easily collects and shares information in the field and office. No longer using pencil-and-paper record keeping, automated software solutions have allowed Coles' Mussel Farms to manage and monitor inventory more efficiently for immediate bottom-line impact and compliance with Canadian Food Inspection Agency safety requirements.


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