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Arctic char eggs from Whitehorse, a guarantee of quality for fish farmers

Watch how fish eggs are produced, selected and transported around the world.

December 04, 2017

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The breeding of fish eggs used for reproduction on fish farms is a little-known Canadian industry. Robin Muzzerall describes the characteristics of the Arctic char eggs that were developed in Whitehorse and now exported all over the world.  3:05

Icy Waters Arctic Charr is the largest producer of Arctic char eggs in the world.

Every year the Whitehorse company produces five million eggs to ship globally.

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The eggs are carefully sorted by hand and sent to fish farms who, in turn, raise the fish for consumption. 

Chef Ricardo Larrivée takes a tour of the facility and is awed by the process and the magnificent setting of Whitehorse, Yukon.