Blue Ridge Aquaculture Expands

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Blue Ridge Aquaculture will invest $3.2 million to expand their aquaculture operation in Henry County and create five new jobs.  Founded in 1993, Blue Ridge Aquaculture is the largest producer of aquaculture-raised tilapia in the world using an environmentally sensitive, indoor recirculating system; producing 4 million pounds of tilapia a year and shipping between 10,000 and 20,000 pounds of live tilapia each day.