The ASC's mission is to transform aquaculture towards environmental sustainability and social responsibility using efficient market mechanisms that create value across the chain.
The first ASC certified producers in Italy have gained ASC certification. Three trout farms in the central Italian regions of Umbria and Marche were certified against the ASC Freshwater Trout Standard for responsible aquaculture.
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) congratulates Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal on achieving ASC certification for all of their salmon farming operations.
In the Ca Mau Province of southern Vietnam, BINCA in cooperation with its partner Thadimexco, has established the country´s first ASC certified Black Tiger shrimp farm.