Global Freshwater Trout Aquaculture Standards released for public comment

Posted on July 27th 2010

Draft standards that will help minimize the potential negative impact freshwater trout aquaculture can have on the environment and society were released today for the first of two public comment…

Femeg frozen seafood declares its support for the ASC

Posted on July 14th 2010

In a press release dated July 13, Femeg Produktions- und Vertriebs GmbH from Rehna, Germany, declared its support for the ASC. Femeg  is one of the leading brands for frozen…

Marks & Spencer supports the development of the ASC

Posted on July 8th 2010

Marks & Spencer, one of the United Kingdom’s leading retailers, is participating in the Aquaculture Dialogues and several of the Dialogues’ technical working groups. It also is reviewing and/or commenting…

Royal Greenland supports the development of the ASC standards

Posted on July 5th 2010

Today, Royal Greenland, one of the world’s leading groups on the seafood market, declared its support for the development of the ASC standards by the Aquaculture Dialogues. Bruno Olesen, Sales…

Last public comment period for Abalone standards kicks off

Posted on July 1st 2010

The final step in the process of creating global standards for responsible abalone farming began today, when the Abalone Aquaculture Dialogue kicked off the last public comment period for the…

COSTA supports the Aquaculture Stewardship Council

Posted on June 30th 2010

In a press release issued this week Egbert Zimmermann, Managing Director of COSTA states: “As one of the prime seafood companies in Germany we consider the activities of the ASC…

bofrost* supports and promotes the ASC standards

Posted on June 17th 2010

Bofrost*, the European market leader in the direct sales of ice-cream and deep-frozen specialities in 12 European countries, today issued a statement of support for the ASC in which they…

Dr Philip Smith at AquaVision 2010: the added value of sustainability

Posted on May 19th 2010

At the aquaculture business conference AquaVision – which will be held in Stavanger, June 7-9, 2010 – Dr Philip Smith, CEO of the ASC, will speak about ‘Added value with…

Creating Salmon Aquaculture Standards enters final stage

Posted on May 16th 2010

The final standards will address the key negative environmental and social impacts associated with salmon farming and allow for the economic viability of the industry, which produces more than 60…

Director of Standards Hired. Aquaculture Dialogue Standards handed over

Posted on April 30th 2010

The hiring of Geerts marks the end of the development phase of the ASC, overseen by Dr. Philip Smith, and the beginning of the operational phase. Geerts, who will begin…

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