Aquaculture Stewardship Council approved as ISEAL member

Posted on December 20th 2012

ISEAL announces the ASC as new associate member. ASC joins as an organisation whose system meets ISEAL’s entry level criteria in terms of scope, governance and practices. Associate membership reflects…

Major EU Project for ASC: Greening the Supply of Chinese Tilapia

Posted on December 10th 2012

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has formed an alliance with two partners in China, the China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Alliance (CAPPMA) and WWF China, to begin to tackle the…

Vietnamese pioneers for ASC responsibly farmed pangasius recognised

Posted on November 21st 2012

Today the Aquaculture Stewardship Council celebrated the achievements of the first five Vietnamese pangasius producers to gain the ASC certification for responsible aquaculture. Vinh Hoan Corporation, Vinh Quang Fisheries Corporation,…

First Farm in Americas ASC certified

Posted on November 9th 2012

The farming operation of Tropical Aquaculture in  Ecuador, Aquamar, has been awarded with the ASC certificate for their responsible farmed tilapia. Aquamar  is the first tilapia farm in the Americas…

ASC Technical Advisory Group elects new chair, vice chair and Supervisory Board members

Posted on October 4th 2012

Members of ASC’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG) elected a new chair and vice-chair during their recent meeting on 26 to 27 September in London. Peter Cook from the University of…

First responsibly farmed pangasius with ASC label now available in the Netherlands

Posted on September 21st 2012

From 21 September, pangasius products with the independent quality mark of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) for responsibly farmed fish are for sale in the Netherlands. Following the launch of…

Vinh Hoan awarded first ASC certificate for responsible Pangasius farming

Posted on September 17th 2012

The first ASC certificate for responsible Pangasius farming has been awarded to Vinh Hoan’s Tan Hoa farm in Vietnam on September 11. After a robust and inclusive process, an important…

ASC takes part in popular session about the Future of Seafood Ecolabelling and Certification

Posted on September 5th 2012

On 5 September, 2012, ASC took part in the Future of Seafood Ecolabelling and Certification seminar, a pre-summit workshop that was part of the Hong Kong Seafood Summit programme. ASC’s…

Third Fish Farm ASC Certified

Posted on August 28th 2012

On 28 August 2012, the Wadas Lingtang Farm (Java, Indonesia) operated by the Regal Springs Group became the third fish farm to obtain the ASC certification for responsible aquaculture. This…

ASC celebrates launch of first ASC certified Tilapia with successful event in Amsterdam

Posted on August 22nd 2012

On August 20 2011, ASC celebrated its highly anticipated market launch of the first ASC certified farmed tilapia at the Maritime Museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The event was a…

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