Harmonising the ASC Standards

Posted on December 17th 2014

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) will start a project to harmonise the structure and content of its eight farm standards to create one core ASC Standard. It will achieve this by…

More than 100 farms transforming aquaculture towards sustainability

Posted on December 16th 2014

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has welcomed more than one hundred certified farms into its certification programme in just over two years. And, in the last year alone it’s seen…

First ASC certified shrimp on sale in Belgium

Posted on December 15th 2014

The first Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified shrimp has been launched in Belgium by Morubel, which supplies their shrimp to the Colruyt Group. From last weekend, Colruyt has offered responsibly…

First ASC certified shrimp launched by Coop Switzerland

Posted on December 10th 2014

Coop Switzerland became the first retailer to introduce ASC certified responsibly farmed shrimp. Since the end of November, Coop CH has offered ASC labelled shrimp in 800 stores across Switzerland.…

The first ASC certified shrimp products available

Posted on December 2nd 2014

The first Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified shrimp products have been launched to the market. ASC certified shrimp will be available across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden. Early suppliers…

First Italian trout farms ASC certified

Posted on November 24th 2014

More ASC certified trout soon in the market The first ASC certified producers in Italy have gained ASC certification. Three trout farms in the central Italian regions of Umbria and…

First ASC certified Australian salmon producer brings more responsible salmon to market

Posted on November 15th 2014

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) congratulates Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal on achieving ASC certification for all of their salmon farming operations. Tassal’s Macquarie Harbour Farm was awarded ASC certification back…

BINCA works with Thadimexco to help it become the first ASC certified Black Tiger shrimp farm in Vietnam

Posted on November 10th 2014

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. Thadimexco’s Thanh Doan farms…

First Swiss retailer offers ASC certified smoked salmon

Posted on November 6th 2014

Migros is the first Swiss retailer to offer ASC certified responsibly produced smoked salmon. The salmon comes from the ASC certified Lerøy Aurora farms located in the rugged cliffs and…

Woolworths commits to sourcing ASC certified seafood

Posted on October 28th 2014

Leading South African retailer, Woolworths, has pledged to source their farmed seafood from sustainable and responsible operations by 2020. Woolworths has joined a growing number of businesses making formal commitments…

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