First oyster farms assessed against ASC standard

Posted on October 22nd 2014

Three oyster farms have become the first in the world to enter assessment against the ASC Bivalves Standard for responsible aquaculture. Jersey Sea Farms, Jersey Oyster Ltd and Seymour Oysters,…

First ASC certified shrimp from Asia set to hit the market soon

Posted on October 21st 2014

Quoc Viet is the first Asian shrimp farm to announce Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification following assessment against the ASC Shrimp Standard. The family business, which started in 1996, was…

Helping Latvian seafood consumers choose responsibly

Posted on October 13th 2014

Latvian seafood guide introduces ASC for the first time Seafood shoppers in Latvia can now choose responsibly farmed fish easily with the help of the new edition of the Latvian…

ASC congratulates first ASC certified shrimp farm in the world

Posted on October 1st 2014

Family-owned shrimp exporting company OMARSA, based in Ecuador, is the first shrimp producer to gain Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification. OMARSA’s Camaronera Cachugran, Camaronera Chongon and Camaronera Puna sites were…

Hyatt Hotels commits to ASC certified seafood

Posted on September 18th 2014

Hyatt Hotels has made a commitment to source ASC certified seafood as part of a major global initiative to source seafood responsibly. As part of the effort to responsibly source…

Dutch retail promote certified seafood during Think Fish Week

Posted on September 8th 2014

Dutch retailers are promoting responsible seafood during the second Think Fish Week. In almost all stores across the Netherlands, customers can easily make a responsible choice for MSC or ASC…

Experts come together to develop ASC Feed Standard

Posted on September 8th 2014

Last week around 50 experts met for the first time in Amsterdam demonstrating that together industry will help ensure a responsible future for the production of fish feed. Experts in…

Five short films: bringing about change with ASC certification

Posted on September 2nd 2014

Fish lovers can find out more about the ASC programme through a series of short films that take a look at ASC certified pangasius farming and explain what the ASC…

ASC Feed Standard inaugural TWG meeting

Posted on August 28th 2014

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) Responsible Feed Project’s participants will come together next week for the first technical working group briefing. Over the last few months ASC has been recruiting…

Keeping you up-to-date on the ASC programme

Posted on August 26th 2014

ASC is providing more opportunities for you to stay up-to-date with what’s going on in the ASC programme. Sign up for the monthly ASC certification update By signing up to…

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