Fund helps Belize shrimp farms in bid to meet ASC standard

Posted on June 25th 2014

Thanks to funding from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), the Belize Shrimp Growers’ Association is preparing member farms for Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) assessment.…

ASC auditor training courses second half 2014

Posted on June 25th 2014

ASC is organising auditor training for five of its standards species – abalone, bivalves, pangasius, salmon and tilapia – during the second half of 2014 across different countries. Successful participation…

Joint statement: responsibility in fish feed production

Posted on June 24th 2014

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and GLOBALG.A.P. have been working together for the last year to help bring about environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture. Current scope…

ASC certified tilapia in the spotlight during Asian Sustainable Seafood Festival

Posted on June 19th 2014

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified responsibly farmed tilapia was in the spotlight during a visit to tilapia farm, Trapia Malaysia, last week. The visit to the farm, located at Lake…

ASC certified pangasius now available in Japan

Posted on June 6th 2014

AEON and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Japan hosted a launch event in Tokyo yesterday to celebrate that ASC certified pangasius is now available in AEON stores throughout Japan.…

Dutch consumers are buying more sustainable food than before

Posted on June 5th 2014

The sales of food produced in an environmentally and animal friendly way rose by over 10% in 2013 compared to the year before. Total spending in the Netherlands was 2.5…

First shrimp farm enters ASC assessment

Posted on June 4th 2014

Shrimp producer, Quoc Viet, has become the first farm to enter into assessment against the ASC Shrimp Standard for well-managed and responsible farms.  If successful, Quoc Viet will be eligible…

More ASC certified salmon soon available in the market

Posted on May 12th 2014

Lerøy Seafood Group and Bureau Veritas hosted a joint ceremony at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels last week to celebrate that three Lerøy Aurora farms have been certified against the…

Sharing the goal of responsible aquaculture

Posted on May 8th 2014

Today the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and GLOBALG.A.P. came together to develop the next steps towards achieving efficiencies across the three programmes. A year on since…

Working together to drive improvements in aquaculture

Posted on May 7th 2014

Today at Seafood Expo Global the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) shared a stage with WWF, the Vietnamese shrimp processor Quoc Viet, and trader Anova Seafood to demonstrate how working together…

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