Los Fiordos seeks ASC certification for 100% of its salmon production

Posted on March 23rd 2015

Chilean salmon producer Los Fiordos has agreed to enter its entire salmon production for assessment against the ASC Salmon Standard. Los Fiordos signed an agreement with the World Wildlife Fund…

World”s first ASC certified scallops set to hit the market

Posted on March 19th 2015

AcuaPesca Group is the first bivalve farm to offer its customers ASC certified scallops. The Peru-based business achieved the coveted ASC certification this week for five of its scallop farms…

Bakkafrost becomes the first ASC certified farm in the Faroe Islands

Posted on March 18th 2015

Bakkafrost’s salmon farm in Gøtuvík earned Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification against ASC’s robust Salmon Standard last week. This makes Bakkafrost’s  Gøtuvík farm the first farm in the Faroe Islands…

ASC helping to transform aquaculture in the State of Rio de Janeiro

Posted on March 17th 2015

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has launched a new film ‘Transforming Aquaculture in the State of Rio de Janeiro’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAjsATfEpUc. The film supports the efforts of the State of Rio de…

ASC opens consultation on operational review of three standards

Posted on March 16th 2015

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) today launched a public consultation on its proposal for improving its pangasius, tilapia and salmon standards. The consultation will close on 15 April 2015. This…

ASC discusses what drives change in aquaculture

Posted on March 16th 2015

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) brought together a distinguished panel for this year’s Seafood Expo North America to join in the discussion on what drives environmental and social responsibility in…

Helping Swedish seafood consumer make responsible choices

Posted on March 12th 2015

Swedish seafood shoppers can now easily enjoy responsibly farmed fish thanks to the updated Swedish Seafood Guide 2015. For the first time the guide includes ASC certified responsibly farmed shrimp,…

First oyster farm certified against ASC Bivalves Standard

Posted on March 3rd 2015

The Jersey Oyster Company has become the first oyster farm in the world to meet the ASC standard for responsible bivalve aquaculture. “I am delighted to welcome Jersey Oyster Company…

Hilton Singapore is the first hotel in Asia to serve ASC and MSC certified dishes

Posted on March 3rd 2015

Hilton Singapore today announced that it is the first hotel in Asia to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Chain of Custody certifications. As a MSC-…

Good Fish Guide helps consumers choose responsibly farmed seafood

Posted on February 24th 2015

Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) certified responsibly farmed seafood has been introduced in a recently launched Marine Conservation Society (MCS) fish guide. This month the MCS published its new pocket size…

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