ASC wishes you Happy Holidays

Posted on December 23rd 2016

The office will be closed from 26 to 30 December. We look forward to working with you again in the new year.

Public Comments Sought for ASC Operational Standards Review

Posted on December 14th 2016

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is seeking public comments on the draft version of the Operational Standards Review. The ASC is dedicated to measurably improving the environmental and social performance…

ASC Announces Interim Feed Solution

Posted on December 13th 2016

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has launched an Interim Solution for the marine raw material used in feed. This Interim Solution replaces the current set of requirements for marine raw…

Strong Japanese Market Support Opens Opportunities for ASC Certified Oyster

Posted on December 7th 2016

With the recent introduction of ASC certified oyster in one of Japan’s largest retail chain, Kasumi Co. Ltd., ASC certified seafood is quickly gaining popularity and wider recognition in this…

ASC welcomes the first certified farm in New Zealand

Posted on December 6th 2016

Moana New Zealand Blue Abalone has become the first farm to receive ASC certification for responsible aquaculture in New Zealand. The land-based abalone farm, located in Bream Bay in northern…

ASC Welcomes First Certified Shrimp Farm in Thailand

Posted on November 9th 2016

Best Aquaculture Partners has become the first shrimp farm to gain ASC certification in Thailand. The farm is located in the Suratthanee province and has been assessed by Control Union…

Shrimp farmer and packing plant in Ecuador recognised for its responsible aquaculture

Posted on November 3rd 2016

Today, the shrimp farmer Sociedad Nacional Galapagos (SONGA) received the official ASC certificates for its cluster farms Naturisa Farm, Josefina-Rio Nilo Farm and Camaron Camino Real Farm, as well as…

Japanese retailer Kasumi launches responsibly sourced processed oysters

Posted on November 1st 2016

One of the largest retail chains in Japan, Kasumi Co. Ltd., which operates 178 stores in the north region of Kanto Plain, has introduced certified responsibly farmed processed oysters sourced…

ASC Launches Seriola and Cobia Standard

Posted on November 1st 2016

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is pleased to announce that the Seriola and Cobia Aquaculture Dialog is complete. The final Seriola and Cobia standard is the result of more than…

ASC Appoints First Representative in Australia

Posted on September 29th 2016

Duncan Leadbitter has been appointed to lead commercial outreach and strategic growth in Australia and New Zealand and to support and promote engagement in the broader region for the ASC.…

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