Park Hyatt Tokyo first hotel in Japan to receive ASC Chain of Custody certification

Posted on June 13th 2016

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is proud to announce that Park Hyatt Tokyo has become the first hotel in Japan to receive ASC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification. The Park…

Hilton Worldwide commits to responsibly sourced seafood

Posted on June 8th 2016

Hilton Worldwide is strengthening its commitment to the environment by announcing multi-year sustainable seafood goals. The commitment to sustainable seafood includes the global ban of procurement of endangered species as…

The ASC welcomes Netuno Internacional, the First Farm in Brazil to Gain ASC Certification

Posted on June 3rd 2016

Netuno Internacional has become the first farm in Brazil to gain Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certification. After an independent, third-party assessment conducted by Control Union Peru, Netuno was awarded ASC…

The University of Illinois is the first ASC Certified University in United States

Posted on May 30th 2016

The University of Illinois is leading the charge for responsibly sourced seafood in the heartland of the United States of America.    In July 2015, the University of Illinois became…

ASC invites stakeholders to comment on Group Certification methodology

Posted on May 27th 2016

The ASC has published the latest draft of the Group Certification methodology and is currently seeking public comment on the new approach. Public consultation period: 20 May – 20 June…

Arctic Fish is the first to gain ASC Certification in Iceland

Posted on May 19th 2016

Arctic Fish has become the very first aquaculture producer to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certification in Iceland. The Dyrafjordur and Önundafjordur farms, both part of Arctic Fish’s sea farm…

ASC makes waves at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels

Posted on May 3rd 2016

Last week, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) exhibited at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels. The annual event is the world’s largest seafood trade show with more than 26,600 companies…

Honduras shrimp farms celebrate ASC certification

Posted on April 29th 2016

Finca Granjas Marinas San Bernado farm in Honduras has successfully gained certification against the ASC standard for responsible shrimp farming. The Granjas Marinas Group operated site located in Choluteca, Honduras…

ASC and MSC reveal market growth as they focus on increasing consumer demand and trust

Posted on April 27th 2016

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) today hosted an inaugural joint event at Seafood Expo Global. Seafood Futures Forum, attended by close to 400 delegates,…

ASC Releases Terms of Reference for Marine Finfish Standard Development

Posted on April 27th 2016

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has released Terms of Reference (ToR) for the development of new marine finfish standards. The announcement was made against the backdrop of Seafood Expo Global…

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