Marine Harvest First to Feature New ASC Marketing Toolkit at Seafood Expo Global

Posted on April 26th 2016

To celebrate the official launch of the ASC Marketing Toolkit, the Marine Harvest Group is the first ASC partner to use elements from the new ASC materials at their booth…

Jersey Oyster Companies Enjoy Success One Year on From Certification

Posted on April 13th 2016

In the year since earning Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification, two Jersey-based oyster farms in the Channel Islands- Jersey Oyster Company and Jersey Sea Farms- are enjoying export sales of…

Five years after Tsunami, Miyagi Prefecture Fisheries Cooperative Oyster farms celebrate ASC certification

Posted on April 11th 2016

Just five years after the east coast of Japan was devastated by a tsunami, the Miyagi Prefecture Fisheries are stronger than ever and celebrating a major milestone. The Shizugawa Branch…

Brakes offers ASC certified prawns to its 50,000 customers

Posted on April 4th 2016

Brakes Group has become the first foodservice supplier to introduce Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified prawns in the UK. Launched at the end of March, Brakes’ new ASC certified warm…

ASI Fee Schedule introduces new sub-scope model for ASC Farm Accreditation

Posted on March 31st 2016

With the new ASI Fee Schedule in effect as of 1 March 2016, all ASC Standards which were previously managed as individual scopes have become sub-scopes. This simplifies the process…

World Wildlife Fund for Nature and Albert Heijn Celebrate Major Conservation Milestone

Posted on March 31st 2016

Through an innovative partnership with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), Albert Heijn has reached a major milestone in their programme to promote global resource conservation. After four years…

Responsible aquaculture in the spotlight at Mexican trout farmers” congress

Posted on March 23rd 2016

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Latin America Manager Laurent Viguie has presented at the 4th National Trout Farmers Association Congress in the State of Michoacán, Mexico. The annual event drew participation…

Taylor Shellfish First Farm in U.S. to Achieve ASC Certification

Posted on March 7th 2016

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) announced that Taylor Shellfish Farms has become the first U.S. grower to achieve responsible aquaculture certification for their farming operation in Washington State. The Shelton,…

MSC and ASC collaborate to set global standard for seaweed

Posted on March 1st 2016

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) are working together to create a joint global standard for certifying seaweed operations. The collaboration offers the unique opportunity to…

ASC Presents Auditor Training Courses for 2016

Posted on February 25th 2016

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has released its auditor training schedule for 2016. The schedule includes a varied programme of courses available across three continents to meet the surging demand…

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