ASC and MSC release joint seaweed standard

Posted on November 22nd 2017

Today the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) announced the launch of the ASC-MSC Seaweed Standard. The joint standard marks a first for the two certification…

ASC celebrates a successful year of progress in China

Posted on November 7th 2017

As the global seafood industry gathered for the annual China Fisheries & Seafood Expo in Qingdao last week, the ASC took the opportunity to host two events, the Sustainable Seafood…

ASC expands commercial team

Posted on October 30th 2017

New hires Yamamoto and Moya will support work with producers around the globe The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), an independent, international non-profit organisation that manages the world’s leading certification and…

Nomad Foods wins weeknight dinner with new ASC range (so now you can too!)

Posted on October 27th 2017

As any of us can testify, it’s one thing to make a well-considered environmentally and socially decision when leisurely shopping for seafood in the weekend. It’s quite another to run the…

Consumers Eager for Solutions to Concerns Regarding Farmed Seafood

Posted on October 16th 2017

New research conducted by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), an international non-profit offering certification for socially and environmentally responsible seafood, finds that a majority of Swedish consumers are aware that…

Five Things We Saw at an ASC Certified Salmon Farm in Norway

Posted on October 5th 2017

Consumers all over the world love salmon. Some  of it comes from salmon farms along the coastlines of Norway. You might have seen some documentaries on the salmon industry –…

It’s Think Fish Week!

Posted on September 27th 2017

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is excited to collaborate again with our partners WWF and the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to promote the importance of certified seafood during the annual ‘Think…

First blue mussel farm ASC certified

Posted on September 27th 2017

Loch Fyne Oysters has become the first mussel farm in Scotland, and the first blue mussel producer worldwide, to receive certification against the ASC bivalve standard. The farm received the…

ASC Response to SeaChoice Report Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification in Canada: Technical Report

Posted on September 12th 2017

As an organisation borne from a multi-stakeholder process and dedicated to transparency and ongoing improvements to our standards and processes, the ASC is pleased to receive input from those who…

ASC certified oyster farm winner of Japan Excellence Awards for Biodiversity 

Posted on August 24th 2017

The ASC certified oyster farm Miyagi Prefecture Fishery Cooperative Association in Japan has been awarded the fifth Japan Awards for Biodiversity by the AEON Environmental Foundation. In March 2016, the…

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