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…

ASC launched Multi-Site Methodology

Posted on August 10th 2017

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has finalised and launched the methodology for multi-site certification. The new procedure will allow companies to certify more than one farm at a time through a…

ASC Seeks Inputs on Monitoring and Evaluation Programme

Posted on July 20th 2017

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) mission is to transform aquaculture towards environmental sustainability and social responsibility using efficient market mechanisms that create value across the chain.  To ensure the programme…

ASC Certified Tilapia Recommended by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch ® Program

Posted on July 20th 2017

With the release of a new benchmark report today, Monterey Bay Aquarium has recognised Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified tilapia as equivalent or better to their Seafood Watch yellow rating—the…

Press Release: Aquaculture Stewardship Council Salmon Recommended by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch ® Program

Posted on June 5th 2017

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is pleased to announce today that with the release of a new benchmark report, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program now recognises the ASC…

First Draft of Tropical Marine Finfish Standard Open for Public Consultation

Posted on June 1st 2017

The Tropical Marine Finfish Standard has been handed over to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and is now open for public consultation. The standard focuses…

The ASC Opens Public Consultation for Three Standards

Posted on June 1st 2017

The ASC has just launched the first of two 30-day public comment periods for three new standards-   the ASC Flatfish Standard; the ASC Sea Bass, Sea Bream and Meagre Standard;…

ASC meets Sociedad Nacional Galapagos

Posted on May 29th 2017

The Ecuadorian shrimp aquaculture company Sociedad Nacional Galapagos (SONGA) received ASC certification for its cluster farms Bonanza Farm and Roblemar Farm. The certificate was handed over to SONGA by Guillermo…

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