Pangasius farm Vam Nao 2 achieves ASC certification

Posted on May 22nd 2017

Vam Nao 2 has achieved certification against the ASC pangasius standard for responsible aquaculture after assessment by independent certifier Bureau Veritas. The farm is based in Vietnam’s An Giang Provence…

ASC Builds Momentum in Americas with Appointment of Peter Redmond

Posted on May 10th 2017

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) today announced that Peter Redmond has been appointed Vice President of Market Development for their operations in North America. Peter is a seafood industry veteran…

MSC and ASC welcome Lidl to discuss the power of partnerships

Posted on April 26th 2017

The MSC and ASC join leading seafood producers and buyers at the Seafood Futures Forum to discuss how partnerships are driving positive, global change and keeping seafood supplies secure. Brussels…

Completion of Standards Review, GSSI Benchmark Process Among Recent Developments at ASC

Posted on April 18th 2017

In only its seventh year of operation, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has experienced steady growth and been recognised as one of the most highly regarded certification schemes in the…

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council Looks Forward to Seafood Expo Global

Posted on April 14th 2017

Amid a period of continued robust growth, The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is gearing up for another exciting Seafood Expo Global in Brussels from 25 to 27 April. For the…

Piscifactoria Del Alba is first to achieve ASC certification in Spain

Posted on April 13th 2017

Piscifactoria Del Alba is the first farm to gain ASC certification in Spain. The farm received the certificate after an audit performed by Acoura Marine Limited, which found the company…

First Scandinavian hotel group to offer their guests sustainable seafood

Posted on March 29th 2017

Norwegian owned Nordic Choice Hotel Group, comprised of five hotel chains, has obtained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification for all its hotel restaurants in Norway…

A Focus on Feed at the ASC Partner Update Meeting

Posted on March 20th 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, the ASC opened the second day of Seafood Expo North America with a partner update meeting. In front of an early morning audience, the ASC…

In celebration of International Women”s Day: Michelle Bluhm of Marine Harvest shares her thought on women in seafood

Posted on March 8th 2017

International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) today one in two workers in the seafood…

The ASC and MSC open public consultation for the joint Seaweed Standard

Posted on March 2nd 2017

The MSC and ASC have just launched a second 60-day public consultation on the joint Seaweed standard. Interested parties are invited to view the proposed Seaweed Standard and share their…

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