Seafood Legacy signs MOU with ASC in a step towards a more responsible Japanese seafood industry

Posted on September 14th 2022

Tokyo-based social and environmental organisation Seafood Legacy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). Being one of the largest seafood markets in the world,…

ASC releases new version of its Salmon Standard (v 1.4)

Posted on September 5th 2022

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has updated its Salmon Standard and published version 1.4, following a rigorous science-based review process. The revision, which has a specific scope on sea lice…

ASC launches public consultation on Fish Health and Welfare and Benthic Impacts in ASC Farm Standard

Posted on September 1st 2022

From September 1 to October 31, 2022, ASC is running a public consultation to refine proposals for two major topics in the upcoming ASC Farm Standard, Fish Health and Welfare…

New GIS portal allows easier submission and faster verification for farms and certifiers

Posted on August 25th 2022

ASC is transitioning the way in which farm-related spatial data are submitted. Our new GIS (Geographic Information System) Data Form v1.2 allows producers to locate and digitise their farm perimeter…

Cheers to Regal Springs: Happy 10th anniversary to the world’s first ASC certified fish farm

Posted on August 15th 2022

Ten years ago on this very day, the first fish farm in the world earned ASC certification – Regal Springs’ Lake Toba tilapia farm in Sumatra, Indonesia.  In the decade…

Most comprehensive ASC consumer research to date highlights potential of seafood to be sustainable source of protein

Posted on August 2nd 2022

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has completed its most comprehensive consumer research to date, interviewing more than 12,000 consumers in 12 different countries about their perception and consumption of seafood.…

ASC launches new documents to strengthen farm audits and operationalise the new Feed Standard

Posted on July 12th 2022

ASC has today, 14th July 2022, released revised Certification and Accreditation Requirements (CAR) and Certification Requirements for Unit of Certification (RUoC) for the ASC Farm Standards, and new CAR and…

“The Road to Sustainable Aquaculture”: ASC’s side event at the UN Ocean Conference and evaluation of its performance against the SDGs

Posted on June 27th 2022

As part of the UN Ocean Conference 2022 in Lisbon, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) in collaboration with the Blue Food Partnership (a platform of the World Economic Forum led…

ASC summer “Shrimp Summit” will unite farmers, retailers and suppliers around certified shrimp production

Posted on June 24th 2022

ASC to host inaugural summer “Shrimp Summit” This July 12-13, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) of North America will host a first-of-its-kind seminar in Guayaquil, Ecuador – a booming region…

Line-up released for the first ever Global Shrimp Forum

Posted on June 10th 2022

The Inaugural Global Shrimp Forum, which will take place in Utrecht between the 6th – 8th September has confirmed its detailed conference programme and announced the first 50 speakers. Another…

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