ASC Launches Seabass, Seabream and Meagre Standard

Posted on September 20th 2018

The ASC has today announced the launch of a new standard for Seabass, Seabream and Meagre. The standard was developed in response to stakeholder demand for the species, which has…

ASC salmon standard recognised by Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative

Posted on September 17th 2018

The ASC’s salmon standard has been recognised by the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI), a seafood certification industry benchmark.  As well as meeting all of the essential components of the…

Chain of Custody Program Review

Posted on August 29th 2018

ASC joins MSC in inviting stakeholders to participate in the 60-day public consultation on the outcomes of the MSC Chain of Custody (CoC) Program Review to conclude on 15 October…

Largest chain of sushi restaurants in the Nordic region becomes first to serve ASC certified sushi in Sweden

Posted on July 3rd 2018

The Swedish chain Sushi Yama has become the first sushi restaurant in the Nordic region to achieve ASC certification. The restaurant chain attained Chain of Custody certificate following a rigorous…

ASC urges the public to have their say on draft London Food Strategy

Posted on June 25th 2018

As part of his pledge to do everything in his power to help improve food in the city, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has released a draft London Food Strategy.…

Sales of ASC-certified products in the Netherlands rise by a third to 200 million euros

Posted on June 19th 2018

Total sales of ASC-certified products in Dutch supermarkets increased by a third in 2017 as shoppers continue to embrace responsibly sourced seafood. Analysis by research agency IRI found that sales…

ASC statement regarding sea lice issue in Clayoquot Sound, Canada

Posted on May 12th 2018

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) always welcomes input from stakeholders aiming to help improve ASC’s standards and certification processes. Consultation, transparency and independence are central to ASC’s values and our dedication…

ASC Releases Results of First Farmer’s Survey

Posted on April 23rd 2018

As the global aquaculture industry continues to expand rapidly to meet a growing demand for protein, so the need for responsible environmental and social certification becomes ever more important.  The…

Bonjour, it’s Think Fish Week in France!

Posted on February 19th 2018

Today is the launch of La Semaine de la Pêche Responsable, a week-long campaign to encourage French consumers to make an informed choice for certified responsibly farmed and sustainably caught seafood. …

Japanese town celebrates unique commitment to ASC and FSC certification

Posted on February 14th 2018

Minamisanriku Town, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan has achieved an unusual distinction. During an event held at the town hall, city officials announced that the town has earned certifications for…

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