ASC Launches New Standards for Tropical Marine Finfish, Flatfish and Revision to Pangasius Standard

Posted on July 1st 2019

To meet the growing market demand for Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified seafood, the organisation has had to develop new standards. Last year saw the publication of the Sea Bass,…

ASC Statement on Fraud Allegations Regarding Nova Austral

Posted on June 29th 2019

Claims of intentional fraud at Nova Austral’s Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified farms are currently under investigation. Control Union Peru, the independent conformity assessment body that certified the Nova Austral…

First ASC Certified Rainbow Trout Oil Launched in Scandinavia

Posted on June 19th 2019

Health savvy Scandinavians will now be able to purchase the world’s first fish oil made from ASC certified rainbow trout. The product is already being sold in Sweden under the…

Chinese Retailer Hema Fresh Makes ASC Commitment

Posted on June 14th 2019

Chinese retailer Hema Fresh has committed to work towards selling only ASC certified Atlantic salmon under its own brand label Difresco, the first brand in China to do so. The…

First Farms Certified Against New ASC Seabass, Seabream, and Meagre Standard

Posted on June 11th 2019

Four farms in Turkey and Greece have simultaneously become the first in the world to be certified to the ASC’s new Seabass, Seabream, and Meagre Standard. Two farms operated by…

German Farm Heidefisch Welcomes Several Thousand Cyclists For Tour

Posted on June 5th 2019

Several thousand cyclists in Germany took advantage of the sunny weather this weekend to visit the family-run trout farm Heidefisch as part of the Tour de Flur event. The Tour…

Two Reports Highlight Continued Growth of Certified Seafood in The Netherlands

Posted on June 4th 2019

Two reports released this week have highlighted the continued growth of certified seafood in The Netherlands. Analysis by ASC and the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) shows that Dutch supermarkets have…

ASC’s Feed Standard Another Step Closer to Completion

Posted on May 24th 2019

ASC’s Feed Standard is another step closer to completion following a successful final in-person meeting of the Standard’s Steering Committee this month. The Steering Committee reached an in principle agreement…

ASC Products Well Represented at Asia’s Largest Food Innovation Exhibition

Posted on May 22nd 2019

ASC certified products were well represented as Asia’s largest food innovation exhibition got underway this week in Shanghai. SIAL China began on 14 May at the Shanghai New International Expo…

Brazil’s First ASC Certified Salmon Goes on Sale in Swift Stores

Posted on May 7th 2019

For the first time shoppers in Brazil can buy ASC certified salmon thanks to a new range of products in Swift supermarkets. Four ASC labelled salmon products are available to…

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