Seaweed production units in assessment:

  • Haedam Co., Ltd.

Target species: Pyropia, P. tenera, P. yezoensis 
Country: South Korea
Client: Sungjin, Jeong
Client contact:

CAB: Lloyd’s Register
Contact details: Charlotte Middleton
Email address:
Phone number:(+44) (0) 131 619 2163

Site visit: 16 – 18 December 2020 (3 days)   (see announcement below)

  • Veramaris LLC. Blair, Nebraska, United States

Target species: Schizochytrium spp.
Country: United States
Client contact: Neil Leininge,

CAB: Global Trust Certification
Contact details: Elaine O’Donoghue
Email address:
Phone number: +1 402 237-3624

Site visit: 22nd–23rd June 2020 (see announcement below)

The Public Comment Draft Report is now available for stakeholder consultation (see document here). The ASC-MSC provides a set of guidelines and templates to assist in the transfer of information between stakeholders and Certification Bodies. These should be used for any comments you wish to make on this or any other stage of the assessment process and can be found here.

Should you wish to submit comments please complete the relevant section and return it to us no later than 17:00 UTC on 22nd November 2020.

The Final Report and Determination for the ASC-MSC seaweed assessment is now available on the link here.  The Determination reached by SAI Global’s decision-makers is that: – The operation should be certified.

Now, follows a period of 10  working days during which eligible parties may file a ‘Notice of Objection’ to the Final Draft Report and Determination. Notices of Objection’ must be submitted by: ▪ 17:00 UTC on Monday, 15 December 2020.

‘Notices of Objection’ should be filed following the ASC-MSC Objection Procedure found in Annex B of the ASC-MSC Certification and Accreditation Requirements.

No notice of objection during the  period required for comment on the Final Report. Therefore, we are delighted to announce the release of the Public Certification Report for Veramaris  and that Veramaris is now certified under the ASC-MSC Seaweed Standard. Veramaris is now now certified for 3 years, subject to successful completion of annual surveillance audits.

Previous production units in assessment

For information about previous assessments, reports are available on the certified seaweed operations euglena Co., Ltd and Gijang Sustainable Seaweed Network. Please find documents below.

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