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ASC Certificate

What is the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)?

The purpose of ASC to ensure a responsible aquaculture sector. Founded in 2010 by WWF and IDH (Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative) the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is an independent not for profit organisation with global influence.

ASC aims to be the world's leading certification and labelling programme for responsibly farmed seafood. The ASC's primary role is to manage the global standards for responsible aquaculture, which were developed by the WWF Aquaculture Dialogues.

ASC works with aquaculture producers, seafood processors, retail and foodservice companies, scientists, conservation groups and consumers to:

  • Recognise and reward responsible aquaculture through the ASC aquaculture certification programme and seafood label.
  • Promote best environmental and social choice when buying seafood.
  • Contribute to transforming seafood markets towards sustainability.

This is a wonderful milestone and a valuable addition to our other certificates;

  • ISO 22000
  • ISO 50001
  • GLOBAL GAP

Want to know more about the ASC-Standard? Check out their website: http://www.asc-aqua.org/