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March 30, 2023

ASC Brings Big Island Flavor to Philly’s Sustainable Seafood Scene

ASC and Chef Kiki Aranita Serve up Blue Ocean Mariculture’s Hawaiian Kanpachi at James Beard Foundation’s Taste America The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) this week freshened up Philadelphia with a splash of Hawaii as it served responsibly raised seafood to the city’s choicest culinary connoisseurs. On March 28, ASC joined James Beard nominated writer and […]

February 1, 2023

ASC’s latest consumer research highlights seafood’s potential as a sustainable protein source

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. Here is what we found:   Health: the #1 reason for buying seafood   In all 12 markets, health is the primary driver for consumers buying […]

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January 23, 2023

ASC Wraps 1st Year of North American Campaign, Millions Reached in the Name of Certified Seafood

With year one complete, ASC looks toward bigger year ahead in 2023 The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has capped the first year of its unprecedented North American marketing campaign, celebrating responsibly raised seafood alongside over 50 industry partners through an array of in-person events and online activations reaching millions of consumers. As revealed last March […]

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January 14, 2023

Feed Mills Can Now Apply For Certification To ASC’s Feed Standard

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council is pleased to announce a new milestone with the ASC Feed Standard. From January 14th, 2023, feed mills can now apply for certification to ASC’s Feed Standard which covers environmental, social and legal requirements for both the feed mill’s own operations and for suppliers of ingredients used in their feed production. […]

December 20, 2022

ASC the Only Major Aquaculture Certification Still Rated “Buy” in Chile’s Red Regions

Recent Rating Downgrades by Seafood Watch Highlight Strength of ASC’s Leading Global Standards Although Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch recently rated steelhead trout as Red (Avoid) in key regions of Chile, farms with ASC certification are still recommended as “Buy” (Good Alternative). This is critical for the large-scale retail and foodservice operators who rely on […]

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December 15, 2022

Promoting Transparency and Verifiable Performance: ASC Releases First SDG Report

The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has released a report that looks at how responsible aquaculture can contribute to the United Nation’s 17 Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The paper also develops a methodology to quantify how ASC […]

November 8, 2022

Chile’s Salmon Summit Unites Retailers and Producers Toward North American Market

On October 24-27, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), together with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), convened in Puerto Varas, Chile with a select group of North American retailers and suppliers for the first “ASC & WWF Salmon Workshop and Summit,” aimed at connecting the North American retail landscape to ASC-certified salmon production more directly. The […]

October 31, 2022

Fortune Fish & ASC Celebrate Certified Seafood at Ghoulishly Great October Gathering

Not to scare you, but last week Fortune Fish & Gourmet capped National Seafood Month and kicked off Halloween by hosting 75+ influencers for a “Scary Good Certified Seafood Celebration” at its Coastal Seafoods retail store in Minneapolis. Held Oct. 26 together with the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), the invite-only gathering joined food media, social […]

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October 23, 2022

ASC’s Miami-Themed Activation at Nation’s Premier Seafood Celebration Among its Largest 2022 Consumer Promotions

ASC and global producer Pescanova showcase certified shrimp at South Beach Seafood Festival for National Seafood Month On the sunny shores of Miami Beach, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) North America and Pescanova USA served up ASC-certified seafood to more than 3,000 visitors at the nation’s premier crustacean celebration, the 10th annual South Beach Seafood […]

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October 12, 2022

Riverence Provisions LLC and Riverence Farms LLC Achieve Challenging ASC Certification

Riverence Provisions LLC and Riverence Farms LLC – collectively the nation’s largest trout producers – have achieved certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) All three organizations announced this news during National Seafood Month, October, 2022. Riverence Farms LLC and Riverence Provisions LLC, along with their two trusted contract farmers, Blind Canyon Aqua Ranch Inc. […]

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