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Why ASC?

We set the standard for seafood. If you see the ASC label on pack, you can be sure that your seafood was farmed with care.

our impact

By choosing ASC labelled seafood, you are making a proven, positive impact on people and the planet.

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Certification

Join the most recognised certification programme as proof of your responsible farming practices to a global audience.

Our impact

ASC creates measurable positive change in global seafood farming.

Find out more

The ASC programme is successful because of all producers and partners involved. Read our reports and stories.

Certification

Join the most recognised certification programme and benefit from trading ASC certified seafood.

Our impact

ASC creates measurable, positive change in global seafood farming.

After certification

In addition to accessing our global network of secure and flexible supply, ASC partners benefit from marketing their ASC certified seafood.

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What types of cookies are there on this website?

Using cookies, web beacons, pixels and/or SDKs helps us to better understand which content is of interest to our website visitors, subscribers to our newsletters etc.

Cookies and personal data

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What cookies are there on this website?

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Sharing data

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Marketing/Tracking

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Sharing data

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Functional

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Marketing/Tracking

Usage

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Sharing data

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Purpose pending investigation

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3 bcookie 3rd Party LinkedIn sets this cookie from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags to recognize browser ID. 2 years
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5 bscookie 3rd Party LinkedIn sets this cookie to store performed actions on the website. 2 years
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8 _fbp 3rd Party This cookie is set by Meta to display advertisements when either on Meta or on a digital platform powered by Meta advertising, after visiting the website. 3 months
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We may from time to time make changes to this Notice (Policy).  Any changes will be published on this website and will be effective as of the date of publication.

This policy was last updated on 27/06/2022.

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