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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.

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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.

In the media

A collection of articles from relevant seafood journals featuring the ASC.

2023
2022

Yahoo! Life

Food Trends in 2023

30 December 2022

The Guardian

Farmed fish feel pain, stress and anxiety

8 October 2022

BBVA

Los sellos de pesca sostenible: garantizar la producción sin riesgos a futuro

14 December 2022

2021

Intrafish
Opinion piece by Chris Ninnes, ASC CEO
21 June 2021

Seafood Source
Launch of ASC’s new Feed Standard
15 June 2021

The Telegraph
Tips about sustainable seafood
11 May 2021

MSN
Ideas for cooking with shrimp
10 May 2021

Reader’s Digest
Sustainable salmon
11 April 2021

Refinery 29
Tips on sustainable spending
8 February 2021

2020
2019

The Guardian
Tips for sustainable seafood ahead of Christmas
23 December 2019

Undercurrent News
ASC’s major report on Ghost Gear from farms
29 November 2019

The Conversation
Tips on sustainable seafood
22 October 2019

New York Times
Looking at the debate over sustainable shrimp
15 October 2019

The Guardian
Guide to seafood labels for consumers
2 October 2019

Gezond
Tips about sustainable seafood aheadd of Think Fish Week [Dutch language]
23 September 2019

Undercurrent News
Loch Fyne achieves ASC certification
August 7 2019

Intrafish
Migros to source only ASC-certified salmon
August 6 2019

Food Holland
Increase in MSC and ASC certified seafood products [Dutch language]
4 June 2019

Undercurrent News
ASC salmon launched by Cermaq in Brazilian stores
20 May 2019

Seafood Source
Sustainable seafood week in France
30 April 2019

Seafood Source
Launch of ASC group certification
9 April 2019

European Supermarket Magazine
Responsible fish farming in Greece and the Mediterranean
29 March 2019

Undercurrent News
ASC included in Dutch government’s top ten sustainable food labels list
7 February 2019

Renewable Energy Magazine
First ASC-MSC seaweed certification
23 January 2019

2022
2021

Intrafish
Opinion piece by Chris Ninnes, ASC CEO
21 June 2021

Seafood Source
Launch of ASC’s new Feed Standard
15 June 2021

The Telegraph
Tips about sustainable seafood
11 May 2021

MSN
Ideas for cooking with shrimp
10 May 2021

Reader’s Digest
Sustainable salmon
11 April 2021

Refinery 29
Tips on sustainable spending
8 February 2021

2020
2019

The Guardian
Tips for sustainable seafood ahead of Christmas
23 December 2019

Undercurrent News
ASC’s major report on Ghost Gear from farms
29 November 2019

The Conversation
Tips on sustainable seafood
22 October 2019

New York Times
Looking at the debate over sustainable shrimp
15 October 2019

The Guardian
Guide to seafood labels for consumers
2 October 2019

Gezond
Tips about sustainable seafood aheadd of Think Fish Week [Dutch language]
23 September 2019

Undercurrent News
Loch Fyne achieves ASC certification
August 7 2019

Intrafish
Migros to source only ASC-certified salmon
August 6 2019

Food Holland
Increase in MSC and ASC certified seafood products [Dutch language]
4 June 2019

Undercurrent News
ASC salmon launched by Cermaq in Brazilian stores
20 May 2019

Seafood Source
Sustainable seafood week in France
30 April 2019

Seafood Source
Launch of ASC group certification
9 April 2019

European Supermarket Magazine
Responsible fish farming in Greece and the Mediterranean
29 March 2019

Undercurrent News
ASC included in Dutch government’s top ten sustainable food labels list
7 February 2019

Renewable Energy Magazine
First ASC-MSC seaweed certification
23 January 2019

2022

2021

Intrafish
Opinion piece by Chris Ninnes, ASC CEO
21 June 2021

Seafood Source
Launch of ASC’s new Feed Standard
15 June 2021

The Telegraph
Tips about sustainable seafood
11 May 2021

Refinery 29
Tips on sustainable spending
8 February 2021

2020
2019

The Guardian
Tips for sustainable seafood ahead of Christmas
23 December 2019

Undercurrent News
ASC’s major report on Ghost Gear from farms
29 November 2019

The Conversation
Tips on sustainable seafood
22 October 2019

New York Times
Looking at the debate over sustainable shrimp
15 October 2019

The Guardian
Guide to seafood labels for consumers
2 October 2019

Gezond
Tips about sustainable seafood aheadd of Think Fish Week [Dutch language]
23 September 2019

Undercurrent News
Loch Fyne achieves ASC certification
August 7 2019

Intrafish
Migros to source only ASC-certified salmon
August 6 2019

Food Holland
Increase in MSC and ASC certified seafood products [Dutch language]
4 June 2019

Undercurrent News
ASC salmon launched by Cermaq in Brazilian stores
20 May 2019

Seafood Source
Sustainable seafood week in France
30 April 2019

Seafood Source
Launch of ASC group certification
9 April 2019

European Supermarket Magazine
Responsible fish farming in Greece and the Mediterranean
29 March 2019

Undercurrent News
ASC included in Dutch government’s top ten sustainable food labels list
7 February 2019

Renewable Energy Magazine
First ASC-MSC seaweed certification
23 January 2019

Confidental Infomation