Seafood farmed with care
Look for the green label — you’ll help people and our planet
ASC certified produce is farmed with care to provide you with healthy and tasty seafood.
ASC farmers make a proven impact by protecting their farm’s environment, their workers and their community.
What is ASC?
Why certify seafood farms?
Seafood farming, also known as aquaculture, produces over half of the seafood eaten around the world. It plays an important role in providing healthy, affordable protein to the world’s rapidly growing population. But like all food production, it has impacts and must be done responsibly.
Setting the standard for seafood
ASC develops and manages the strictest standards in the industry. These standards include requirements covering the potential impacts of the farms on the environment, the workers, animal welfare and the surrounding communities.
These standards are important to help ASC farms to become future-proof and play a positive role in a growing industry that provides a living and nutrition for billions around the world.
We envision a world where seafood farming plays a major role in supplying food and social benefits for humanity while minimising negative impacts on the environment.
How we do it
We are working to transform seafood farming for the future through our growing community of ASC certified farms who are meeting the strictest environmental and social requirements.
Cook with responsible seafood
Check out our delicious recipes featuring many varieties of seafood and cuisines from around the world. Join us to make a bigger impact and look for the green label when you shop!
ASC certification has opened the doors to a Michelin-starred restaurant for a Croatian seabass and seabream farm.
Nurturing nature and local peoples: the story of a responsible shrimp farm in Ecuador.
A salmon farm is helping to revive a rural community in Scotland: meet Rosie, a responsible salmon farmer.