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…to pay fees an on annual basis (January-December) ASC Logo / Claim User Guide Feed Mills ASC-MSC Seaweed Label User Guide Seaweed operations that meet the standard gain the right…

In the media

…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…

The Beating Heart of ASC Certified Abalone Farming in South Korea 

…out, as well as cultivation and harvesting of seaweed for feed. Abalone farming isn’t just work for Sangbong, it’s a family legacy. It’s in his blood. His father, born and…

Annual report 2021

…all interested stakeholders to ensure our standards represent the best performance across these sectors and respond to emerging needs. Eleven ASC standards along with the joint ASC-MSC Seaweed Standard define…

Farmer Stories

seaweed farmer: “I believe that this industry can be sustained only by upgrading seaweed farming and products to gain global trust.” YongChil Jang, CEO Janghueng Musan Gim Cooperative Read the…

A Focus on Feed at the ASC Partner Update Meeting

March 20, 2017

…public consultations for the joint ASC-MSC Seaweed Standard. You can provided input on the development of the seaweed project and learn more about the work of the ASC at asc-aqua.org…

Abalone farm first to achieve certification in South Korea

October 5, 2018

…Government prioritizes assisting fisheries in shifting towards responsible and eco-friendly seafood production, as part of its seafood product differentiation strategy. By the time when the next Wando Seaweeds Expo is…

Aquaculture – a practice with an ancient past

January 8, 2019

…pond created by damming a river using large stones, and which provided fish for Hawaiian royalty of the time. Seaweed is the latest ASC standard (created jointly with MSC) but…

Aquatic foods offer great potential for providing more sustainable diets, finds new research

September 16, 2021

…such as seaweed, bivalves, and certain carps. The research, entitled “Environmental performance of blue foods,” was one of five initial scientific papers published as part of the Blue Food Assessment…

Cheers to Regal Springs: Happy 10th anniversary to the world’s first ASC certified fish farm

August 15, 2022

…since, more than 1,700 aquaculture farms around the world have met the ASC standard to become ASC certified. That currently represents nearly 2.5 million tonnes of seafood and seaweed harvested…

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