Tag Archives: Aquaculture Stewardship Council


When done responsibly, fish farming—also known as aquaculture—presents a solution to meeting the increasing food demand of a growing global population. Farmed seafood already accounts for more than half of all the fish and shellfish we eat. According to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation, the greatest increase in seafood production will be from…
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International initiative launched to promote sustainable salmon fishing

INDUSTRY LEADERS from the global salmon farming sector yesterday (15TH August) launched a new international initiative to promote sustainable salmon fishing practices.   The new Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) brings together 15 of the world’s biggest salmon producers under a single commitment of industry cooperation and transparency within the supply chain, to drive sustainability progress.…
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New salmon farming standards

A NEW SET of standards has been launched to improve the environmental and social impact of the salmon farming industry.   After years of development, the Salmon Aquaculture Dialogue has announced the completion of new global standards for salmon farming and is now handing over the standards to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), which will oversee…
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