MSC product line hits 7,000

Sainsbury’s on Tuesday announced the launch of its 100th Marine Stewardship Council-certified product, making it the United Kingdom’s largest retailer of sustainably sourced seafood.

Icelandic line-caught haddock adds to the retailer’s array of MSC-certified products.

“Sainsbury’s has led a race to the top as the first retailer in the world to reach this milestone and this is a reflection of their long-standing commitment to MSC-certified sustainable seafood,” said Toby Middleton, MSC U.K. manager. “Sainsbury’s has set the bar very high for retailers around the world and continues to work to raise it. The 2020 commitment is a perfect example of this and Sainsbury’s can be justifiably proud of their achievements.”

Last October, Sainsbury’s announced a sustainability plan to achieve 20 goals by 2020, including independent sustainability certification for all of its fish.

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Seafood Expo Global

21-23 April 2015
Brussels, Belgium

Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global is the largest seafood trade event in the world. The event attracts more than 25,800 buyers and suppliers of fresh, frozen, packaged and value-added seafood products, equipment and services. Attendees travel from 150 countries to do business at the expo. Read More