The Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) and the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) focused on increasing the accessibility of the MSC’s market-based program to fisheries in Indonesia.
The agreement covers cooperation in the development of fishery improvement projects (FIPs), sharing of sustainable fishing best practice using the MSC ‘s Fisheries Standard, and… Read More
A top producer of shellfish and other fish products in Italy, L’Acquachiara S.r.l., has achieved certification under the Friend of the Sea program. With this certification, L’Acquachiara’s products can display the Friend of the Sea eco-label.
“We have always aimed at searching for the best products possible coming from Italian and foreign suppliers in order to comply with the requirements of our customers, who are… Read More
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) announced recently that Canary Islands-based seafood processor and distributor Unión Martín Grupo has become SFP’s newest partner… Read More
The Alaska Seafood Cooperative has entered two new flatfish fisheries into assessment under the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) process… Read More
The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative launched a 30-day public consultation on the GSSI Benchmark Report for the Marine Eco-Label Japan (MEL) scheme on 1 July, 2019.
After applying for recognition under the GSSI program in September, MEL was found to be in alignment with all the GSSI essential components set by the independent experts and the benchmark committee of GSSI. GSSI is now asking for comments from all stakeholders on the… Read More
The fifth annual Tokyo Seafood Symposium will see the event expanded to two days and include the launch of the inaugural Tokyo Sustainable Seafood Award, the event’s organizers announced recently.
The award recognizes and celebrates leaders who have contributed to Japan’s sustainable seafood movement with two categories: 1) the Collaboration category, focused on pre-competitive collaboration between multi-stakeholder groups, and 2)… Read More
Representatives from Walmart, Anova Food, Thai Union, and North Atlantic/Bali Seafood International will be featured speakers at the 2019 SeaWeb Seafood Summit, which will have a major focus on social and human rights challenges in seafood supply chains.
The summit, taking place 10 to 14 June in Bangkok, Thailand, will involve many of the leading voices in the seafood sustainability movement in Asia and globally. Companies taking part in the… Read More