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ASC and MSC are two of the largest certification schemes in the fishing industry. Charlotte Middleton, Aquaculture Schemes Co-ordinator at Lloyd’s Register and Kate Morris, Fisheries Technical Officer, explore the benefits of both.

MSC or ASC cover imageCertification is becoming a must-have for seafood operations.

With there being a global demand for sustainable seafood and ethically sourced fish, wild-capture fisheries and farms must demonstrate their commitment to sustainable fishing.

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) are two assessment programmes for wildcaugh and farmed seafood, which indicate to consumers their product has come from a sustainable source.

Download the article to discover:

  • How to know which standard to invest in
  • Which standard is best for you
  • Top 5 benefits of being certified
  • Best practice
  • Social compliance expectations
  • And preparing for audit.
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