Tokyo Sustainable Seafood Symposium Draws to a Close With 3,800 Online Participants From 57 Different Countries and Regions

November 17, 2020 Seafood Legacy

The theme of this year’s event was “Sustainable Seafood and the Blue Economy in the New Normal.” A total of 108 expert speakers from Japan and abroad took part, and the video content has been viewed over 10,500 times by over 3,800 participants from 57 countries and regions.

Tokyo Sustainable Seafood Symposium 2020 Announces its Program and Speakers

October 9, 2020 Seafood Legacy Co.

This year’s theme is: “Sustainable Seafood and the Blue Economy in the New Normal.” ​The English channel will broadcast the seminar content on Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8), allowing the global audience to view the content and send questions and networking requests to the speakers.

First Red Sea Bream Aquaculture Improvement Project (AIP) in Japan Launched Aiming for ASC Certification in 2021

Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd., Kumamoto Seawater Culture Fisheries Cooperative and Urata Suisan Co., Ltd. have launched Japan’s first red sea bream (madai​) Aquaculture Improvement Project.

Japan’s First ASC Certified Coho Salmon Enters Retail and E-Commerce Market

June 26, 2020 Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.

Marukin launched Japan’s first AIP in 2017. AIPs are collaborative efforts between multiple stakeholders including producers, distributors, NGOs with the purpose of improving the responsibility of aquaculture operations.

Seiyu Becomes First Retailer to Endorse BAP Certification in Japan and Expands Its Sustainable and Responsible Seafood Product Options

Seiyu,​ GK (a Japanese subsidiary of Walmart Inc.) became the first retailer in Japan to introduce the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification to its product line.