Sustainable Fishing and Ocean Conservation Receives Close to $1 Million Funding Boost From Sustainable Seafood Ecolabel

Satellite tagging stingrays, translocating sea urchins and developing deep-sea cameras are among the 22 projects and fisheries to have been awarded funding by the internationally recognised sustainable seafood certification and ecolabelling program, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced. 

Forever Oceans Strengthens Leadership Team With Chief Operating Officer Industry Veteran

February 17, 2022 Forever Oceans

Forever Oceans, a leading innovator in sustainable seafood, today announced that aquaculture veteran Ross Gordon joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. The appointment comes as Forever Oceans builds out its production capacity and enters a new growth phase following the historic award of the world’s largest offshore concession for sustainable aquaculture in Brazil.

Satellite Monitoring of Fishing Fleets: a Definitive Answer to Consumer Concerns About Sustainable Seafood

November 8, 2021 Friend of the Sea

Friend of the Sea, the leading international certification of sustainable seafood and Omega3, has developed its own enhanced platform based on satellite technology to monitor the over 2.000 Friend of the Sea approved fishing vessels.

ACON Investments Forms New North American Sustainable Seafood Platform With the Simultaneous Acquisitions of Three Leading Seafood Companies

October 18, 2021 ACON Investments, L.L.C.

ACON Investments, L.L.C. and its affiliates announced the formation of a new North American sustainable seafood platform created by the simultaneous acquisitions and merger of Northern Wind Inc., Suncoast Seafood Inc., and Raymond O’Neill & Son Fisheries Ltd., to create Atlantic Sustainable Catch a premium, sustainable seafood processor and distributor.

Sustainable Seafood Sales Reached an All-Time High as Shoppers Cooked at Home in 2020-21

The momentum behind the sustainable seafood movement continues to grow, according to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the international not for profit responsible for the world’s most widely used sustainable seafood ecolabel. Despite disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, consumers bought record numbers of products with the blue MSC label in 2020-21.