The Sustainable Seafood Movement is an initiative born as a result of overexploited and destroyed marine ecosystems throughout the world.  Awareness campaigns are vital and should focus on educating people and encouraging them to purchase sustainable seafood products that consider the conservation of marine species.

Seafood buyers are increasingly searching for ways to choose only products that are sourced from well-managed capture fisheries or aquaculture production facilities and to understand and reduce the environmental risks related to their seafood purchasing choices.

Our sustainable seafood news page will answer all your seafood questions!  

We regularly update this page to cover all aspects of seafood news, including up to date information about the seafood trade and all the latest insights from the seafood industry. You can also what’s going on in the seafood market and access current information about the retail sector with seafood supermarket news.

By clicking on the links below you can also access Friend of the Sea Webinars and online courses that cover a wide range of topics such as ‘Hydroponics: leading the way towards a mover sustainable agriculture’ to ‘Social accountability in Fisheries’.

If you are looking for seafood solutions click on the links below to see the latest seafood, aquaculture and fisheries news.

Webinar on “The pursuit of excellence in the distribution and promotion of sustainable seafood products. Mazara Fish case study” – 27th of October 2021 at 3:00 pm in Milan, CET

21/10/2021

Dear Madam/Sir, Friend of the Sea would like to invite you to the upcoming free of charge webinar on “ The pursuit of excellence in the distribution and promotion of sustainable seafood products.  Mazara Fish case study ” This webinar can be of interest to:   – Fishing companies   – Seafood producers and traders   – Retail and wholesale chains   – […]

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Friend of the Sea Announces New Collaboration with Bamber & Bruce Certification Body to Carry Sustainability Audits.

19/10/2021

Bamber & Bruce is the oldest private analytical laboratory in Sri Lanka, assisting the regional trade industry in attaining international quality standards. Friend of the Sea, the global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, is pleased to announce the collaboration with Bamber & Bruce LTD certification body. Henceforth, […]

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Sarl Al Trading (Monaco): Pacific oyster

14/10/2021

Status: plannedExpected audit date: 10/12/2021Type of Audit: initialCertification Body: London Associati Ltd.Scope: FOS v.5, FOS – Aqua Shellfish v.3Species: Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas)

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Kibu Pte Ltd (Singapore): skipjack tuna

14/10/2021

Status: plannedExpected audit date: 15/12/2021Type of Audit: initialCertification Body: London Associati Ltd.Scope: FOS CoC – FO FF, FM, FO and O3 v.5 Species: skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)

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Del Pacifico Seafoods (Mexico): blue shrimp

14/10/2021

Status: plannedExpected audit date: 30/11/2021Type of Audit: initialCertification Body: London Associati Ltd.Fishing area: FAO 77Fishing method: purse seine and suripera Scope: FOS Wild fish v.4,  FOS CoC  v.5Species: blue shrimp (Litopenaeus stylirostris)

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Ethical and Sustainable Fashion Hits the Runway at Milan Fashion Week – Brazilian Fashion Houses launch Friend of the Earth’s Certified Collections.

12/10/2021

Sustainable and ethical fashion was in the spotlight at the Milan Fashion Week. During the Brasil Eco Fashion Week side event, eight Brazilian companies were promoted by Friend of the Earth for their commitment to reducing the impact on the environment.   The glamorous event – including a showroom and fashion show – allowed companies to present […]

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AQUARIUM RUBRUM, the first Italian aquarium to be certified Friend of the Sea for its commitment to the conservation of the marine environment.

08/10/2021

Aquarium Rubrum is the first Italian alive red coral aquarium to obtain the International Friend of the Sea Sustainable Aquarium Certification. It is located inside the San Giacomo tower in Alghero, Sardinia (Italy) and the project comes from an idea of the artisan Davide Simula, in collaboration with the Marine Protected Area of Capo Caccia – Isola Piana […]

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Weishardt Becomes First Fish Collagen Producer to Obtain Friend of the Sea Sustainability Certification.

04/10/2021

Weishardt is one of the leading global suppliers of high-quality fish gelatin and fish collagen peptides for the food & beverage, nutrition, pharmaceutical, and beauty industries. Friend of the Sea, the preeminent certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, is pleased to announce the certification of Weishardt for sustainable fish […]

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Webinar on “Friend of the Sea certification for products from sustainable fishing and aquaculture in Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Benefits and added value.”

28/09/2021

Dear Madam/Sir,  Friend of the Sea together with SGS Lanka would like to  invite you to the upcoming webinar, ‘Friend of the Sea – Your  Gateway to EU Market through Sustainable Fishery’. FOS certification helps you demonstrate your commitment to retailers and consumers alike and gain access to key seafood markets for your products.   AGENDA •Global and local outlook on seafood sustainability  market […]

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