Seanamico has positively concluded Friend of the Sea renewal audit for black tiger shrimps from sustainable aquaculture. Seanamico’s products can now proudly display the international Friend of the Sea sustainability seal of approval.
The farming site is located in the coastal area of Ca Mau province in Vietnam. From an environmental perspective, Seanamico conducts a low impact aquaculture which complies with all Friend of the Sea standards. The farming activity generates no critical alteration to the surrounding ecosystems, such as the mangrove forest. An advanced system of monitoring screens and sluice gates prevents escape of farmed shrimps and entrance of other organisms.
“We believe that Friend of the Sea is the best recognized aquaculture sustainability standard”, claims Mr.Ngo Minh Hien of Seanamico. “The achievement of this certification is a very clear message to our customers about our commitment”.
“Seanamico is a very good example of sustainable seafood production”, comments Paolo Bray, Director of Friend of the Sea.
Friend of the Sea
Friend of the Sea is an international certification program for products from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture. Over 350 companies in more than 50 countries have relied on Friend of the Sea to assess the sustainability of their seafood origins. Audits, based on best and most updated available scientific data, are run by accredited independent certification bodies.
Established in 1983, Seanamico has 2 factories with. The major products are: black tiger shrimp, white and pink shrimp. Seanamico is located at the biggest center of raw material area of Vietnam – Namcan town, Camau province, Vietnam. The top priorities are about skilled and competent workers with many experience management.