Associations that keep fishing responsible

We understand that the success of our business depends upon the health of our fisheries. The cornerstone of our procurement philosophy is to ensure that our seafood is responsibly sourced from the most sustainable fisheries.

We are proud to support and advance the mandates of the associations below, who encourage sustainable and responsible fishing practices.


Aquaculture Stewardship Council

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is a certification and labeling body for farmed seafood. It manages global standards for responsible aquaculture, recognizing those entities that adhere to environmentally responsible practices.

For more information on the ASC, visit them here.


Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is on a mission towards sustainable fishing, ensuring the oceans are left with enough fish to feed future generations by respecting habitats and maintaining the livelihoods of those who depend on fishing.

For More information about the MSC, visit them here.


Global Aquaculture Alliance

Global Aquaculture Alliance’s mission is to promote responsible aquaculture practices through education, advocacy and demonstration by providing resources to individuals and businesses worldwide who are associated with aquaculture and seafood.

For more information about Global Aquaculture Alliance, visit them here.



BRCGS is a leading brand and consumer protection organisation, used by over 29,000 certificated suppliers over 130 countries, with certification issued through a global network of accredited certification bodies. BRCGS’ Standards guarantee the standardisation of quality, safety and operational criteria and ensure that manufacturers fulfil their legal obligations and provide protection for the end consumer. For more information about BRCGS, visit website here.

Best Aquaculture Practices

Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) is a seafood-specific certification program that addresses 4 key areas of sustainability: environmental, social, food safety, and animal health. It verifies that producers are following best practices to deliver farmed seafood safely and responsibly.

For more information about BAP, visit them here.


Ocean Wise

Ocean Wise is a conservation program that certifies seafood items as ocean-friendly, making it easy for consumers to choose sustainable seafood for the long-term health of our oceans. The Ocean Wise project is one that protects our oceans for future generations.

For more information about Ocean Wise, visit them here.


Aliments du Quebec

Founded in 1996 by the members of the Québec Agri-Food Sector, Aliments du Québec is a non-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote the agri-food industry through the Aliments du Québec and Aliments préparés au Québec brands and their respective derivatives.

For more information on the Aliments du Quebec, visit them here.



Sedex is one of the world’s leading ethical trade service providers, working to improve working conditions in global supply chains. Sedex provides practical tools, services and a community network to help companies improve their responsible and sustainable business practices and source responsibly.

For more information on Sedex, visit them here.