In Spain the market share of certified sustainable fish is around 2%. The consumer's work in their individual purchase decisions is essential, but even more so is that of the distributors with their purchasing policies ...
According to the latest survey carried out by MSC together with the Global Scan consultancy, 54% have changed their habits for a more responsible one with regard to the purchase of fish (reduction, change of species, certification, etc.)
Our recommendation is to prefer certified fish, Atlantic species, diversify, seasonal, local (although it does not guarantee that it is sustainable)
We will "assign a" "YES" "to this question if:
- The company declares a proportion of certified sustainable fish products in proportion to the total number of fish products is 80% or more, both fresh and frozen. You must clearly indicate what type of certifcations you offer.
In the case of frozen fish, we consider only the own brand.
Among the main certifications and reference standards in sustainable fishing are:
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), Naturland, Bioland, BAP Best Aquaculture Practice, social and environmental sustainability label �Friends of the Sea�, principles of the ISSF (International Seafood Sustainability Foundation), Fishing Tuna Responsible APR of Aenor Confort, ISO 195006 Sustainable fishing,, Dolphin Safe, Fad-free, GLOBALG.AP and organic farming of the
We will assign a "NO" if:
- The company does not publish its proportion of certified sustainable fish or it is less than 80%
This information can be found in any of the following reports published on the companies' website:
- Annual memory
- Corporate Social Responsibility Report
- Sustainability Report
- Environmental Report
- Report on Carbon Footprint
- Non-Financial Information Statement (EINF)