The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) is a leadership initiative established by global farmed salmon producers, focused on making significant progress on sustainability. This group is committed to fully realizing a shared goal of providing a highly sustainable source of healthy food to feed a growing global population, whilst minimizing our environmental footprint, and continuing to improve our social contribution.
Immediate challenges were seen to include matters related to biosecurity, sustainability of feed stocks, and environmental impacts of the industry. The group agreed that this is an area where co-operation and shared ambition could be a game changer for the whole industry. 15 members have now committed to substantial change, and work has begun to ensure greater transparency, and to address industry problems.
The GSI recognize that success will only come with the co-operation and support of stakeholders, and are currently in discussions to finalize their activities.
Hotel group Iberostar obtains MSC’s chain of custody Spain
Iberostar Group presented on Friday its new sustainable fisheries initiative together with the Marine Stewardship Council, becoming the first hotel chain in southern Europe to have the chain of custody of MSC.
Fresh cod exports grow but frozen cod sales fall Norway
A total of 5,700 tonnes of fresh cod, including fillets, were exported with a total value of USD 25.2 million in May, representing a 4 per cent growth in volume and a 12 per cent increase in value, according to the Norwegian Seafood Council.