100% of Greenland halibut caught in the EU now MSC certified
Most of the catch being exported to China and Japan for fillets, sushi and sashimi. In Europe, the biggest markets are Germany and Spain.
(EUROPEAN UNION, 6/4/2019)
Today, following a 13-month assessment, Doggerbank Seefischerei GmbH halibut fishery, off the west coast of Greenland has been certified to Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) sustainable fishing standards. The assessment was carried out by a four-member evaluation team headed by Control Union Pesca Ltd. All the fisheries catching Greenland halibut in the EU are now MSC-certified and are fishing sustainably.