Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
If you would like to send us an article, contact Margaret Stacey
   


KM Seafood is a joint venture founded in 2015 by Micarna Group, part of Migros, Switzerland’s largest retailer, together with Kirschauer Aquakulturen.

KM Seafood Achieves Friend of the Sea Certification for Tilapia and Perch

  (SWITZERLAND, 11/24/2017)

KM Seafood recently obtained Friend of the Sea certification for Nile tilapia, European perch, pike and striped perch. A third party audit has confirmed compliance with the organization’s strict requirements for sustainable aquaculture.

KM Seafood is a joint venture founded in 2015 by Micarna Group, part of Migros, Switzerland’s largest retailer, together with Kirschauer Aquakulturen, a well-established producer of tilapia, vannamei shrimps and pangasius based in the city of Schirgiswalde-Kirschau in Eastern Germany. It is a worldwide unique project that aimed at breeding and producing aquaculture products sustainably.

Micarna Group and Kirschauer Aquakulturen joint venture achieves Friend of the Sea certification for tilapia and perch.

Simon Kaufmann, Project Manager of Micarna Group, explains the reason behind the company’s decision to obtain a Friend of the Sea’s certification: “In these times more and more wild caught and aquaculture products are competing in the supermarket shelves. We need to communicate to consumers the benefits of our products regarding sustainability aspects in an easy to understand manner as they don’t have time to evaluate and compare every single article. As an international well-known certification, Friend of the Sea allows us to communicate this complex background in a simple way, giving consumers a base to decide fast between countless options”.

KM Tilapia.

In only two years, KM Seafood has become one of Europe’s biggest perch fingerling producers and it is planning to further develop its platform of self-reproduced species by other interesting and high valuable fresh water species in the future.

To highlight the importance of the acquisition of such an innovative startup in aquaculture as a certified company, Paolo Bray, Director of Friend of the Sea, declares: “The synergy between retailers and local producers is becoming more and more important to ensure environmental sustainability at all levels, not only for wild caught fish, but also in fish farming”.


About Friend of the Sea

Friend of the Sea is an international certification program for products from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture. Over 600 companies in more than 50 countries have relied on Friend of the Sea to assess the sustainable origin of their seafood. Audits, based on the best and the most updated available scientific data, are run by accredited independent certification bodies. Recently the program has expanded to the certification of sustainable shipping, ornamental fish and whale watching operators.

Source: Friend of the Sea

Related News

[email protected]
www.fis.com


Information of the company:
Address: Largo Richini 6
City: Milan
State/ZIP: (20122)
Country: Italy
Phone: +39 2 5821 5791
Fax: +39 2 5821 5400
E-Mail: [email protected]
Skype: friend.of.the.sea
More about:


Location:

View Larger Map



 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE ARTICLES
BigFish Launches New Delicious Fish Cakes
White Dog Labs Announces First Production Plant for its Aquaculture Feed Ingredient, ProTyton™
MCS Publishes its Latest Seafood Ratings
Experts in Transporting Live Fish Around the World
Clean Seas Launches World First SensoryFresh Range Across Europe
Targeting Fish Immunity and Natural Defenses Through Nutrition
Fish Processing in the Digital World
Honor National Seafood Month this October by Choosing the MSC Blue Fish Label
BioMar works with farmers to create a premium shrimp
Umitron Expands Early Stage Funding and Starts Data Service for Aquaculture Insurance
Data Ecosystem For The Global Seafood Industry
Sustainable Omega 3 Consumption: A Positive Trend Set to Increase
Experts in Seafood Packaging
Texas Shrimp Farmers Try New Technology to Prevent Disease
SIMBA Seafood Traceability System Improves Productivity with Real Time Production Updates
Seafood Products that Speak of the Ocean
Largest-Ever Order of NaturaLINE® Goes To MSC
Continued Expansion of Coast & Glen is a Major Jobs Boost for the Local Economy
MSC Scholarship Program Helps Fund Sustainability Research in Four Oceans
Fair Northern Fish for European Consumers
More Articles...

Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
EU fisheries ministers to discuss Baltic Sea fishing proposal
European Union EU Fisheries ministers are meeting at the Fisheries and Agriculture Council in Luxembourg to discuss the Commission's proposal on the Baltic Sea fishing opportunities for 2019 and reach a political agreement.
IFFO’s Annual Conference features high level panel and the EU commission
Italy IFFO’s 58th Annual Conference was opened by IFFO’s President Eduardo Goycoolea who declared that this IFFO conference will challenge and answer the tough questions often facing the industr...
EU renews fishing partnership agreement with Cape Verde
European Union The EU and Cape Verde have agreed to renew the current Sustainable Fishing Partnership Agreement protocol, which expires at the end of the year.
Ecuadorian FIP accepted onto the IFFO RS Improver Programme
United Kingdom Ecuador small pelagics Fishery Improvement Project has successfully met the criteria for acceptance on to the IFFO RS Improver Programme, IFFO RS reported.
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization - Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2018 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER