Five more Vietnamese tra fish producers and processors have won the
Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)’s aquaculture production
certificate since the beginning of this year.
According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers
(VASEP), the certificate winners include the Docifish Corporation, the
Go Dang Food Joint stock Company (Godaco), the To Chau Joint stock
Company, Hung Ca Co., Ltd and the Nha Trang Seafood Joint stock Company
So far, 13 local seafood businesses have
been awarded the ASC certificate, which will enable Vietnamese tra fish
to go farther globally.
To receive the
certification, a tra fish producer or a breeder must meet or exceed the
minimum standards on environment and society, such as land and water
usage, water pollution and waste management, genetics and biodiversity,
feed and health management, veterinary medicines and chemicals, and
ASC was founded in 2010 by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH).-VNA