One important tool in the Group’s quality and environmental efforts is certification according to international standards.
Lerøy Seafood Group has been involved in the development of the ASC-standard since 2004. In 2013, Lerøy Seafood Group was the first company worldwide to be certified according to the ASC standard. ASC-certification guarantee that our aquaculture operations are conducted in an environmentally sound and sustainable manner.
The main principles in the ASC standard are:
Lerøy has chosen to certify its sites in line with the demand from the market for certified fish. Moreover, all sites operate in accordance with the requirements that apply in the ASC-standard.
The aim is to continue the certification process according to the ASC standard.
In 2020, 64 % of our production capacity is ASC – certified.
GlobalG.A.P. is a standard for environmental conditions covering the Group’s production activities and the employees’ working environment. The standard covers the production process from roe stage to fish slaughter.
The main principles in the GLOBALG.A.P. standard are: