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Sustainability Performance


    The seafood industry is a complex global network that touches communities, economies and ecosystems around the world. We strive to play a positive role, setting high standards for ourselves and collaborating widely — with stakeholders large and small — to support responsible and sustainable practices everywhere. We work with governments, NGOs, researchers, trade associations and investors on our shared objective: securing seafood as a sustainable source of nourishment for everyone. Key partnerships and affiliations include:


    Sustainable seafood continues to be among the highest priorities for High Liner Foods as we look to feed a growing world population now and in the future. The strict criteria we use to define responsibly source wild-caught and farmed seafood is based on various certification schemes the Global Seafood Sustainability Initiative (GSSI) and industry experts assure will protect the integrity of the species, stock and environment.

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    Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified or from suppliers undergoing full ASC assessment; Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certified (1-4 stars);
    From credible, publicly documented Aquaculture Improvement Projects (AIP); or OceanWiseTM recommended or rated Best Choice of Good Alternative by Seafood WatchTM

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