Between the ocean and your plate, fish and seafood products may pass through many stages. Supply chains can be very complicated. The MSC Chain of Custody Standard ensures that products from MSC certified sustainable fisheries are traceable and separated from non-certified products.
What is assessed?There are five key principles that every company must meet to achieve certification.
Companies must purchase certified product from a certified supplier
Certified products are clearly identifiable
Certified products are separated from non-certified
Traceable and recorded
Certified products are traceable and volumes are recorded
The organisation has a management system