SFP Gets First UK Supplier to Join Its Public Scoring Project using SFP's Rankings
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton September 15, 2016
Joseph Robertson of Aberdeen will be the UK’s first seafood supplier to participate in SFP’s Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP) .
As more major western fisheries are certified, NGOs have emphasized scoring schemes to try and carve out distinctions between healthy certified fisheries, and at the same time keep up buyer demand for their improvement projects.
Ocean Disclosure is SFP's attempt to have companies link their purchasing species/areas to SFP's own scoring system, that gives even MSC certified fisheries various rankings from A to C.
For example, Norwegian inshore cod is fully MSC certified, but SFP ranks this a "C" fishery, compared to others such as Russian salmon, which it ranks "A"
Morrisons, Skretting, the Co-Operative, Biomar and Asda are all renewing their participation in the project this year...
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