Japan’s First ASC Certified Coho Salmon Becomes Available at Retail, E-Commerce
Marukin Co. has a lot to celebrate. The owner and operator of a salmon farm in the Onagawa, Miyagi prefecture in Northeast Japan is the first coho salmon farm in Japan to acquire Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification. And now their ASC certified products will be available in the retail and e-commerce market.
In 2017 the company launched Japan’s first Aquaculture Improvement Project (AIP) with Ocean Outcomes Japan Program (which has since merged with Seafood Legacy) and local fishermen, with the goal of acquiring ASC certification...
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