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Albacore with MSC certification in an Eroski shop. (Photo: Eroski)

Eroski expands its product range with MSC certification

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018, 22:20 (GMT + 9)

Eroski kicks off its second season of sales of fish with blue seal of sustainable fishing 'MSC' with three new certified products: lobster, unsalted cod trays and surimi.

These products are added to the range of fish that is already marketed with the 'MSC' seal, consisting of skrei cod, Cantabrian anchovy and albacore, all under their own brand.

The company recalls that almost a year ago it became the first retail chain in Spain to pass the audit of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for the certification of the chain of custody of fresh fish and products from sustainable fishing grounds.

The sustainable fisheries accreditation 'MSC' audits both the fishery and the companies involved in the whole fish handling process, so that traceability and good practices are guaranteed throughout the chain of custody.

In total, Eroski has purchased in the first 12 months since it obtained the certification 1,000 tonnes of fish with blue seal of 'MSC' of sustainable fishing, all under its Eroski Natur brand. The cooperative's forecast is that the commercialization of fresh fish with the 'MSC' eco-label will reach two million kilos per year by 2020.

"At Eroski we are committed to a more sustainable food model and we work to offer the consumer new options that allow their practice," said Eroski Health and Sustainability Director Alejandro Martínez Berriochoa. "The first campaign with the sustainability certification 'MSC' has been very positive both in the volume of sales and in the progression of species incorporated in accordance with our commitment to support fisheries that respect the marine ecosystem," he added.

"We are very satisfied with the close collaboration we have with the Eroski cooperative. We especially appreciate that the commitment to increase the supply of fish with the blue seal MSC is accompanied by communication on sustainable fishing," said Laura Rodríguez, director of MSC in Spain and Portugal.

 


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