Label Rouge – Widely considered one of the most prestigious food standard labels accredited by the French National Commission for Labels and Certification, the French public body responsible for quality and origin marks relating to food products.
Biomar’s Blue Impact initiative aims to drive change in global aquaculture feed production by utilising applied, science-based sustainability methods and selecting low-impact feed ingredients. Through Blue Impact, Biomar is committed to leading the industry in transitioning to net-zero, managing scarce resources, and promoting circular economy thinking.
Ikejime is a set of Japanese techniques used at harvest to ensure the maximum eating qualities of the fish are preserved. Ikejime Quality is an organisation that assesses this process and awards certification. Loch Duart was the first salmon farm in the world to become Ikejime Quality Certified.
The GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Standard applies to a diversity of fish, crustaceans and molluscs and extends to all hatchery-based farmed species, as well as the passive collection of seedlings in the planktonic phase. It covers the entire production chain, from broodstock, seedlings and feed suppliers to farming, harvesting and processing.
BRCGS’ Food Safety Certificated Standards guarantee the standardisation of quality safety and operational criteria and ensure that manufacturers fulfil their legal obligations and provide protection for the end consumer.
Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) - Food, drink and agricultural products with a geographical connection or that are made using traditional methods can be registered and protected as intellectual property. This protection is called a geographical indication (GI). GI protection guarantees a product’s characteristics or reputation, authenticity and origin.
ISO 14001 provides a framework for Environmental Management Systems, enabling organisations to play their part in protecting the environment, fulfilling their environmental obligations, and becoming more competitive through managing operations in a systematic and environmentally considerate way.
The Code of Good Practice for Scottish Finfish Aquaculture (CoGP) was produced in response to the recommendations of the Strategic Framework for Scottish Aquaculture (2003). Since its implementation in 2006, the CoGP has been widely adopted as an industry production standard in Scotland.