“Being a part of an organisation such as the SSC helps us to assess what we are doing, when and why; and to better plan where we can be doing things better in future.”
Fowey Shellfish Co. joined in December 2017
“We understand that sustainability and traceability of our products are as important to our customers as their quality. Aquaculture, managed correctly, has the potential to become one of the main sources of natural protein for our growing population. Being a part of an organisation such as the SSC helps us to assess what we are doing, when and why; and to better plan where we can be doing things better in future.”
More about Fowey Shellfish Co.
We are a Cornish aquaculture business, founded in 1995, growing and harvesting live blue mussels in St Austell bay. Our produce is sold into local wholesale fish merchants as well as direct to the restaurant trade. We are a team of 6 working off two aquaculture vessels and a processing plant on our jetty.
For more information visit our website.
“We are really pleased to be a part of the SSC to continue to ensure we are sourcing seafood in the most sustainable way possible.”
Lidl UK joined in November 2017
“Lidl has been a champion of sustainable seafood sourcing for many years and has a longstanding commitment to sourcing seafood from well managed fisheries and safeguarding fish stocks across the globe. In 2015, Lidl UK became the first retailer to sell MSC certified lobster in the market and we were proud to win the MSC’s mid-sized retailer of the year award in 2016 and 2017.”
More about Lidl UK
Since establishing itself in the UK in 1994, Lidl has experienced continuous growth in Great Britain and today has over 20,000 employees, 680 stores and 11 distribution centres in England, Scotland and Wales. With a presence in 30 countries around the world, the supermarket, which has more than 225,000 employees globally, currently operates approximately 10,000 stores and more than 150 distribution centres in 28 countries globally.
For more information visit our responsible sourcing page.