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Quality & sustainability

Certifications

Seven Seas and its sister companies around the world have the following certifications: Marine Stewardship Council certification Aquaculture Stewardship Council certification British Retail Consortium certification – Grade A International Food Standard – Higher Level HACCP...more

Food Safety and Quality

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Seven Seas International prides itself on supplying safe and high quality seafood products to its customers. All our farms, plants and processing facilities are HACCP certified. At a minimum we also are BRC Grade A or IFS Higher Level certified at all our locations. We are audited annually for all of our food safety certifications and employ a dedicated food safety staff to guarantee continued compliance with the standards set forth in these certifications. Good hygienic practices in the handling, manufacturing and transportation of fish and fish products, and adequate refrigeration throughout, can greatly reduce outbreaks of fish-borne illnesses. Measures that ensure high standards of quality and safety, by implication, will also reduce post-harvest losses. The International Organization for Standardisation, the worldwide federation of national standards bodies, defines ‘quality’ as ”the totality...more

Sustainable resources

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What is Sustainability in Seafood? This is a more complicated question than you might think. But the good news is that both businesses and consumers—you—can play a role in maintaining the sustainability of our ocean resources, simply by being informed. The sustainable seafood movement began when scientists, conservationists and leaders in the seafood industry realized that human demand for seafood was having an impact on the long-term viability of fish, one of the world’s most widely traded and valuable wildlife commodities. Seafood sustainability has gained increasing momentum in recent years; beginning with a committed few, it now is fueled by the energy of many leaders from across fishing and fish-farming industries, seafood businesses, media and conservation groups.The word sustainable means different things to different people. Essentially, it is the capacity...more

Contact

Seven Seas International USA
Hotline: +1.828.398.0229
Email: info@7siusa.com
Fax: +1.425.955.8046