PLAINSBORO, N.J.Firmenich has received certification to the Marine Stewardship Council's (MSC) Chain of Custody standard for its seafood flavors produced from North East Atlantic Codfish, Saithe, and Haddock.
MSC Chain of Custody Certification verifies that any MSC-labeled products originate from fisheries that are certified to the MSC standard for well-managed and sustainable fisheries. This means that the origin fishery operates in manner that keeps fish stocks, other marine life and eco systems healthy. It also indicates that the origin fishery has made efforts to minimize its environmental impact, abides by all local, national and international laws, and operates under the guidance of accepted scientific findings to ensure sustainable use of the marine resources.
"Receiving MSC-certification is a fantastic sustainability achievement for our Seafood Business," said Aldo Uva, president, Firmenich Flavors. "Firmenich is committed to building and supporting sustainable business models within the flavor industry and this is a true reflection of our dedication."