MSC Forecasts Record-Breaking Sustainable Tuna Sales
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has forecasted record sales of tuna featuring its blue MSC label, reaching 130,000 metric tons in 2021-22, over double the amount sold five years ago (50,000 MT).
The MSC credited an increase in commitments from seafood companies and retailers including Lidl, Aldi, Edeka, Rio Mare, Followfood, Waitrose, Walmart and John West Australia to source only sustainable tuna.
Fishing companies are also behind the increased sales, according to the MSC because of their increased investment in sustainable harvesting practices in order to achieve certification...
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