In 2010, Saeby Fish Canners Ltd. was awarded MSC sustainability certification. The MSC certificate guarantees that the fish were caught on a sustainable basis. The certificate also guarantees that the company complies with set guidelines and requirements throughout the production process. MSC works to preserve natural marine environments and to safeguard fish stocks through the application of principles for sustainable fish populations, minimisation of environmental impact, and effective control. All our suppliers are likewise MSC-certified.
MSC for mackerel from the North-East Atlantic is currently suspended on account of international disagreements concerning quota distribution.
IFS (International Food Standard)
Saeby Fish Canners Ltd. is certified in accordance with IFS, which is backed by all major retail chains in Germany, France and Italy. Over and above the HACCP requirements, IFS makes specific demands on the company’s layout, hygiene regulations and staff education and training. These aspects are checked during regular control visits.
See IFS certificate
BRC (British Retail Consortium)
Saeby Fish Canners Ltd. is certified in accordance with the BRC standard, which has been developed by a conglomerate of British retail chains. Together, these chains cover more than 90 per cent of the British retail market. Over and above the HACCP requirements, this standard makes specific demands on the company’s layout, hygiene regulations and education and training. These aspects are checked during regular control visits.
The inspection report from the Ministry of Food