CH&Co First British Caterer Awarded MSC Certification
Fish and shellfish are excellent sources of many vitamins and minerals, oily fish such as salmon and fresh tuna in particular. Which is why a healthy diet should include at least two portions of fish a week, including one oily fish.
Knowing how important it is, CH&Co wanted to ensure the fish it serves across all of its businesses is not only a healthy option but a sustainable one, too. CH&Co is the first British catering group to have received Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Certification, demonstrating its commitment to sustainable sourcing of fish.
CH&Co started its journey towards gaining MSC certification many years ago. Amid concerns about dwindling fish stocks it was supplying, CH&Co quickly responded and revised which species were being offered on its menus and switched to pole-and-line caught tuna (both tinned and fresh). Other initiatives including Ugly Fish Friday have been implemented to promote fish as a healthy alternative, using wild and sustainable fish stocks.
George Clark, UK Commercial Manager from Marine Stewardship Council says: “CH&Co has made a remarkable achievement. It has demonstrated that having a sustainable sourcing strategy can be good for business as well as good for the environment.”
Over the next three years MSC auditors will conduct annual audits of CH&Co to ensure compliance. These auditors MSC have already established that CH&Co has participated in adheres to the MSC traceability scheme and is committed to long-term purchasing ofRead More >>