December 9, 2018

New England Aquarium to advise NC-based grocery chain on sustainable fishing practices

The Fresh Market Inc., a North Carolina-based of about 130 grocery stores, is the latest food-industry company to team up with the New England Aquarium to promote sustainable fishing practices and responsible aquaculture.

The Fresh Market said it will work with the aquarium to ensure that its seafood suppliers utilize responsible fishing and farming methods that maintain and preserve the ocean’s ecosystem.

For about a decade, the Boston-based aquarium has operated its Sustainable Seafood Advisory Services unit as a fee-for-service consultancy. The consultancy advises companies in the food industry on issues regarding environmentally responsible