Our commitment to sustainability, traceability and responsibility.
You can have complete confidence in Matlaw’s commitment to responsibly sourcing and processing every single one of our products. In fact, our parent company — National Fish – was a founding member of the Global Aquaculture Alliance and continues to provide stewardship and guidance to the industry as a GAA governing member. We are also Best Aquaculture Practices certified by the Aquaculture Certification Council – which includes guidelines for responsible farm to table shrimp sourcing -- and we adhere to the Safe Quality Food Institute’s international rules and regulations for safe food handling.
(GAA) Global Aquaculture Alliance is the leading international organization dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture and a safe supply of seafood to meet growing world food need. Learn more
(BAP) The GAA coordinates the development of Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) improving the quality and supply of aquacultured seafood. This certification sets the standard for hatcheries, farms, processing facilities and feed mills. Learn more
(SQF) The Safe Quality Food Institute delivers consistent, globally recognized food safety and quality certification programs based on sound scientific principles, consistently applied across all industry sectors. Learn more
(MSC) The Marine Stewardship Certification uses their ecolabel and fishery certification program to contribute to the health of the world’s oceans by recognizing and rewarding sustainable fishing practices, influencing the choices people make when buying seafood, and working with partners to transform the seafood market to a sustainable basis. Learn more