Made in New Zealand: Lee Fisheries’ Friend of the Sea certification
Lee Fish Group has the world’s widest range of Friend of the Sea certified products. Image: FoS

Made in New Zealand: Lee Fisheries’ Friend of the Sea certification

With a production facility in Leigh, New Zealand, and sales offices in Europe and the United States, Lee Fish Group has had the majority of its seafood range certified sustainable according to Friend of the Sea’s social and environmental requirements for almost a decade.

‘Sustainability is no doubt the keyword for the future, as it is the only way to ensure a future for our next generations,’ said Greg Bishop, CEO of Lee Fisheries which sources seafood from Friend of the Sea certified fisheries and aquaculture mainly in Oceania and Asia.
‘We decided to rely on Friend of the Sea strict audits and certification ten years ago and now we have now the widest range of Friend of the Sea certified products, originating from well managed stocks and are caught by selective fishing methods and protecting endangered species,’ he said.
‘Certification requirements also cover areas such as waste and energy management and social accountability.’
‘The Oceans represent the main source of food for over two and a half billion people,’commented Friend of the Sea’s Founder and Director Paolo Bray.
‘Protecting the oceans and fish stocks will allow future generations to rely on their bounty. Lee Fish Group, which has a strong commitment to sustainability and social responsibility and it has the widest range of Friend of the Sea certified products in the world.’

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