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Use the MSC ecolabel

Show your customers that your fish comes from a certified sustainable source by using the MSC ecolabel on packaging, menus or marketing materials. 

Tinned and packed MSC labelled seafood products

Benefits of using the MSC ecolabel

The MSC ecolabel is the most trusted and recognised indicator of seafood sustainability. 
Find out about the benefits of using the MSC ecolabel > 

Apply to use the MSC ecolabel

The MSC ecolabel is a registered trademark and you must have an Ecolabel Licence Agreement to use it. 
Apply for a license to use the MSC ecolabel >

Ecolabel rules for different user groups

Rules for use of the MSC ecolabel vary according to the type of business or organisation. 
More about the rules for using the MSC ecolabel >

The MSC claim

When the MSC ecolabel is displayed on a seafood product (including packaging, fish counters, menus etc.) it must always be accompanied by the MSC claim.
All language versions of the the MSC claim >

Costs for using the MSC ecolabel

Organisations that sign an Ecolabel Licence Agreement are liable to pay annual fees and, depending on the ecolabel application, royalties.
Find out more about MSC ecolabel costs >

Misuse of the MSC ecolabel

If you know of a case where the MSC name or ecolabel is being misused, please let us know. 
Report misuse of the MSC ecolabel >


We're here to help you through the process and to make the most of using the MSC ecolabel. Please email us: or
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