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MSC and ASC UK Awards 2024

The MSC and ASC UK Awards celebrate outstanding achievements and performance in sustainable fishing and responsible aquaculture across the entire UK business spectrum.


This year we will be back in the South West of England. With several major UK ports, fishing is an integral part of life in the Southwest economy, environment and community, and we're excited to be hosting our awards there once more! 
MSC and ASC UK Awards 2024

Self-nominations for the Product of the Year open on 7th of June and will close on the 1st of July. Public voting will begin on the 15th of July. 

All other self-nomination categories will open on the 15th of July. 

The 2024 MSC Award Categories

Nominated by the MSC Fisheries team and scored by our expert judging panel. This award recognises and rewards leadership in furthering the sustainability of fisheries.

Peer-nominated and scored by our expert judging panel. Awarded to a fisher who has gone above and beyond in championing the importance of sustainability in/for the catching sector.

Judged by the MSC through self-nominations by MSC certified foodservice suppliers. Awarded to a supplier who has supported their customers in identifying new MSC products and species for restaurant businesses and demonstrated commitment to driving progress of certified sustainable seafood within the UK foodservice sector.

Nominated by the MSC Commercial team and scored by our expert judging panel. Awarded to a foodservice business that has gone above and beyond in serving MSC labelled products on their menu.

Awarded to an MSC partner that has newly demonstrated a strong commitment to the MSC programme, helping safeguard seafood supplies and protect our oceans over the past financial year.

Self-nominated and decided via public vote. Awarded for exceptional effort in product innovation and commitment to rewarding and promoting sustainable fishing practices.

Download self-nomination form here

Judged by the MSC, based on the number of labelled products sold and the progress made on the volume, value and number of products sold over the last financial year. 
Recognition is also given for brands that have 100% of their wild seafood range carrying the blue MSC ecolabel.

Self-nominated and judged by the MSC. Awarded for partner marketing efforts throughout the financial year that feature the MSC and champion the importance of seafood sustainability generating consumer awareness around the blue MSC ecolabel. 

Self-nominated and judged by the MSC. Awarded for a campaign that features the MSC and champions the importance of seafood sustainability generating consumer awareness around the blue MSC ecolabel. 

Self-nominated and judged by the MSC. This award recognises a brand with an online sales channel that has used its platform to champion sustainable seafood, promote certified products and raise awareness around the blue MSC ecolabel. 

Judged by the MSC based on nominations from UK retailers.

Judged by the progress made and totals of: number of MSC labelled products, percentage of total range certified, and volume (tonnes) of MSC fish and seafood on sale at supermarkets during the past financial year. 

This year there will be a bronze, silver and gold award for the supermarkets which have made the most progress over the past financial year.

The 2024 ASC UK Award Categories

Judged on progress made and totals of: number of ASC labelled products, and volume (tonnes) of ASC fish and seafood on sale at retail stores.
The ASC UK Retailer Supplier of the Year Award is nominated by a retailer and presented to a UK-based, ASC certified supplier that champions sustainable seafood for the retail industry. 
Judged on progress made and totals of: number of ASC labelled products, and volume (tonnes) of ASC fish and seafood on sale at UK retail stores.

MSC UK Awards 10 year retrospective

MSC UK Awards 10 year retrospective

Learn more about previous awards

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