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Save-On-Foods is a proud partner of the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program. We’re committed to providing sustainable, ocean-friendly seafood. Ocean Wise is a conservation program founded by the Vancouver Aquarium that educates and empowers consumers about the issues surrounding sustainable seafood.
Did you know: approximately 85% of the world’s fish stocks are overfished or fully exploited?
Overfishing is the greatest threat to our oceans today. When you see the Ocean Wise symbol next to a seafood item it’s the Vancouver Aquarium’s assurance of an ocean-friendly choice. Sustainable options are species that are caught or farmed in ways that ensure the long-term health and stability of that species, as well as the greater marine ecosystem.
The program uses four criteria when recommending a species:
It’s not too late to take action to protect our oceans. We can make a big difference by making changes to our eating habits and choosing ocean-friendly seafood. Look for the Ocean Wise symbol at a Save-On-Foods store near you.
For more information on Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program click here.