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Friend of the Sea Certifies Sopralex et Vosmarques SA for Sustainable Seafood Production.

Imperial Brand of Seafood Products Commits to Protection of Marine Environment

  (BELGIUM, 9/23/2019)

Sopralex et Vosmarques SA, the Belgian company that owns the Imperial brand of seafood products, has earned certification for sustainable seafood production by Friend of the Sea.

Friend of the Sea is the preeminent certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment. With this certification, Imperial products can display the Friend of the Sea eco-label.

IMPERIAL has established itself as the reference for canned fish.

“The Imperial brand is well-known throughout Europe, so it’s helpful for the cause of sustainability for them to demonstrate their commitment to the environment,”said Paolo Bray, Director of Friend of the Sea. “Their product line is quite extensive. Making sustainability part of the brand image makes an impression on consumers.”

Sopralex & Vosmarques SA’s Imperial brand encompasses a wide range of seafood products. Imperial offers wild tuna, wild salmon, mackerel, sardines, anchovies, crabs, codfish, herring, sprat, shrimps and  pilchards. The company also produces marinades, fish egg products and salads. They are based in Waterloo.

IMPERIAL works closely with internationally recognized labels, certifying sustainable and selected fisheries.

The Friend of the Sea certification is part of a broader effort by Sopralex & Vosmarques SA to protect the environment in its operations. The company is also certified by Dolphin-Safe and Fost Plus. The latter is a program that contributes to the reduction of household waste.

About Sopralex et Vosmarques

Sopralex et Vosmarques SA is brand born in Antwerp in 1928, committed to offering the best of the sea, with the will, values and objectives, to listen attentively to all your gourmet desires. Throughout its history, IMPERIAL has established itself as the reference for canned fish.

 
The Imperial brand encompasses a wide range of seafood products.

IMPERIAL guaranteeS that the fish retains all the qualities of fresh fish. IMPERIAL's secret is to reduce the time between fishing and canning time, to ban chemical preservatives, but also to opt for the most advanced methods of sterilization subject to strict quality controls. IMPERIAL products are as tasty, natural and nutritious as fresh products, and they contribute to a healthy and balanced diet.

IMPERIAL works closely with internationally recognized labels, certifying sustainable and selected fisheries, such as the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) or Friend of the Sea (FOS), to protect marine life and ensure its regeneration.

Source: Friend of the Sea

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