Certifier : 
Lloyds Register (Acoura)
Certified status : 
Certified since : 
16 Apr 2004
Certificate expires : 
11 Feb 2026

Market Information

Trawled hake is South Africa’s most important commercial fishery, worth almost US$200m each year, and economists estimate that MSC certified fish accounts for up to 35 per cent of the 120,000 tonne annual catch. Over 600 individual hake products are sold in 42 countries around the world.