Q&A


What is sustainable seafood?

Seafood that is produced through methods that minimize environmental impact and promote positive economic and social growth, ensuring the longevity of the fishery or farm.

How do you know your seafood is sustainable?

All Stop & Shop fresh and frozen seafood is either certified against a leading industry standard, recognized by conservation experts or from sources involved in an improvement project that demonstrate continued progress. Such standards are Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) or Best Aquaculture Practice (BAP) and credible experts like New England Aquarium.

How much of your seafood is sustainable?

100% of the seafood sold under our Stop & Shop brand is sustainably sourced according to our standard. In addition, 100% of the seafood sold from our service cases is sustainably sourced. In total, over 200 seafood items are sustainably sourced.