Sustainable Seafood

Our, neighbors, communities, and the world we live in, mean a great deal to

Shaw’s and Star Market – we strive to be responsible steward of them all. As a result, we strive to  provide quality food by supporting sustainable practices for our a environment. And we’re proud to say that we set the bar when it comes to sustainable seafood practices.

With over 4,500 hours of Seafood training, we really know Seafood! Need an idea for dinner or fishing for fresh, family-friendly recipes? Just ask!

Take a peek at our video to learn more about our sustainable seafood!


At Shaw’s, we are proud to carry seafood that is globally certified, and locally verified by two leading sustainable seafood organizations –the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI).


What is the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)?

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is an independent, non-profit organization who has developed strict standards for sustainable fishing and seafood traceability with independent experts.  Learn More

Gulf of Maine

What is the Gulf of Maine Research Institute?

This group works with fishermen, processors, retailers, conservation organizations and scientists to ensure that the product came from the clean, productive waters of the Gulf of Maine and the fishery is managed in a way that contributes to the long-term health of the resource. Learn More


Seafood: Quick, Easy and Heart-Smart!

Did you know?

  • The American Heart Association recommends eating seafood twice a week for heart health.
  • Fish is rich in protein, important for muscle and bone health.
  • Fish is low in saturated fat, which is helpful for managing blood cholesterol.


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