Sustainable fishing

The White Tuna / Albacore is caught in summer in the Bay of Biscay by selective, ecological and traditional fishing (pole and line). Read more about albacore fishing.

Cantabrian anchovy is caught in the Bay of Biscay during spring using purse seine nets, an artisanal surface fishing method. This fishing method respects the environmental balance and marine sustainability


Arroyabe is certified in the MSC chain of custody standard. The MSC Standards define the requirements for fisheries to be certified as sustainable and for business to trade in certified seafood. Learn more about MSC certified seafood preserves.

MSC certified canned tuna

All our products are Dolphin Safe certified, which assures that the tuna does not come from vessels that chase and encircle herds of dolphins.

Dolphin Safe certificate


In 2014 we were awarded with the Eroski Award for sustainability by Eroski, the largest supermarket chain in the Basque Country. The award recognizes our work to minimize the environmental impact and our commitment with sustainable fishing.