Best Aquaculture Practices

Month: August 2021

Yexiao Food & Catering’

With MoU, Fast-Growing Grilled Fish Takeaway Restaurant Chain in China Prioritizes BAP

Yexiao Food & Catering Management Co. Ltd., which owns and operates China’s Zhuge Legend grilled fish takeaway restaurant chain, is giving priority to seafood originating from Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified facilities as part of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that the Qingdao-based company signed with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (now the Global Seafood Alliance) on Aug. 17. Yexiao Food & Catering’s endorsement of BAP — the world’s largest and most comprehensive third-party aquaculture certification program, with standards encompassing environmental responsibility, social accountability, animal health and welfare, and food safety — was driven primarily by BAP’s food-safety component, as concerns about food … READ MORE “With MoU, Fast-Growing Grilled Fish Takeaway Restaurant Chain in China Prioritizes BAP”

CAWM West Coast Market_BAP

CAWM West Coast Market Is China’s First Food Wholesaler to Endorse BAP

China Supply and Marketing Agricultural Production Wholesale Market Holding Co. Ltd., one of China’s leading wholesale food providers, has pledged to source seafood from Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified farms, processing plants, hatcheries and feed mills as part of an agreement that the Beijing-based company signed with the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) in Qingdao on Aug. 7. Also referred to as CAWM West Coast Market, the company is China’s first wholesale food provider to endorse BAP, which is the world’s largest and most comprehensive third-party aquaculture certification program, with standards encompassing environmental responsibility, social accountability, food safety, and animal health and … READ MORE “CAWM West Coast Market Is China’s First Food Wholesaler to Endorse BAP”

Ishimitsu

Japan’s Ishimitsu Commits To BAP Certification Program

Japanese food and beverage conglomerate S. Ishimitsu & Co. Ltd. has committed to sourcing seafood from Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified farms and processing plants, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (now the Global Seafood Alliance) announced in mid-August. Ishimitsu-Shoji is currently offering shrimp products with the BAP label.  “We pursue social value as well as economic value. In addition to contributing to local communities, we will utilize the technologies, wisdom and partnerships we have cultivated so far to solve social problems around the world. Expanding sales of BAP-certified products is the first step,” said Mr. Shinji Minami, who works in Ishimitsu’s seafood … READ MORE “Japan’s Ishimitsu Commits To BAP Certification Program”