Best Aquaculture Practices

Category: Mussels

First Mussel Farm Earns BAP Certification

October, 2013 Atlantic Aqua Farms—a fully integrated, rope-cultured mussel farming and processing company based in Prince Edward Island, Canada—is the first mussel farm in the world to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification since the completion of the BAP mussel farm standards in August, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) announced in late October. All of the company’s PEI mussel farm sites earned BAP certification on Oct. 14. “We were thrilled to work with the Global Aquaculture Alliance to be the first-ever mussel farm to be BAP certified,” said Terry Ennis, president and CEO of Atlantic Aqua Farms. “As industry leaders … READ MORE “First Mussel Farm Earns BAP Certification”