March 16, 2021
BAP recently launched “splash pages” on the producer page of the BAP website as an added benefit to certified producers. These are drop-down tabs that provide additional information about producers by clicking on the facility name. These tabs provide a place for producers to list information such as marketing and sales contacts and a link to their downloadable BAP certificate. This initiative helps connect certified producers to buyers in the marketplace. Said Molly Jacques, BAP director of market development operations, “Our producer partners work very hard to provide responsible seafood under the BAP standards. We wanted to offer them another way to highlight their hard … READ MORE “BAP Launches Producer ‘Splash Pages’ on Website”
October 20, 2020
Three U.S.-based seafood production facilities have become the first to be certified to the new Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard. East Coast Seafood has successfully certified three of its facilities — Seatrade in New Bedford and Lakeville, Mass., as well as Maine Fair Trade in Prospect Harbor, Maine. Said Denise Gurshin, BAP market development manager, “We are so pleased to have East Coast Seafood successfully certify their three facilities to the BAP Chain of Custody Standard. This standard is an option for those facilities that meet the BAP CoC requirements and simply re-label or re-pack BAP … READ MORE “First Facilities Certified to BAP Chain of Custody Standard”
June 11, 2018
The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program is currently beta testing a blockchain traceability application that will be made available to BAP-certified facilities. Members of the BAP information technology team recently visited Kauai Shrimp’s processing plant and farm in Hawaii which are currently in the iBAP improver program. These facilities were selected for the beta test to prove that the application can be used for small farmers and producers. What is blockchain and how does this application work? Blockchain is an ever-growing set of data blocks, and each block records a collection of transactions. Blockchains distribute data across a group of … READ MORE “BAP Beta Tests Blockchain Traceability App”
January 22, 2018
Best Aquaculture Practices endorsers can work with the BAP market development team to gain visibility into their supply chains through BAP’s supply chain transparency program.