Best Aquaculture Practices

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Four Stars for Open Blue Cobia

Congratulations to Open Blue Sea Farm Panama S.A., the world’s first company capable of offering four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) cobia. The company became eligible to offer four-star BAP cobia upon confirmation that it purchases feed from two BAP-certified feed mills, Biomar Aquacorporation Products S.A. in Costa Rica and Vitapro S.A. in Peru. The announcement comes less than seven months after Open Blue announced that its processing plant, farm and hatchery had attained BAP certification. The company is the first cobia producer to apply for and earn BAP certification. Four-star is the highest designation in the BAP program, signifying that … READ MORE “Four Stars for Open Blue Cobia”

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BAP Welcomes First Cobia Facility To Program

Cobia is the latest type of farmed seafood to be represented in the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program, with the certification of Open Blue Sea Farm Panama S.A.’s processing plant, farm and hatchery, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in mid-March. Because it attained BAP certification for its processing plant, farm and hatchery simultaneously, Open Blue is already capable of offering three-star BAP cobia, signifying that the product originates from a BAP-certified processing plant, farm, hatchery or feed mill. Open Blue is the first cobia producer to apply for and earn BAP certification. The audits were conducted by SAI Global. … READ MORE “BAP Welcomes First Cobia Facility To Program”