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BAP Closes Out 2017 with 1,850 Certified Facilities

The industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program ended 2017 on a high note, closing out the year with 1,850 BAP-certified farms, processing plants, hatcheries and feed mills. That’s a 18.7 percent jump from the same time a year ago. Of the 1,850 BAP-certified facilities, 1,169 are farms, 388 are processing plants, 191 are hatcheries and 102 are feed mills, located in 31 countries and six continents. The 1,000-plus farms produce more than 1.8 million metric tons of finfish and shellfish annually, predominately shrimp, salmon, tilapia, pangasius, catfish and mussels. In addition to the steady growth this year, the … READ MORE “BAP Closes Out 2017 with 1,850 Certified Facilities”

BAP Program Nearing 1,700 Certified Facilities

Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) added 170 new facilities to the third-party certification program in the first half of 2017, bringing the total number of BAP-certified processing plants, farms, hatcheries and feed mills to 1,671 worldwide, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in early July. Of those 170 new facilities, 42 are processing plants, 100 are farms, 13 are hatcheries and 15 are feed mills. Shrimp farms (46) and salmon farms (33) represented the majority of the 100 farms added the BAP program in the first half of 2017. Demonstrating the industry’s long-term commitment to responsible aquaculture, the BAP program has more … READ MORE “BAP Program Nearing 1,700 Certified Facilities”

First For Greece, Mediterranean: Feed Mill Lands BAP Certification

Congratulations to IRIDA S.A., Greece’s first-ever facility — as well as the Mediterranean region’s first-ever facility — to attain BAP certification from Best Aquaculture Practices. IRIDA is a fish feed manufacturer in Evia, Greece, producing around 48,000 metric tons of feed annually for sea bream, sea bass, meagre and trout, supplying high-quality feed to aquaculture producers worldwide. “This is our first certified facility in Greece and the Mediterranean, and we are very proud and excited about one of the region’s leading feed manufacturers being BAP certified,” said Marcos Moya, BAP manager of supply development. The feed mill graduated from the iBAP … READ MORE “First For Greece, Mediterranean: Feed Mill Lands BAP Certification”