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BAP Program Grows 29 Percent in 2018

BAP Program Grows 29 Percent in 2018

It’s official. The industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program closed out 2018 on a high note, finishing up the year with 2,287 BAP-certified facilities worldwide. Of the 2,287 BAP-certified facilities, 1,534 are farms, 370 are processing plants, 45 are re-processing plants, 220 are hatcheries and 118 are feed mills. Additionally, there are 245 farms that were previously BAP-certified but are currently in fallow. The 1,500-plus farms represent more than 1.5 million metric tons of production annually. Demonstrating the industry’s long-term commitment to responsible aquaculture, the BAP program has more than tripled in size in the past four years, growing from … READ MORE “BAP Program Grows 29 Percent in 2018”



BAP Making Inroads in China’s Crawfish Sector

Congratulations to China’s Hong Hu Fishery Aquatic Products & Food Ltd. Its crawfish processing plant has attained Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification. Hong Hu is only the third crawfish processing plant in China and the fifth crawfish facility overall to earn the distinction. A crawfish farm in China and a crawfish processing plant in Egypt are also BAP certified. Hong Hu is owned by Deyan Aquatic Group, and its processing plant is located in Honghu city, Hubei province. “We have always adhered to the high standard of quality and safety management philosophy and are committed to improving the environment of … READ MORE “BAP Making Inroads in China’s Crawfish Sector”

Crawfish Added To BAP Program With Certification Of Chinese Processing Plant

Please join the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices division in welcoming the world’s first BAP-certified crawfish facility to the third-party certification program, the organization announced in mid-February. The Xuzhou Jinjiangfoodstuffs Co. Ltd. processing plant has attained BAP certification. Established in 2004 and located in Pizhou City, Jiangsu, China, the facility processes cooked crawfish tail meat and freezes it for export mainly to the United States. The crawfish is imported to the United States by Bernard’s Seafood Co. Ltd. of Mansura, Louisiana. “The GAA is thrilled to partner with Bernard’s Seafood to help bring BAP certification to crawfish and to … READ MORE “Crawfish Added To BAP Program With Certification Of Chinese Processing Plant”