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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”



iBAP Welcomes First Greek Facility

Please join Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) in welcoming the first facility in Greece to engage in BAP third-party certification program. IRIDA S.A., a fish feed manufacturer located in Evia, Greece, is currently participating in the iBAP program and is expected to transition to BAP certification soon. The company produces 48,000 metric tons of feed annually for sea bream, sea bass, meagre and trout, supplying high-quality feed to aquaculture producers worldwide. Launched in early 2015, the iBAP program is designed to provide technical assistance and encouragement to aquaculture facilities interested in pursuing responsible aquaculture practices. Facilities that enroll in iBAP agree … READ MORE “iBAP Welcomes First Greek Facility”

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Nearly 60 Facilities Graduate From iBAP in 2016

The Best Aquaculture Practices’ iBAP program is approaching its two-year anniversary. The iBAP program was launched in January 2015 to provide aquaculture facilities with the opportunity to be recognized by the marketplace as they work to improve their production practices. Facilities that enroll in iBAP agree to a step-by-step, deadline-driven improvement plan and are listed on the BAP website: http://bap.gaalliance.org/find-certified-facilities/ibap-facilities/. Once the plan is executed, the facilities can apply for BAP certification. In 2016, 229 facilities enrolled in iBAP, with 59 facilities graduating from the program, applying for BAP certification and earning BAP certification. The majority of those 229 facilities were … READ MORE “Nearly 60 Facilities Graduate From iBAP in 2016”

First Group Of Tilapia Farms Enrolls In iBAP

A group of 65 tilapia farms in Hainan, China, has enrolled in the iBAP program, becoming the first group of tilapia farms to do so. The Fishin’ Company, a leading tilapia supplier that is capable of offering four-star BAP tilapia, is sponsoring the farmers’ participation in iBAP, which is a precursor to full BAP certification. The farmers supply The Fishin’ Company with raw material. Launched in early 2015, the iBAP program is designed to provide assistance and encouragement to aquaculture facilities interested in pursuing BAP certification. Facilities that enroll in iBAP agree to a step-by-step, deadline-driven improvement plan. iBAP incentivizes … READ MORE “First Group Of Tilapia Farms Enrolls In iBAP”

First Mediterranean Facility Enrolls In iBAP

Sagro Aquaculture Ltd. has enrolled its sea bream hatchery in Cyprus in the iBAP program, becoming the world’s first sea bream facility as well as the world’s first Mediterranean facility to do so. Launched in early 2015, the iBAP program is designed to provide assistance and encouragement to aquaculture facilities interested in pursuing BAP certification. Facilities that enroll in iBAP agree to a step-by-step, deadline-driven improvement plan. iBAP incentivizes facilities to make the improvements necessary to apply for BAP certification. Sagro Aquaculture was established in 1983 by Savvas J. Agrotis. Currently, the hatchery is capable of producing 20 million fingerlings … READ MORE “First Mediterranean Facility Enrolls In iBAP”



Fishin’ Company Embracing ‘Train The Trainer’ Program For Hainan Tilapia Farmers

Following the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2016 conference in Guangzhou, China, Marcos Moya, manager of supply development for GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division, led a training session with associates of The Fishin’ Company, a leading tilapia supplier, in Hainan, China. The three-day training session involved a one-day workshop followed by two days of in-the-field application at farms and processing plants expected to apply for BAP certification. Seven key Fishin’ Company associates were trained against the BAP finfish and crustacean farm standards and BAP seafood processing plant standards. In turn, the associates will pass what they learned in the workshop … READ MORE “Fishin’ Company Embracing ‘Train The Trainer’ Program For Hainan Tilapia Farmers”

Nine Thai Shrimp Farms Latest To Enroll In iBAP

Beaver Street Fisheries, a leading U.S. seafood importer, and Marine Gold Products Ltd. of Thailand, a leading shrimp processor, have sponsored nine shrimp farms in southern Thailand’s Surat Thani province that are the latest aquaculture facilities to enroll in the Best Aquaculture Practices’ (BAP) iBAP program. The farms are administered by the Surat Thani Shrimp Farmers Club. This is the first set of farms that are active members of the Surat Thani Shrimp Farmers Club to enroll in iBAP. The farms, which represent 1,150 metric tons of shrimp production, will pursue BAP group certification when they graduate from the iBAP … READ MORE “Nine Thai Shrimp Farms Latest To Enroll In iBAP”