Best Aquaculture Practices

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GAA, BAP Make Splash at China Seafood & Fisheries Expo

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) held its first ever China Marketplace Forum at the 2017 China Seafood & Fisheries Expo in Qingdao on Nov. 1. The forum, which was attended by more than 100 people, highlighted GAA’s efforts to promote responsible aquaculture in China through its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. GAA CFO/COO Jeff Fort opened the forum by giving an overview of GAA, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. He highlighted that the BAP program recently became the world’s first aquaculture certification program to be recognized by the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI). He also … READ MORE “GAA, BAP Make Splash at China Seafood & Fisheries Expo”

Gourmet Aquatic Enrolls 12 Tilapia Farms In iBAP

Sunnyvale Seafood, the U.S.-based sales arm for the Goulian Aquatic Group and its affiliated companies, continues to robustly support the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. Goulian Aquatic and Gourmet Aquatic are both eligible to supply four-star shrimp and tilapia products. Also, Goulian Aquatic is a diamond sponsor of GAA’s GOAL 2016 conference in Guangzhou, China, from September 19 to 22. Goulian Aquatic celebrates its 15th anniversary this month as one of China’s largest shrimp producers. Gourmet Aquatic, working in conjunction with BAP, has enrolled 12 tilapia farms in China in the iBAP program, which is … READ MORE “Gourmet Aquatic Enrolls 12 Tilapia Farms In iBAP”

BAP Representative Teams Up With China’s Zhanjiang Guolian

Five tilapia farmers in China that supply product to Zhanjiang Guolian Aquatic Products Co. Ltd. and its subsidiary, Guangdong Gourmet Aquatic Products Co. Ltd., are expected to apply for Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification following a visit by Panchu Duraisamy, BAP’s country representative in India. While in China, Duraisamy worked with the farm director and quality assurance team on properly assessing and preparing farms for BAP certification. He also discussed the benefits of BAP, the world’s most comprehensive third-party certification program, with standards encompassing environmental responsibility, social responsibility, food safety, animal health and welfare and traceability. In addition to farms, … READ MORE “BAP Representative Teams Up With China’s Zhanjiang Guolian”