Monday, September 18, 2023
Azerbaijan fish farm becomes first sturgeon caviar producer to achieve BAP certification
Azerbaijan Fish Farm LLC has attained the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, making it the world's first sturgeon breeding farm with a specialised focus on caviar production to earn this recognition, Global Seafood Alliance (GS ...
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Ainan Fisheries Cooperative becomes first Japanese facility to receive BAP certification
The Ainan Fisheries Cooperative has received the Global Seafood Alliance's (GSA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the first Japanese facility to be BAP approved, Fish Information & Services reported.
Friday, July 15, 2022
Global Seafood Alliances launches BAP consumer-facing website
A new Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) consumer-facing website, a key piece of the Global Seafood Alliance's (GSA) first-ever consumer marketing campaign, was unveiled on July 14.
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
BAP Hatchery Standard Issue 2.0 finalised
The final draft of Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Hatchery Standard Issue 2.0, which was published by the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA), on April 4, includes a number of new requirements related to food safety, worker safety, water qualit ...
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Regal Springs Tilapia world's first tilapia producer to use traceability integrating with BAP certification systems
Regal Springs Tilapia is the world's first tilapia producer to use traceability that integrates directly with the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification systems, Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) announced last month.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Dibaq feed mill achieves BAP certification
The Global Seafood Alliance announced last month that Dibaq Group, a leading player in animal health and nutrition, is the first company in Spain as well as in continental Europe to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification for ...
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Japan's JCCU endorses BAP with rollout of four-star smoked steelhead
Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union (JCCU) is the latest Japanese organisation to endorse the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification programme with the rollout of its first BAP-labeled product, "CO-OP Smoked Salm ...
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Public input sought on new issue of BAP Hatchery Standard
Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Hatchery Standard Issue 2.0 is now available for public comment, the Global Seafood Alliance announced on September 8.
Monday, July 5, 2021
GAA: Three-year study concludes with recommendations to strengthen BAP social, labor standards
The findings and recommendations of a three-year impact assessment gauging the effectiveness of the social and labor requirements of Global Aquaculture Alliance's (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification programme we ...
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
New BAP farm standard adds requirements on antimicrobials, social accountability, wildlife protection
Issue 3.0 of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Farm Standard has been released to the public, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on March 1.
Monday, March 1, 2021
USSEC-backed catfish farm in China gets BAP certification
Early this year, Liyang Chen Qiang Special Aquaculture Products Farm, which is based in Jiangsu Province, China, became the first yellow catfish farm in the world to earn aquaculture certification from the US Soy Sustainability Assurance Pr ...
Thursday, November 19, 2020
BioMar-Tongwei joint venture plant in China gets BAP certification
BioMar's joint venture with Tongwei - a plant in Wuxi, China - has received a Best Aquaculture Practice (BAP) certification, with trout and turbot as the certified species.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
GAA delivers inclusive audit solutions for BAP customers
The Global Aquaculture Alliance's Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification programme is rolling out remote auditing for the Seafood Processing Standard, Version 5.0 (SPS 5.0).
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Global Aquaculture Alliance promotes three members of BAP market development team
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has announced on November 2 that it has promoted three individuals on its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market development team.
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Chinese company first to offer BAP-certified crayfish
China's Deyan Aquatic Products & Food Co. Ltd. has recently become the world's first company eligible to offer two-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) crayfish, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) announced.

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