Shoppers Demand to Support Local Farmers Increase; Side Delights Family-Owned Farmers Share Insights

Side Delights shares farming insights from their network of potato farmers and studies that show locally grown and family farmed food matters more to consumers than it ever has.

GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Produce Handling Assurance

May 18, 2021 GLOBALG.A.P.

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH, a global organization offering a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.), are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1.

Friend of the Sea Reaffirms Season Brands’ Certification for Sustainable Seafood Products

May 17, 2021 Friend of the Sea

Friend of the Sea, the global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, is pleased to renew Season Brand’s certification, proving their enduring commitment to sustainable practices in the production of its seafood products.

U.S. Eases Ban On Mexico Shrimp But Demands Better Turtle Protection

U.S. officials have reportedly agreed to resume imports of some Mexican shrimp over a dispute about inadequate sea turtle protection that prompted a ban on shrimp imports issued April 30.

New Report: The Recipe for Increasing Seafood Consumption

The world needs to eat more seafood, both from an environmental and nutritional point of view. But what is it going to take for more people to choose seafood, and for people to eat more healthy and sustainable proteins from the ocean?