GSA Launches BAP Consumer-Facing Website

July 19, 2022 Global Seafood Alliance

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 today. The site features information on the BAP certification program, an introduction to aquaculture, seafood recipes and information on seafood’s positive effect on health and wellness. The site also links to a “how to find” page with direct connections to BAP retail and foodservice partners.

Amfori, GSA Partner on Human Rights Due Diligence in Seafood

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent with amfori, a leading global business association for open and sustainable trade, outlining the terms and objectives of a partnership.

Global Seafood Alliance Aims to Increase Seafood Consumption with First Consumer Marketing Campaign

April 20, 2022 Global Seafood Alliance

The Global Seafood Alliance announced the launch of its first consumer marketing campaign to coincide with U.S. National Seafood Month in October. To capitalize on consumers’ shift to more seafood consumption and preference for fish that’s responsibly sourced, the campaign will communicate directly with consumers through earned and social media and engage retailers and foodservice operators to join in telling the story.

BAP Hatchery Standard Issue 2.0 Finalized

April 8, 2022 Global Seafood Alliance

The final draft of Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Hatchery Standard Issue 2.0, published by the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) on April 4, 2022, includes a number of new requirements related to food safety, worker safety, water quality, effluent monitoring and traceability.

BAP Program Grew 8.6% in 2021, Certified Facilities Retention Rate at Five-Year High

February 17, 2022 Global Seafood Alliance

A testament to the industry’s dedication to responsible seafood production and sourcing, even during difficult times, the Global Seafood Alliance’s (GSA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program grew 8.6 percent last year, ending 2021 with 3,169 BAP-certified facilities in six continents and 39 countries, up from 2,918 BAP-certified facilities at the end of 2020.