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.

Study: As More Turn to Seafood, Consumers Look to Eco-Labels to Guide Purchasing Decisions

December 21, 2021 Global Seafood Alliance

Seafood is the preferred choice of U.S. consumers looking to eat less meat, and seafood eco-labels such as the Global Seafood Alliance’s (GSA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) are influencing the perceptions of the seafood that they purchase and the supermarkets and restaurants that they frequent.

Aquaculture Certifications Exclude Local Stakeholders at Their Peril

May 6, 2021 SeaChoice

The lack of transparency and stakeholder inclusion in some of the largest aquaculture eco-certifications in the global seafood marketplace is a threat to their legitimacy, a new SeaChoice report finds.