GSA Certification Programs Grew 18% in 2023, with 91% Retention Rate

February 28, 2024 Global Seafood Alliance

A testament to the industry’s dedication to responsible seafood production and sourcing, the Global Seafood Alliance’s (GSA) third-party certification programs grew 18 percent in 2023, as the year ended with a total of 3,959 certified processing plants (including farmed and wild capture), farms (including fallow), hatcheries and feed mills in 43 countries. The retention rate for the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program was 91 percent.

GSA Sets New Standard With Consumer Campaign Results

January 31, 2024 Global Seafood Alliance

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) has released results from its latest marketing campaign, “Choose Seafood with Standards,” conducted to coincide with U.S. National Seafood Month (October). This was the second consumer-facing campaign for GSA focused on building awareness of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program and driving sales of BAP-certified seafood.

GSA Seeks Pilots for Seafood Processing Standard Issue 6.0

January 9, 2024 Global Seafood Alliance

The latest issue of the Seafood Processing Standard (SPS), which adopted a new format from the previous issue 5.1, has been approved by the Board of Directors and is ready for pilots, the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) announced on January 4.

Seafood Veteran Steve Disko Joins GSA’s Market Development Team

August 2, 2023 Global Seafood Alliance

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce that retail seafood veteran Steve Disko is joining the organization’s market development team, representing GSA’s Best Aquaculture Practices and Best Seafood Practices certification programs.

GSA Builds on National Seafood Month Success with New Consumer Campaign

July 27, 2023 Global Seafood Alliance

To celebrate U.S. National Seafood Month in October, the Global Seafood Alliance will launch a new consumer education campaign, “Choose Seafood with Standards,” focused on increasing consumer awareness of GSA’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program.