Articles posted during the month of November 2021

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Philippines-Based RD Fishing, Philbest Tuna Supply Chain First to Achieve Best Seafood Practices Certification

RD Fishing Group has achieved Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) certification for its 12 tuna fishing vessels in the western and central Pacific Ocean, while the Philippines tuna processing plant operated by Philbest Canning Co. has attained certification to the Seafood Processing Standard (SPS), standards-holder the Global Seafood Alliance announced on Nov. 10. RD Fishing 

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Sri Lankan Shrimp Producer Nets Three-Star BAP Status

Congratulations to Taprobane Seafood Group, Sri Lanka’s first company qualified to offer three-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp, the Global Seafood Alliance, which owns the industry-leading BAP certification program, announced on Nov. 3. The Colombo-based company recently attained BAP certification for its Taprobane Sea Food (Pvt.) Ltd. seafood processing plant, Taprobane Frozen Food (Pvt.) Ltd. 

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MarinTrust, GSA to Collaborate on Marine Ingredients Certification, Digitalization, Assurance

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) and MarinTrust have signed a memorandum of understanding whereby the two organizations will work together to meet the goal of 75 percent of the world’s marine ingredients supplies being either certified, in assessment, in application or in the MarinTrust Improver Programme by 2025. Both GSA and MarinTrust are standards holders.