Articles posted during the month of September 2022

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How to start a fish farm

Note: Each step in the seafood production chain has its own importance, but they work together to create the best quality products for consumers. In the #SeafoodWithStandards campaign throughout 2022, we will be highlighting each stop along the production chain to pull back the curtain and explain what happens there. Are you passionate about feeding 

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Vega Salmon First in Europe to be Certified to BSP

Vega Salmon has achieved Best Seafood Practices (BSP) certification for its processing plant located in Handewitt, Germany, standards-holder the Global Seafood Alliance announced on September 29. Vega’s wild-caught salmon is harvested from a fishery certified to a Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI)-recognized standard (in this case, the Marine Stewardship Council). Earlier this year, Vega Salmon’s 

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Atlantic Capes First Company to Achieve BSP Certification for its Entire Supply Chain

Atlantic Capes Fisheries, a fully integrated seafood company based in Fall River, MA, has become the first company to achieve Best Seafood Practices (BSP) certification for its entire supply chain. Atlantic Capes Fisheries is a leading scallop and surf clam producer, processing more than 20 percent of U.S. scallop landings. The company owns 25 harvesting 

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Retailers and Foodservice Operators Join GSA in First Consumer Campaign for National Seafood Month

Throughout the month of October, the Global Seafood Alliance’s first consumer marketing campaign, “Healthy Fish, Healthy Planet, Healthy You!,”  will culminate with retail and foodservice promotions and consumer communications focused on GSA’s Best Aquaculture Practices certification. Timed to coincide with U.S. National Seafood Month in October, the campaign will educate consumers using earned and social 

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SSCI’s At-Sea Operations Benchmark Advances RFVS to Public Comment Phase

The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) At-Sea Operations Benchmark has advanced the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) to the public comment phase. By passing to the Public Comment phase, SSCI has determined through a third-party assessment that the RFVS is aligned to the Benchmark and is eligible for recognition. Following this public consultation 

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Global Seafood Alliance Creates Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Role, Hires Alison Harris

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce that it has hired Alison Harris as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, a newly created role for the nonprofit organization. Harris oversees GSA’s Market Development and Outreach teams and reports to GSA CEO Brian Perkins. “GSA’s mission is to build trust in seafood,” says GSA CEO 

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George Chamberlain to be Honored at GOAL 2022 with Lifetime Achievement Award

Global Seafood Alliance President and Founder Dr. George Chamberlain will be a recipient of this year’s Wallace R. Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award at GSA’s GOAL: The Responsible Seafood Conference in Seattle on Tuesday, Oct. 4. A true ambassador for aquaculture and one of the world’s most respected aquaculture professionals, especially in the field of shrimp 

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NFI’s John Connelly to be Honored at GOAL 2022 with Lifetime Achievement Award

John Connelly, president of the National Fisheries Institute (NFI), is a recipient of this year’s Wallace R. Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award, recognized for his leadership, integrity and commitment to responsibility. Connelly will be honored on stage at the Global Seafood Alliance’s GOAL: The Responsible Seafood Conference in Seattle on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Connelly has been