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Seafood Veteran Steve Disko Joins GSA’s Market Development Team

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. Disko worked at Schnuck Markets Inc. for more than 36 years, acting as seafood category manager for the last 13 of those 

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GSA Builds on National Seafood Month Success with New Consumer Campaign

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. Designed to build on the momentum created during GSA’s first consumer education campaign last year, this year’s effort will 

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Shokuryu Partner Srimic Is Sri Lanka’s First Black Tiger BAP-Certified Processing Plant

With the assistance of partner company Shokuyu Co. Ltd., Srimic Exports Pvt. Ltd.’s shrimp processing plant in Sri Lanka has attained Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, exemplifying Srimic’s commitment to food safety, environmental responsibility, social responsibility, animal health and welfare, and traceability. It is the second processing plant in Sri Lanka to earn the distinction. 

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SanLei is World’s First BAP-Certified Producer in Southern Africa

SanLei, which produces trout in the Kingdom of Lesotho, has achieved Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) announced in June. SanLei’s farm and hatchery are the first in Lesotho to attain BAP certification, as well as the first farm and hatchery in Southern Africa to earn the distinction. They currently are 

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Calimax Ibiza Pledges to Source BAP- and BSP-Certified Seafood

Calimax, a seafood vendor and distributer in Ibiza, Spain, has joined the growing list of retailers, foodservice operators and distribution companies worldwide that are Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) and Best Seafood Practices (BSP) market endorsers. Founded in 1977, Calimax sells and distributes seafood to hotels, restaurants and shops in Ibiza and throughout the Balearic Islands. 

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GSA Launches Ocean Month Campaign Featuring Certified Producers

The Global Seafood Alliance has launched a consumer-facing digital marketing campaign to coincide with National Ocean Month and World Oceans Day in June. Using the theme “Sustained by Seafood,” the campaign celebrates the ocean, the resources it provides us with, and the 3,000-plus Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified producers all over the world. The campaign aims 

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Spain’s Oliver Food Service Commits to BAP, BSP Certification Programs

Oliver Food Service has pledged to source seafood from Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)- and Best Seafood Practices (BSP)-certified producers, the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) announced in April. Oliver Food Service is one of the leading distribution companies in the Balearics, the Spanish mainland and the Canary Islands. Founded as Pescados Oliver in 1974, Oliver Food 

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GSA’s Continuous Commitment to Best Practices in Animal Health and Welfare

In 1997, Global Seafood Alliance was founded by members of the aquaculture industry who recognized widespread issues facing farmers – people who believed in the potential of the industry and knew we could do better. To enact these changes and make a true impact on the responsibility that farmers hold, GSA created the Best Aquaculture 

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Sea Bream Farm is Japan’s First Facility to be Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Certified

The Ainan Fishery Cooperative Association, which produces red sea bream, has become the first facility in Japan to achieve Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) announced in March. Located in Ehime Prefecture, Japan, the Yasutaka Suisan farm and the Hamasui processing plant, both members of the Ainan Fisheries Cooperative, have achieved 

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Remacan Canarias Commits to Sourcing BAP, BSP-Certified Seafood

Remacan Canarias, located in the Canary Islands, has pledged to source seafood from Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)- and Best Seafood Practices (BSP)-certified producers, the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) announced on March 22. Remacan has been carrying out mollusk and crustacean purification activities for over 15 years and serves as a dispatch and distribution center. Headquartered 

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GSA Releases Results from First Consumer Campaign

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) has announced the preliminary results from its first consumer marketing campaign, “Healthy Fish, Healthy Planet, Healthy You!” Conducted in October to coincide with U.S. National Seafood Month, the campaign was designed to build consumer awareness of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program and drive sales of BAP-certified seafood products. 

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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