Articles in the Category GSA – News

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Choice Canning becomes first India-based Corporate Member of GSA

This blog post features GSA’s first India-based corporate member, Choice Canning Company. It is a division of Choice Trading Corporation Pvt Ltd. From its inception, Choice Canning Company has had a tradition of being first in the seafood industry. Choice was the first company in India to establish a completely integrated and automated state-of-the-art factory 

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RFVS Is First Scheme to Achieve SSCI’s At-Sea Operations Benchmark

The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has announced that the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) has completed the SSCI benchmarking process and has achieved SSCI recognition. RFVS Issue 2.1 has become the first standard globally to be successfully benchmarked against the SSCI Benchmarking Requirements for At-Sea Operations Version 1.0. In achieving SSCI Recognition, 

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GSA Partners with Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers

Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is proud to partner with the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP) as a gold sponsor of the fourth annual Wild Alaska Pollock meeting which took place on October 17, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. Themed “Strategically Building Awareness and Demand for the Perfect Protein,” the meeting brought together over 250 

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Q&A with Iwen Su of Scoot Science

Note: The Global Seafood Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GSA’s mission of responsible seafood. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Iwen Su of Scoot Science. Tell us a little bit about your background – what was a pivotal moment in your life 

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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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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 

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Global Seafood Alliance Publishes 2021 Annual Report

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) on August 31, 2022, published its 2021 Annual Report. The 2021 Annual Report, which is GSA’s first digital-only Annual Report, reaffirms GSA’s commitment to its mission of being “dedicated to advancing responsible seafood practices through education, advocacy and third-party assurances”, to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well 

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Wasseem Emam Q&A, Ethical Seafood Research & Aquatic Life Institute

Note: The Global Seafood Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GSA’s mission of responsible seafood. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Wasseem Emam of Ethical Seafood Research and Aquatic Life Institute. Tell us about your background – what was a pivotal 

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What is a seafood hatchery?

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. The next stop is the 

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An Ocean World

A singular, interconnected ocean covers about 70 percent of Earth’s surface. It provides billions of us nourishment, and for those of us in the seafood industry, the livelihoods that our families and communities depend on. At the Global Seafood Alliance, our unique connection with the ocean serves as inspiration to dig deeper and do everything 

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George Chamberlain to present Keynote Address at Aqua India 2022

Global Seafood Alliance President, Dr. George Chamberlain, has been selected as the keynote speaker for Aqua India 2022, hosted by Society of Aquaculture Professionals (SAP), a strategic partner of GSA. George’s address, “Changing the Landscape of Global Shrimp Market and the Role of Certification”, will center around how the marketplace surrounding shrimp has changed in 

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Q&A with Michael S. Frantz of UBS

Note: The Global Seafood Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GSA’s mission of responsible seafood. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Michael Frantz, CFP®, First Vice President – Wealth Management at UBS. Tell us about your background – what was a pivotal