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Global Seafood Alliance Aims to Increase Seafood Consumption with First Consumer Marketing Campaign

Today the Global Seafood Alliance announced the launch of its first consumer marketing campaign to coincide with U.S. National Seafood Month in October. To capitalize on consumers’ shift to more seafood consumption and preference for fish that’s responsibly sourced, the campaign will communicate directly with consumers through earned and social media and engage retailers and 

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Former New Brunswick Aquaculture, Fisheries Minister Joins GSA Board of Directors

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce that Rick Doucet has joined its board of directors, effectively immediately, the nonprofit organization announced on March 28. Doucet is the former minister of aquaculture and fisheries for New Brunswick, Canada. He has more than 30 years of leadership experience in both the public and private 

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What happens on seafood farms?

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, the Global Seafood Alliance will be highlighting each stop along the production chain to pull back the curtain and explain what happens there. This month, 

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Global Seafood Alliance Celebrates Return of Seafood Expo North America in Boston

The Global Seafood Alliance is looking forward to reconnecting with its associates at the 2022 edition of Seafood Expo North America (SENA), the continent’s largest seafood trade show, with a number of activities planned for the three-day event. After a two-year hiatus, SENA returns to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in Boston, Massachusetts, 

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BAP Program Grew 8.6 Percent in 2021, Certified Facilities Retention Rate at Five-Year High

A testament to the industry’s dedication to responsible seafood production and sourcing, even during difficult times, the Global Seafood Alliance’s (GSA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program grew 8.6 percent last year, ending 2021 with 3,169 BAP-certified facilities in six continents and 39 countries, up from 2,918 BAP-certified facilities at the end of 2020. 

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Study: As More Turn to Seafood, Consumers Look to Eco-Labels to Guide Purchasing Decisions

Seafood is the preferred choice of U.S. consumers looking to eat less meat, and seafood eco-labels such as the Global Seafood Alliance’s (GSA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) are influencing the perceptions of the seafood that they purchase and the supermarkets and restaurants that they frequent. That’s according to new research targeting 3,000 U.S. adult consumers 

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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. 

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Regal Springs Tilapia Is World’s First Tilapia Producer to Use Traceability Integrating Directly with BAP Certification Systems

Regal Springs Tilapia is the world’s first tilapia producer to use traceability that integrates directly with the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification systems. This innovation is enabled by the Wholechain traceability system and has been designed in collaboration with BAP with the goal of enabling real time data monitoring for BAP’s certification. The Switzerland-based company, 

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GSA Completes Rebranding Initiative with Unveiling of New Brand Identity

The Global Seafood Alliance revealed on Sept. 13 that it has completed the rebranding initiative that kicked off in April when the nonprofit organization’s name officially changed. The rebrand reflects GSA’s budding involvement in wild-capture fisheries through the introduction in June of Best Seafood Practices (BSP), the world’s only third-party certification program capable of providing 

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GSA Partners with Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation on Project to Uplift Bangladesh’s Small-Scale Shrimp Farmers

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA), formerly the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), has partnered with the Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation (BSFF) on a World Bank-funded project of the Bangladesh Department of Fisheries to uplift Bangladesh’s small-scale shrimp farmers and revitalize black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) farming. Prior to 2003, black tiger shrimp dominated global shrimp