BAP Releases New Version of Logo Use Requirements

The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program recently released a new version of the Logo Use Requirements document, which contains a few significant changes from the previous version.

Moving forward, the star-status logo will no longer be required to use the BAP logo on pack. Producers and endorsers will still be able to use the star-status logo to highlight that the product is part of a multi-star production chain and the added assurances that come with each facility in the production chain attaining BAP certification.

We recognize that there was a need for additional options as our endorsers, and producers have varying packaging requirements. The BAP certification number is still required on pack in order to use the logo.

One of the new options allows for use of the BAP certified acronym logo with the certification number on it, and the other allows for use of the acronym logo with the certification number separated from the logo as long as it is clearly listed somewhere else on the package (see below graphic from page 19 in the Logo Use Requirements).

Another change made to the logo use requirements is the phase out of the current bulk packaging logo (below), which is being replaced by the new options above. The deadline for phasing out this logo is January 1, 2022.

Any specific questions regarding how to use the BAP logo may be directed to