Good neighbors: Group certification approach pins hopes on collaboration
Streamlined auditing, cost savings among the benefits for aquaculture operations Shrimp farmers in Ecuador’s El Oro province participate in a program implemented by Geaconnection in 2015 and 2016. Funding from The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) aimed to help 56 shrimp farmers obtain group certification. When aquaculture farmers opt for group certification, there’s a potential for…
Lauren Kramer is a freelance journalist residing in Richmond, B.C., who has written extensively about seafood marketing for SeaFood Business magazine and SeafoodSource.com. Her work appears in a number of business journals, including Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism, USA National Culinary Review, Flavor & The Menu and many others.