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    Industry Veteran Mike Berthet To Represent BAP In The UK

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division is proud to announce that it has expanded its market development team with the addition of Mike Berthet as BAP’s market development manager for the United Kingdom. Berthet remains active within M&J Seafood/Fresh Direct Group. A qualified chef with 30-plus years of seafood experience, Berthet represents […]

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    GAA’s GOAL Conference Returns To China

    Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2016 conference will be held in Guangzhou, China. It’s the first time in eight years that the conference has been held in China; GOAL 2008 was held in Qingdao, China. The announcement came on Oct. 29, the final day of GOAL 2015 at the Four Seasons in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, […]

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    World’s Aquaculture Leaders To Gather In Vancouver For GOAL Conference

    More than 400 aquaculture and seafood professionals from around the world will descend upon Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, next week for the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s annual GOAL (Global Outlook on Aquaculture Leadership) conference. GOAL 2015 will be held at the Four Seasons Vancouver from October 26 to 29. This is the first time since the […]

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    Brazilian Shrimp Producer Wins Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award

    Congratulations to Brazil’s Camanor Produtos Marinhos Ltda., winner of this year’s Preferred Freezer Services Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on Monday, Oct. 19. Camanor Director Werner Jost will accept the award for Camanor’s AquaScience® technology at GAA’s GOAL 2015 conference at the Four Seasons in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, […]

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    GAA’s Response To Launch Of GSSI Global Benchmarking Tool

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification scheme intends to submit an application to the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) following the launch of its Global Benchmark Tool at the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries conference in Vigo, Spain, on Oct. 8. “We applaud the Global […]

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    Six GAA-BAP Endorsers Honored By Sysco Corporation

    Congratulations to the six Global Aquaculture Alliance and Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) endorsers who were among the dozens of suppliers recognized by Sysco Corporation as part of its annual Sysco Supplier Excellence Awards. The six recipients are: • Devi Foods received the gold supplier award; the company is qualified to offer two-, three- and four-star […]

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    Herzig Honored with GAA Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is proud to announce that Bill Herzig is the recipient of this year’s GAA Lifetime Achievement Award. Herzig will accept the award during GAA’s GOAL 2015 conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Thursday, Oct. 29. A champion of seafood sustainability, Herzig’s career in seafood […]

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    Introducing the New Global Aquaculture Advocate Website

    Two months ago, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced the transition of its treasured publication, the Global Aquaculture Advocate, from print to digital. On Thursday, the brand new Advocate website, GAA Advocate, will be officially unveiled. Since 1998, the Global Aquaculture Advocate has been integral to GAA’s identity as a trusted source of information on responsible […]

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    GAA, IDH Visit Grobest Vietnam To Talk Collaboration

    Following last month’s Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition (Vietfish) in Ho Chi Minh City, representatives from the Global Aquaculture Alliance and its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division and The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) visited a Grobest feed mill in Vietnam to discuss ways to collaborate with key GAA supporters. GAA and IDH are working together to […]

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    Social Responsibility Specialist Joins GAA Standards Oversight Committee

    Birgitte Krogh-Poulsen is the newest member of the Global Aquaculture Alliance Standards Oversight Committee (SOC), the organization announced in early September. Krogh-Poulsen is an independent consultant for Poulsen Consulting, with more than 15 years of experience in international development work in Africa and Asia, specializing in child protection, elimination of child labor, forced labor and […]