Eastern Fisheries Obtains BAP Certification for China Bay Scallops
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – December 2017 – Eastern Fisheries Inc., a family-owned, vertically integrated seafood company, today announced their China processing plant in Zhuanghe City has successfully obtained the Best Aquaculture Practices Certification.
“This certification is directly in line with our company wide sustainability pledge as well as that of our customers, who like us, strive to support sustainable seafood practices,” said Joe Furtado, executive vice president. “We are extremely proud to have attained this certification. The BAP Certification allows us to offer our customers a ready to market product of the highest quality and sustainability standards.”
About Best Aquaculture Practices: BAP is the world’s most trusted, comprehensive and proven third-party aquaculture certification program. The BAP certification is administered by the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocacy, education and leadership in responsible aquaculture.