Aquaculture

See all articles

Rainforest tilapia earns BAP 4-star certification

Company's fish now carries both ASC and BAP seals.

AquaChile said Thursday its Costa Rican tilapia company, GACI-Rainforest, has been awarded 4-star certification under the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program administered by the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA).

All of the farm's production is now both Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and BAP certified, the company said.

"This is one big step in the path of sustainability and quality that GACI-Rainforest took a long time ago," said Vicente De La Cruz, CEO of Rainforest.

---

For more seafood news and updates, follow us on Facebook and Twitter or sign up for our daily newsletter.