ORWELL COVE – An Orwell Cove mussel farming company is the first recipient of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification award.
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Terry Ennis, Atlantic Aqua Farms Partnership President and CEO, receives Best Aquaculture Practices certification award from Fisheries Minister Gail Shea
Atlantic Aqua Farms received the award in Ottawa from Fisheries Minister Gail Shea.
Best Aquaculture Practices is an international certification program based on science-based and continuously improved performance standards for the entire aquaculture supply chain, that assures healthful foods produced through environmentally and socially responsible means.
“We continue to be proactive to the market needs of our Customers by continually raising the bar for safe quality food and farming eco-certifications,” said Terry Ennis, Atlantic Aqua Farms Partnership president and CEO. “The entire Team at Atlantic Aqua Farms strives to produce the best quality mussels in the market, every day.”
Atlantic Aqua Farms mussel farms and production facility are also certified organic against the Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standard and under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certification program.