POST Online Media Lite Edition



 

First four-star BAP trout comes from Peru

Staff Writer |
Peruvian Andean Trout S.A.C. has become the world’s first company to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) trout.

Article continues below






The company became eligible to offer four-star BAP trout upon BAP certification of its processing plant in June. Peruvian Andean Trout’s farm and hatchery were also recently BAP certified.

Located in the Peruvian Andes, all three facilities graduated from the iBAP program, a precursor to full BAP certification, early this year.

Peruvian Andean Trout sources feed from BAP-certified feed mills owned by EWOS Chile Alimentos Ltda. and Biomar Chile S.A., completing its four-star BAP status.

Four-star BAP status denotes that a product originates from a BAP-certified processing plant, farm, hatchery and feed mill.


What to read next

Researchers use genomics for targeted rainbow trout breeding
Scotland: Production of Atlantic salmon decreased 7,300 tonnes
Peru: Almost 90% of artichokes sent to U.S., Spain