Seiyu Becomes First Retailer to Endorse BAP Certification in Japan and Expands Its Sustainable and Responsible Seafood Product Options

    (Press Release)

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    Seiyu, GK (a Japanese subsidiary of Walmart Inc.) became the first retailer in Japan to introduce the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification to its product line. The BAP-certified “Salad Shrimp” becomes available at 181 Seiyu stores nationwide today, Thursday, March 26th. In addition to the introduction of the BAP certification, the company is expanding third-party certified seafood products, introducing ten MSC and ASC certified products as part of its efforts to promote sustainable seafood. The initiative was supported by Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd., a consulting firm based in Tokyo that specializes in sustainable seafood.

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