Title: Vice President of Global Market Development
Name: Mr Peter Redmond
Peter Redmond is vice president of Best Aquaculture Practices development for the Global Aquaculture Alliance. He is a former senior director of Walmart Stores’ sustainability department and a previous vice president and divisional merchandise manager of deli and seafood for the retailer. Redmond also formed Epiphany Group, a consulting group specializing in sustainability issues.
Redmond promotes BAP certification program to retail and foodservice operators across the globe. His philosophy is to seek business harmony in which future generations can enjoy both sustainably harvested wild seafood and responsibly grown farmed products. He champions BAP as the way forward based on the program’s pragmatic, yet science-based standards.
Govt plans to limit Pacific bluefin tuna catch Japan
The Japanese Government intends to reduce the catch of immature Pacific bluefin tuna and prevent overfishing of the high-priced fish by implementing common regulations internationally, out of criteria currently adopted independently by Japan.