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.
Marine protected area creation worries the fishing sector Argentina
The plan promoted by the Ministry of Environment to create new marine protected areas in Argentine waters, where fishing activities are prohibited, has generated strong concerns in the fisheries sector, which is also shared by the Federal Fisheries Council.
Corpesca completes sale of Brazilian subsidiary Chile
Corpesca confirmed that it concluded the sale operation of 60 per cent of the shares of its subsidiary, Sementes, and the agreed payment, in São Paulo, Brazil, through Corpesca do Brazil.