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Honduran shrimp farm obtains ASC certification

HONDURAS
Tuesday, May 03, 2016, 03:00 (GMT + 9)

Finca Granjas Marinas San Bernado farm in Honduras has successfully gained ASC certification for responsible shrimp farming. The site operated by Group Granjas Marinas, located in Choluteca, was successfully assessed by independent certifier Control Union Peru earlier in the year, together with four of the companies' other farms. "At Ganjas Marinas Group we strongly believe in the value of responsible aquaculture. As a company, we support the robust criteria and transparency that the ASC programme requires certified farms to follow," explained Victor Wilson Canessa, CEO of Grupo Ganjas Marinas. "I am thrilled that our first farm has been successfully certified to the ASC standard and extremely proud of the teams that made it happen. I now look forward to seeing our Finca Crimasa, Finca Las Arenas, and Aquacultivos de Honduras (AQH) & Finca Cadelpa ope... FULL STORY

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