Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) announced on Monday that it had become a partner in the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI).
Dr Sujint Thammasart, chief operating officer – Aquaculture Business of CP Foods, said GSSI membership would help convince both consumers and stakeholders that CP Foods’ products met international standards as well as traceability practices throughout the supply chain.
The GSSI is a global public-private partnership between leading companies representing the entire seafood value chain. non-governmental organisations, and governmental and inter-governmental organisations, including the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
It aims to build confidence and promote improvement in certified seafood by operating a global benchmark tool with transparency, in alignment with FAO guidelines.
It also provides an international knowledge exchange working towards sustainable seafood.