a) On farm level (ponds water, pond soil, Ice, effluent water, shrimps)
b) On processing level (processing water and/or ice, shrimp)
Certification is based on annual audits by independent and accredited certification companies.
Our organic Black Tiger supply chain is certified against the strict standards of the European Union for organic aquaculture since 2015. Certified under Control Union Certifications Production Standards and Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 and Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 on organic production of gricultural products and indications referring thereto on agricultural products and foodstuffs, including the amending regulations, and Control Union Certifications (CU) Inspection Regulations.
The certificate is valid until 28 May 2020
We are certified by the German Naturland Association. Their organic aquaculture standards include social requirements. The certificate is valid until 30 April 2021
Lately, the Indian government has published standards for organic aquaculture under the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP).Blue Sea Aquaculture aims to become the first organic aquaculture project certified according to the Indian NPOP standard for organic aquaculture. The preliminary audit has been done in September and certification has been achieved (in conversion).
Organic aquaculture is a holistic concept for freshwater and marine aquaculture farms that formulates strict requirements on limiting the environmental impact of aquaculture production. Some examples:
In this way, we try our best to offer responsibly produced seafood.
Our traceability system allows to track information regarding date of harvest, name of processing plant etc. for our international as well as domestic customers. Our staff is committed to guarantee availability of all data tracking our products from farming to the end customer.
Next to organic certification we have encouraged our processing partners to improve their quality management system and move beyond required Indian regulations. As a first step, BRC certification has been achieved. For more information on BRC click on:
Currently, we are working on the implementation of the BSCI requirement. The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) is the world’s largest private sector driven social compliance platform.If you want to learn more click on:
SS Seafood has already been certified since 2018