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Nova Austral Gets BAP Certification

22 July 2013

CHILE - Salmon processing company Nova Austral has now achieved Best Aquaculture Practice (BAP) certification.

Nova Austral’s salmon processing plant located in Porvenir, Chile - in Region XII - earned BAP certification on 27 June. Nova Austral is one of Chile´s largest salmon producers, processing more than 20,000 metric tons of Atlantic salmon annually.

The product is sold primarily to retail and foodservice customers in the European Union, North America, Japan, Russia, China, Southeast Asia and Latin America. The plant produces fresh and frozen salmon in a variety of product forms, including fillets, portions, blocks, H&G and whole fish.

The BAP certification provides further recognition of the high standards already achieved by Nova Austral and reaffirms the company’s commitment to responsible salmon farming, said the company.

Nova Austral is part of the Pescanova Group.

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