Culimer launches GlobalGAP-certified shrimp


SeafoodSource staff

Published on
July 25, 2010

Culimer B.V. on Friday announced that it has added GlobalGAP-certified Pacific white shrimp to its offerings.

The Dutch seafood supplier’s Penaeus vannamei is farmed in Vietnam according to GlobalGAP standards. In addition to whole shrimp, Culimer also offers headless shell-on; peeled, deveined, tail off; cooked, peeled, deveined tail-on; peeled, deveined; and sushi ebi.

“As one of the leading seafood suppliers, quality control is the main subject in our daily work. We are glad a quality control system as GlobalGAP has recognized the quality of our shrimp and emphasized this by its certification,“ said Maarten van Geest, Culimer’s communication manager.

GlobalGAP standards has been implemented on more than 100,000 farms in more than 100 countries. The standards are designed to minimize the environmental impact of farming and to improve food safety, worker safety and animal welfare.

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