BIM Certified Quality Aquaculture (CQA) Farm Standards
The BIM CQA programme supports production of high-class farmed Irish seafood and provides a means of differentiating aquaculture products in the marketplace through eco, organic and quality labelling.
About the Programme
Who Can Apply?
What Is It?
Certified Quality Aquaculture (CQA) Farm Standards support the production of high-class farmed Irish fish and mussels.
Organic production requirements that must be in place (together with the general requirements) to achieve organic certification for salmon and mussels and includes:
- The production process from inputs through to outputs
- Assessment of additional organic procedures and systems
This section aims to show commitment to environmentally sustainable development during the production process. It deals with the additional eco requirements that must be in place (together with the general requirements) to achieve eco certification. This scope is available for salmon, freshwater fish and mussels.