Andromeda is the first company member of HAPO which has been certified by TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS, the Organization of Inspection and Certification, according to the requirements of the Private Certification Standard «Fish from Greece», owned by the Hellenic Aquaculture Producers Organization (H.A.P.O.) for responsible aquaculture production and the promotion of high-quality Greek fish.
By acquiring the H.A.P.O. certification «Fish from Greece», Andromeda can produce and supply the Primus branded products of Sea Bream, Sea Bass, Meagre and Pagrus with the tag «Fish from Greece».
Greek aquaculture production and «Fish from Greece» are characterized by guaranteed freshness and a high source of omega-3 fatty acids.
What makes this specific certification special is that it includes unannounced audits by independent third-party Certification bodies, to ensure compliance with the following five pillars:
- Social responsibility in aquaculture
- Fish welfare
- Fish health
- Farming and fish management environment
- Food safety
Andromeda CEO, Mr. George Fragoulis, made the following statement: “The «Fish from Greece» certification is the official verification of environmentally responsible and sustainable aquaculture practices that have been applied by the company for many years and will create new opportunities with customers seeking premium, value added products”.