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OUR CERTIFICATIONS & ACCREDITATIONS

Best Aquaculture Practices Certified

TSF is extremely proud to be Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certified. The hatchery, farms and processing plants are all certified with the highest standard within the aquaculture industry. BAP standards are built on the four pillars of sustainability with traceability as the foundation. The BAP program provides buyers, dealers, and consumers a thorough view of an aquaculture operation’s sustainability. Taprobane is the only company in Sri Lanka to receive 4* BAP certification.

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)

Our shrimp farm holds a pioneering position in the industry, being the first ever ASC certified SPF Vannamei shrimp farm in Sri Lanka. ASC sets the standards for environmentally and socially responsible shrimp farming. By meeting rigorous criteria for minimizing environmental impacts, conserving habitats, and promoting responsible labor practices, our farm ensures the highest quality and safety of our shrimp, while also contributing to marine ecosystem conservation and the well-being of local communities.

ISO 14064-1:2018 certified

Specification with guidance at the organization level for quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals

Taprobane Seafoods (Pvt) Ltd. has become the first seafood company in Sri Lanka to complete a carbon footprint verification. The hatchery, farms, and processing plants are all certified with this internationally recognized standard. Control Union Inspection (Pvt) Ltd. carried out the verification and verified the emission data according to the internationally recognized ISO14064-1: 2018 standard and successfully completed the GHG emission assessment for the financial year 2022/23. This will help the company set targets to gradually reduce greenhouse gas emissions with the aim of becoming carbon neutral in the near future.

Smeta Eti Certified

TSF would not be where it is today, the leading exporter of seafood in Sri Lanka, without acknowledging our biggest and best asset, Our People. We are proud to be ETI certified. The ETI Base Code is founded on the conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and is an internationally recognised code of labour practice. Our operations comprise the 9 rules set out by the ETI Base Code: Employment is freely chosen, Freedom of association, Working conditions are safe and hygienic, Child labour shall not be used, Living wages are paid, Working hours are not excessive, No discrimination is practised, Regular employment is provided, No harsh or inhumane treatment is allowed.

Across the group from the mini processing plants across the Jaffna Peninsula, the shrimp hatchery, our shrimp farms in the Mannar district and our larger-than-life presence at our processing plants in Dankotuwa, we practice and are strictly guided by the rights of workers set out Internationally.

TSF is committed to always upholding the rights of our people, ensuring complete accountability in all our work practices. We are committed to ethical trade and in turn adopting and demonstrating rightful labour practices and expect all our suppliers to work towards the same. These codes address issues like wages, hours of work, health and safety and the right to join free trade unions, which is of paramount importance.

Best Aquaculture Practices Certified

TSF is extremely proud to be Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certified. The hatchery, farms and processing plants are all certified with the highest standard within the aquaculture industry. BAP standards are built on the four pillars of sustainability with traceability as the foundation. The BAP program provides buyers, dealers, and consumers a thorough view of an aquaculture operation’s sustainability. Taprobane is the only company in Sri Lanka to receive 3* BAP certification.

Control Union Certificate

ISO 14064-1:2018 certified: Specification with guidance at the organization level for quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals

Taprobane Seafoods (Pvt) Ltd. has become the first seafood company in Sri Lanka to complete a carbon footprint verification. The hatchery, farms, and processing plants are all certified with this internationally recognized standard. Control Union Inspection (Pvt) Ltd. carried out the verification and verified the emission data according to the internationally recognized ISO14064-1: 2018 standard and successfully completed the GHG emission assessment for the financial year 2021/22. This will help the company set targets to gradually reduce greenhouse gas emissions with the aim of becoming carbon neutral in the near future.

Smeta Eti Certified

TSF would not be the where it is today, the leading exporter of seafood in Sri Lanka, without acknowledging our biggest and best asset, Our People. We are proud to be ETI certified. The ETI Base Code is founded on the conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and is an internationally recognised code of labour practice. Our operations comprise of the 9 rules set out by the ETI Base Code: Employment is freely chosen, Freedom of association, Working conditions are safe and hygienic, Child labour shall not be used, Living wages are paid, Working hours are not excessive, No discrimination is practiced, Regular employment is provided, No harsh or inhumane treatment is allowed.

Across the group from the mini processing plants across the Jaffna Peninsula, the shrimp hatchery, our shrimp farms in the Mannar district and our larger-than-life presence at our processing plants in Dankotuwa, we practice and are strictly guided by the rights of workers set out internationally.

TSF is committed to always upholding the rights of our people, ensuring complete accountability in all our work practices. We are committed to ethical trade and in turn adopting and demonstrating rightful labour practices and expect all our suppliers to work towards the same. These codes address issues like wages, hours of work, health and safety and the right to join free trade unions, which is of