International Boston Seafood Show: 2010 conference
The 2010 International Boston Seafood Show brought together thousands of seafood industry distributors, foodservice and retail professionals and seafood buyers. Listed below are highlights from the show so if you missed the event, you can get a taste of it here!
Seafood Business Summit: Consumer Insights on Sustainable Seafood
Sustainability is an increasingly relevant topic for all seafood sectors, but there is a lack of substantial research about consumers’ knowledge and preferences toward sustainable seafood. Following the Seafood Business Summit, SeaFood Business magazine partnered with The Perishables Group to deliver an in-depth consumer survey and report with analysis on key findings and trends pertaining to consumer insights on sustainable seafood.
Read the full PDF report (must be logged in as premium member)
Annual Shrimp Forum
Profitability, fraud and marketing were among the subjects a panel of shrimp industry experts tackled at the International Boston Seafood Show’s Annual Shrimp Forum.
Speakers: Dr. Panisuan Jamnarnwej, Eric Halim, Erik Smeys, Morton Nussbaum, Steve Hedlund
Full audio or transcription (must be logged in as a premium member) 1:20:56
Coast to Coast Innovation: 5 Profit Driving Trends from America's Top Independent Seafood Restaurants
Consumers may see more see more use of raw fish, whole fish, fish tacos and all-in-one pot feasts at restaurants in the future, according to Aaron Noveshen, founder of The Culinary Edge in San Francisco.
Speaker: Aaron Noveshen
Full audio or transcription (must be logged in as premium member) 45:10
Ocean Acidification: Cutting Through the Complexity and Impacts on the Seafood Industry
Seafood Choices Alliance sponsors a panel of experts who highlight the current science on ocean acidification, discuss the projected effects on the global seafood industry, and explore how stakeholders can use their collective influence and support to encourage positive change.
Speakers: Jon Rowley, Ned Daly, Scott Doney, Sebastian Belle
Full audio or transcription(must be logged in as premium member) 59:50
The Future of Farmed Salmon: Supply Issues
The aftermath of the Chilean earthquake and the prevention of fish disease outbreaks were among the hot-button issues a panel of industry experts juggled at the Future of Farmed Salmon seminar.
Speakers: Jason Paine, Katherine Bostick, Mary Ellen Walling, Nell Halse
Full audio or transcription (must be logged in as premium member) 1:08:04
Issues like mercury contamination and overfishing have pushed tuna to the forefront of industry news in recent years, making the first-ever International Boston Seafood Show Tuna Forum extremely timely.
Speakers: Bill Fox, Chris Lischewski, James Wright, Paul Hill, Rich Ruais, Susan Jackson
Full audio or transcription (must be logged in as premium member) 59:55
Interviews with Industry Experts
Aaron Noveshen: Five Profit-driving Trends from America's Top Independent Seafood Restaurants
Aaron Noveshen, founder of The Culinary Edge, took some time with SeafoodSource contributing editor, Mercedes Grandin, at the 2010 International Boston Seafood Show. In this one-on-one interview Noveshen shares the leading profit-driving seafood trends, successful innovations and key takeaways for the seafood restaurant industry. Listen to these free clips or upgrade to premium membership for the full interview.
Audio: full interview (must be logged in as a premium member)
Free audio clip: Profit-driving trends from America’s top independent seafood restaurants 1:25
Freeaudio clip:Key takeaways for foodservice operators to increase sales and leverage market share 1:04
Free audio clip: Innovations and success stories of the past year 1:39
Cecil Smith: Seafood Marketplace Merchandising
What species are on the rise in seafood retail? What are the most common seafood merchandising mistakes? What challenges are the most pressing for retailers in today's market? Listen to Cecil Smith, Bloom Supermarket's Manager of Seafood Merchandising & Training, offer his top ten retailing insights in this interview by SeafoodSource.com contributing editor, Mercedes Grandin.
Audio: full interview (must be logged in as premium member)
Freeaudio clip:The top challenges facing seafood retailers and how they can be turned into opportunities 2:12
Freeaudio clip:Recommendations for creating the ideal seafood marketplace 2:07
Freeaudio clip:The most common seafood merchandising mistakes 1:28