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After the merger of mega-grocery holding firms Ahold USA and Delhaize America, the two companies have announced plans for how they will handle their U.S. supermarket chains, including Stop & Shop and Hannaford.

Stop & Shop’s New York Metro and New England divisions will be consolidated into one brand organization, while the other chains will maintain their current office locations.

The Stop & Shop, Giant Foods, Giant/Martin’s, Peapod, Food Lion and Hannaford brands will each have...

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Fish Dogs fish finger sandwich

The three finalists from the U.K. foodservice industry who will battle it out to claim the title of the first ever winner of the Fish Finger Sandwich Awards have been named.

Selected by a panel of judges, the creations competing for the crown in the cook-off final taking place in London on 16 February are:

  • A chunky pollock fish finger coated in panko breadcrumbs, placed on top of minted mushy peas within a hot dog bun and topped off with “proper” tartare sauce from Kevin Gratton of Fish...
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Carnival Cruise Line, one of the largest cruising companies in the world, is expanding its Seafood Shack restaurant concept to seven ships.

Seafood Shack, which offers pay-for seafood cooked to order, was first launched on one ship last May.

“Seafood is popular with all of our guests and the Seafood Shack – which offers menu items like lobster rolls, fried clams and other New England-inspired specialties – fits into our brand strategy of providing our guests with the widest variety of...

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Italian supermarkets are following the lead of Carrefour and halting sales of pangasius, citing concerns about its environmental footprint.

And the trend-setting French supermarket chain is doubling down on its decision, announcing that it will no longer sell the fish - mainly farmed in Vietnam - in its stores in Spain.

According to El País, Carrefour Spain, which in 2015 imported the most pangasius of all E.U. countries, will follow the lead of the company’s Belgian and French groups and...

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The extent of China’s seafood market is apparent in the recent opening in Urumqi, China’s most westerly metropolis, of a large, flashy themed restaurant, OS Seafood Lab.

The most inland city on Earth, sprawling Urumqi – a five-hour flight from the country’s coast – is better known for its lamb and naan bread, but Boston lobster and Argentine shrimp are on the menu at the restaurant which is located at YOHO Plaza, the mall on Nanhu Dong Lu, a street in the center of the city, which sits just...

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