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Demand for skrei among U.K. retailers and chefs has reached an unprecedented level this year with the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) anticipating this special run of Norwegian Arctic cod to appear on the fish counters of high-end stores Whole Foods Market, Booths, Selfridges and Harrods, as well as featuring on the menus of several top restaurants once this year’s season – from February until April 2017 – gets underway.

Every year, between January and April, the Norwegian coastline comes...

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With a boom in Chinese tourism expected due to that country’s New Year celebrations, restaurants in Singapore and other parts of Asia are reaching out directly to Chinese tourists to come dine with them.

Seafood-focused Singaporean chain Zhen Bao (also known as the JUMBO Group) has been energetically marketing itself on Chinese social media in recent months. A marketing campaign on Weibo – a popular microblogging platform – is telling mainland Chinese, “JUMBO Seafood, one of Singapore's most...

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Traditional thinking about how consumers view proteins was upended by a presentation by Colleen McClellan of food trends tracking firm Dataessential.

Americans – and especially younger Americans – perceive food differently, with less emphasis on center-of-the-plate proteins and more excitement and focus on blends of flavors, textures and cuisines, McClellan said in a presentation at the National Fisheries Institute’s Global Seafood Market Conference in San Francsisco, California on Thursday...

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The seafood industry has work to do if it wants to capitalize on shifting trends in foodservice in the United States, according to a presentation by Warren Solochek, president of food service division of NPD Group, at the National Fisheries Institute’s Global Seafood Market Conference in San Francisco, California on Tuesday, 17 January.

Americans are eating out less, and new products and services such as meal-kits and a wider range of home delivery offerings are changing the way food enters...

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Tuna is considered the ultimate sign of business success in Japan – at least, according to worshippers and sushi restaurant owners in Japan.

Worshippers gathered on 8 January at the Nishinomiya Ebisu shrine to press coins onto a bluefin tuna displayed there, as a way to please the god Ebisu, who they believe has a hand success in Japanese commerce. Ebisu is typically depicted holding a sea bream in his hand, but to really appease him, a tuna seems to be the thing.

Purchasing the top bluefin...

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