Christine Blank

Contributing Editor

Christine Blank, a veteran freelance writer and editor, covers all aspects of the seafood industry, from fishing to processing to selling and serving the final product. When she is not writing for SeafoodSource, Christine gets to taste scrumptious seafood dishes at U.S. restaurants for her food and travel blog, Flavorful Excursions ( Christine loves to eat seafood of any kind, but lobster, crab and crawfish are among her favorites. In addition to and SeaFood Business, Christine’s articles have been published in hundreds of leading magazines and newspapers, such as The New York Times, USA Today and Associated Press.



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Published on
May 6, 2024

Farmed salmon brand Secret Island Salmon has established a partnership with meal-delivery service CookUnity to distribute its products across the U.S.

Secret Island, which was launched by Puerto Montt, Chile-based Salmones Austral in October 2021, had been supplying New York City, U.S.A.-based CookUnity with its salmon for around one year before this more involved partnership came to fruition, Secret Island U.S. Business Development Head Daniel

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May 2, 2024

Deli-prepared and frozen seafood items have shown the biggest sales gains at U.S. retail stores to start 2024, according to the “Seafood in the US Retail Q1 2024” Elanco webinar on 2 May.

For the quarter ending 31 March, frozen seafood sales by volume rose 2.9 percent year over year across U.S. retailers, as prices in the category dropped 6.3 percent.

“I’m seeing multiple categories … where frozen is doing very

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Published on
April 30, 2024

Americans are continuing to buy more of their groceries online, with a recent study expecting that trend to grow exponentially over the next five years.

E-commerce grocery sales in the U.S. are projected to increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 4.5 percent – more than three times faster than the 1.3 percent rate expected for in-store sales over the next five years, according to “U.S. eGrocery Sales Forecast: 2024-28,”

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