Cliff White

Cliff White

Executive Editor

Cliff White is the executive editor of SeafoodSource. He has 15 years of experience as a professional journalist, including serving as the senior business reporter for the McClatchy-owned Centre Daily Times in State College, Pennsylvania, where he won state and national awards for his coverage of the development of the Marcellus Shale natural gas deposit and the Jerry Sandusky scandal. 


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Published on
March 15, 2024

A fishery representing 60 percent of the Argentine red shrimp catch has officially entered the assessment process for Marine Stewardship Council certification after more than a decade of work.

“This has been a very, very challenging project, to be honest,” Federico Angeleri, the commercial director at Mar del Plata, Argentina-based Grupo Veraz, a major participant in the fishery, said at an announcement at the 2024 Seafood Expo North

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March 14, 2024

Panama City, Panama-based cobia farmer Open Blue went through a difficult period during the Covid-19 pandemic but, after a retooling, is set to improve its fortunes, according to Open Blue CEO Dario Marchetti.

“We've rebuilt the team,” Marchetti told SeafoodSource at the 2024 Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts. “We are taking a fresh approach, so we needed a fresh team; plus, some of our previous leadership

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March 14, 2024

Thistle Seafoods CEO Ryan Scatterty is looking for his company to be a disruptor in the U.S. retail space.

The Peterhead, Scotland-based, fifth-generation family-owned business has weathered Brexit, the Covid-19 pandemic, labor shortages, and global supply chain disruptions. Now, it’s ready to push further into U.S. retail channels, Scatterty told SeafoodSource on 10 March at the 2024 Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts,

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March 14, 2024

In his mid-40s, Irfan Thassim had a comfortable position as the CEO of a subsidiary of one of the largest and most admired companies in Sri Lanka. Thassim had been with his company – a major player in the country’s textile and apparel industry – for 20 years. While he worked hard, overall, life for Thassim was relatively easy.

That made Thassim uncomfortable.

“I was thinking, I've got a 15- to 20-year professional horizon

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March 12, 2024

The Global Shrimp Council (GSC) unveiled its board of directors, as well as its marketing campaign director, to its members at the 2024 Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

The council was launched in September 2023, and the National Fisheries Institute, a trade group representing the U.S. seafood industry, agreed to house it in December 2023 as a precompetitive partnership designed to promote global shrimp

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March 12, 2024

Puerto Montt, Chile-based salmon-farming firm Multi X touted its ultra-premium ArkA “Antarctic” salmon at the 2024 edition of Seafood Expo North America (SENA), as well as new Latitude 45-branded products.

The ArkA brand was launched in 2021 into retail, including hot- and cold-smoked products. The brand features Atlantic salmon farmed in Chile’s Region XII – the Magallanes region – that are antibiotic-free,

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