Jeffrey has more than 40 years of experience as a journalist, food writer, television presenter, educator, speaker, and cookbook author. Based in Florida, U.S.A., he covers industry dynamics, emerging trends, buyer preferences, the competitive landscape, tools of the trade, and all the other important issues that impact and influence the way in which the world embraces seafood.
After all of the end-of-year festivities have faded into happy memories, and Q4 sales have been tallied, marketers within wholesale, foodservice, and food retailing communities are evaluating and planning the next best way to promote seafood. While Valentine’s Day, observed on 14 February, is a great time to roll out extravagant, exotic, and somewhat esoteric seafood preparations, the most important holiday associated with seafood… Read More
More Americans are pursuing healthier lifestyles and making healthier food choices at every meal, including snack time.
According to recent statistics from Mintel, 90 percent of U.S. adults snack daily, 70 percent indulge in snacks two or more times a day, and 17 percent seek out treats between meals four or more times per day. Mintel also found that two-thirds of snackers are replacing meals with snacks. Under these circumstances, it’s… Read More
Chefs, restaurateurs, and consumers are constantly on the lookout for new and exciting culinary adventures. And when it comes to seafood, there are methods by which these desires are being satisfied – as well as untapped opportunities, according according to research released by Technomic.
According to the research firm, 71 percent of consumers eat seafood at least once a month. Of these, 51 percent indicate they would like to see a… Read More