Chicken of the Sea has announced the launch of several new products into U.S. foodservice and retail channels, centering on shrimp and crab.
The Thai Union Group-owned seafood giant has debuted a line of seven frozen value-added shrimp products, along with crab cakes.
Its new Crispy Stuffed Shrimp appetizer line is available in three flavors: Creamy Wonton, Creamy Jalapeno, and Creamy Garlic and Spinach. New breaded shrimp items include… Read More
The specialty foods category shot up in popularity during the 2020 COVID-19 crisis in the United States, and seafood in that category did especially well ...
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A growing number of class-action lawsuits are being filed against seafood retailers and foodservice outlets, claiming their offerings do not meet their own sustainability claims.
Earlier this month, in a complaint filed in the U.S. Superior Court in the District of Columbia, ALDI was accused of false advertising and marketing, with the advocacy group GMO/Toxin Free USA alleging ALDI’s claim that its salmon is sustainably sourced is not… Read More
Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S.A.-based City Pier Seafood has initiated a campaign to encourage children to try cooking seafood.
The company, which is operated by Raw Seafood, primarily focuses on direct-to-consumer seafood sales. It said in a press release that its Kitch’n Kidz program “provides the ingredients that make it easy to encourage children to expand their chicken fingers and fries, hot dogs, and macaroni and cheese… Read More
U.S. foodservice industry organizations praised the introduction of federal legislation on 10 June that would provide USD 60 billion (EUR 49 billion) in additional funding to restaurants that ran into financial distress during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act, introduced in both the U.S. House and Senate, would effectively replenish the USD 60 billion (EUR 49 billion) Restaurant Revitalization Fund… Read More
Plant-based and cell-cultured food manufacturers are rolling out new plant-based seafood analog products in recognition of World Oceans Day on 8 June.
Hong Kong-based OmniFoods, known for its imitation pork product OmniPork, is launching a line of plant-based seafood analog products that will include fish fillets, fish burgers, and tuna cuts.
"It is very much the major white space that has not been tapped. Everyone has been obviously focused on… Read More