An affordable housing community in Boston, Massachusetts will be the focus of a nutrition-intervention program run by the nonprofit Seafood Nutrition Partnership.
The partnership received a one-year grant from the Vela Foundation to extend its Eating Heart Healthy program to the Roxbury Tenants of Harvard, a community for low- and moderate-income families, and at the YMCA Boston.
Eating Heart Healthy is a program in which “underserved women… Read More
United Kingdom-based packing product company Sirane is unveiling a new wood-smoked flavor cooking bag at the upcoming Seafood Expo Global April 26 to 28 in Brussels, Belgium.
The Sira-Cook Supreme is a foil bag containing a wood chip sachet enhanced with liquid smoke. It can be used in ovens, on barbecues, hot plates and griddles, according to a company press release.
“Smoked food is very popular – and can be incredibly tasty – and this… Read More
The World Wildlife Fund and 38 seafood companies on Wednesday, 13 April called for a 20 percent reduction in the yellowfin tuna catch in the Indian Ocean, citing the recent reclassification of the species’ stock as “overfished.”
The announcement comes in anticipation of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission’s annual meeting in May on the French island of La Reunion, located in the Indian Ocean near Mauritius.
The WWF warned that continued… Read More
Bumble Bee Seafoods announced on Wednesday, 13 April an agreement with Pacifical to purchase and promote its Marine Stewardship Council-certified tuna.
Pacifical markets free-school skipjack and yellowfin tuna from the eight island nations comprising the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) – Tuvalu, Palau, Kribati, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia.
“The long-term… Read More
Spanish seafood company Cabomar will introduce its salt and pepper breaded squid rings at Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global in Brussels, Belgium on 26 to 28 April, 2016.
The company, which produces a range of seafood products under the Marnatura and Marnaturavida brands, will be located at booth 11-2541 at SEG.
Its new salt and pepper breaded squid rings are breaded and fried. They have “special flavor, more intense and spicy”… Read More
Grant Mirick has been named the new director of seafood operations for the Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA).
APICDA is one of six Western Alaska Community Development Quota Corporations that receive quotas of groundfish, halibut and crab to benefit the communities in their region. APICDA’s member communities are the Aleutian Island villages of Akutan, Atka, False Pass, Nelson Lagoon, Nikolski and St.… Read More
The Fishin’ Company has secured a USD 115 million (EUR 102 million) line of credit from Santander Bank that will allow it to expand its growing seafood operations.
The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based company provides premium frozen seafood products to U.S. retail and foodservice customers.
"Our ambitions to be the industry leader in seafood procurement, processing and distribution require a long-term and global strategic finance partner that… Read More
Until five years ago, the eastern coast of Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan was teeming with aquaculture facilities.
That changed with the Tōhoku earthquake in March 2011 and the subsequent tsunami, which wiped out most of the existing aquaculture infrastructure in the province. However, with a history of aquaculture dating back to 1899, the region has rebounded from previous natural disasters, including several tsunamis in the last… Read More
Trident Seafoods announced Tuesday, 12 April its purchase of Pickenpack Vertriebs and The Seafood Traders processing facility in Riepe, Germany.
Trident, the largest seafood company in the United States, is based in Seattle, Washington. The purchase allows it to enter the value-added seafood processing business in Germany.
“For 43 years we have been focused on vertical integration,” Trident Seafoods CEO Joe Bundrant said. “’From the… Read More
The Parties to the Nauru Agreement, which control areas containing 50 percent of the global supply of skipjack tuna, have voted against moving to a catch quota system and instead will stick with a vessel day scheme, despite objections from the U.S. tuna fleet fishing in its waters.
PNA members Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Tuvalu, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, the Solomon Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia voted unanimously… Read More