Trident Seafoods Founder Chuck Bundrant passed away at age 79 on Sunday, 17 October at his home in Edmonds, Washington, U.S.A.
Bundrant, born in the U.S. state of Indiana, dropped out of college in 1961, when he was 19, and moved to Washington state to work in the seafood industry. His first job was processing crab in Alaska, and he eventually worked his way up the industry’s food chain, founding Trident in 1972 and building it into a… Read More
Minneapolis, Minnesota-based agricultural giant Cargill, a major aquafeed producer, has announced a partnership with The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute to develop high-performance fish feed for recirculating aquaculture systems ...
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Pure Salmon has officially broken ground at the site of its planned USD 228 million (EUR 192.5 million) recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility in Tazewell County, Virginia, U.S.A. ...
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Vladivostok, Russia-based Russian Fishery Company has signed an agreement with COFCO Imported Foods to push sales of its pollock fillet and surimi in China ...
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A U.S. district court judge in Alaska has issued a ruling that will free up millions of pounds of Alaska pollock to enter the country.
At least 26 million pounds of Alaska pollock had been stuck en route to the U.S. due to a sudden flurry of fines issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection against entities it accused of violating the Jones Act, which requires transportation of domestically-caught seafood inside the country to be… Read More
The Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA) has reached an out-of-court settlement with Trident Seafoods in a dispute over a joint venture agreement.
APICDA sued Trident in August 2020 for allegedly refusing to follow through on an agreement to buy a 25 percent stake in a joint venture to procure a seafood processing facility that processes salmon and whitefish in False Pass, Alaska.
Although an independent firm… Read More