The National Fisheries Institute's Global Seafood Marketing Conference 2022 will be underway in Orlando, Florida from 18 to 20 January, and SeafoodSource editors are there to bring you all the latest news on the scene. Check back on this page periodically for all your GSMC 2022 updates.
There is nothing more American than apple pie – except perhaps chicken, arguably the country’s greatest protein success story so far, according to a protein research firm analyst who spoke on Monday, 23 January, at the opening plenary of the National Fisheries Institute’s Global Seafood Market Conference.
The analyst didn't mince words when describing the poultry industry’s deft climb to the center of Americans’… Read More
A dinner hosted to benefit the Seafood Industry Research Fund focused on the organization’s work to combat child labor and trafficking in Ghana.
The SIRF Soirée took place in conjunction with the National Fisheries Institute’s Global Seafood Market Conference taking place 22 to 25 January in Miami, Florida. The dinner served to recognize SIRF’s work and raise funds for the newly established Mike Gorton Living Tribute… Read More
Wild clam suppliers have faced a series of difficulties over the years, ranging from an aging fleet to troublesome weather patterns. However, things are looking up heading into 2018, according to a panel presenting at the National Fisheries Institute’s Global Seafood Market Conference (GSMC) in Miami, Florida this week.
“Weather patterns due to climate change and a very active hurricane season in the Atlantic prevented… Read More
The exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union – colloquially known as Brexit – doesn’t pose a major threat to American exporters, and it could provide some upside, according to Rabobank Global Seafood Industry Senior Industry Analyst Gorjan Nikolik.
Speaking at the 2018 Global Seafood Marketing Conference on Wednesday, 24 January, Nikolik laid out the three most probable scenarios facing Great Britain in its move away… Read More
American fishing vessels are catching almost 20 million pounds of monkfish annually. Yet Americans are eating only around 20,000 pounds of it per year.
Creating new markets and growing existing ones for emerging and underutilized species – like monkfish, croaker, walleye, Pacific rockfish, orange roughy, barramundi, yellowtail, and rainbow trout – was the central topic of a new panel at this year’s Global Seafood… Read More
Pricing for shellfish in 2017 continued trending strongly as retail sales volumes and market shares remained steady, according to the shellfish panel at the 2018 National Fisheries Institute’s Global Seafood Marketing Conference in Miami, Florida.
One major exception was lobster. Overall, lobster meat prices fell sharply last year, even with less supply, and live lobster prices weakened during the latter half of 2017 and were not… Read More
Supply and pricing stability has spelled success for many species categorized under the premium whitefish label, a panel at the 2018 Global Seafood Marketing Conference reported on Wednesday, 24 January.
Reports given on snapper, swordfish, sablefish, grouper, and halibut were short and positive, with industry professionals familiar with the markets for those species saying catches had been steady and pricing had not fluctuated… Read More
This week, the National Fisheries Institute brings its annual Global Seafood Market Conference (GSMC) back to Miami, Florida, to brief industry professionals on the economic, social, and demographic trends affecting international seafood markets heading into 2018. SeafoodSource editors will be on-site at the Intercontinental Miami Hotel from 23 to 26 January, bringing you the latest updates and insights to emerge from the event.
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At last year’s Global Seafood Marketing Conference, many of the experts who discussed pangasius predicted the United States would import less pangasius. But few foresaw stable prices or the emergence of China as an eager recipient of all the pangasius that the U.S. didn’t want.
After a protracted political debate, in August 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) began inspecting all… Read More
Bad news can be hard to shake, a truth that most tilapia suppliers within the United States have come to know all too well.
A panel discussion surrounding value finfish that took place during the National Fisheries Institute’s 2018 Global Seafood Market Conference (GSMC) in Miami, Florida, on Monday, 23 January, touched upon the trials and tribulations tilapia has faced over recent years in the arena of U.S. consumer… Read More