Seafood Expo Global

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Barcelona, Spain

26-28 April, 2022

The Global Seafood Marketplace 

Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global is the largest seafood event on the planet, serving industry professionals and buyers from all corners of the supply chain and world. If you purchase seafood for your business, you simply cannot afford to miss this event.

Learn more about the upcoming edition by visiting the event website.


Published on
November 24, 2021

The 2022 edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global will be the largest version of the event in its history, Portland, Maine, U.S.A-based organizer Diversified Communications said on Wednesday, 23 November.  [Editor's note: Diversified Communications also owns and operates SeafoodSource].

For the event’s first edition at the Fira Barcelona Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain, taking place 26 to 28 April, 2022,

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July 22, 2021

Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global is set to take place on 26 to 28 April, 2022, in Barcelona, Spain – the first time the event will be held in Spain and the first event since COVID-19 forced event closures in 2020.

According to even organizer Diversified Communications, participants that have already signed up for the event are looking forward to resuming shows as a means of strengthening business relations with partners.

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May 26, 2021

The first edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global to take place in Barcelona has been pushed back due to COVID-19.

The 28th edition of the world’s largest seafood expo, which was scheduled to take place in Barcelona, Spain from 7 to 9 September, 2021, will now take place 26 to 28 April, 2022, Portland, Maine, U.S.A.-based organizer Diversified Communications announced on Wednesday, 26 May. [Editor’s

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March 10, 2020

The 2020 Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global event, scheduled to take place 21 to 23 April in Brussels, Belgium, has been postponed by the organizer, Diversified Communications.

The global outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus caused the postponement, according to Diversified Communications Group Vice President Liz Plizga.

“Postponing is inevitable and unavoidable because of public health concerns,” Plizga

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May 23, 2019

Moscow, Russia-based Russian Fishery Company (RFC) will be an active bidder in the upcoming auction for cod and haddock quotas, the company has said.

Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries is auctioning the quota. To qualify, companies must invest in infrastructure upgrades in the form of either vessel or processing plant upgrades. The Interdepartmental Commission of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and the Federal

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May 16, 2019

Zeebrugge, Belgium-based Pittman Seafoods has surpassed EUR 50 million (USD 44.7 million) in annual sales, according to CEO Yoke Vandepitte.

Founded in 1990 in a seaside town near Bruges, Pittman Seafoods has grown into a worldwide supplier of frozen seafood to retail and foodservice outlets. The company has 30 employees and ancillary sales offices in Germany and Chile, Vandepitte told SeafoodSource at the 2019 Seafood Expo Global in Brussels,

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May 15, 2019

Akranes, Iceland-based seafood equipment manufacturer Skaginn 3X has debuted a new fish transfer tool flexible enough to work with most seafood.

The ValuePump “is a new tool in the toolbox for the industry,” Skaginn 3X CEO Ingólfur Árnason told SeafoodSource on the floor of the 2019 Seafood Expo Global.

“It can be used in so many different ways,” he said. “It’s easy to integrate it into a

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May 14, 2019

Winning the 2019 Seafood Excellence Global grand prize for Best Retail Product and Best HORECA (hotel/restaurant/catering) was not the first step towards success for Vicuinai Grouop or Kingfish Zeeland, and it’s not the last, according to company representatives.

But it does market an important milestone.

“We set up on a simple mission: trying to make the perfect fish. We’ve taken a lot of hard decisions through that process,

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May 10, 2019

Thai Union Group has begun a trial partnership with Calysta that will see its alternative protein ingredients in Thai Union’s proprietary shrimp feed.

Announced at the 2019 Seafood Expo Global, the partnership will involved Thai Union using Calysta’s FeedKind feed as a replacement for the 10 percent of its shrimp feed previously sourced from wild-catch fisheries, according to Thai Union Responsible Sourcing Manager Tracy

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May 9, 2019

Speaking at a special event at Seafood Expo Global, Marie Christine Monfort, the executive director International Organisation for Women in the Seafood Industry (WSI) said women still face extraordinary obstacles in obtaining positions of leadership in the industry.

Monfort was taking part in the first ever “Women in Leadership in the Seafood Industry,” sponsored by expo organizer Diversified Communications and the Mission of Canada

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