Seafood Expo Global
23-25 APRIL 2024
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.
The 2023 Seafood Expo Global attracted more than 33,000 seafood professionals through its three-day run in Barcelona, Spain – an increase of 24 percent over the 2022 show.
This year’s event, which ran from 25 to 27 April, also set a record for most exhibiting companies, at 2,078, and most exhibition space occupied, at 49,339 net square meters.
Diversified Communications USA President Liz Plizga said this year’s expo… Read More
For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic shut down exports, Chinese crayfish is available to international buyers, and it's in high demand, according to Kang Sun Yu, the general manager of Zhejiang, China-based Tianhe Aquatic Company.
Tianhe Aquatic is a producer and marketer of crayfish, and Kang said the product has become more popular across China as well as in Europe and the United States, especially among the Chinese diaspora living… Read More
Porbander, Gujarat, India-based Salet Group is finally getting back to where it was before the Covid pandemic hit in 2020.
A family-owned seafood exporter specializing in cephalopods, Salet Group handles about 7,000 metric tons of seafood per year, according to its CEO, Sumit Salet. In the decade prior to the pandemic, Salet Group had built up its international business, but Covid was a setback, he acknowledged
“We are doing well… Read More
The U.S. Federal Reserve has long targeted 2 percent inflation in its economic policy, but that era could be coming to an end, according to Kroll Institute Global Chief Economist Megan Greene.
Greene delivered the keynote address at the 2023 Seafood Expo Global on 26 April, 2023, dedicating much of her talk to addressing the seafood industry’s concerns over inflation.
The conference program at this year’s expo includes more… Read More
The Seafood Ethics Action Alliance (SEA Alliance) has initiated a campaign asking labor ministers in countries that have not yet ratified the ILO Working in Fishing Convention 188 (C.188) to push their governments to do so.
The SEA Alliance is a seafood industry pre-competitive collaboration whose members include 11 of the largest supermarket chains in the United Kingdom, collectively representing 95 percent of all retail seafood sales in the… Read More
Fukuoka, Japan-based Marinet Co. recently developed Kotaro’s Sushi Kits, allowing consumers to purchase a frozen sushi rice and salmon analog that excluxively uses trout.
Marinet Co. Sales Manager Kotaro Harikai told SeafoodSource at the 2023 Seafood Expo Global, taking place 25 to 27 April in Barcelona, Spain, the product is the latest iteration of a project to make high-quality sushi easy to prepare at home.
Harikai also initally… Read More
The Seafood Excellence Global Awards winners’ circle expanded on 25 April to include Unima Distribution and Vičiūnai Group.
Spain’s Vičiūnai Group claimed the Best Retail Product prize for its Black Sepia Dumplings with Shrimp and Thai Broth Filling, while Best Hotel/Restaurant/Catering (HORECA) Product went to France’s Unima Distribution for its Organic Body-Peeled Madagascar Shrimp. Both companies accepted their prizes at… Read More
Many fishers working in the global seafood industry face living income gaps, a plight sustainability advocates have been determined to irradicate. Susanna Balaguer Serra of the Impact Institute Sustainability Consultant Susanna Balaguer Serra is working to raise awareness about the reality of underearning in the seafood sector. She will be a featured speaker for the Seafood Expo Global conference session, “Supply chain equity: Value… Read More
Companies exhibiting at the 2023 Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global – the largest edition of the show in its history – are capitalizing on the latest seafood product trends with new product releases.
Running from 25 to 27 April at the Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Vía exhibition grounds, the show features over 2,000 companies and a huge array of different product types. Some of the best seafood products will… Read More
Heading into the second quarter of 2023, inflation remains a concern for all industries worldwide, seafood included, according to Kroll Institute Global Chief Economist Megan Greene.
“Inflation is top of mind for many, many businesses. I think there’s a real risk that inflation remains elevated and persistent. I think the probability of that is really high and I think that the impact of that would be pretty high,” Greene, who… Read More