Seafood Expo North America

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Boston, USA

March 11, 2018 - March 13, 2018

The Seafood Marketplace for North America

Seafood Expo North America attendees meet with thousands of colleagues and suppliers to find the newest fresh, frozen, and packaged seafood products and stay current on industry trends. 

Seafood Processing North America attendees share ideas, find new processing equipment, make connections and get the news on preparing, delivering and packaging seafood products.

More than 22,600 total attendees from over 120 countries attend the event.

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Published on
March 23, 2017

Even though chef, cookbook author, sustainability advocate and restaurant operator Rick Moonen insisted at Seafood Expo North America’s keynote panel that he despises the word, “trend,” he is about to start one.

At his flagship seafood restaurant, RM Seafood at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Moonen recently began experimenting with canned seafood.

“We need to figure out a better way to get the sustainability message out. Sardines have all t… Read More

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Cliff White

Published on
March 23, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Seafood Excellence Awards for the best new seafood retail and foodservice products said their products’ versatility and creativity for allowing them to stand out from the crowd.

At the 2017 Seafood Expo North / Seafood Processing North America event in Boston, Massachusetts on 19 March, Portland, Oregon-based Fishpeople Seafood won the “Best New Retail” award for its Seafood Meyer Lemon & Herb Panko Wild Al… Read More

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Cliff White

Published on
March 23, 2017

High Liner Foods has followed through on promises to revamp its retail offerings with the introduction of 10 new value-added products through its Sea Cuisine line, including tilapia, salmon, cod and scallops, all with bolder flavor profiles.

High Liner, with U.S. operations based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, has experienced lower sales volumes as North American consumers move away from traditional breaded and battered products. In the company… Read More

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 23, 2017

Fresh off a series of wins at the 2017 Alaska Symphony of Seafood competition, Orca Bay Seafoods showed off its acclaimed new products during the 2017 Seafood Expo North America / Seafood Processing North America event in Boston, Massachusetts.

Among the winning products in the Symphony of Seafood competition for the Renton, Washington-based company were its Albondigas (Mexican Seafood Soup), which took home third place in the foodservice catego… Read More

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 23, 2017

Naeem Zafar, the co-founder and CEO of TeleSense, a developer of environmental monitoring technology based out of Sunnyvale, California U.S.A., has been a mainstay of Silicon Valley for many years, starting seven companies over the course of his career there.

TeleSense, Zafar’s seventh company, was envisioned to enhance the technological capacity and traceability of the food industry, a largely “untapped market,” the executive explained to… Read More

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Cliff White

Published on
March 23, 2017

The new processing facility that Dutch company Lenger Seafoods began building in Vietnam four years ago is now cranking out product for export worldwide.

Lenger Sales Director Igor Kint said the company attended the 2017 Seafood Expo North America with the hope of finding more buyers in the United States.

“We are here because the States is a good market for this product,” he said. “We are bringing a good product into the market that has t… Read More

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 22, 2017

New England, U.S.A.-based culinary staffing agency SnapChef is joining the City of Gloucester, Massachusetts to support the use of sustainable seafood in modern cooking.

Through live cooking demonstrations at this year’s Seafood Expo North America, hosted at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center this past week from 19 to 21 March, the collective served up sustainable fishcakes to thousands of buyers and suppliers. SnapChefs alongside Sna… Read More

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Cliff White

Published on
March 22, 2017

The Irish have a fabled history of coming to the United States and finding success. Andy Mulloy hopes his Irish mussels write the next chapter.

A fourth generation family business, Connemara Seafoods, based in Westport, Ireland, produces and processes 10,000 tons of premium mussels annually, with many carrying E.U. Organic certification.

While sold globally, including throughout Europe and Asia, Mulloy is hoping to make it big the United States… Read More

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Cliff White

Published on
March 22, 2017

HangarA wants to change the air cargo industry the same way Uber has upended the taxi business. With its Expedia-like Price Explorer, the Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.-based company may be on its way to doing just that.

Released in August 2016, the Price Explorer allows a shipper to compare rates, schedules, and connections between all major commercial airline cargo providers.

“Instead of having to rate, shop and call every airline, you can now d… Read More

Published on
March 22, 2017

At least major U.S. seafood distributor will likely be unable to continue carrying its popular blue catfish if new inspection regulations go into effect in September as planned.

Samuels and Son has built up sales of blue catfish over the past few years and now moves around 2,000 pounds a week, according to Joe Lospragata, vice president of new product development for Samuels and Son Seafood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The new regulations… Read More