Seafood Expo North America
March 17, 2019 - March 19, 2019
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.
The clocks jumped forward during the early hours of Sunday, 11 March, 2018.
Industry professionals attending Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts this week, who had already downloaded the event’s official mobile application, likely weren’t surprised by the time springing forward this weekend. The app – sponsored by information system developer iNECTA and designed by SENA organizer Diversified… Read More
There's a quiet revolution taking place at seafood counters across the United States.
Sensing an opening in the marketplace, grocers in the United States are branching out to new – and often more sustainable – types of seafood to boost sales in their seafood departments.
From the 17-store Busch’s chain in Michigan, to the Pennsylvania-based Acme Markets, a 179-store chain owned by Albertsons Companies, to the ubiquitous giants… Read More
Sustainable aquaculture producers now have an unlikely advocate, in the form of world champion surfer Jamie Mitchell.
Historically, many surfers have protested ocean fish farms, including the most recent boycott of farmed salmon products in Tasmania, Australia. Food businesses and surfers called for the boycott after salmon farming giant Tassal said it would explore expanding its operation off the coast of King Island, Tasmania.
However,… Read More
In the coming days, thousands of seafood buyers, importers, distributors, and processors will convene in Boston, Massachusetts for the 2018 Seafood Expo North America/ Seafood Processing North America event, taking place Sunday, 11 March through Tuesday, 13 March.
Whether exploring a quarter-million square feet of seafood industry exhibits or delving into the exposition’s comprehensive conference program, visitors will have plenty to do at… Read More
With a large investment in its presentation at Seafood Expo North America, Seafood Scotland believes it made an impression that will result in increased exposure and sales.
Clare MacDougall, the trade marketing manager for Seafood Scotland, said her organization brought celebrity chef Mark Greenaway as well as four Scottish fishers with them to the show in Boston 6 to 8 March, and hosted a four-course meal for invited guests catered by… Read More
This year’s Seafood Expo North America (SENA) event brought industry technologists from far and wide to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center for three days of dealing and demonstrations. The creators of Ocean Executive – a new online trading platform crafted specifically for the seafood industry – were among this gills-and-gadgets crowd, showing off a digital solution that could make seafood professionals’ jobs a whole lot easier… Read More
The nonprofit Center for Development and Sustainable Fisheries (CeDePesca) announced a new fishery improvement plan for offshore Argentine red shrimp on Tuesday, 8 March at Seafood Expo North America.
The FIP was created following a Marine Stewardship Council pre-assessment conducted by the Spanish company Bureau Veritas, and after an action plan was designed to address its findings.
Major companies involved in the offshore Argentine red… Read More
A luxurious dinner hosted during Seafood Expo North America by the Italian Trade Commission featured premium branzino and caviar it sought to tout to American buyers.
The dinner took place at the Rialto, an Italian restaurant where chef Jody Adams has won a prestigious James Beard award. The menu was highlighted by a caviar and smoked sea bream salad with beet vinaigrette, poppy seeds, preserved lemon, crème fraiche and tarragon. In addressing… Read More
Stavis Seafoods will become the anchor tenant for a new seafood facility scheduled to be built on the Boston Waterfront by September 2018, the company announced on 8 March at the Seafood Expo North America (SENA) event.
Massport approved the project, to be constructed on Parcel 5 of the Massport Marine Terminal in Boston, Mass. By way of the facility, Stavis will be able to bring all of its Boston-area locations under one roof –… Read More
The device-heavy lifestyle of younger generations in China have created a huge boom for e-commerce sales of fresh food, and for seafood suppliers looking to break into the Chinese market, it means a change in thinking regarding traditional processing practices.
This sentiment stemmed from a panel titled E-Commerce in China at today’s Seafood Expo North America show in Boston. Eric Li, Vice President of Shanghai Yiguo E-commerce Co., Ltd… Read More