Madelyn Kearns

Madelyn Kearns

Editor

Madelyn Kearns is the Portland, Maine-based editor of SeafoodSource. Before diving into seafood writing, editing, and infographic-designing, she was the associate editor for an online publication geared toward small to mid-sized practice physicians, Medical Practice Insider. Maddie is a graduate of the University of Maine, where she served as a columnist and the opinion editor for the university's paper, The Maine Campus, and won a Grady Award in Creative Writing for her poetry.

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September 28, 2021

Pacific Seafood is featured in The Top 25 Seafood Product Innovators list, published by SeafoodSource on 28 September, 2021.

SeafoodSource: What are the key features highlighted in Pacific Seafood’s latest product innovations, and what kind of trends inspired them?

Pacific Seafood: Our in-house product development team uses market research to drive our value-added program that includes case-ready items such as: raw, fresh, or frozen

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September 28, 2021

Jackson & Partners is featured in The Top 25 Seafood Product Innovators list, published by SeafoodSource on 28 September, 2021.

SeafoodSource: What are the key features highlighted in Jackson & Partners' latest product innovations, and what kind of trends inspired them?

Jackson & Partners: We pride ourselves on our commitment to sustainability and social responsibility. That is what drives our daily decisions in

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September 28, 2021

Wild Planet Foods is featured in The Top 25 Seafood Product Innovators list, published by SeafoodSource on 28 September, 2021. Wild Planet Senior Vice President of Marketing Heather Scott speaks here on behalf of the company.

SeafoodSource: What are the key features highlighted in  Wild Planet’s latest product innovations, and what kind of trends inspired them?

Scott: This year, Wild Planet released a new and innovative product line:

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September 28, 2021

Wixter Seafood is featured in The Top 25 Seafood Product Innovators list, published by SeafoodSource on 28 September, 2021. Wixter Founder/Owner Matt Mixter speaks here on behalf of the company.

SeafoodSource: What are the key features highlighted in Wixter Seafood’s latest product innovations, and what kind of trends inspired them?

Mixter: Foundational values – sustainable prime cuts with no preservatives, no additives, and no

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September 28, 2021

Welcome to The Top 25 Seafood Product Innovators list, featuring a group of North American seafood providers that have brought an innovative shine to these uncertain times.

It’s been a long, busy 18 months for the seafood industry, and with 2021 a breath away from its final quarter, there’s much to reflect on. From record retail sales to comebacks for foodservice operators and in-person events, it seems stories of hope have

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September 28, 2021

Phillips Foods is featured in The Top 25 Seafood Product Innovators list, published by SeafoodSource on 28 September, 2021.

SeafoodSource: What are the key features highlighted in Phillips Foods’ latest product innovations, and what kind of trends inspired them?

Phillips: We’re really excited about our new foodservice seafood dips, which we’re bringing out in several flavor varieties. Operators can serve them as is, or they can

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September 28, 2021

Gorton’s Seafood is featured in The Top 25 Seafood Product Innovators list, published by SeafoodSource on 28 September, 2021.

SeafoodSource: What are the key features highlighted in Gorton’s latest product innovations, and what kind of trends inspired them?

Gorton’s: Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, air frying and health have been trending. Air fryers were the number one appliance in [year-over-year] absolute [dollar]

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September 28, 2021

Tampa Maid Foods is featured in The Top 25 Seafood Product Innovators list, published by SeafoodSource on 28 September, 2021. Tampa Maid Foods Director of Marketing Jenny Doan speaks here on behalf of the company.

SeafoodSource: Which products have you seen resonating in 2020/2021?

Doan: Seafood offerings that are convenient and easy to prepare are resonating with both consumers who are cooking more meals from home, and also from restaurant

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September 28, 2021

Annasea Foods Group is featured in The Top 25 Seafood Product Innovators list, published by SeafoodSource on 28 September, 2021.

SeafoodSource: What are the key features highlighted in Annasea’s latest product innovations, and what kind of trends inspired them?

Annasea: Consumers, especially those ages 18 to 54, are looking for a quick and easy meal or entertainment-ready item. According to Dataessential, poke ranks in the 99th

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September 28, 2021

Top 25: Forever Oceans Q&A

Forever Oceans is featured in The Top 25 Seafood Product Innovators list, published by SeafoodSource on 28 September, 2021.

SeafoodSource: What are the key features highlighted in Forever Oceans’ latest product innovations, and what kind of trends inspired them?

Forever Oceans: Forever Oceans is unique in that we have combined expertise and technologies in engineering, infrastructure, biology,

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