The scallop market will be hard to predict in 2023 as supplies stay flat and demand becomes the main influence on pricing pressure, Northern Wind CEO Ken Melanson told SeafoodSource.
Melanson, addressing the topic at the 2023 Seafood Expo North America, on behalf of his New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. company, said scallop prices haven’t followed their typical trajectory given the flat supply.
“We’ve had those… Read More
To keep track of product launches both inside and outside of Seafood Expo North America, SeafoodSource has compiled a list of some of the products and technologies that debuted in March 2023.
- ThisFish has debuted new processing technology created in collaboration with Orca Specialty Foods. The partnership developed a waterproof camera to capture fish-fillet images and a machine-learning algorithm to count and measure fillets, able to classify… Read More
Lancaster, Virginia, U.S.A.-based Rogue Oysters Co-Founder and CEO Taryn Brice Rowland said she originally began growing oysters to solve an erosion issue.
Her story starts way before the idea of founding an oyster company even arose, with Rowland’s trips to her grandmother’s cabin on the Rappahannock River in the U.S. state of Virginia. Her rule of thumb was to leave a place in better condition than you found it, Rowland… Read More
After a long fallow period, commercial-scale shrimp farming appears to be taking off in the United States.
For years, the U.S. shrimp-farming sector has struggled to compete against low-cost shrimp imported from mega-producing nations including India, Indonesia, and Ecuador. But buoyed by consumption figures showing shrimp is pulling away as America’s favorite type of seafood – with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration… Read More
Starting in July 2022, Grants Oak Smoked began focusing a big chunk of its efforts on developing a salmon jerky for a prominent retailer.
Grants Oak Smoked Founder Jonathan Brown said the product-development process led the company to acquire another firm owned by a Polish family, making sure the family had equity and ownership as they jointly developed a salmon jerky.
“In the process of doing that, I discovered that the… Read More
The past year was a big one for the seafood industry in terms of actions either taken or proposed by the U.S. federal government – with some positive and negative news.
Federal-level actions on traceability, tariffs, and even the legality of certain fisheries have all taken place over the past year, and all signs are pointing to the federal government continuing to consider moves on seafood regulation from a wide array of angles. Here are… Read More
Lisa Wallenda Picard was picked to be the next president of the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) last year, replacing longtime president John Connelly, who died in November 2022 after being diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma, a rare bile duct cancer.
Wallenda Picard brings with her decades of experience advocating for industry, most recently serving as the senior vice president of the National Turkey Federation.
Wallenda Picard shared how the… Read More
As the official media for Seafood Expo North America, taking place 12 to 14 March, 2023, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. SeafoodSource has compiled a roundup of new products making their debuts at this year's expo.
- Pro Chile has returned to Seafood Expo North America, exhibiting at booth #715, to debut a variety of products. It is showcasing Chilean salmon, mussels, trout, fishmeal, sea bass, and fish oil from 14 different… Read More
Cutting through the complexity of climate change: 4 essential strategies for a healthy, resilient seafood industry
The relationship between seafood and climate change is complex.
Many aspects of seafood’s production and management are vulnerable to the negative impacts of climate change and, at the same time, seafood or blue foods are increasingly recognized as a critical element for more climate-friendly global food systems – food production is a key driver for climate change, with estimates as high as 30 percent of total greenhouse gas… Read More
Thunder’s Catch and Netuno USA were revealed as the winners of the 2023 Seafood Excellence Awards, announced today, 12 March, at Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America.
Thunder’s Catch won the award for Best New Retail Product for its Wild Salmon Chowder, while Netuno USA scored the Best New Foodservice Product prize for its Tambaqui Ribs.
The Wild Salmon Chowder produced by Thunder’s Catch is “made… Read More