Expo News

Published on
June 27, 2018

Corruption on a national level is causing serious harm to African fisheries, according to Steve Trent, the founder and executive director of the Environmental Justice Foundation.

Speaking at SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Barcelona, Spain on 20 June, Trent said too many African nations sell fishing rights on the cheap in corrupt, opaque deals. As a result, African fisheries have faced increased pressure from industrial-sized trawlers sucking up fish

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
April 5, 2018

Seattle, Washington U.S.A.-based company North Star Ice Equipment Corporation has been helping seafood processors stay calm, cool, and effective since the mid-1900s, when its cutting-edge flake ice making machines first arrived on the scene and forever transformed the industry’s concept of “on ice.”

With the dry, sub-cooled flake ice produced by North Star’s innovative machinery, which first hit the market in the early

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Cliff White

Published on
March 26, 2018

DS-Concept prides itself on its international reach. With 20 offices on four continents, that reach is significant – a fact made further evident by the company’s website being available in 10 languages.

The 18-year-old Mönchengladbach, Germany-based company specializes in “cash-flow solutions,” primarily, short-term trade finance for importers and exporters. While the company works with clients in numerous industrial

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Jason Holland

Published on
March 26, 2018

With up to 35 percent of all seafood products going to waste before they can be consumed, the seafood supply chain has a real opportunity to make a far greater contribution to protein availability, panelists attested at a special conference session at the 2018 Seafood Expo North America event in Boston, Massachusetts.

The world’s population is forecasted to surpass nine billion people by 2050, and the global demand for food –

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 22, 2018

With demand for vacuum-packed seafood products on the rise, business is good right now for Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based Becker Pumps Corporation. And thanks to an unlikely customer segment, the future could be even brighter still for the subsidiary of Germany’s Gebr. Becker GmbH.

Becker Pumps Corp., which was founded in 1885 and established stateside in the late 1970s, is a premier supplier of vacuum pumps to the seafood,

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 16, 2018

Technology company Seafood Analytics has launched its new Fishboard electronic fish-monitoring device, which allows for researchers, seafood farmers, processors, at-sea observers, fishermen, and other seafood industry professionals to efficiently measure and store important electronic information about the fish they acquire, process and sell. 

Implementers of Fishboard will be able to use the device to “quickly and easily assess

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Cliff White

Published on
March 15, 2018

Kiliç Deniz, one of Turkey’s leading aquaculture and seafood companies, is sensing a meagre opportunity in the United States.

Kiliç exports its products to 65 countries, but its growth strategy is pointed firmly in the direction of the United States, Kılıç Holding Vice President Sinan Kızıltan told SeafoodSource at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts on 11 March.

The fully-integrated aquaculture

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 14, 2018

Boston, Massachusetts-based supplier Slade Gorton and Company celebrated 90 years in the seafood industry at this year’s Seafood Expo North America event by launching its new retail-ready Fish n’ Chips meal kit, featuring fresh, all-natural Icelandic cod lightly-coated with crunchy, toasted crumbs. 

The meal kits feature 10 ounces of Marine Stewardship Council-certified Icelandic cod portions, as well as five ounces of fresh-cut

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 14, 2018

Reykjavic, Iceland-based seafood company Iceland’s Finest is hoping that its award-winning product line, Icelandic Seafood Starters, will persuade younger generations to choose seafood more often, according to the company’s export manager, Jóhannes Egilsson. 

“What we would really like to do is help the younger generation, the millennials, to consume seafood,” Egilsson told SeafoodSource at Seafood Expo North

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Cliff White

Published on
March 13, 2018

A new initiative led by the Ecuadorian seafood industry is aiming to improve the country's reputation as a source of safe and sustainable shrimp.

The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership was launched by seven founding members from Ecuador on Monday, 12 March at Seafood Expo North America. The SSP is a certification based on Aquaculture Stewardship Council standards, but with augmentations for water quality, traceability, and antibiotic

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