Expo News

Published on
March 3, 2020

Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, scheduled to take place 15 to 17 March in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., has been postponed by the event’s organizer, Diversified Communications.

The decision was made on 3 March in response to growing concerns over the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, according to Diversified Communications Group Vice President Liz Plizga.

“The March edition of the event is not going

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Published on
February 28, 2020

Praxair, Inc., a Linde company, will be showcasing its CRYOLINE CF Cabinet Freezer at Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America in Boston, Massachusetts from 15 to 17 March, the firm announced on 27 February.

Ideal in size for pilot plants, startups, and smaller seafood processors, the cabinet freezer is geared for rapid batch freezing and chilling, Praxair said. The equipment can be used for prepared food products,

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Published on
February 19, 2020

Since Ocean Beauty partnered with Findus a year ago, its business has rapidly expanded in the United States.

The Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.-based seafood company has found success distributing a variety of Findus products, including breaded and value-added seafood, steamable flavored cod loins, and frozen portions.

Ocean Beauty began showing Findus’s fish-based range at Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America in

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Published on
January 31, 2020

Seafood Expo North America organizer Diversified Communications said on 31 January the novel coronavirus outbreak has not affected its plans to host North America’s largest seafood expo, slated to take place 15 to 17 March at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

The coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, has spread rapidly in China and isolated cases have been found

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Published on
June 14, 2019

“This is a celebration – not a competition,” said Diversified Communication’s Ned Daly of the Seafood Collaboration Project, which seeks to improve networking and collaboration in seafood and provide a platform for under-represented voices.

On 13 June, the final day of the 2019 SeaWeb Seafood Summit – taking place in Bangkok, Thailand – eight organizations participating in the Seafood Collaboration Project

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Published on
June 14, 2019

As the 2019 SeaWeb Seafood Summit came to a close this week in Bangkok, Thailand, attendees remembered Joanna (Jo) Toole, a beloved campaigner for ocean welfare and the co-founder of the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), who tragically passed away in March 2019.

Toole was on board Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 en route to Nairobi to speak at a United Nations meeting about how to tackle ghost gear in the world’s oceans when the plane

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Published on
June 13, 2019

Last month, Apple announced it would be phasing out its digital music marketplace iTunes – a decision that surprised Darian McBain, the global director of sustainable development for Thai Union Group, one of the world’s most prominent seafood suppliers.  

Reading an article about the twilight of iTunes as she arrived in Bangkok, Thailand for the 2019 SeaWeb Seafood Summit (SWSS19) – taking place 10 to 14 June

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Published on
June 12, 2019

The age of the conscious consumer has arrived, much to the delight of Fair Trade USA founder and CEO Paul Rice. 

The keynote speaker at this year’s SeaWeb Seafood Summit – taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 10 to 14 June – Rice shared some promising news about modern consumer behavior with conference attendees, all of whom have a vested interest in the sustainable seafood movement.

“Consumers are changing the

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Published on
June 11, 2019

Ghost Fleet, a documentary film that zooms in on the stories of Southeast Asian migrant workers who were rescued from forced labor situations aboard Thai fishing boats, is already having an impact on viewers, according to Patima Tungpuchayakal, co-founder of the Labour Rights Promotion Network (LPN) in Thailand.

“On part of companies in Thailand, they have become more active in cleaning up the supply chain, and we have witnessed their

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Published on
June 11, 2019

The historic number of Seafood Champions grew by four on 11 June, when Diversified Communications and SeaWeb awarded Wakao Hanaoka, OceanMind, Darian McBain, and Francisco Blaha with the prestigious distinction in Bangkok, Thailand during the 2019 SeaWeb Seafood Summit this week. 

The winners were chosen from a group of 17 finalists and are each regarded as seafood sustainability leaders committed to creatively and faithfully supporting the

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