Seafood Expo North America 2019’s keynote speaker, Lindsey Piegza – chief economist for Stifel Fixed Income – warned that current data on consumer spending and the marketplace point to a greater than 50 percent chance that a recession sets in by 2020.
Piegza’s review of the U.S. and global economy dove into economic trends of the past few years, and how the U.S. Federal Reserve is likely to react to trends in the… Read More
At Seafood Expo North America on Monday, 18 March, companies representing about 80 percent of the total production of salmon in Chile vowed to reduce their use of antibiotics and seek a “Good Alternative” rating from the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program by 2025.
Members of the Chilean Salmon Marketing Council, which include Cermaq Chile, MultiExport Foods, Australis, Salmones Camachaca, Blumar, Ventisqueros,… Read More
Delft, The Netherlands-based Veramaris has revealed that survey data indicates the presence of omega-3 fatty acids in salmon are key to consumption by consumers
The survey, which encompassed 50 retailers in five countries, and 14,000 consumers in six countries, showed that more than half of participants indicated that the omega-3 content of salmon is a big factor in purchasing the product. That data is valuable to Veramaris, which is… Read More
The Chilean salmon industry will refocus its marketing efforts to highlight the Patagonia region of Chile, where much of the sector’s salmon is grown.
The campaign, titled “The Promise of Patagonia,” was unveiled on Monday, 18 March at the 2019 Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Ricardo Garcia, the chairman of the marketing Chilean Salmon Marketing Council, as well as the CEO of Camanchaca and the vice… Read More
Craig Rexroad, Thai Union’s communications director for North America, told SeafoodSource on Monday, 17 March at Seafood Expo North Amercica that his company is amped up about its subsidiary Chicken of the Sea’s new Infusions line of tuna cups, which received a full launch in the first quarter of 2019.
The single-serving recyclable plastic cups hold 80 grams of shelf-stable tuna and come in four flavors – Lemon & Thyme,… Read More
Representatives of 14 companies from the municipality of Gloucester, Massachusetts met with the state’s governor, Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr, and Gloucester Mayor on Monday, 18 March at Seafood Expo North America.
The elected officials each took turns praising Gloucester and the quality of its seafood, and proclaimed their support for an… Read More
It was like the first day of school when Martha Stewart's culinary director, Thomas Joseph, arrived at the 2019 Seafood Expo North America event in Boston, Massachusetts on its opening day.
Joseph, who is a 2017 James Beard Award winner, pulled up to the continent’s largest seafood trade event with the four initial offerings under the Martha Stewart brand’s latest seafood product line in tow, ready for their debut. The products… Read More
Fresh off another run to the finals of the Seafood Excellence Awards, presented on Sunday, 17 March at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., frozen seafood company Cheating Gourmet is undergoing a rebranding.
The Auburn, Maine, based company will now be called Scott and Jon’s, after Cheating Gourmet Co-Owners Scott and Jon Demers. The company did not provide additional information as to the reasons for the name… Read More
The Indonesian Pole & Line and Handline Fisheries Association (AP2HI), along with the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, celebrated the launch of a new Indonesian “one-by-one” tuna brand on 18 March during Seafood Expo North America 2019.
The new brand – which has the combined efforts of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF) behind it… Read More
Five Scottish seafood companies have arrived in Boston, Massachusetts this week with industry body Seafood Scotland to take part in Seafood Expo North America from 17 to 19 March.
The delegation of companies exhibiting under the blue Seafood Scotland banner at SENA19 this week include Loch Fyne Oysters, the Scottish Salmon Company, Dawnfresh, Wester Ross, and Scottish Seas. Renowned Scottish chef Mark Greenaway has also been in attendance on… Read More