Expo News

Published on
April 19, 2017

Chile-based Orizon Foods, a new subsidiary of Orizon S.A. and a global seafood supplier of over 60 years, is looking to break into the U.S. market with the help of mid-Atlantic integrated marketing firm GKV.

After officially debuting its products to the U.S. market during last month’s Seafood Expo North America event in Boston, Massachusetts, Orizon is working with GKV to further develop its brand identity, logo and packaging as well as

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Cliff White

Published on
April 18, 2017

Fibras Industriales S.A. (FISA), a maker of nets for use in fishing and aquaculture, will introduce its third-generation netting at the 2017 Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium from 25 to 27 April.

Headquartered in Lima, Peru, FISA is the one of the largest multi-filament fishing net makers in the world, manufacturing a full range of netting for purse-seine fishing, trawling, long-line fishing and fish-farming. In recent years, it has

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Published on
April 17, 2017

United Kingdom-based seafood company Saucy Fish Co. has landed several retail contracts heading into the spring of 2017. The company’s Ready-to-Eat range of salmon fillets can now be found in Mariano’s and Hannaford grocery chains within the United States, and its new frozen range has entered U.S.-based supermarket chain Meijer as well as Canada’s Fortinos.   

Fortinos, which is owned by Loblaws, now features four

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Published on
April 14, 2017

The National Chamber of Aquaculture of Ecuador is taking its “First Class Shrimp Seafood Tour” to Brussels, Belgium this month for the 2017 Seafood Expo Global / Seafood Processing Global event – held from 25 to 27 April – to showcase its Ecuadorian shrimp on a global scale. 

As was the case for country's seafood industry representatives in Boston, Massachusetts during March’s Seafood Expo North America,

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Published on
April 13, 2017

With Boston and Seafood Expo North America (SENA) 2017 in its rearview mirror, Florida, U.S.A.-based company Sea Delight is preparing to depart for Brussels, Belgium for Seafood Expo Global / Seafood Processing Global with a familiar culinary star in tow – celebrity Chef Robyn Almodovar.

Almodovar, who was on hand for the company as its chef ambassador in Boston, will assume the same role for Sea Delight in Belgium from 25 to 27 April

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Cliff White

Published on
April 3, 2017

A new study has been published today by a scientific group led by University of Washington fisheries researcher Ray Hilborn that disputes previous findings on the impact of human and natural predation on forage fish such as anchovies, sardines and herring.

The study, published in the scientific journal Fisheries Research, found that human fishing for forage fish does not have as great an impact on the food chain as previously thought, given that

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Cliff White

Published on
March 17, 2017

The 16 finalists have been announced for the 2017 Seafood Champion Awards, the seafood community's premier honor recognizing outstanding leadership in promoting environmentally responsible seafood.

The Seafood Champion Awards are presented by SeaWeb, a program of The Ocean Foundation. SeaWeb serves the sustainable seafood community by supporting a coordinated infrastructure of people and knowledge to guide, inspire and reward the seafood

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Cliff White

Published on
March 11, 2016

With a large investment in its presentation at Seafood Expo North America, Seafood Scotland believes it made an impression that will result in increased exposure and sales.

Clare MacDougall, the trade marketing manager for Seafood Scotland, said her organization brought celebrity chef Mark Greenaway as well as four Scottish fishers with them to the show in Boston 6 to 8 March, and hosted a four-course meal for invited guests catered by

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Published on
March 10, 2016

This year’s Seafood Expo North America (SENA) event brought industry technologists from far and wide to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center for three days of dealing and demonstrations. The creators of Ocean Executive – a new online trading platform crafted specifically for the seafood industry – were among this gills-and-gadgets crowd, showing off a digital solution that could make seafood professionals’ jobs a whole lot easier

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Cliff White

Published on
March 8, 2016

The nonprofit Center for Development and Sustainable Fisheries (CeDePesca) announced a new fishery improvement plan for offshore Argentine red shrimp on Tuesday, 8 March at Seafood Expo North America.

The FIP was created following a Marine Stewardship Council pre-assessment conducted by the Spanish company Bureau Veritas, and after an action plan was designed to address its findings.

Major companies involved in the offshore Argentine red

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