The James Beard Foundation announced the nationwide expansion of a pilot project encouraging greater use of sustainable seafood in U.S. restaurants on Monday, 5 June at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Seattle, Washington.
Smart Catch was created by chefs as a way to increase the sustainability of the end of the seafood supply chain, according to JBF. It began in 2015 as a pilot project with nearly 50 local chefs representing 80… Read More
While the month of May saw the start to Alaska’s salmon summer harvest season, June is shaping up to be all about a far less famous species for the prominent U.S. seafood region: herring.
During the week of 19 to 25 June, almost 60 restaurants throughout the city of Seattle, Washington will whip up dishes featuring herring for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute’s third annual Alaska Herring Week. The event is just one way ASMI is… Read More
The winners of 2017 Seafood Champion Awards have been announced, and include individuals and organizations working to improve the sustainability of seafood both in their local communities and worldwide.
The winners, chosen from more than 100 nominations and a group of 16 finalists, include Susi Pudjiastuti, Indonesia’s Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries; FISH-i Africa, a partnership of eight East African countries; Matthew Beaudin,… Read More
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organization, are teaming up on a study aimed to improve how Southeast Asia fisheries are supplying raw material for fishmeal production, the two organizations announced at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. on 5 June.
“Although the raw material supply for fishmeal production globally comes in the main from well-managed fisheries and byproduct, it… Read More
The Walton Family Foundation will focus its efforts to improve seafood sustainability on the demand side of the global market, concentrating its efforts on the United States, Japan and Spain, the organization announced at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Seattle, Washington on 4 June.
The U.S., Japan and Spain together import more than two-thirds of the world’s globally traded seafood products, and are all major destinations for seafood from… Read More
Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. is welcoming more than 580 sustainable seafood experts from around the world this week – from 5 to 7 June – for the 2017 SeaWeb Seafood Summit (SWSS) to tackle some of the industry’s leading questions and topics surrounding its decades-long conservation movement. SeafoodSource, the official media source for the summit, is on hand in the Emerald City, delivering up-to-date coverage live from the… Read More
The seafood industry can learn a great deal about the collaborations and connections needed to become a more sustainable industry from those who have traveled down similar roads, according to Tobias Aguirre, executive director for FishWise.
“As we envision the future that we’re trying to work towards, we have the opportunity to also take stock of some of the best approaches and strategies to help get us there,” Aguirre… Read More
This year’s SeaWeb Seafood Summit – to be held in Seattle, Washington from 5 to 7 June – will feature the voices of 155 experts in the sustainability space, a new record for the event, according to organizing partners Diversified Communications and SeaWeb.
Between the summit’s 32 full-length educational sessions and its 16 lightning-round briefs – a new additional to this year’s program –… Read More
A new partnership between Pelagic Data Systems and Alan Lovewell’s Real Good Fish will place vessel tracking systems onboard commercial fishing boats in California.
Pelagic Data Systems makes lightweight, solar-powered vessel tracking technology. Real Good Fish is a community supported fishery that makes weekly deliveries of locally caught seafood to about 1,500 shareholders in the Monterey and San Francisco Bay areas. The partnership will… Read More
Attendees of this year’s upcoming SeaWeb Seafood Summit – to be held in Seattle, Washington from 5 to 7 June – are eligible to participate in a variety of new, innovative learning experiences unique to the Emerald City and this year’s conference, according to event organizer Diversified Communications.
The 2017 SeaWeb Seafood Summit, which is produced by Diversified (the parent company of SeafoodSource) in… Read More