Expo News

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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Cliff White

Published on
March 8, 2016

A luxurious dinner hosted during Seafood Expo North America by the Italian Trade Commission featured premium branzino and caviar it sought to tout to American buyers.

The dinner took place at the Rialto, an Italian restaurant where chef Jody Adams has won a prestigious James Beard award. The menu was highlighted by a caviar and smoked sea bream salad with beet vinaigrette, poppy seeds, preserved lemon, crème fraiche and tarragon. In addressing

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Published on
March 8, 2016

Stavis Seafoods will become the anchor tenant for a new seafood facility scheduled to be built on the Boston Waterfront by September 2018, the company announced on 8 March at the Seafood Expo North America (SENA) event. 

Massport approved the project, to be constructed on Parcel 5 of the Massport Marine Terminal in Boston, Mass. By way of the facility, Stavis will be able to bring all of its Boston-area locations under one roof –

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Michelle McNickle, Digital Product Manager

Published on
March 8, 2016

The device-heavy lifestyle of younger generations in China have created a huge boom for e-commerce sales of fresh food, and for seafood suppliers looking to break into the Chinese market, it means a change in thinking regarding traditional processing practices.

This sentiment stemmed from a panel titled E-Commerce in China at today’s Seafood Expo North America show in Boston. Eric Li, Vice President of Shanghai Yiguo E-commerce Co., Ltd

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