Fish International Sourcing House (FISH) CEO Alvin Loy has been in the seafood industry for 23 years, and has run his own business for 18 of those.
Now doing around USD 100 million (EUR 93 million) in annual sales, Loy has grown the Singapore-based seafood importer, processor, and exporter into a multinational corporation, with processing facilities producing more than 24,000 metric tons of… Read More
Del Pacifico Seafoods’ newest product, its Mayan Octopus, is caught off the coast of Yucatan, Mexico using small dayboats that fit just one or two fishermen, who use the wind and tide to drift-fish and attract the species with a crab lure on a bamboo pole.
It’s certainly not the most efficient means of catching octopus, according to Del Pacifico Chief Commercial Officer Jennifer… Read More
The scallop market will be hard to predict in 2023 as supplies stay flat and demand becomes the main influence on pricing pressure, Northern Wind CEO Ken Melanson told SeafoodSource.
Melanson, addressing the topic at the 2023 Seafood Expo North America, on behalf of his New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. company, said scallop prices haven’t followed their typical trajectory given the flat… Read More
The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) launched multiple new pilot projects with High Liner Foods, Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, and Publix Super Markets to design and test the use of universal fishery IDs.
The project, announced in an event at the 2023 Seafood Expo North America, will be partially funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The SFP is working with the U.N.… Read More
To keep track of product launches both inside and outside of Seafood Expo North America, SeafoodSource has compiled a list of some of the products and technologies that debuted in March 2023.
- ThisFish has debuted new processing technology created in collaboration with Orca Specialty Foods. The partnership developed a waterproof camera to capture fish-fillet images and a machine-learning… Read More
The U.S. Federal Reserve raising interest rates has caused banks to pull back on financing, and that means merger and acquisition activity will slow in the coming quarters, according to a
The panel, on 14 March at SENA in Boston, Massachusetts, agreed higher interest rates and an uncertain economic situation will lead banks… Read More
Little did fisherman and woman Taran White and Karan Berlin know that in slightly more than a decade ago they would be recognized worldwide for creating a seafood company with award-winning products.
On 12 March, 2023 Sandpoint, Idaho, U.S.A.-based Thunder’s Catch Alaska seafood company was awarded the Seafood Excellence Award for Best New Retail Product for its Wild Salmon… Read More
In March 2022, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) was just launching the largest public marketing campaign in its history, visiting places across the U.S. to promote sustainable, aquaculture-raised seafood.
“We were just beginning a really exciting and interesting ride that was also a test,” Eric Davis, on behalf of ASC, told SeafoodSource during Seafood Expo North America… Read More
Since opening operations in 2011, Puerto Montt, Chile-based Manuelita Mussels have risen to become one of the primary mussel aquaculture farming companies in Chile, exporting mussels to more than 30 markets worldwide.
The company exhibited three of its top mussel products - half shell, whole shell, and exclusive mussel meat - with the ProChile booth at Seafood Expo North America, runnign… Read More
After a long fallow period, commercial-scale shrimp farming appears to be taking off in the United States.
For years, the U.S. shrimp-farming sector has struggled to compete against low-cost shrimp imported from mega-producing nations including India, Indonesia, and Ecuador. But buoyed by consumption figures showing shrimp is pulling away as America’s favorite type of seafood – with… Read More