For the first time in a decade, customers in the U.S. are now able to buy live shellfish from the Netherlands and from Spain, and the U.S. states of Massachusetts and Washington are able to ship live shellfish to the European Union.
The resumption of trade comes as the U.S. has finalized its shellfish equivalence determination, forming a mutual trade agreement between Spain and the Netherlands with the U.S. The first shipment of live… Read More
Brazil is a giant in Latin America: it boasts a population of more than 213 million people and a GDP of some USD 1.45 trillion (EUR 1.33 trillion), according to World Bank data. Currently it exports only about USD 365 million (EUR 334 million) in seafood, but the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, Apex-Brasil, is looking to change that.
Compared to some other South American nations, Brazil definitely has room to grow its seafood… Read More
During the National Fisheries Institute’s Global Seafood Market Conference in January 2022, a panel covering the supply-chain challenges faced by the industry had a common theme: Cold storage prices are going up.
Now, months later at Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, taking place 13 to 15 March, 2022, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., the story has changed slightly – but not in the direction that the… Read More
Dundee, Scotland-based aquaculture technology supplier Ace Aquatec is planning to showcase its suite of ethical harvesting solutions for fish farmers at Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, taking place through 15 March, 2022, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
The company, which has won awards for its Universal Humane Stunner, is planning to showcase its newest developments at the expo. The company plans to use AR models… Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic period has been riddled with loss and upheaval, yet the industry has remained resilient, with many seafood suppliers successfully pivoting their business strategies to target retail and e-commerce channels in the face of sudden and severe foodservice constrictions.
Such shifts proved crucial, especially given the dramatic spikes in demand and sales seen at retail for fresh, frozen, and shelf-stable seafood beginning in… Read More
Los Ángeles, Chile-based Salmones Austral is planning to present its recently launched Secret Island salmon and expanding wholesale business at the upcoming Seafood Expo North America.
The Secret Island specialty brand was launched in October 2021, targeting individual consumers on the U.S. East Coast with a direct-to-consumer home delivery service that included delivery of packages of six-ounce portions in regions within two-day ground… Read More
Riverence Group is showcasing its products at Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America for the first time in its history, in part thanks to the company’s acquisition of Clear Springs in 2020.
Now the largest land-based producer of trout in the Americas, with operations in the U.S. states of Idaho and Washington, the Riverence Group is showing off some of its newest products at the expo, alongside products from Clean… Read More
Bakkafrost won the 2022 “Best New Foodservice” Seafood Excellence Award for its Native Hebridean Smoked Scottish Salmon Side and DOM International Limited was awarded the “Best New Retail” prize for its DOM Reserve Salmon Poke at Seafood Expo North America on Sunday, 13 March.
Glyvrar, Faroe Islands-based Bakkafrost and its subsidiary, The Scottish Salmon Company, are selling the award-winning product through their… Read More
Since 1994, the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) has celebrated innovative value-added products made from Alaska seafood through its Alaska Symphony of Seafood Awards. After going on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the competition has returned for the 2021-2022 season – with some additional flair.
Several newly-minted awards accompany the prizes for the classic categories of Retail, Foodservice, Beyond the Plate –… Read More
National Fisheries Institute (NFI) President John Connelly recently confirmed he will retire in February 2023, the date of his 20-year anniversary at NFI.
Connelly helped to build NFI into the leading U.S. seafood industry trade group. He told SeafoodSource in January he believes next year will be the right time for him to step away.
“As many as 10 years ago, I began developing ideas of what was important in developing my succession plan.… Read More