Expo News

Published on
March 6, 2016

As usual, Norway has a large presence at Seafood Expo North America, and Egil Ove Sundheim, the U.S. director of the Norwegian Seafood Council, said the combination of unified marketing strategy and consistently high-quality products had driven his country to become the world’s second largest global exporter of seafood.

“We have able to build our brand name into something really powerful,” Sundheim said soon after the kickoff of this

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Michelle McNickle, Digital Product Manager

Published on
March 6, 2016

The Global Aquaculture Aliance (GAA) announced today at Seafood Expo North America that it's accepting applications for the Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award.

The competition is designed to recognize those who are finding solutions to the challenges faced by aquaculture as well as those who provide leadership required to champion developments in responsible aquaculture. This is the fourth consecutive year that the GAA has

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March 6, 2016

Maine Coast, a live lobster wholesaler based in York, Maine, announced a major expansion into Boston at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) on Sunday, 6 March.

The company announced plans to build a facility at the Boston Fish Pier designed to hold 20,000 lbs. of live lobster to enable it to increase the speed it can ship its product out of Boston’s Logan Airport, according to an announcement made at SENA by Maine Coast founder and CEO Tom

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March 6, 2016

Saucy Fish, a supplier of fresh and frozen seafood owned by Icelandic Seachill, announced at Seafood Expo North America its products will appear in 800 Publix supermarkets in the southeast United States.

The Publix announcement is the latest of several U.S. expansion deals struck by Saucy Fish, a five-year-old brand name that focused on marketing in the U.K. until it entered the U.S. market in 2014.

“We’re really pleased to have secured

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March 6, 2016

It’s not a term that Kent Greenfield, professor of Law and Dean’s Research Scholar at Boston College Law School, prefers to use often – ‘corporate social responsibility’ can be rather off-putting and confusing to people, after all. However, the concept relayed in the term – that modern businesses have a responsibility to their operations, stakeholders and shareholders to maintain awareness at all levels – is one of

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Published on
March 5, 2016

The Seafood Excellence Awards, held on Sunday, 6 March 2016 at Seafood Expo North America, will celebrate the best new seafood products in the North American seafood market.

Contestants compete in two categories: Best New Retail Product and Best New Foodservice Product. Then, seafood industry experts judge the new products based on several criteria, including: uniqueness and appropriateness to the market, taste profile, packaging, market

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March 5, 2016

A lot goes into deciding what kind of seafood offerings should be featured on a given retailer’s shelves. After all, the search for quality products is a process, and a meticulous one at that – buyers must examine all angles, from sustainability and traceability to cost and ethics. They must consider every person and entity occupying the supply chain and crucially, every person who stands at the chain’s end.

Ultimately, it’s those

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Published on
March 4, 2016

Nine seafood companies from Nova Scotia, Canada have joined together to jointly represent the industry from their home province at Seafood Expo North America, taking place 6 to 8 March in Boston.

Exhibiting companies from Nova Scotia who will be jointly exhibiting at booth #1333 at SENA include Bluenose Seafood, Clearwater Seafoods, Fisher King Seafoods, Louisbourg Seafoods, Sea Star Seafoods, St. Mary’s River Smokehouses, Top Claw Lobster

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March 4, 2016

Seven Ecuadorian shrimp farming companies will be present at Seafood Expo North America 2016, taking place 6 to 8 March in Boston, Mass.

The companies who will exhibit at SENA are Edpacif, Expalsa, Langosmar Organic, Negocios Industriales Real NIRSA, Omarsa, Quirola Group and Sociedad Nacional de Galápagos SONGA. Representatives from each of these companies will be stationed at booth 633 for those interested in learning more about their

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Published on
March 3, 2016

Imported frozen tuna produced by Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods (COSFF) under its Asian Gold brand has been endorsed by FishWise by way of the Monterey Bay Program.

At the start of Q4 in 2016, yellowfin and bigeye tuna imported from Indonesia and sold by COSFF will be caught utilizing pole/troll methods – a technique regarded by the scientific community as highly-sustainable with a low bycatch rate.

The endorsement will serve to reassure

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