Expo News

Published on
March 18, 2019

Open Blue announced the debut of a new open-ocean raised Pacific snapper during Seafood Expo North America 2019. 

The new product, which comes as both frozen and fresh headed and gutted, the debut is the first time Pacific snapper has been commercially produced using mariculture. Produced by Earth Ocean Farm, the new product represents roughly five years of research and development by the company. 

“For the first time in the

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Christine Blank

Published on
March 18, 2019

To appeal to shoppers looking for healthier and flexitarian meals, The Saucy Fish Co. is launching its first “meat-free” range at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, 17 to 19 March.

The three product innovations: Rostis, Melts and Croquettes, provide a “perfect entry point to bring incremental young shoppers into the frozen category and address the growing trend of consumers looking for meat-free

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Cliff White

Published on
March 17, 2019

East Coast Seafood won the 2019 “Best New Foodservice” Seafood Excellence Award for its Lobster Macaroni & Cheese Bites, and St. James Smokehouse was awarded the “Best New Retail” prize for its Saint Pure Salmon at Seafood Expo North America on Sunday, 17 March.

Topsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.-based East Coast Seafood is the world’s largest distributor of live and frozen North American lobster. Its Lobster

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Cliff White

Published on
March 17, 2019

Ace Aquatec introduces in-water stunner at Seafood Expo North America

Ace Aquatec will be exhibiting its in-water fish stunner at Seafood Expo North America, taking place 17 to 19 March in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

The Dundee, Scotland-based aquaculture technology supplier, which also manufactures predator control, biomass measurement, and offshore marine life protection equipment, is introducing its Humane Stunner Universal at the expo.

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 17, 2019

It was a weekend of hard work for global seafood product suppliers and processing vendors, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in anticipation of this year’s Seafood Expo North American/Seafood Processing North America event, taking place from 17 to 19 March. 

Considered to be the largest seafood event in North America, the expo saw 1,329 exhibitors from 49 countries in attendance at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center for

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Published on
March 17, 2019

Legit Fish, a Boston, Massachusetts-based traceability company, is launching a new traceability technology at Seafood Expo North America. 

The company, which has partnered with the BASE Auction Company, is unveiling its new tool on 17 March at their SENA19 booth, 289. According to a release from the company, the system will enable vessels to “hail quantities into the auction that can be sold via a real-time cloud-based platform, with

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 17, 2019

At the opening of the 2019 Seafood Expo North America today in Boston, Massachusetts, SeaWeb, and Diversified Communications announced the 17 finalists in the running for 2019 Seafood Champion Awards.

Representative of a diverse cross-section of individuals, governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and seafood companies from around the world, this year’s finalists “exemplify the incredible work being

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 15, 2019

Former Bonamar Corporation executive Alex Cook has joined Coral Springs, Florida-based seafood supplier Sea Delight Group as its new sales management executive, the company announced on 11 March. 

A seafood industry veteran of more than 17 years, Cook most recently served as the senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Miami, Florida-based Bonamar. In his new role with Sea Delight, Cook will work to build out the

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Published on
March 15, 2019

Just over eight months since the start of a trade war between China and the United States, the Maine lobster industry is still coping with the affects of a 25 percent tariff on their goods. 

Maine had been on track to more than double the value of exports to China, with USD 87 million (EUR 76.9 million) worth of the crustacean being sold through June 2018, compared to roughly half that value through the same period in 2017. However, once

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 15, 2019

Antarctic salmon supplier Sixty South is investing in the construction of a new hatchery, to be located 45 kilometers north of Porvenir, Tierra del Fuego, Chile, the company announced on 14 March. 

The state-of-the-art facility will allow Sixty South to produce 12 million smolts of 120 grams per year, amounting to three million every quarter, the firm said in a press release. The hatchery will be entirely indoors, promoting greater control

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