Expo News

Published on
March 19, 2019

Fresh off another run to the finals of the Seafood Excellence Awards, presented on Sunday, 17 March at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., frozen seafood company Cheating Gourmet is undergoing a rebranding.

The Auburn, Maine, based company will now be called Scott and Jon’s, after Cheating Gourmet Co-Owners Scott and Jon Demers. The company did not provide additional information as to the reasons for the name

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Published on
March 19, 2019

The Indonesian Pole & Line and Handline Fisheries Association (AP2HI), along with the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, celebrated the launch of a new Indonesian “one-by-one” tuna brand on 18 March during Seafood Expo North America 2019.

The new brand – which has the combined efforts of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF) behind it

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Published on
March 18, 2019

Five Scottish seafood companies have arrived in Boston, Massachusetts this week with industry body Seafood Scotland to take part in Seafood Expo North America from 17 to 19 March.

The delegation of companies exhibiting under the blue Seafood Scotland banner at SENA19 this week include Loch Fyne Oysters, the Scottish Salmon Company, Dawnfresh, Wester Ross, and Scottish Seas. Renowned Scottish chef Mark Greenaway has also been in attendance on

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Published on
March 18, 2019

Patagonia seafood supplier Latitude 45 is debuting three ready-to-eat smoked salmon products at the 2019 Seafood Expo North America event, taking place in Boston, Massachusetts this week from 17 to 19 March. 

The new offerings include 10-ounce Smoked Atlantic Salmon Pre-Sliced Loin, eight-ounce Smoke Roasted Flakes, and 16-ounce Smoke Roasted Flakes. 

Response was positive for Latitude 45’s six-ounce Cold Smoked Salmon Loin,

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March 18, 2019

Samuels and Son Seafood is expanding both its number of locations and its menu of seafood offerings.

After expanding into Orlando and Las Vegas last year, the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.-based wholesale restaurant supplier is opening additional locations in the Boston, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Houston areas, according to marketing communications manager William Bradford.

“With the reception that we’ve seen in our new

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March 18, 2019

Merida, Yucatan, Mexico-based Orca Seafoods announced on 17 March during Seafood Expo North America 2019 that the company plans to open a new office in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. in order to launch their product in the U.S.

The new launch comes with a change in name to Artisan Catch – which is coupled with new logo designs and the launch of a new website. The company is also expanding its product lines, with a focus on sustainable small-scale

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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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Published on
March 18, 2019

Dutch food ingredients company Corbion has partnered with Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.-based celebrity chef Sammy Monsour to educate consumers about how its research into algae-based aquaculture feed is paying off. 

Corbion debuted an educational video showcasing salmon that Chilean-based Ventisqueros – which sells in the U.S. via the BluGlacier brand –  raised using feed containing its AlgaPrime DHA during Seafood Expo

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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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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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