Expo News

Published on
February 24, 2022

The city of Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. announced it has lifted a mandate requiring proof of vaccination for certain indoor spaces, which includes the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the host location of the 2022 Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America.

The city first announced a vaccine requirement for indoor spaces in December, as part of the city’s “B Together” initiative. The mandate

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Published on
February 17, 2022

Spring is a key time for those looking to purchase wild-caught seafood from Alaska, especially the state’s renowned salmon, according to OBI Seafoods CEO Mark Palmer.

Seattle, Washington, U.S.A-based OBI Seafoods, which was formed in May 2020 by the merger of Icicle Seafoods’ Alaska salmon and Gulf of Alaska groundfish operations, said it will focus its efforts at the upcoming Seafood Expo North America, taking place 13 to 15 March

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Published on
February 15, 2022

Winslow, Maine, U.S.A.-based Vitsab International announced it is planning a new way to showcase its “Freshtag” technology during Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America (SENA/SPNA) in Boston, taking place from 13 to 15 March, 2022.

Vitsab is a research and development company that creates time temperature indicator (TTI) labels that align with food safety regulations. The company’s trademarked Freshtag

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Published on
February 10, 2022

Eleven finalists have been announced for the 2022 Seafood Excellence Awards, which will take place at Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America on 13 March in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

The competition recognizes product leaders in the North American seafood market, and the 2022 finalists are competing for two awards: Best New Foodservice Product and Best New Retail Product. The 11 finalists – selected from a pool of

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Published on
April 6, 2021

This year’s version of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, scheduled for 11 to 13 July, 2021, has been canceled by organizer Diversified Communications.

The next edition of the expo will take place 13 to 15 March, 2022, according to Diversified.

“In light of ongoing public health concerns caused by the pandemic, Diversified Communications, organizer of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North

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Published on
March 24, 2021

Getting Mexico’s national seafood production certified as sustainable is the next significant step the country needs to take towards better environmental and commercial performance, according to participants in a panel focused on Mexico's seafood market during Seafood Expo North America Reconnect.

The panel, “Progress and Opportunities for an Emerging Sustainable Seafood Movement in Mexico,” took place 19 March and

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Published on
March 22, 2021

A ramp-up on enforcement of rules designed to prevent forced labor by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to continue, according to an expert in U.S. import rules.

Speaking during a Seafood Expo North America Reconnect panel, FDAImports.com CEO and Founder Benjamin England that a current increase in enforcement will only increase in the coming years. With the U.S.

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Published on
March 22, 2021

Senior officials from NOAA Fisheries speaking at the Seafood Expo North America Reconnect event on Thursday, 18 March, said U.S. President Joe Biden’s emphasis on action on climate change could align well with support for the domestic seafood industry.

The new administration has not even been in office for two month and still have several political appointments waiting to be confirmed. However, NOAA Fisheries Acting Assistant Administrator

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Published on
March 19, 2021

The sustainability movement in seafood encompasses a vast network of initiatives and individuals committed to driving lasting change.

Working within the movement can feel “like being in a galaxy,” according to Walton Family Foundation Senior Environmental Program Officer Teresa Ish, in that it inspires awe and, at the same time, a sense of uncertainty about where to turn next.

“It’s hard to see the galaxy when

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Published on
March 17, 2021

Almost exactly a year ago, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the North American seafood industry to confront an ultimatum: adapt or risk perishing. By and large, seafood suppliers on the continent chose the former, opting to transform their businesses to succeed in a drastically changed market, according to a panel of industry insiders, speaking at this week’s Seafood Expo North America Reconnect.

Ocean Wise Conservation

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