Expo News

Published on
September 3, 2017

Seafood buyers searching for innovative new products as part of the featured product showcase at Seafood Expo Asia, taking place this week in Hong Kong.

This year’s exposition, taking place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center from 5 to 7 September, will feature more than 230 exhibiting companies from 31 countries. Thirty-four featured products have been chosen for special mention and display at the expo. Among them

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
August 31, 2017

Fresh off of a 10-day tour through China, meeting with various clients throughout the country’s ports and facilities, members of Australia’s Geraldton Fishermen’s Cooperative (GFC) are rounding out their key market journey with a trip to Hong Kong for Seafood Expo Asia, taking place 5 to 7 September.

The cooperative, which was established by fishermen nearly 70 years ago in 1950, has developed into the world’s largest

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Published on
August 25, 2017

Attendees of Seafood Expo Asia, one of the continent’s premier trade shows catering to the seafood industry, are on the hunt for shrimp, according to the show’s organizers.

In a survey revealing the top 10 most demanded species released in advance of the expo – taking place from 5 to 7 September, 2017, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wanchai, Hong Kong – more than 41 percent of respondents said they

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
August 25, 2017

Seafood industry leaders from around the world will soon head to Hong Kong for the eighth edition of Seafood Expo Asia. Once there, they will be greeted with a comprehensive, expanded conference program, announced event organizer Diversified Communications. [Editor’s note: SeafoodSource.com is owned by Diversified Communications.]

Attendees of the premier event, which takes place from 5 to 7 September at the Hong Kong Convention and

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
August 22, 2017

Consumption growth will continue for China heading into the latter months of 2017, after the country’s overall economy climbed by seven percent during the first half of the year, according to Andrew Tilton, the chief Asia-Pacific economist at investment bank Goldman Sachs. 

Such news bodes well for the perishables sector, particularly fresh produce, Tilton said. However, logistical challenges in effect during the start of 2017 –

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
July 28, 2017

Seafood Expo Asia will return to Hong Kong from 5 to 7 September, 2017, for its eighth edition, according to the event’s organizer, Diversified Communications.

The event will pick up where it left off last year, when more than 8,800 seafood professionals from 69 countries flocked to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center to examine and experience a variety of seafood products, services and equipment from Asia and around the world.

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Published on
June 22, 2017

Thailand has pledged to further strengthen multi-stakeholder partnerships to combat illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing and labor abuses in its fisheries sector, according to representatives of its government at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. earlier this month.

The Thai delegation was led by its ambassador to the United States, Pisan Manawapat, and was comprised of senior officials from Thai agencies working on

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Published on
June 19, 2017

The 2017 SeaWeb Seafood Summit, which took place 5 to 7 June in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., brought together more than 580 global representatives of the seafood industry, the conservation community, academia, government, and the media for in-depth discussions, presentations and networking around the issue of sustainable seafood. 

Here’s a review of the news that was made at this year’s summit:

A major topic of discussion at the

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Published on
June 19, 2017

On 9 June, even after four full days of engagement at the 2017 SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Seattle, Washington U.S.A., Taylor Shellfish's Bill Taylor was still going strong.

Standing backwards on a southbound bus headed for a mussel and oyster farm that his company operates near Olympia, Washington, Taylor held court. The summit participants who elected to participate in the post-conference, full-day tour of Taylor Shellfish’s operations,

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Brian Hagenbuch

Published on
June 9, 2017

Despite living in the heart of red meat country, consumers in the Midwest United States are embracing a sustainable seafood campaign at Hy-Vee grocery stores, a chain with more than 240 employee-owned supermarkets throughout the Midwestern United States. 

Speaking at a session on business models that support small-scale fishing on Wednesday, 7 June at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Seattle, Washington, Brett Bremser, Hy-Vee’s executive

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