Expo News

Published on
February 26, 2019

Cooke Inc.'s True North Seafood has partnered with Sequential Brands Group, Inc., which markets a portfolio of brands including the Martha Stewart brand, to develop a new refrigerated seafood line that will launch at Seafood Expo North America.

The Martha Stewart for True North Seafood line, on display at the expo in Boston, Massachusetts, March 17 to 19, will include products made from Atlantic salmon farmed in the Gulf of Maine, wild sockeye

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Published on
February 22, 2019

Phillips Foods is launching tuna products at retail for the first time, along with several new frozen seafood appetizers, ahead of Seafood Expo North America, taking place in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. from 17 to 19 March.

The Baltimore, Maryland-based foodservice and retail supplier is unveiling a tuna burger and pasteurized tuna at the expo. While it has offered tuna products on a limited basis to foodservice, this is Phillips’ first

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Published on
February 21, 2019

Seattle, Washington-based Ocean Beauty Seafoods is now the United States distributor for Findus, a brand of Nomad Foods in Sweden. 

Ocean Beauty will show Findus’s fish-based range at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts from 17 to 19 March, and will add other Findus products in the future. The supplier will distribute a wide variety of the Findus’s seafood line, including breaded and value-added seafood,

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
December 13, 2018

Lindsey Piegza, an economist globally renowned for her research and analysis of breaking economic trends, will deliver the keynote address at the 2019 Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America (SENA) event taking place in Boston, Massachusetts this upcoming March. 

Currently serving as the chief economist for U.S.-based company Stifel Fixed Income, Piegza’s perspective surrounding world economies, financial markets,

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Mark Godfrey

Published on
June 27, 2018

Corruption on a national level is causing serious harm to African fisheries, according to Steve Trent, the founder and executive director of the Environmental Justice Foundation.

Speaking at SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Barcelona, Spain on 20 June, Trent said too many African nations sell fishing rights on the cheap in corrupt, opaque deals. As a result, African fisheries have faced increased pressure from industrial-sized trawlers sucking up fish

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
April 5, 2018

Seattle, Washington U.S.A.-based company North Star Ice Equipment Corporation has been helping seafood processors stay calm, cool, and effective since the mid-1900s, when its cutting-edge flake ice making machines first arrived on the scene and forever transformed the industry’s concept of “on ice.”

With the dry, sub-cooled flake ice produced by North Star’s innovative machinery, which first hit the market in the early

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Cliff White

Published on
March 26, 2018

DS-Concept prides itself on its international reach. With 20 offices on four continents, that reach is significant – a fact made further evident by the company’s website being available in 10 languages.

The 18-year-old Mönchengladbach, Germany-based company specializes in “cash-flow solutions,” primarily, short-term trade finance for importers and exporters. While the company works with clients in numerous industrial

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Jason Holland

Published on
March 26, 2018

With up to 35 percent of all seafood products going to waste before they can be consumed, the seafood supply chain has a real opportunity to make a far greater contribution to protein availability, panelists attested at a special conference session at the 2018 Seafood Expo North America event in Boston, Massachusetts.

The world’s population is forecasted to surpass nine billion people by 2050, and the global demand for food –

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 22, 2018

With demand for vacuum-packed seafood products on the rise, business is good right now for Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based Becker Pumps Corporation. And thanks to an unlikely customer segment, the future could be even brighter still for the subsidiary of Germany’s Gebr. Becker GmbH.

Becker Pumps Corp., which was founded in 1885 and established stateside in the late 1970s, is a premier supplier of vacuum pumps to the seafood,

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 16, 2018

Technology company Seafood Analytics has launched its new Fishboard electronic fish-monitoring device, which allows for researchers, seafood farmers, processors, at-sea observers, fishermen, and other seafood industry professionals to efficiently measure and store important electronic information about the fish they acquire, process and sell. 

Implementers of Fishboard will be able to use the device to “quickly and easily assess

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