Twelve finalists have been chosen to compete in the 2019 Seafood Excellence Awards, taking place at the Seafood Expo North America event in Boston 17 to 19 March.
The finalists were selected from 59 entries in the exposition’s New Product Showcase and will compete for two awards, Best New Foodservice Product and Best New Retail Product, at the expo. The winners of the Seafood Excellence Awards will be announced at 3 p.m. in the… Read More
As it celebrates its 125th anniversary this year, Handy is rolling out innovative seafood entrees and apps at Seafood Expo North America, taking place in Boston, Massachusetts, from 17 to 19 March.
The Salisbury, Maryland-based supplier is unveiling a frozen Key West Shrimp Burger at SENA19, and will launch two new frozen apps this summer: Nashville Hot Shrimp and Togarashi Shrimp.
The Key West Shrimp Burger was developed after a club store… Read More
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. has grown accustomed to big crowds on 17 March, when droves of people – usually clad in green – come out to celebrate Ireland’s foremost patron saint for St. Patrick’s Day.
This year, Irish revelers will share the city with an equally vibrant crowd – the thousands of seafood industry professionals attending the 2019 edition of Seafood Expo North America, taking place from 17 to 19… Read More
Global Seafood Assurances, a not-for-profit organization with the mission of creating access to end-to-end assurance for all seafood, whether from wild or farmed sources, has announced the launch of the Sustainable Oceans Leadership Institute (SOLI).
The SOLI program will aim to “create a network of global leaders from across regions and sectors to address ocean issues in a precompetitive manner through results-oriented education and… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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,… Read More
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,… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More