Foodservice & Retail

Published on
April 23, 2019

Gorton’s is one of the most trusted brands by Americans, according to a new survey.

Gorton’s earned the “Most Trusted Award” in the frozen fish category, according to market research firm BrandSpark International’s BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards. 

"Gorton’s has been a trusted brand in frozen seafood for a very long time, constantly innovating and evolving to meet consumers’ needs. Trust is

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
April 23, 2019

Sustainable seafood consultancy and non-profit FishWise has partnered with Palma, Spain-based hotel and resort chain Iberostar Group to bring education and training on responsible seafood consumption to Iberostar’s 32,000 employees, the organizations announced on 22 April. 

The partnership is intended to enable Iberostar employees to speak confidently on concepts that are integral to the company’s Wave of Change movement.

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
April 19, 2019

The 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is scheduled to take place in Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, Canada, from 7 to 16 June, 2019, event organizers confirmed on 15 April. 

The event, considered to be the largest seafood festival in Western Canada, will once again be situated in the Comox Valley region, the top production area for oysters in Canada. Festival features for 2019 include the “Signature Weekend,” comprised of

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Published on
April 19, 2019

Chefs from 40 leading restaurants across Australia have pledged to no longer serve unsustainable seafood as part of the Australian Marine Conservation Society’s new GoodFish Project.

All the restaurants have agreed not to source or serve seafood that is red-listed as “Say No” in Australia’s Sustainable Seafood Guide, an independent scientific analysis of seafood production from Australian Marine Conservation

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Published on
April 19, 2019

Chef and television personality Andrew Zimmern, executive producer and host of the Travel Channel’s “Bizarre Foods” and “The Zimmern List,” was recently enlisted by the Verlasso brand, owned by AquaChile, to document the company's production methods at is salmon production facility in Chile. The project is part of the development of a documentary being spearheaded by Zimmern's production company that

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Cliff White

Published on
April 19, 2019

Russian Fishery Company’s Nordeco-branded products made from Alaska pollock have arrived on retail shelves in Russia.

Fillets, mince, and fish sticks made with Alaska pollock are now being sold in the Caviar and Fish outlet in Saint Petersburg and in the Samberi store in Primorsky Krai.

“We hope that Nordeco products will become for Russians the standard of quality and true taste of pollock – wild white fish, a rich source of

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Published on
April 12, 2019

Three seafood suppliers were recognized by Whole Foods Market (WFM) at its seventh annual Supplier Awards, held in Austin, Texas, U.S.A., on 10 April.

Luke’s Lobster was named WFM’s Global Supplier of the Year for 2018 and received the retailer’s Purpose Driven Empowerment Award. Luke’s received the distinction for “working hand in hand with WholeFoods Market to build a process that guarantees that all their

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Sally James

Published on
April 12, 2019

Seafood is a great way to get kid’s developing brains, bones, and hearts the nutrition they need – studies have shown that oily fish in particular are chock-full of nutrients that help with the development of all three. But it’s not just about getting kid’s to make healthier choices, it’s also about their impact on the meal choices of their families. 

In cultures where fish is a part of life – Greece,

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Published on
April 11, 2019

Three major grocery chains in the United Kingdom are doing their part to help end illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing as well as slavery and human rights abuses.

Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Co-op are the first to sign the Environmental Justice Foundation’s Charter for Transparency, which was designed to help supermarkets ensure their seafood supply chains are free from illegal fishing and human rights abuses. The three

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April 10, 2019

Fishpeople Seafood is rolling out new several new seafood products aimed at making meals more flavorful and easier to prepare.

Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.-based Fishpeople produces seafood kits, seafood jerky, and soups. Its products are sold in more than 5,000 retail stores in the U.S., including Safeway, Albertsons, and Whole Foods. 

The company unveiled three new flavors of its Wildly Delicious Seafood Kits at Seafood Expo North America in

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