40 finalists selected for 2024 Seafood Excellence Global Awards

SEG Excellence Award trophies from 2023
SEG Excellence Award trophies from 2023 I Photo by Regan Buck
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40 finalists have been selected for the 2024 Seafood Excellence Global Awards, a competition taking place at Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global in Barcelona, Spain from 23 to 25 April 2024.

The annual competition recognizes the best seafood products represented at the Expo this year. The finalists in this year’s competition represent 15 countries and will compete for two grand prizes: Best Hotel/Restaurant/Catering (HORECA) Product and Best Retail Product. Four additional awards will also be recognized for innovation, convenience, retail packaging, and seafood product line.

The winners will be announced at 18:15 on Tuesday, 23 April, at the Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Via venue CC5, Room 5.

The 2024 HORECA product category finalists are:

A. Espersen A/S – A. Espersen Alaska Pollock Sweet & Sour Sauce Battered Rolls (Denmark)

Algolesko– Wakame Pickles (France)

Freshpack – Frozen Half Shell Scallop without Roe (France)

GlobeXplore – Umami Paste (France)

Golden Fresh Sdn Bhd – Fully Cooked Lemon Sourdough Crumbed Cod Goujon (Malaysia)

Phillips Foods, Inc. – Signature Lobster Cakes (United States)

PUHA, Pacific Urchin Harvesters Association – UniFresco (Canada)

ZALG – Crispy Seaweed Sticks Lemon Flavor (France)

The 2024 Retail product finalists are:

A. Espersen A/S – Rahbek Alaska Pollock Ratatouille Fish Rolls (Denmark)

Dalian Rich Enterprise Group Co., Ltd. – Wellington Salmon (China)

East Coast Seafood – Lobster Roll Sliders with Lobster Butter (United States)

East Coast Seafood – Shrimp Gyoza with Sweet Chili Sauce (United States)

Finnforel Oy – LOHI ASC Alder Smoked Rainbow Trout Fillet (Finland)

Freshpack – En'joy Frozen Shrimp Gyoza (France)

Greenland Seafood Europe SAS/Sofina – Young's Gastro Thai Inspired Breaded Fish Cakes (France)

Greenland Seafood Europe SAS/Sofina – Young's Gastro Chilli, Lime & Ginger Breaded Fish Fillets (France)

Hätälä Oy – Flamed Salmon, Texas BBQ 140g (Finland)

ICECO Fish – Frozen Grated Potato Dumplings with Atlantic Salmon Stuffing "CEPELINAI" (Lithuania)

ICECO Fish – Puff Pastry and Atlantic Salmon Rolls with Spinach (Lithuania)

Isstormur ehf – Icelandic Sardine Single Fillet Stewed in Marinade (Iceland)

JC David – Tarama Premium (France)

Kalaneuvos Oy – Kalaneuvos Trout Strips in Cream-Honey Marinade (Finland)

Lagumar Seas S.L. – Royal Cocotte de Moules Recette Beurre, Ail et Persil (Spain)

Lagumar Seas S.L. – Crema de Bacalao Con Pimientos (Spain)

Lerøy Seafood group ASA – Salmon Candy (Norway)

Multi X S.A. – Latitude 45-Smoked Salmon Candy (Chile)

Parcs Saint Kerber – Oysters Trio Saint Kerber (France)

Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group – Aldi Specially Selected Scottish Cooked Veuve Monsigny Mussels (United Kingdom)

Suempol – Baked Salmon with Roasted Coconut Flavor (Poland)

Suempol – Salmon Kofta (Poland)

Vega Salmon A/S – theSALMONCHEF - Hot Smoked, Chinese 5-Spice (Denmark)

Vega Salmon A/S – theSALMONCHEF - Hot Smoked, Spanish Sweet Citrus (Denmark)

Vega Salmon A/S – theSALMONCHEF - Indian Creamy Korma (Denmark)

Vičiūnai Group – Frozen Dumplings with White Fish, "Gyoza" (Lithuania)

Vičiūnai Group – Salmon Bites with Seaweed Tempura, 40%, VIČI "FishBerry", 250 (Lithuania)

Vičiūnai Group – Hot Smoked Salmon Roll with Dried Tomatoes (Lithuania)

Vičiūnai Group – Surimi Sausage with Bacalao (Lithuania)

Vičiūnai Group – Cold Smoked, Marinated White Leg Shrimps with Orange Spices (Lithuania)

Vinh Hoan Corporation – Lucky Bag (Vietnam)

Vinh Hoan Corporation – Protein Pho Fusion (Vietnam)

The 2024 finalists were selected from a pool of 85 entries by a panel of three seafood industry experts. 

The Seafood Excellence Global Awards is an extension of the Seafood Excellence North America competition, which takes place annually at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Both competitions, along with the Seafood Excellence Asia Awards, are hosted by Diversified Communications, the organizer of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, and Seafood Expo Asia in Singapore, the latter of which takes place this year from 4 to 6 September. [Editor's note: Diversified Communications also owns and operates SeafoodSource.] 

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