Seafood Prix d’Elite finalists announced

By

James Wright, Senior Editor

Published on
March 12, 2015

A total of 37 new seafood products, from companies representing 11 countries, were named finalists for this year’s Seafood Prix d’Elite new products competition, with the winner to be named on 21 April at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium.

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This is the 15th anniversary of the competition that recognizes the best new seafood products developed for the European market. The award ceremony and reception will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, 21 April in Auditorium 2000 at the Brussels Expo. 

In addition to the grand prizes for the best new retail product and best new foodservice product, five special awards will be presented for originality, convenience, health and nutrition, retail packaging and seafood product line.

The finalist products, selected from nearly 90 applications, are:

  • Chilled Tuna Tataki from Anova Seafood – The Netherlands
  • Fresh Cooked North American Lobster with extended shelf life from Elafood USA – United States
  • R.R. Spink & Sons Loch Etive Trout – Edinburgh Gin from Dawnfresh Seafoods – United Kingdom
  • The Scandinavian Spicy Sprat Fillet from DGM SHIPPING – Estonia
  • Dim Sum Shrimp Delight from Fisherman’s Choice – Netherlands 
  • Shrimp Wontinies from Fisherman’s Choice – Netherlands
  • Frozen Raw King Crab Meat from FRESHPACK – France
  • Tuna Spread and Kiri Cheese for Kids from Guyader Gastronomie – France
  • Smoked Haddock & Salmon Melting Centre Fishcake from Joseph Robertson (Aberdeen) Limited – United Kingdom
  • ZIGMAS Dried Salmon Fillet Strips from JSC ICECO – Lithuania
  • Prins’ ‘Seas – Versatile Healthy Seafood Snacks – Cooked Mussels with Dried Tomato and Grilled Bell Pepper from Koninklijke Prins & Dingemanse – Netherlands
  • Apéri'Dip au Saumon & Épices Douces, au Thon & Romarin from Marine Harvest – Belgium
  • Duo Norvégien au Four from Marine Harvest – Belgium
  • Dover Sole à la Meunière from Marine Harvest – Belgium
  • Salmon Carpaccio Orient Express from Marine Harvest – Belgium
  • Salmon Roulade – Cook-and-Chill from Marine Harvest – Belgium
  • Raw Peeled Shrimps in Oil from MITI SAS – France
  • Something Fishy from Rockabill Shellfish Limited – Ireland
  • Lobster à la Minute from Roem van Yerseke B.V. – Netherlands
  • Seafood Profiteroles from Salm Invest – Belgium
  • Salmaraw from Salmon Brands – Norway
  • St. James Smokehouse Scottish Smoked Salmon Trio from St. James Smokehouse, Ltd. – United Kingdom
  • Big & Tasty King Prawn with Welsh Rarebit Cheese Topped Tartlet from The Big Prawn Co. Ltd. – United Kingdom
  • Big & Tasty Roast Garlic and Cheese Topped Crayfish Tartlet from The Big Prawn Co. Ltd. – United Kingdom
  • Big & Tasty Street Food Kachoris from The Big Prawn Co. Ltd. – United Kingdom
  • Big & Tasty Street Food Crayfish Bhaji from The Big Prawn Co. Ltd. – United Kingdom
  • Seafood Picnic Pie from The Big Prawn Co. Ltd. – United Kingdom
  • 2 Crayfish Thermidor Bakes from The Big Prawn Co. Ltd. – United Kingdom
  • 2 Prawn & Hot Smoked Salmon Cocktails from The Big Prawn Co. Ltd. – United Kingdom
  • Banana Leaf Wrapped Fish Cakes from Trangs Group – Vietnam
  • Beetroot Whitefish and Quinoa Fishcakes Encrusted with Quinoa from Trangs Group – Vietnam
  • Pandan Wrapped Prawn Cakes from Trangs Group – Vietnam
  • Stuffed Squid with Paella from Trangs Group – Vietnam
  • Mexican Salmon Nachos with Dill Dip from Vichiunai Europe NV – Belgium
  • Vici Fritters from Vichiunai Europe NV – Belgium
  • Mussel Pâté© - Piquant from Vilsund Blue A/S – Denmark
  • Mussel Pâté© - Naturel from Vilsund Blue A/S – Denmark

The finalists’ products will be showcased at the Seafood Prix d’Elite stand No. 2501 in Hall 11 during the three-day show, the world’s largest seafood exposition, with more than 1,700 exhibitors and attendees from 150 countries.

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