Top 5 Memorial Day seafood promotions in US supermarkets for 2017
For most Americans, Memorial Day, which takes place today, Monday, 29 May, is a holiday associated with grilling burgers and hot dogs.
But American retailers are viewing this year’s holiday as a marketing opportunity for seafood, aiming special sales toward those looking for a healthier option, or simply a change from the normal routine. The biggest promotions appear to be for swordfish and tuna, along with shellfish such as crab, shrimp and clams – which, not coincidentally, are historically some of the biggest sellers in U.S. supermarkets for the week leading up to the holiday.
Here are this year’s top five seafood promotions for Memorial Day: