Foodservice & Retail
Just in time for the holiday season, fast-casual restaurant chain Captain D’s is bringing back its large family meal option and introducing new items to its “Snacks” menu category.
The Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.-based operator of more than 530 casual seafood restaurants has re-introduced its 10-Piece Family Meal, which includes 10 pieces of Captain D's signature batter-dipped fish, a choice of two family-style sides,… Read More
While celebrity chef Bobby Flay plans to open a new seafood eatery in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., Rick Moonen recently closed two seafood restaurants in the same city.
Flay plans to open Shark, his first new restaurant in five years, at the Palms Casino Resort in March 2019, according to Eater Las Vegas.
Shark will serve sushi, sashimi, ceviches, and “bold preparations of fish and seafood” with flavors from South America, Mexico, and… Read More
Topsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.-based supplier East Coast Seafood Group is launching a new brand of chef-crafted retail offerings, the company announced on 12 November.
The brand, Salt & Sky, is being debuted at Giant Eagle and Hannaford locations in the United States, “just in time for the holidays,” East Coast said. The premiere frozen entrée for the brand, Lobster Macaroni Three Cheese Blend, comes in 12-ounce portions… Read More
Soon after a study showed rampant mislabeling of sushi in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.-based restaurants last year, the Loyola Marymount University-UCLA researchers behind the data set out to be a part of the solution.
Once they discovered seafood mislabeling rates of around 47 percent in 2017, the Loyola Marymount University-UCLA authors of the study worked in collaboration with restaurants, nonprofit groups, and regulatory agencies to… Read More
United States supermarket chain Raley’s new customizable meal kits include a variety of seafood options.
West Sacramento, California-based Raley’s, which operates 129 stores, said its new line of chef-created meal kits are unique because they offer several different types of meal solutions, including full kits, quick kits, creative kits, sides, and components.
The kits are also developed and supplied solely by the grocer,… Read More
Devi Seafoods, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Devi Seafoods Limited, India, has been named by North American broadline distributor Sysco Corporation as its top seafood supplier for 2018.
Each year, Sysco honors its suppliers who have gone above and beyond company standards and expectations with Sysco Supplier Excellence Awards. Award recipients are selected from over 1,300 eligible, Sysco-affiliated businesses, and are evaluated based on… Read More
The Idle Rocks in St. Mawes, Cornwall, has been announced as the winner of the United Kingdom’s 2018 Seafood Restaurant of the Year by the United Kingdom's Seafish authority.
The competition, now in its fourth year, was launched to highlight great use of seafood and knowledge of often under-used seafood products, in all types of restaurants.
The Idle Rocks was awarded the title for its exemplary customer service, backed up by a mystery… Read More
Shoppers will buy larger quantities of seafood – both sustainably certified and non-certified – when given information about eco-labels, new research has found.
Using previous surveys that had evidenced that price and taste matter most to people when they buy seafood, and also that shoppers have a tendency to buy the same products as friends and family members, researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology… Read More
Amazon remains the largest player in sales of online groceries in the United States, but some experts are predicting Walmart will grab a much larger share of the market in the near future and may even surpass Amazon in coming years.
Walmart has been experiencing much larger sales volumes through its online channels in the past year. With its 2016 purchase of Jet.com and evidence its e-commerce channels are picking up momentum - sales… Read More
Plant-based seafood alternative developer All About Healthy Foods Holdings (AAHF) has secured a distribution contract with Liverpool, United Kingdom-based company Worldwide Food Associates to introduce its Loma Linda products to the U.K. market.
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.-based AAHF, which is the principal owner of Nashville, North Carolina-based Atlantic Natural Foods, has spent the past year preparing for the U.K. launch of its Loma Linda… Read More