Foodservice & Retail

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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Christine Blank

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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Christine Blank

Published on
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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Chris Chase

Published on
April 8, 2019

Less than 10 years ago, Chris Avery and Matt Baumann – co-founders of Boston Smoked Fish – were both practicing attorneys who had burned out on the legal life. 

Baumann, who originally hails from the Midwest, had gotten into smoking fish as a hobby, and at the time was thinking of taking it from a hobby to a full-time occupation after experimenting with some recipes. In January 2013, Baumann approached Avery in a bar and pitched

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Jason Holland

Published on
April 8, 2019

Akshay Borges, chef at The String restaurant in Shetland, has been named the inaugural winner of the #PrideofPlate seafood competition. 

The new contest, which was devised by trade body Seafood Scotland and run via Seafood from Scotland’s Instagram account, asked professional chefs to share a seafood dish of their own creation. The campaign is part of Seafood Scotland’s ongoing work to increase the use of Scottish seafood on

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Christine Blank

Published on
April 5, 2019

Albertsons is doing away with offering Plated meal kits in many of its stores.

After tests of the meal kits in Albertsons stores, Plated, which is owned by Albertsons, will now be offered only in select stores in northern California and Texas.

“This shift will allow us to focus on innovation for the future expansion of Plated within the Albertsons Companies ecosystem,” Liz Marsh, spokesperson for Plated, told

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Christine Blank

Published on
April 4, 2019

Denny’s and Subway are the latest restaurant chains to feature seafood options during the Lenten season.

Denny’s has added a wild Grilled Haddock entree to its Fit Fare menu. The haddock is served with the guests’ choice of sides, including broccoli or whole-grain rice.

Meanwhile, Subway’s new Green Goddess Tuna Melt sandwich includes flaked tuna blended with mayo and topped with shredded mozzarella, spinach, fresh

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
April 4, 2019

The Tortuga Music Festival, held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from 12 to 14 April, 2019, will once again feature the Rock The Ocean Foundation’s Conservation Village – a collective of more than 30 thought-leaders specializing in ocean conservation. 

The Conservation Village is divided into five tents dedicated to Rock The Ocean’s core issues: overfishing, shark conservation, coral reef degradation, marine pollution, and

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
April 3, 2019

Thirty-seven finalists from 12 countries around the world will compete in the 2019 Seafood Excellence Global awards competition, set to take place during Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global in Brussels, Belgium from 7 to 9 May, event organizer Diversified Communications announced on 3 April. 

The annual product competition seeks to highlight and recognize the best seafood offerings featured at the exposition. Two grand prizes will

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Christine Blank

Published on
April 3, 2019

A collaboration between global retail furniture IKEA and Mowi has resulted in the expansion of IKEA’s sustainable cod and salmon balls. 

IKEA began carrying fish balls, developed by Mowi and Dafgard – one of IKEA’s meatball suppliers – in cafes in many of its stores in 2018. Soon, they will be offered in a take-home package at IKEA stores in Sweden.

“We tested the salmon and cod balls in IKEA Restaurants in

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