Foodservice & Retail

Published on
April 3, 2019

In its most recent offering of innovative prepared seafood dishes, upscale grocery chain The Fresh Market is offering seafood meals in reusable ceramic ramekins.

The Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.A.-based operator of 161 stores launched a line of six Seafood Ramekins, which includes a “hearty” meal for one, earlier this year. 

The aim is to offer shoppers, particularly millennials, “flavorful entrées

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
April 1, 2019

North American seafood supplier Slade Gorton recently launched its ICYBAY Iceland retail bag line of frozen cod, haddock, and Arctic char for nutritionally-conscious consumers nationwide.

The Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.-based company’s new line features individually vacuum-packed portions of cod, haddock, and Arctic char presented in clear bags designed “to put the focus on the seafood,” Slade Gorton said in a press release.

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Published on
April 1, 2019

While Brexit is serious business for the seafood trade in the United Kingdom and Europe, it is the target of many an April Fool’s Day prank this year. 

Webjet Australia was in on the joke, offering AUD 1.00 (USD 0.71, EUR 0.63) international flights departing daily from all major U.K. cities. 

“You may have heard about the U.K.’s decision to leave the E.U. Hell, you might even be one of the lovely people who voted for

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Nicki Holmyard

Published on
April 1, 2019

Young’s Seafood has entered the digital age with one of the most targeted marketing campaigns ever to support its frozen category Chip Shop family meal brand and Gastro restaurant quality brand.

The campaign, which went live on 1 April, is being delivered to Young’s core target audience through an exclusive partnership with Sky Media and its sophisticated AdSmart technology, Young’s Communications Manager Nicholas Donnelly told

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Sally James

Published on
March 29, 2019

The seafood industry, likely more than any other food category, is constantly evolving between advances in farming, concerns about sustainability, and ever-changing trends.  

The changing tastes and unquenchable curiosity of millennials and other future generations and chefs trying to find an “edge” are major contributors to where the seafood industry is headed, as is the increasing desire by consumers to know the

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Published on
March 27, 2019

Walmart stores across the United States are now selling a line of vegan tuna.

The TUNO line is manufactured by Loma Linda, a brand of Atlantic Natural Foods (ANF) in Nashville, North Carolina. With nearly USD 30 million (EUR 27 million) in revenue, ANF has realized rapid growth due to “the creation and wide acceptance of the company’s Loma Linda TUNO and meal solutions in 2018/2019 [exceeding] market expectations,” the supplier

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 27, 2019

For 30 years, Rosporden, France-based company GlobeXplore has been working to redefine what is possible for the world’s edible algae and seaweed sector. 

Founded in 1986 by Christine Le Tennier, the company began by specializing in trading and export management before evolving to focus on the production and distribution of food algae and seaweed products in the 1990s. Today, GlobeXplore has four distinct brands that it promotes across

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Chris Chase

Published on
March 21, 2019

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.-based Legal Sea Foods has entered into a partnership with Charoen Pokphand Foods to begin distribution of premium shrimp products in North America. 

The partnership will have Bangkok, Thailand-based CP Foods supplying the shrimp for a number of fresh and frozen items, sourced at its aquaculture facilities. The two companies launched the products at Seafood Expo North America 2019 in Boston. 

The new

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 19, 2019

It was like the first day of school when Martha Stewart's culinary director, Thomas Joseph, arrived at the 2019 Seafood Expo North America event in Boston, Massachusetts on its opening day.

Joseph, who is a 2017 James Beard Award winner, pulled up to the continent’s largest seafood trade event with the four initial offerings under the Martha Stewart brand’s latest seafood product line in tow, ready for their debut. The products

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Cliff White

Published on
March 19, 2019

Craig Rexroad, Thai Union’s communications director for North America, told SeafoodSource on Monday, 17 March at Seafood Expo North Amercica that his company is amped up about its subsidiary Chicken of the Sea’s new Infusions line of tuna cups, which received a full launch in the first quarter of 2019.

The single-serving recyclable plastic cups hold 80 grams of shelf-stable tuna and come in four flavors – Lemon & Thyme,

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