Foodservice & Retail

Published on
March 13, 2019

Just in time for Seafood Expo North America 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts, taking place from 17 to 19 March, Gorton’s is launching a frozen seafood line that it believes will draw new consumers to the seafood category.

Its Ocean to Oven line, which includes two “lightly prepared” cod items and two salmon items, are vacuum-sealed in an oven-ready tray. Consumers peel off the film and place the tray of two IQF fillets in the

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
March 12, 2019

Portland, Maine-based seafood supplier Bristol Seafood will be debuting its new retail line, My Fish Fix, at the upcoming Seafood Expo North America event, taking place in Boston, Massachusetts from 17 to 19 March. 

The “simple-to-cook” line features high-quality seafood along with seasonings, sauces, compound butters, and marinades “to give the home cook a convenient way to achieve restaurant results,” Bristol said

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Nicki Holmyard

Published on
March 12, 2019

A new collaboration between Scottish distillery Glenglassaugh (pronounced Glenglassa) and smoked salmon producer Sutherlands of Portsoy, has led to the creation of a luxury smoked salmon infused with Glenglassaugh Peated Torfa Single Malt Whisky. 

The new product took several months to perfect, and is the result of extensive testing with a range of whiskies from the distillery, Sutherlands Managing Director Elaine Sutherland told

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Jason Holland

Published on
March 12, 2019

Budding chefs working in Scotland are being urged to share seafood dishes of their own creation in a new contest launched by trade body Seafood Scotland.

The eventual winner of the #PrideofPlate competition will scoop a week long, all-expenses-paid work experience with chef Gary Foulkes at his Michelin-starred seafood restaurant Angler, in London. There, they will be given the opportunity to enhance their seafood culinary skills, and receive

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Published on
March 8, 2019

The Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP)’s new “#WAPfor40” campaign is designed to help boost recognition of Alaska pollock during the Lenten season.

Consumers can eat their way through GAPP’s #WAPfor40 Bingo card, trying delicious menu items as well as Alaska pollock products available at retail, including fish sticks; breaded, beer battered fish fillets; protein noodles; surimi; and more.

“Wild

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Published on
March 7, 2019

Ocean Beauty Seafoods will debut new products under its Ocean Beauty and Echo Falls brands at Seafood Expo North America 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts, 17 to 19 March.

In addition, after the Seattle, Washington-based supplier announced last month that it has become the U.S. distributor for Findus, a brand of Nomad Foods in Sweden, it said it will display Findus’s frozen portions, breaded and value-added seafood, and steamable flavored cod

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Cliff White

Published on
March 5, 2019

Atlantic Fisheries, LLC, the fresh division of the Miami, Florida, U.S.A.-based Sea Delight Group, has struck an agreement with Mar Andino Perú S.A.C. (MAPSAC) to market its steelhead trout in the United States and Canada. 

MAPSAC raises steelhead trout in floating cages in Lake Choclococha and Lake Punrun, in a remote area of Peru. MAPSAC operates three farm sites, in addition to a processing plant in Lima, Peru.

“We look

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Cliff White

Published on
March 4, 2019

Twelve finalists have been chosen to compete in the 2019 Seafood Excellence Awards, taking place at the Seafood Expo North America event in Boston 17 to 19 March.

The finalists were selected from 59 entries in the exposition’s New Product Showcase and will compete for two awards, Best New Foodservice Product and Best New Retail Product, at the expo. The winners of the Seafood Excellence Awards will be announced at 3 p.m. in the

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Published on
March 4, 2019

As it celebrates its 125th anniversary this year, Handy is rolling out innovative seafood entrees and apps at Seafood Expo North America, taking place in Boston, Massachusetts, from 17 to 19 March.

The Salisbury, Maryland-based supplier is unveiling a frozen Key West Shrimp Burger at SENA19, and will launch two new frozen apps this summer: Nashville Hot Shrimp and Togarashi Shrimp.

The Key West Shrimp Burger was developed after a club store

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Published on
March 4, 2019

Amazon’s new venture into opening full-scale grocery stores will force a change in the way fresh seafood and other items are sold, analysts say.

On 1 March, The Wall Street Journal reported Amazon is planning to open dozens of grocery stores in several major United States cities, including Los Angeles, California. 

The stores would not be the smaller, 1,800-square-foot Amazon Go concept stores that Amazon began testing last year, but

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