Foodservice & Retail

Published on
October 16, 2018

Grimsby, United Kingdom-based supplier JCS Fish has introduced a new range of frozen fish cakes under its BigFish Brand. 

Available in four recipes, the range “combines fish with chunky potato (sourced locally in Lincolnshire) and coated in a light crisp crumb,” JCS Fish said in a press release announcing the new line. 

The recipes comprising the range include: Salmon, featuring an Atlantic salmon fillet and Lincolnshire

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Christine Blank

Published on
October 15, 2018

High Liner Foods is seeking to expand its sales in its U.S. market with a new line of premium frozen products.

The Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, Canada-based supplier recently launched the line in supermarkets nationwide, Craig Murray, senior vice president of marketing and product innovation for High Liner Foods North America, told SeafoodSource.

“High Liner Foods is on a mission to increase seafood consumption in North America. To achieve this

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Jason Holland

Published on
October 15, 2018

A collaboration agreement has been formed between salmon farming company Marine Harvest and Spanish seafood processor and distributor Scanfisk. 

The partnership, which will commence in the fourth quarter of 2018, will enable Marine Harvest to produce pre-packed and value-added fresh and frozen seafood products in Spain for sale into retail and foodservice channels, Marine Harvest said in a statement.

Also through the agreement, Marine

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Published on
October 12, 2018

There’s a shortage in seafood-focused, chef-facing media that celebrated chef and sustainability advocate Barton Seaver aims to address with his latest publication, Seafood & the Menu magazine. 

With the overarching goal of increasing seafood consumption and utilization across demographics, Seaver and his team have partnered with Flavor & the Menu magazine to create Seafood & the Menu, which will serve as “a platform

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Jason Holland

Published on
October 12, 2018
M&S fish supplier

Marks and Spencer (M&S) has introduced an interactive map that shows where and how every type of seafood it sells is either caught or farmed.

The company claims that the new seafood map is the first website of its kind from any major U.K. retailer to provide information on the capture or farming method and sustainability information for every fishery or farm that it sources from.

A total of 47 different species are plotted on the map, as

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Christine Blank

Published on
October 9, 2018

Rubio's Coastal Grill, a large United States restaurant chain, is benefitting from keeping langostino lobster on its fall menu, thanks to both the shellfish’s flavor and affordability.

Carlsbad, California-based Rubio’s Coastal Grill, which operates more than 200 restaurants, began offering several langostino dishes on 3 October. Through 1 January, guests can order a Langostino Lobster Burrito or a Langostino Lobster Two Taco Plate

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Christine Blank

Published on
October 5, 2018

Seafood and wine retail merchandising, menu specials, and distributors featuring local seafood are among the top promotions running during National Seafood Month in the United States in October.

Alaska seafood is being featured in a national co-op promotion with Kona beer and Villa Maria, a SMWE portfolio wine, at several supermarket chains, according to Victoria Parr, domestic marketing director for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

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Jason Holland

Published on
October 5, 2018

Scottish seafood company Loch Fyne has secured contracts to supply smoked salmon products to two fine food retailers in the United States and Switzerland. The products are part of the “Mey Selections” brand, which was inspired by HRH Prince Charles.

Loch Fyne’s Mey Fillet, Kiln Roasted and Traditional Oak Smoked salmon is already available in 10 Central Market grocery stores throughout Texas, while Loch Fyne Gravadlax will be

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Christine Blank

Published on
October 4, 2018

Kroger is planning to expand its take-and-bake seafood meal offerings to numerous additional stores this year.

The company’s “Easy for You!” oven-ready seafood meals program allows shoppers to choose from several different types of fish, seasonings, and garnishes, and then take their fish home in an oven-ready cooking bag. Fresh fish options include catfish, cod, crab, salmon, shrimp, and tilapia.

After initially launching the

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Christine Blank

Published on
October 3, 2018

SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Company has launched a new frozen snack range targeting health- and convenience-focused customers.

The St. Simons Island, Georgia, U.S.A.-based supplier’s SeaPak On-the-Go Shrimp include shrimp and a dipping sauce and are now being sold at select Walmart and Kroger stores in the United States.

“Featuring a powerful punch of protein along with authentic shrimp cocktail experience, this menu favorite

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