Foodservice & Retail

Published on
February 21, 2019

After a limited launch last August, Chicken of the Sea is rolling out its Infusions tuna cups nationwide in the United States.

Designed for a light meal or snack on-the-go, Infusions is a resealable, single-serve recyclable cup of wild-caught tuna with a built-in fork. It is geared towards busy millennials who aspire to healthier habits, Chicken of the Sea said in a press release.

“Infusions fulfills consumers’ unmet need for

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Published on
February 21, 2019

Seattle, Washington-based Ocean Beauty Seafoods is now the United States distributor for Findus, a brand of Nomad Foods in Sweden. 

Ocean Beauty will show Findus’s fish-based range at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Massachusetts from 17 to 19 March, and will add other Findus products in the future. The supplier will distribute a wide variety of the Findus’s seafood line, including breaded and value-added seafood,

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Jason Holland

Published on
February 21, 2019

U.K. business Young’s Seafood has redesigned its leading frozen brand Gastro, giving it a “more contemporary look,” as part of its strategy to grow the range’s value by GBP 34 million (USD 44.3 million, EUR 39.1 million) to GBP 100 million (USD 130.3 million, EUR 114.9 million).

Announcing the move, Young’s said the new food photography and refined branding are intended to appeal to a younger, foodie audience as

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Published on
February 18, 2019

Walmart subsidiary, Jet, has launched a new initiative to bring same-day delivery of fresh seafood to customers in New York City, New York, U.S.A. – one the company said it is looking to eventually expand nationwide.

Jet announced Thursday, 14 February, that it will start delivering fresh seafood via a partnership with FultonFishMarket.com. It is the only major online retailer to provide same-day delivery of fresh seafood from Fulton Fish

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Jason Holland

Published on
February 15, 2019

As a retail product, fish has historically faced many challenges, but it is now ideally positioned to capitalize on some important emerging food trends and a changing retail landscape, delegates heard at the recent annual U.K.-Norwegian Seafood Summit in London.

Because of the high-price perception of seafood, as well as the inherent barriers relating to a lack of product and cooking know-how, the volume of fish sales in the U.K. grocery market

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Mark Godfrey

Published on
February 14, 2019

A new venture between a retailing giant and a tech-focused retail brand is targeting once-remote northwest China with high-end imported seafood.

“Mo Er Xian Sheng” is a tie-up between one of China’s largest retailers, the Beijing Hualian Group, and Jiangsu Mo Er Commerce Management Co. (part of the Jiangsu Overseas Group Corp, which has a large international trading business).

The first Mo Er Xian Sheng store opened in Zhong Fa

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Published on
February 14, 2019

The popularity of keto, paleo, and other protein-centric diets is just one of the food trends set to impact sales of seafood in the United States and throughout the world this year. 

Read on for the top five food trends expected to boost sales of seafood in restaurants and supermarkets in

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Published on
February 13, 2019

McDonald’s recently rolled out a new fish burger in Malaysia to celebrate Chinese New Year.

In conjunction with Chinese New Year, the Fish Prosperity Burger joins the fast food chain’s Prosperity Chicken and Prosperity Beef burgers. 

“The Chinese believe that fish symbolize abundance of wealth,” a McDonald’s spokesperson said of the new seafood sandwich.

The burger is made from tilapia and coated with crunchy

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Published on
February 13, 2019

The Saucy Fish Co. aims to boost online sales of its frozen seafood entrees for Valentine’s Day with the gift of a limited-edition, “sexy” sauce.

The Grimsby, United Kingdom-based supplier’s Saucy No. 5 is made with four “potent aphrodisiacs,” Saucy Fish said in a statement.

Consumers who order Saucy’s products via its website starting on 8 February will receive the sauce for free.  

“As

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February 12, 2019

Seafood suppliers, retailers, and organizations in the United States are promoting the many health benefits of eating seafood during February, which is National Heart Health Month.

Cleveland, Ohi, U.S.A.-based Heinen’s Fine Foods is partnering with Verlasso Salmon to promote the sustainably-farmed salmon during the month of February. 

The 22-store grocery chain and Verlasso Salmon are offering customers USD 2.00 (EUR 1.76) per pound

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