Foodservice & Retail

Published on
August 15, 2018

Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.-based Fishpeople Seafood has announced plans to release two new product lines this fall: Wild Alaskan Salmon Jerky and “Ready, Set, Salmon!”

Both products are produced with wild Alaskan salmon and follow Fishpeople’s philosophy of full traceability, with each product outfitted with a code to trace the origins of the fish inside. Both products, when released, will be available on

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Christine Blank

Published on
August 14, 2018

Good Catch Foods is the latest entrant in a growing pool of companies finding success by producing plant-based takes on popular seafood items.

The New York City, U.S.A.-based firm recently secured USD 8.7 million (EUR 7.5 million) in funding to start distributing its plant-based tuna pouches and other products.

"The relentless and indiscriminate killing of marine life is devastating ocean ecosystems," said Good Catch cofounders and co-CEOs Chris

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
August 10, 2018

The National Fisheries Institute’s Dish on Fish blog continues to garner accolades for its modern, digital approach to educating consumers about seafood.

Most recently, the blog was named as a finalist in PR News’ 2018 Platinum PR and Agency Elite Awards, which recognize the year’s most-outstanding communications campaigns across dozens of categories.

A finalist in the awards’ category for blogs, Dish on Fish is competing

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Christine Blank

Published on
August 7, 2018

An upscale Miami Beach, Florida-based hotel is featuring a limited batch of 8-pound Norwegian red king crab for USD 600 (EUR 519) each.

The exclusive, gigantic crabs featured at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel are sourced from the waters of the Barents Sea of Norway. The crabs are shipped live and housed live in "Water World," a collection of custom-made, 2,000-gallon salt water tanks at the hotel.

The 8-pound crab, steamed and served

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Christine Blank

Published on
August 7, 2018

Walmart is expanding its e-commerce fresh meal-kit selection and – unlike its in-store kits – seafood is included.

Meal-kit provider Gobble announced a partnership with Walmart to sell its meal kits on the global retailer’s website. 

In March, Walmart launched an expansive array of fresh meal kits in 250 of its United States stores, but the initial launch did not include seafood kits.

However, Gobble’s meal

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Christine Blank

Published on
August 6, 2018

Louisiana Chef Ryan Trahan was named the King of American Seafood at the Great American Seafood Cook-Off competition in New Orleans, Louisiana on 4 August.

Trahan, executive chef of Blue Dog Cafe in Lafayette, and his sous chef prepared Cracklin’ Crusted Red Snapper with pickled crawfish tails, buttermilk chili consommé, spring vegetables, and bowfin caviar.

Twelve chefs from across the United States competed in the annual cooking

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Jason Holland

Published on
August 3, 2018

From this month forward, tuna products from the Western Central Pacific Ocean can have their origins traced and verified via blockchain, following Pacifical’s decision to extend its traceability platform and to start publishing Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification and traceability data using the Ethereum public interface.

Information is collected by linking all data sources within the tuna marketing company’s supply

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Christine Blank

Published on
August 2, 2018

Despite higher lobster prices over the past two years, Captain D’s is the latest restaurant chain to feature the shellfish on limited-time menus.

Earlier this summer, Red Lobster launched a variety of lobster and shrimp dishes for its Summerfest promotion.

Now Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.-based Captain D’s, which operates more than 530 restaurants, has brought back its limited-time Lobster Feast menu as of 30 July.

The dishes

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Madelyn Kearns

Published on
August 1, 2018

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.-based seafood product manufacturer and distributor Slade Gorton has expanded its Seafood Made Simple meal kit range, with salmon starring in many of the line’s new additions, according to the National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Salmon Council.

The latest meal kits to come under Slade’s Seafood Made Simple brand include barbeque-ready Salmon with Shrimp Skewers, Bourbon Rubbed Salmon Tips and

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Jason Holland

Published on
August 1, 2018
2018 Australian Fish and Chips Awards

The second annual search for Australia’s best fish and chip shop gets underway on 1 August, with more than 100,000 votes expected to be cast in the national competition.

Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Anne Ruston has encouraged all consumers to have their say in the 2018 Australian Fish and Chips Awards.

“Fish and chips are an Australian icon and we all have a favorite local shop,” said Ruston.

Last year

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