COVID forced seafood industry to change – and highlighted how old-fashioned methods are still relevant

Published on
September 21, 2022
Paul Stephenson, Damien De Ment, and Steve Engdahl on stage during a panel at Seafood Expo Asia.

As the COVID-19 pandemic kicked off, in-person meetings between seafood producers and seafood buyers abruptly became impossible.

Suddenly, the industry was forced to change how it did business and adopt technical solutions, according to DealBoard Director Steve Engdahl. Speaking during a panel at Seafood Expo Asia – which ran from 14 to 16 September, 2022, at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre – said his company wanted to find out how members of the seafood industry did business through the pandemic, and what had changed in its wake ... 

Photo by Chris Chase/SeafoodSource

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