SEG panel: “Driving Towards Shrimp Sustainability – a French Market Initiative”

Published on
August 16, 2022
Earthworm Foundation Initiative Coordinator lorie Hovine

The 2022 Seafood Expo North America, which took place 13 to 15, March in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., and the 2022 Seafood Expo Global, 26 to 28 April, 2022, in Barcelona, Spain, featured a comprehensive conference program of live panel events focusing on topics chosen to be of vital interest to the seafood industry.

The 28 individual presentations from SENA and the 21 sessions from SEG featured exclusive information and insight from seafood industry experts, including economic forecasts and analysis on the trends and topics impacting the global seafood industry as it navigates issues of trade, food safety, traceability, aquaculture, sustainability, and consumption trends. Now, a video recording of each of these sessions is available for on-demand replay.

Driving Towards Shrimp Sustainability – a French Market Initiative,” is available free for SeafoodSource Premium members or for individual purchase to non-Premium members for USD 40. It was presented on Wednesday, 27 April, with the following description:

Shrimp farming has a unique impact on the environment. This panel session seeks to explain how some French companies pre-competitively joined forces with Ecuadorian shrimp producers to assist in sharing improved practices. This panel will be moderated by Florie Hovine, initiative coordinator, from the Earthworm Foundation. Panelists will include Justine Delettre, from Nausicaa Aquarium to talk about the Mister Goodfish program, and how the program is recognizing good farming practices and promoting shrimp products in stores. Philippe Blais from Unima will represent the French consuming market. He will testify on why this work is important for those companies, and the value they see behind improved practices. Lastly;  Alejandro Aguayo from Langosmar will talk about adopting sustainability efforts and the difference it can make for customers.

The entire package of videos from SENA and the entire package of videos from SEG can each be purchased for USD 250, but all are free to SeafoodSource Premium members.

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