Pricing pressure will continue to impact the global surimi market through the rest of this year and possibly into next. Buyers should expect to see price hikes between the just-ended A season and the upcoming B season.

“Globally there is not a lot of supply,” says an executive at one West Coast seafood company that specializes in surimi. The executive sees B season surimi prices climbing between 7 and 9 percent from the A season prices. “There is pricing pressure in every market. It’s n…