North America

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February 13, 2019

Silver Bay Seafoods has announced plans to build a 182-acre oyster farm near its existing processing facility in Sitka – one of two large oyster farms announced this week in Alaska

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February 8, 2019

The United States imported 68,671 metric tons (MT) of shrimp in November 2018, a five percent increase over November 2017

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Steve Bittenbender

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February 6, 2019

For the second straight month, shrimpers in the Gulf of Mexico reported historically low landings

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Mark Godfrey

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February 1, 2019

Mexico is proving a promising buyer for China’s leading tilapia producing region of Maoming, which has reported a record year for exports in 2018

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Allan Lynch

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January 21, 2019

The lobster season in Lobster Fishing Areas 33 and 34 in Southwest Nova Scotia, Canada, which are among the world’s most lucrative fishing grounds, had a slow start for the 2018-19 season. But wharf prices are now up

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Chris Chase

Published on
January 16, 2019

Pangasius prices in the U.S. have nearly doubled over the past year-and-a-half and that increase has done little to deter demand for the fish, according to an expert panel at the Global Seafood Market Conference

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January 8, 2019

Tom Mazzetta is the founder and CEO of Highland Park, Illinois, U.S.A-based Mazzetta Company, which is one of the largest importers and producers of shrimp, mussels, lobsters, crab, and finfish in the United States, producing more than 100 million pounds of finished seafood products annually. Mazzetta spoke with SeafoodSource about the story behind Oishii, Mazzetta’s newly-launched line of premium shrimp.

SeafoodSource: How did Oishii

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Christine Blank

Published on
January 4, 2019

While Americans are expected to pay more for seafood at retail this year, the price hikes are not as high as they will be for other commodities

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Ben Fisher

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December 20, 2018

A drop in Alaskan halibut stocks will likely result in a tightening of next year’s charter regulations

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Allan Lynch

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December 13, 2018

Canadians will be paying more for food in 2019 – according to an annual study of food costs by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph, Canadian food prices will rise between 1.5 to 3.5 percent next year

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