North America

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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Cliff White

Published on
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

Published on
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

Published on
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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Allan Lynch

Published on
December 13, 2018

After experiencing a delay in the season opener, Canadian lobstermen are now reporting lower-than-usual catches

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Ben Fisher

Published on
December 3, 2018

The halibut harvest for the year in fisheries in the United States and Canada was about 26.5 million pounds, or approximately ...

Image courtesy of the Alaska Seafood Marketing

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Published on
November 26, 2018

Weighed down by historic low totals reported by Louisiana and Alabama, shrimpers in the Gulf of Mexico produced a record low harvest for October, according to data released last week by NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center

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Ben Fisher

Published on
November 19, 2018

The Inter-Cooperative Exchange, an Alaskan crab fishing cooperative, has filed a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act to compel the National Marine Fisheries Service to release records related to how a NMFS employee interpreted an arbitration standard used by the NMFS to resolve disputes over the price paid for crab caught by ICE members

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Brian Hagenbuch

Published on
November 19, 2018

Experts at Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle, Washington rolled out a preliminary report on the 2018 Alaska fishing season, one that will go down in the books as a historically low catch at historically high value

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