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One of the side effects of EMS devastating shrimp supplies in Southeast Asia was a surge in interest in alternative markets such as Ecuador. Since then, the South American nation has capitalized on the increased demand for its seafood products, and is fixing to remain a player. In this webinar, we'll discuss how Ecuador's output has grown and what is in the future for the seafood markets in that country.
Seafood processors are a study in efficiency when producing fillets from raw fish, but "extra" parts such as skin, organs and other body parts are discarded as waste far too quickly. In this webinar, we'll explore what uses exist for these parts, and the opportunities for revenue they offer.
With a growing e-commerce world, some seafood dealers have found lucrative opportunities through popular online retail portals. In this webinar, we'll hear how one seafood dealer managed to extend its reach using a major logistics company to carry its products to a whole new set of customers.
Recovery is well under way from ISA in Chile, and we seem to be turning the corner on EMS in Southeast Asia, but what about the next big biological catastrophe that may be waiting in the wings? Even though we may not yet know what that may be, there’s a surprising amount you can do now to prepare for the next epidemic, and the advice follows guidance on sustainable aquaculture that has been around for some time. In this webinar, we’ll discuss what you can do to plan ahead.
Information management in seafood has become more multimedial to accommodate rapid advancements in the technology sector. Spreadsheets and PDFs are no longer enough - the appeal of complementary media, like digital images, is on the rise and it is influencing industry purchasing decisions like never before. How can seafood sellers best keep tabs on image data and leverage it to enhance operations and sales? Join SeafoodSource and José Castro Fuentes, Director of CYRSE, to explore the power of sharing and archiving images in the seafood realm.
Peterson has 20-plus years of experience in consumer-goods marketing with Gorton’s of Gloucester, where she played a big role in the launch of several new seafood products and lines and Nicholson knows a thing or two about seafood innovation — since 2009, his company has captured four top prizes at two new product competitions — the International Boston Seafood Show’s Seafood Excellence Awards and the European Seafood Exposition’s Seafood Prix d’Elite.
The seafood industry is a price sensitive, seasonal and specialized market. And it’s becoming even more complex. With business consolidation and industry globalization, having a “cost management” strategy is not enough. Today’s leading seafood companies need a financial management strategy with advanced visibility, accountability, KPIs and real-time reporting throughout the supply chain.
James Griffin, an associate professor of culinary studies at Johnson & Wales University, will share findings from a recent national study on seafood sustainability in commercial foodservice. The study investigated where chefs get their information on sustainability, as well as their opinions of countries of origin and labeling. Griffin’s research suggests that chefs rely more than ever on vendors or suppliers to assure the seafood they purchase is sustainable, in part due to the complexity of seafood sustainability across multiple species and the lack of a consistent definition for what sustainability means when it comes to seafood.
The seafood industry in Asia is undergoing a sea change as the continent gains in international prominence. Traditional seafood powers China and Thailand are losing grip on their dominant positions in the marketplace and upstarts including India, Vietnam and Indonesia are gaining market share. Meanwhile, a host of challenges have arisen that threaten to derail the continent’s rise. Join SeafoodSource contributing editors Mark Godfrey, who reports from Beijing, China and Chris Loew, who reports from Osaka, Japan, as they analyze the latest news and trends from Asia and offer predictions for the future of the continent’s seafood industry.
Companies that want to enter and grow in the Asian seafood market attend and exhibit at Seafood Expo Asia, the premium seafood marketplace for Asia. The 7th edition will be taking place 6-8 September 2016 in Wanchai, Hong Kong.