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The economic landscape for the global seafood industry is shaped not only by trends in the marketplace, but also by access to resources and financial capital. Join Ignacio J. Kleiman, the managing partner and founding member of Antarctica Advisors, for a discussion of the financial state of the seafood industry, with a focus shifting interest rates, the forces of supply and demand, and the sector’s consolidation through mergers and… Read More
Seafood advocate, celebrity chef, and prolific author Barton Seaver has written a new book, “American Seafood – Heritage, Culture
Seafood sustainability today is not what it was 20 years ago, or even what it was last week. Such a complex, shifting landscape requires the seafood industry to adopt an equally robust and flexible navigation system of tools, resources and concepts if it wishes to stay in step with the quickly-developing sector. But this is not a one-size-fits-all scenario – depending on where your business falls along the supply chain, and what you hope… Read More
A proposal to develop what could possibly be the world’s largest gold and copper mine, which was shelved during the administration of former U.S. President Barack Obama, recently received a fresh lease on life under the administration of President Donald Trump, a champion of increased domestic mining. In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it would reconsider the project, and in December, the company that wants to… Read More
NOAA’s annual “Fisheries of the United States” report is a treasure trove of data on the state of U.S. fisheries, seafood imports and exports, and domestic consumption. This year’s report, released at the end of October, revealed new insights about commercial fisheries’ landings, the value of the U.S. seafood processing industry, domestic aquaculture production, per capita consumption of fishery products, and the… Read More
University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences Professor Ray Hilborn is considered one of the foremost fisheries researchers in the world. In this webinar, Hilborn will discuss his latest study, which disputes previous findings on the impact of human and natural predation on forage fish such as anchovies, sardines, and herring.
Forage fish are some of the most abundant exploited species in the sea and provide vital food security… Read More
Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing has been recently brought to a new level of public awareness, with retailers and seafood buyers realizing their purchasing power to influence policies that ensure the fish they trade in is legally sourced. In this webinar, Huw Thomas, a senior officer with the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Ending Illegal Fishing Project, will discuss how policy implementation, like the Food and Agriculture… Read More
Long a revered culinary tradition in Japan, sushi is now a global phenomenon. Sushi-focused restaurants can now be found in every corner of the United States and Europe, and most urban areas around the world, from Buenos Aires to Brisbane to Beijing. But sushi’s very popularity may be endangering its future, as some of the fish species sushi is best known for featuring – including bluefin tuna, grouper, and snapper – are… Read More
The ability to track and trace products throughout the entire supply chain has become of paramount importance to the seafood industry, as consumers have become increasingly interested in transparency, authentication, food safety, and sustainability. In this webinar, Michele Southall, industry engagement director for GS1 US, a nonprofit organization that develops and maintains global standards for business communication, will discuss how supply… Read More
Social issues in the tuna supply chain are at the forefront of discussions about sustainability in the seafood industry, and increasing attention is being paid to working conditions both in tuna processing and within the purse-seiner fleet. In this webinar, Marcelo Hidalgo, founder of Seafoodmatter, a Netherlands-based independent advisory company specialized in integrated quality and supply chain management, will review the status of… Read More