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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
Aquaculture is a critical part of the answer of how we will feed our world in the future. But when it comes to consumers, talking about aquaculture sometimes feels like swimming against the current, according to Jacqueline Claudia, co-founder of LoveTheWild, a Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.-based start-up that makes and sells cook-from-frozen fish kits. In this webinar, Claudia will discuss the ins and outs of building her company’s brand… Read More
Keeping track of all the latest changes, updates and legal interpretations of the rules governing the U.S. seafood industry can be a tricky, nigh on impossible task. The maze of federal agencies with oversight over the catch, import and distribution of seafood in the United States include the Department of Justice, NOAA, the FDA and USDA. Robert Becerra, principal at Miami-based Becerra Law, will provide an overview of the criminal statutes most… Read More
Aquaculture is projected to represent 62 percent of human seafood consumption by 2030, which means that an additional 40 million metric tons of farmed seafood must be produced to quench the world’s appetite for fish. However, aquaculture faces some major challenges if it's to grow in a responsible manner. For this webinar, the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Steven Hedlund and Molly Jacques will discuss how to tackle the three biggest… Read More
Small-scale fisheries account for 95 percent of the world’s fishing fleet, but currently suffer from inadequate monitoring. Silicon Valley-based Pelagic Data Systems (PDS) has created a lightweight monitoring system for small vessels that can be used to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and the exploitation of global fish stocks. Join PDS CEO Dave Solomon and the company’s chief scientific officer, Melissa… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
Young consumers are looking to take a bite out of life. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of seafood - at least not yet. The youth comprising Generation Y and the upcoming Generation Z are eating less seafood despite knowing that fish and shellfish are healthy protein picks. How can the industry tap into this vast potential consumer pool and instill a lasting thirst for the delicacies of the sea? Join SeafoodSource and marketing expert… Read More
Thanks to the latest advances in technology over the past several decades, seafood suppliers and buyers can now do their bidding both dockside and by the light of their desktop computers. What’s the value in conducting seafood transactions online and, conversely, in person? Join SeafoodSource.com alongside Mike Budreski, founder of online trading solution Ocean Executive, and Katy Davidson, oyster sourcing expert and founder of the Oyster… Read More
With fraud and mislabeling on the rise, companies within the seafood industry are on the lookout for solutions that best provide supply chain transparency and reinforce commitments to sustainability.
In this webinar, we'll hear from Keith Flett, Pod Director from Future of Fish on the topic of seafood traceability and its future.
Seafood traceability is also a focus of the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in St. Julian’s, Malta held… Read More