Whitepapers

January 20, 2022

Sharing fisheries and market knowledge is part of our commitment to our customers and partners. This transparency and exchange of information is a key way we support our customers’ growth. Bristol believes that the more our customers and we know about the market, the better we can navigate it together.

This is our inaugural Haddock Market Factbook, where we share global haddock supply data from the last three decades, quota allocations,

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December 15, 2021

As the U.S. seafood industry adapts to the changes of the last two years, savvy companies recognize they can replicate their domestic success and increase their sales reach by turning to global markets. However, the key to an effective export strategy is data. This report will allow you to more effectively navigate international sales, including information on:

Market Performance

COVID-19 brought drastic changes to buying patterns around the

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October 13, 2021

Every year Bristol Seafood publishes a Scallop Market Fact Book before the start of the North Atlantic Sea Scallop fishery season. It has been part of our commitment to partnership and transparency and is a key way we support our customers’ growth. Bristol believes that the more our customers and we know about the market, the better we can navigate it together.

This year has seen record-high scallop prices, incredible spikes in demand,

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August 31, 2021

Operating a seafood business is about to become more complicated than it already is. Several government regulations have been recently proposed to enhance food safety in the U.S. while also aiming to curtail the sale of seafood harvested abroad in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fisheries. Unmasking potential food safety issues and IUU fishing requires transparency in the supply chain — where our seafood comes from, where it is

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August 30, 2021

For the first six months of 2021, frozen seafood has experienced “the growth trifecta every category dreams of,” according to 210 Analytics Principal Anne-Marie Roerink. It’s a dream that has been years in the making for the seafood industry, and one that is likely to last in a post-pandemic world as new and traditional retail channels diversify and global foodservice advances deeper into its recovery.

In this download,

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July 21, 2021

As industry trends force seafood processors to reevaluate their strategies, data will play a critical role in their success in the coming decade. Companies can no longer rely on manual entry, collection, and analysis – by the time data has been sourced, it is no longer accurate. Without data, there is no telling if a company has veered off course nor what corrections need to be made.

Learn how to:

  • Provide greater visibility into
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June 8, 2021

Modern seafood processors must grapple with shifting consumer behaviors, tighter government regulations, shrinking margins, new technologies and the skills gap shortage. Yet, many are not prepared to deal with these new realities. This eBook Series will address:

  • Changing consumer preferences toward transparency in processing
  • Handling tighter regulations with technology
  • Using data to your advantage
  • How to manage mergers and
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April 29, 2021

With a growing emphasis on sustainability impacting the seafood industry, improving the overall environmental impact of the supply chain and reducing waste grows more important every day. While effective at maintaining cold temperatures, foam is a major contributor of waste in the seafood supply chain and others and is said to take up 30% of landfill space overall. It is critically important that the seafood industry replaces foam with more

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April 1, 2021

The NMFS (National Marine Fishery Council) has cut the North Atlantic scallop quota for the second year in a row. How will this effect availability, sizes, and prices in the year ahead?

This Scallop Market Factbook includes an outlook on the 2021 season based on the details of the quota and historical data, including recent pricing data by size, 70 years of landing data, and decades of import and export data.

The more you know about

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January 21, 2020

Global demand for bivalves — including the consumption of raw shellfish — has outpaced supply, providing excellent growth opportunities.  Shellfish are filter feeders and toxins in the surrounding waters can cause a variety of illnesses in humans.  

Given these risks, the harvesting and traceability processes are strictly regulated by state health departments. This whitepaper discusses best practices and National Shellfish

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