Demand for Salmon and Halibut Increases Amid Tight Supplies Heading into Holidays
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch…Demand for salmon and halibut amid tightening supplies.
Market watchers say get your Pacific salmon and halibut now as supplies tighten heading into a big lineup of holidays.
Alaska salmon competes in a tough global market and supplies are down by all producers.
Even wild salmon supplies from Russia, Alaska’s biggest competitor, have come in well below forecast at 845 million pounds, the lowest poundage since 2009. By comparison, Alaska’s total salmon catch for 2020 totaled about 518 million pounds...Full Story »