Hurricane Irma to Impact Fresh Fillet Supplies of Salmon, Tilapia and Mahi This Weekend
SEAFOODNEWS.COM By John Sackton and Amanda Buckle Sept 6, 2017
Unlike Houston, where the seafood disruption from Harvey was primarily around regional distribution of some Gulf species, the potential industry disruption from a hurricane striking Miami is much greater.
Miami is the center of Chilean fresh salmon fillet distribution, and many of the major salmon companies have headquarters there.
More importantly, it is an air hub and trucking hub for fresh seafood shipments.
With some evacuations beginning today in the Miami area, we have reports that major trucking companies will begin to suspend service from Miami later this week....
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