Thu. Mar 21 2019

Latest Oceana seafood fraud report takes aim at SIMP, but misses mark

Wed. Mar 20 2019

Herring Spotted in Sitka, Fleet on Two-Hour Notice  

Trident Seafoods Debuts Versatile 10g Protein Noodles at Seafood Expo North America  

March 2019 Alaska Fishing Updates  

Meet the Sustainable Shopper: Young Transitionals Who Are Tech-Savvy

Hardee’s Partners with Mississippi Catfish Farm to Create New Catfish Sandwich at Select Locations

Cooke Inc. Acquires California Distributor All Seas Wholesale, Inc.  

INSIGHT: Fishmeal Producers Need to Capitalise on 'Point-of-Difference' Factors  

Sustainable Oceans Leadership Institute Seeking Applicants; Set to Kick Off Program in Brussels Summary Wednesday, March 20

Tue. Mar 19 2019

In a Well-Designed Study, MSC Finds Labeling Fraud Rates of Less Than 1%

Pebble Dam Breach Modeled, Comments Open to May 31

Seafood Importers Support Measures to Save the Vaquita

Push to Standardize Traceability Efforts Launched by Retailers and International Seafood Companies

Slade Gorton Launches ICYBAY Iceland Retail Bag Line at Boston Seafood Show

FishWise Releases RISE, a Labor Rights Roadmap for Seafood Businesses

Fishermen Identify Projects to Improve Fisheries Development in the U.S. Pacific Islands

Stolt Sea Farm Expands European Production for Turbot and Sole

Global Aquaculture Alliance Launches Aquademia Podcast at Boston Seafood Show

SENA 2019: Corbion Teams Up With Celebrity Chef Sammy Monsour for Short Film on Algae-Fed Salmon  

Salmon Sisters Donating 1% of All Sales to Food Bank of Alaska

Two New Trustees Named Int’l Pole and Line Foundation

Coastal Villages Sets 2019 Budget for Community Benefits at Over $18 Million Summary Tuesday, March 19

Mon. Mar 18 2019

Legal Seafoods and CP Foods to Introduce Legal Branded Shrimp Products for National Distribution  

LISTEN: The Boston Seafood Show Podcast Episode!

Low Prices Overshadow China's White Shrimp Industry  

SENA 2019: Seafood Champion Awards Finalists Announced at Boston Seafood Show

Change Is in the Air: Western Pacific SSC Suggests New Approaches for Suite of Issues  

Chilean Salmon Marketing Council Introduces 'Promise of Patagonia' Campaign for US  

China Overtakes Japan as Alaska's Largest Seafood Importer  

CleanFish Brings First ‘Green Rated’ Marine-Farmed Atlantic Salmon to Boston Seafood Show  

Russian Fish Company Launches Branded Single Frozen Pollock Fillets in Russian Supermarkets  

Nielsen Study Finds Consumers Care Most About Buying Local

Tristan International Granted Exploratory Fishing Permits in Ecuador for Patagonian Toothfish Summary Monday, March 18

Fri. Mar 15 2019

Vietnamese Shrimp Producers Worry about Loss of Competitiveness in Face of Thailand, India  

ISSF’s Scientist Advisors Reflect on a Decade of Discovery

VIDEO: Get Ready for Seafood Expo North America

Samuels And Son Seafood Announces Multi State Expansion, New Products Ahead of Boston Seafood Show

Antarctic Salmon Brand Sixty South Building New Hatchery  

BioMar Buys Stake of JV Partner AquaChile in APSA Factory

The Fish Shoppe Becomes 1st Australian Seafood Retailer With MSC Chain of Custody Certification

Argis Galac’sea Changes Name to Argisfood After Acquisition By Seafoodia Group Summary Friday, March 15

Thu. Mar 14 2019 Summary Thursday, March 14

Dolphin Calf Swimming Freely After Rescue Team Steps In

Trident Seafoods Launching 10g Protein Noodles at Boston Seafood Show  

Nueva Pescanova Presents its Work in Namibia With “The City Born from the Sea”

FDA Makes Menu Labeling Resources Available to Consumers During National Nutrition Month

Bakkafrost Releases Second Healthy Living Sustainability Report for 2018  

GAA Combating CBC Exposé on Shrimp, Antimicrobial Resistance  

National Seafood Inspection Laboratory Develops Tool to Screen for Mislabeling

U.S. Attorney’s Office Sells Shrimp Boat Seized After Fraud Conviction  

U.S. Perceptions Vary on Wild Vs. Fresh/Salt Water Fish Farms

Coast Guard Rescues 2 Crewmembers from Sinking Vessel Near Fishers Island, New York

E&E Foods to Purchase APICDA’s Cannon Fish Company

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China Overtakes Japan as Alaska's Largest Seafood Importer

China used to mean nothing more than just an Asian country for fishermen in Alaska, but in recent years it has become a magnet, attracting sellers and seafood products with increasingly great demand and deep-pocket buyers. Its seafood imports from Alaska has risen by about 20% in 2017 compared with that of 2016, while the import value was around $1 billion USD that year, according to media reports. And now, China has overtaken Japan and become the largest seafood importer of Alaskan seafood.

In the past few years, there is an obvious increase in ...

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