Mon. May 23 2022

Alaska’s Copper River Season Off to Very Slow Start

Seasonal Snow Crab Grid Closures Announced in Gulf of St. Lawrence Following NARW Entanglement  

PODCAST: A Breakdown of Seafood Consumption in 2020 and More!

Ecuador White Shrimp Widely Received in China and Expecting An Even Better Tomorrow  

Captain D’s Seafood Acquired By Private Equity Firm Centre Partners

Canada to Ban Russian Seafood Imports Amid Additional Sanctions

Netuno Partners with LP Foods to Debut Value-Added Brand in U.S.

Nissui Announces Name Change To Take Place on 80th Anniversary

Thai Union Sending Over 500 Medical Kits to Thai Vessels by End of Year Summary Monday, May 23

Alaska’s Copper River Season Off to Very Slow Start

Fri. May 20 2022

Hokkaido Sea of Japan Herring Exceeds Record-Breaking 5000 Tons  

Standing Fish Price Setting Panel Releases Decision for 2022 Sea Cucumber Price  

Foreign Fishermen Unable to Begin Catch in Russian Territorial Waters This Year  

Crabs and Electromagnetic Fields, Sea Urchin Farming Among Studies Receiving Oregon Sea Grant Funds

Sea Grant, Federal Agencies Eye Projects Related to Fisheries and Offshore Wind in Northeast

U.S. and Japan Coast Guards Strengthen Their Alliance, Focus on Indo-Pacific Region

Class Action Targeting Retailer ALDI’s Salmon Sustainability Claims Moves Forward  

McDonald’s Agrees to Sell Russian Assets to Existing Licensee

White Cane Sockeye Salmon Issues Recall Over Undeclared Allergens  

Benin, Global Fishing Watch Partner to Combat IUU Fishing in West Africa

FFAW Pushes Back On St. Mary’s Crab Plant Opposers With Their Own Facts  

Latest Acosta Report Indicates Consumers Dining Out Less Due to Inflation

Lund’s Fisheries to Be Featured On Outdoor Channel’s “The Fishmonger,” Airing May 23

Lineage Logistics Named to CNBC Disruptor 50 List for Second Year in a Row

Sysco to Deploy 800 Electric Trucks by 2026 for U.S. Customers Summary Friday, May 20

Thu. May 19 2022

It Takes a Village: Unalaska Keeps 20-Year Salmon Data Set Going Even Without a Commercial Fishery

USDA Spends Just Shy of $10 Million in Latest Alaska Pollock Purchase  

This Week in Retail: Beef Ads Lag Leading Up to Memorial Day

Several Canadian Seafood Associations to Split $1.7 Million in Funding to Grow Export Markets

Thai Union Invests in Leading Micro-Algae Ingredients Producer Mara Renewables Corporation

Tiny Oregon Port Wins Big on Vessel Crane Replacement Project

Green Plains, Key U.S. Trout Producer Partner to Expand Aquafeed Production in Idaho

Sanford Credits Post-COVID Recovery for Boosted First Half Results

Atlantic Natural Foods Expands Assortment of Shelf-Stable, Plant-Based Foods For Foodservice

ASP Backs Plant Workers Who Oppose New Fish Processing Capacity

Genova Premium Tuna Teams Up with Top Chef Judge to Create Mediterranean Dinner Party Collection

68-Year-Old Crewmember Medevaced From Fishing Vessel Near Cordova, Alaska Summary Thursday, May 19

Wed. May 18 2022

First of the Year Copper River Salmon Hits Market at High Prices, Low Volume

Thai Union Sells Assets of Dabrowa Chelminska Facility to Polish Seafood Manufacturer

More Snow Crab Grid Closures Announced in Gulf of St. Lawrence This Week  

Global Seafood Alliance’s GOAL Conference Heads to Atlantic Canada in 2023

Washington Seafood Broker Lands Jail Time; Company Hit with $25K Fine for Illegal Geoduck Shipments  

Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio Invests In Mind Blown Plant Based Seafood Co.

Florida Fisherman Fined $22K to Settle Federal Case with NOAA  

aquaManager, Nueva Pescanova Partner to Digitalize Shrimp Hatcheries

Ohio Woman Pleads Guilty to Illegally Selling Invasive Fish Species

JD Worldwide Introduces Fresh Supermarket for Imported Goods Summary Wednesday, May 18

Tue. May 17 2022

These Are The Top 10 Seafood Items Consumed In The U.S. For 2020  

Snow Crab Landings Update For the Gulf and NL as of May 17  

Russian Fish Sector to Face Shortage of Trawlers for its Needs in Years to Come  

A New Landmark: Colorful Wild Alaska Pollock Mural at Seattle’s Pier 91 Will Be Seen by Millions

McDonald’s "de-Arching" from Russia, Plans to Sell Entire Portfolio

ANALYSIS: Monday Market Movers: Fresh Chilean Salmon Fillets  

Tilapia Prices Contract in China  

Maine Governor Promotes, Commits to Aquaculture During County Visit

DFO Surveillance Leads to $35K Fine for Captain of Nunavut Fishing Vessel

Government of Canada Makes Third Call for Ghost Gear Fund Proposals

Pokeworks Adds Pressed Sushi Rolls to the Menu for Limited Time

JDE Peet’s New Global Fish Welfare Policy Receives Praise

Aloha Poke Opens First Restaurant in Atlanta Market

Pacifical Completes GDST Beta Capability Test Summary Tuesday, May 17

Mon. May 16 2022

Spring/Summer Crabbing Rules Go Into Effect in Washington, Oregon as Whales Arrive  

Aleutian Marketplace Grants $24,000 to Eight Local Businesses in Aleutian/Pribilov Area

Finless Foods Launching Plant-Based Pokè-Style Tuna At National Restaurant Association Show

Maine Senator Again Calls for Removal of North Atlantic Right Whale Rules for Lobster Industry  

Australia’s Morrison Administration Commits $1.5 Million to Seafood Industry Mental Health Program Summary Monday, May 16

Massachusetts Commercial Trap Gear Fishery Set to Open Monday; Small Vessel Speed Limit Expires

Snow Crab Grid Closure Updates For the Gulf of St. Lawrence  

ASP Requests Reconsideration On Minimum Snow Crab Price; Price Setting Panel Announces Decision  

PODCAST: Breaking Down the 2021 Status of the Stocks and 2020 Fisheries of the United States Report

Alaska Anticipates Limited Salted Salmon Roe Production and Air Freight to Japan  

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MSC Announces £650,000 in Grants for Fishery Observer Safety and Bycatch Improvement Projects

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced 20 fisheries and research projects will receive up to £60,000 through its Ocean Stewardship Fund, a fund dedicated to sustainable fishing across the globe.

The awards include grants to the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds), WWF India and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) as well as to fisheries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia, the MSC said. A quarter of the funding will focus on Global South fisheries.

In 2021, a special focus will be focused on fishery observer safety. The MSC highlighted a grant which will help support Saltwater Inc...

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