OBI Sets Base Price at $1.25/lb. for Bristol Bay Sockeye, Harvest Now Above Forecast
A rare confluence of events happened late last week in Bristol Bay — the fleet’s cumulative catch blew past both forecasts for the sockeye salmon harvest this year, and OBI Seafoods — one of the preeminent buyers in the Bay, announced a base price of $1.25/lb., 15 cents higher than Peter Pan’s $1.10/lb. which was announced prior to the season, a rare if not unique occurance.
OBI Seafoods and Peter Pan Seafoods, both with legacies in Alaska’s seafood industry, have each undergone...
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