Wed. Nov 23 2022

ANALYSIS: Shrimp, Crab Meat and Frozen Tuna Face Slow Sales, Backed Up Inventory  

Maine Delegation, Governor Mills Urge Retailers to Continue Selling Maine Lobster  

SeafoodNews Closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25

ANALYSIS: Key Shrimp Item Descends to All-Time Low Price  

China Fisheries & Seafood Expo Postponed to 2023 Due to COVID Concerns

OP-ED: NWAA To Public Lands Commissioner Franz: You Got It Wrong!

First Batch of 2023 Alaska Symphony of Seafood Winners Announced

Singapore 7-Eleven Launches 7-Select Fish Burger, Shrimp Burger  

Red Lobster Releases Holiday Collection of Gifts For the Cheddar Bay Biscuit Lover in Your Life

Scott & Jon’s Employees, Owners Give Back At Maine Food Bank Summary Wednesday, November 23

Tue. Nov 22 2022

National Fisheries Institute President John Connelly Passes Away After Battle With Cancer

Seafood Industry to the White House: Include Us in the Ocean Climate Action Plan

Whales are Sticking Around in California; Commercial Crab Season Remains Closed

California Market Squid Fishery Begins MSC Assessment  

Government Accountability Office Says USDA Needs to Provide More Seafood in School Lunches

NOAA Preliminary Data For August Reveals 17.4 Million Pounds of Shrimp Landed in Gulf of Mexico  

First Bidding for Salted Herring Roe in Osaka Up to JPY 10,000 Per Kilo for U.S., Canadian Products  

Russian Fishermen Call on State to Increase Support for Building of New Trawlers

Sysco Unveils 2022 Sustainability Report and Debuts DEI Report

tru Shrimp Partners with Medical Manufacturer to Develop Hemostat Products

Thai Union’s SEALECT TUNA Celebrating 30 Years, Highlights Pathway to Future Growth  

Thai Union Conducts First At-Sea Assessment to Strengthen Improvements For Fisher’s Work, Welfare

MSC Congratulates ICCAT On State-of-the-Art Conservation Measures to Safeguard Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Summary Tuesday, November 22

Mon. Nov 21 2022

Cooke Announces Completion of Acquisition of Tassal Group Limited  

Cooke, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Release Statement on Decision to End Net Pen Aquaculture in WA  

OBI Seafoods Supports Pedro Bay Rivers Project Blocking Pebble Mine With $200K Donation

Pollock Catch Grows in Russia This Year  

Cargill Appoints Brian Sikes as their 10th CEO in 157-Year History

Japan: F&P to Purchase all ASC-MSC Certified Wakame and Kelp Seaweed by 2024 From a Regional Group Summary Monday, November 21

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This Week in Retail: Beef and Seafood Dominate Ad Space; CPI Data Released

Beef and seafood currently dominate circular ad space, providing an opportune occasion for surf and turf lovers to snag attractive deals at the grocery store. Beef and seafood account for about 29% and 27%, respectively, of retail buying opportunities this week. The next highest category belongs to pork with 19%, followed by chicken at 15%.

Over in beef, steaks make up 39% of all beef ads. Boneless strip steaks average $12.21 per pound, up from $7.47 per pound last year. T-bone steaks run $8.34 per pound, up 13.9% from 2021. The steak complex is nearly 17% higher YoY on average. The roast category is featured at an average of $6.41 per pound, up $1.47 per pound from 2021. The weekly retail beef feature index is currently at $6.75 per pound, up 20.5% from the prior 5-year average...

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