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09 December 2016
Bumble Bee Foods Senior Vice President to Plead Guilty to Price-Fixing
US - The current senior vice president of sales at Bumble Bee Foods has agreed to plead guilty for his role in a conspiracy to fix the prices of packaged seafood...
05 December 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Bering Sea Fish Stocks Booming
US - Bering Sea fish stocks are booming but it’s a mixed bag for groundfish in the Gulf of Alaska....
28 November 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskan Salmon Sales Outlook Looks Positive for 2017
US - Alaska seafood goes to roughly 120 countries around the world and competes in a rough and tumble commodities market. Looking ahead to next year, sales conditions...
25 November 2016
Marine Microalgae, a New Sustainable Food and Fuel Source
US - Taken from the bottom of the marine food chain, microalgae may soon become a top-tier contender to combat global warming, climate change and food insecurity,...
22 November 2016
Strong Twice Frozen Haddock Fillet Pricing on the Horizon
US - A drastic price increase on Atlantic Haddock finished goods could hit North American markets as early as next April, report Rob Reierson and Kyla Ganton in...
18 November 2016
New Fund to Help Alaska Seaweed Growers be More Successful
US - A new $418,000 grant from the National Sea Grant College Program will support research aimed at helping seaweed growers in Alaska be more successful....
USDA Invests $1.2 Million in Aquaculture Research
US - The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced four grants totaling $1.2 million to support the development...
15 November 2016
Sockeye Salmon Market Steady During Strong Inventory Holdings
US - Sockeye Salmon raw material prices continue to remain stable, indicative of a steady market on finished goods for the time being, reports Kyla Ganton in the...
14 November 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: What Does Trump's Election Mean for the Seafood Industry
US - What might the election of Donald Trump mean for the seafood industry? Economic reports already are pointing to his platform of opposing trade and pulling out...
11 November 2016
Mercury Levels in Fish Drop as Industrial Emissions Go Down
US - A new study has found that as industries cut down on their mercury emissions, the mercury concentrations in some fish drop too....
07 November 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Jaw-Dropping Prices for Halibut Catch Shares
US - As Alaska’s iconic halibut fishery wraps up this week, stakeholders are holding their breath to learn if catches might ratchet up slightly again in 2017....
02 November 2016
Gulf of Alaska Groundfish Closures Shock West Coast Flatfish Inventories
US - An unexpected closure in the Gulf of Alaska will leave many West coast vendors scrambling for inventories of flatfish this Fall, reports Rob Reierson in the...
31 October 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Permit Values Take a Nose Dive
US - Values of Alaska salmon permits have taken a nose dive after a dismal fishing season for all but a few regions....
Freshwater Fish Play Huge Role in Global Food Security
US - Freshwater fish play a surprisingly crucial role in feeding some of the world's most vulnerable people, according to a study published in the Proceedings of...
24 October 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: New Study Investigates Climate Change's Impact on Alaskan Salmon
US - A changing climate is altering rain and snowfall patterns that affect the waters Alaska salmon call home, for better or worse. A first of its kind study now...
20 October 2016
Revisions Made to Fishery Management Guidelines in Progress Towards Ending Overfishing
US - NOAA Fisheries has announced final revisions to the guidelines that federal managers will use as they routinely update the nation's marine fisheries plans....
18 October 2016
Remaining Halibut Quota Left on Table
US - Boats in the Gulf of Alaska should begin targeting Arrowtooth Flounder (Atheresthes stomias) towards the end of the month, following weeks of poor fishing of...
17 October 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Sockeye the Exception in Rough Salmon Season
US - It was a rough salmon season at most Alaska regions this summer, with Bristol Bay being the big exception. While sockeye catches exceeded expectations, all...
14 October 2016
What Are China Packers Predicting for the New Year?
GLOBAL - After a week-long national holiday, we checked in with our Chinese office to see what's on their radar at the moment, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex...
10 October 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: US Senate Candidates Get Ready for Kodiak Fisheries Debate
Fish on! The lure of reaching a statewide radio audience has once again attracted a full slate of political hopefuls to Kodiak for its popular fisheries debate....
07 October 2016
Tradex Foods On Hand to Answer Your Seafood Questions this October
US - October is National Seafood Month and to celebrate, Tradex Foods is sharing its knowledge of seafood....
03 October 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskans Find Innovative Use for Cod Trimmings
US - Alaskan Cod Crunchies begin a national roll out this week with a debut at Costco’s two stores in Anchorage. The dog treats are one of the newest products...
30 September 2016
Puget Sound Salmon Fishery Expectations - Pricing on the Rise
US - The Puget Sound Fall Chum Salmon Fishery is set to get underway mid October and we expect pricing to be on the rise, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods...
29 September 2016
University of New Hampshire Launches Aquaponics Project
US - Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have launched an integrated aquaculture farming research project that aims to provide a model for integrating...
Target Well On the Way to Selling 100% Sustainable Seafood
US - US retailer Target has announced that it is 97 per cent complete on its goal of only selling fresh and frozen seafood that is sustainable and traceable....
26 September 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Pressure for Government to Declare 'Disaster' for Regions Hurt by Low Salmon Catch
US - Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one of the poorest pink salmon...
Slow Start to Cod Fishery Leaves Fillet Inventories Bare
US - Recent reports from West Coast vendors show Pacific Cod frozen fillet and loin inventories drying up as the Fall fishery is underway, reports Rob Reierson in...
20 September 2016
Alaska Seafood Launches 'We Are Wild' in the UK
US - The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has launched a new marketing campaign in the UK - “We are Wild”. ...
19 September 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Tanner Crab Fishery Awaits Revival
US - Cordovans are hoping to revive a long lost Tanner crab fishery in Prince William Sound as a step towards keeping the town’s waterfront working year round....
15 September 2016
Large-Size Pollock Fillets Still Scarce In Alaska
US - Directed fishing for the Pollock C season in the Gulf of Alaska opened August 25 with increased allocations rolled over from B season, reports Kyla Ganton in...
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