Hong Kong must stop shark fin shipments sneaking in

January 15, 2018 | Seafood News
A recent finding revealed that shark fin sold in the city's dried seafood stores comprises at least 76 species (of sharks, batoids and chimaeras), of which one-third face extinction. This highlights the need for more companies to adopt “no shark fin” carriage policies to ensure they are not transporting this ... ...read more
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Is this the most underrated food region in Australia?

January 15, 2018 | Seafood News
The annual three-day Apollo Bay Seafood Festival celebrates the region's strong local fishing history, giving punters a taste of the local produce and some food for thought, too. With its pristine waters and abundant sea life, Apollo Bay is the only operating fishing port along the Great Ocean Road, and ... ...read more
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Mr. and Mrs. Crab Seafood Restaurant Opens in Bradenton

January 15, 2018 | Seafood News
There's a new seafood restaurant in Bradenton. Mr. and Mrs. Crab is open in the Orange Blossom Plaza at 497 Cortez Road. It is owned and operated by the same folks who own Kumo Japanese Steakhouse. We have been there twice in the last couple of weeks and really enjoyed ourselves! Located in ... ...read more
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Seafood sector continues to thrive

January 14, 2018 | Seafood News
Ngo Van Ich, chairman of the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), said besides surpassing the target this year, the sector was also on track to achieve exports of $10 billion by 2020. Speaking at a ceremony in HCM City on Sunday, he said exports had reached a record ... ...read more
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Seafood industry seeks new value in fish parts

January 14, 2018 | Seafood News
Alaska's fisheries produce more than 5 billion pounds of seafood each year. When all the fish is headed and gutted or filleted and all the crab legs are clustered, it leaves about 3 billion pounds of trimmings. Some is turned into meal and oil, but for the most part, the "gurry" is ground up and discharged ... ...read more
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White Book on IUU fishing in Vietnam announced

January 14, 2018 | Seafood News
The book also reported on Vietnam's efforts to remove the warning under the European Commission's “yellow card”, the Vietnamese Government's long-term action plan against IUU fishing, and recommendations made by stakeholders in the seafood value chain. According to VASEP Vice Chairwoman ... ...read more
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Shark Tank: Joe's Gourmet Fish Fry Accepts $150000 Offer from Daymond John

January 14, 2018 | Seafood News
Joe's Gourmet Fish Fry is a seasoned seafood breading mix that can be used on shrimp, fish, meat, vegetables and more. According to their website, the “seafood coating absorbs less oil. We use high quality ingredients that absorb less oil and allow you to really enjoy the flavour of your seafood or ... ...read more
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Joe's Gourmet Fish Fry on 'Shark Tank': A Look Inside the Business of Breading

January 14, 2018 | Seafood News
He took what he had left from the devastation; two fryers, and a tent, and started selling seafood breading platters all over the East Coast. We sold at festivals and fairs, anywhere people could try our seafood platters. It was from there the idea for a seafood breading started. People would line up at my ... ...read more
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Mike Reddick celebrates a long career in Pictou County

January 14, 2018 | Seafood News
I spent a while in front end and stints in the meat department but I had quite a few years as a seafood manager.” He also became the company's seafood trainer for Atlantic Canada, travelling to share his knowledge of seafood, display techniques and sales presentation. “When I first became a seafood ... ...read more
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Ocean City Host Waterman Convention

January 14, 2018 | Seafood News
"I'm very fearful of it, you have a spill and it could be very devastating, not only to the seafood industry itself, but we're right here in Ocean City at the beaches," says Brown. Supporters of offshore drilling have been met with opposition from several Governors including Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and ... ...read more
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