New Sessions On Merchandising, Creating Value & Differentiation Added To Retail Seafood Sourcing Event

April 30, 2014 FirstSource Events

FirstSource Events announces an addition to its lineup of sourcing sessions at FirstSource: Retail Seafood in Fort Worth, Texas, June 4-6. The added sessions include an optional "Buyer Roundtable" at 1 pm, June 4 and two optional "Ask the Expert" sessions for vendors on the following day. Each session will be led by veteran retailer, Tony Ruccio, who has a wealth of industry experience working in retail sales, procurement, processing and management.

New Lobster Processors Could Set Up In Prince Edward Island

April 30, 2014 Ryan Ross, The Guardian

After years of being hampered by an agreement that kept the P.E.I. government from issuing new lobster processing licences, at least one application is waiting for approval for this year’s fishing season.

Louisiana Seafood Certification Program Tightens Rules

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries on Monday announced rule changes to its seafood certification program to help ensure that only wild-caught Louisiana seafood uses the local certification logo.

Vietnam's NTSF Seafoods First To Offer Three-Star Pangasius

Vietnam’s NTSF Seafoods Group is the world’s first company to offer three-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Pangasius, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in late April.

Renowned California King Salmon Season To Begin May 1

April 30, 2014 California Salmon Council

Depending on which part of the country you live in, this has been either one of the coldest, snowiest, wettest, driest or warmest winters on record. Regardless, a sure sign that spring has arrived is the annual opening of the celebrated California King Salmon season on May 1. Soon, lovers of some of the world’s best tasting salmon will be heading out to reclaim their backyards, locate their grills and launch their outdoor entertaining season with delicious and nutritious California King Salmon.