MSC Welcomes New Zealand Orange Roughy's Brave Move To Enter Assessment

Three of New Zealand’s orange roughy fisheries have together entered the lengthy and rigorous assessment process to be measured against the world’s most credible standard for sustainable fishing.

Copper River Harvest Climbs To Over 505,777 Salmon

Harvests are starting to pick up in the Copper River fishery, keeping processors busy, and in the words of Michael Clutter, plant manager for Ocean Beauty Seafoods in Cordova, "we are pretty happy with it."

Prime Select Seafoods' New Owners: Copper River Brand Drew Their Interest

After 20 years of buying from Prime Select, Ross Swanes was in Cordova this week to represent his family's company, Northern Fish, as the new owners of Prime Select. According to Prime Select founders Jeff Bailey and Sue Laird, it's a perfect fit.

With Meat Prices Shooting Up, More Shoppers Are Buying In Bulk

Retailers say that even as national beef sales fall by volume amid record prices, they are seeing growing consumer interest in bulk meat purchases, whether that’s a traditional “side” of beef or smaller variety-pack “bundles” that still provide volume discounts. Meat markets and farmers market vendors as well as supermarkets are offering bulk meat packages marketed to families, grill lovers and the budget-conscious.

Tyson Makes Offer For Hillshire To Trump Pilgrim's

Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN), the second-largest U.S. pork producer, made an unsolicited $6.2 billion offer to buy Hillshire Brands Co. (HSH), trumping a competing bid from Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. (PPC) for the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages.