New Absorbent Crate Liner Added To Sirane's Sea-Fresh Range

September 30, 2014 Sirane

SIRANE has added a new absorbent crate liner for seafood packaging to its popular Sea-Fresh range – a range which helps optimise the sale price of fresh fish.

John Garner Becomes COO Of North Pacific Seafoods

September 30, 2014 Mike Mason, KDLG

A high-level executive with Trident Seafood’s is switching companies. John Garner is set to become the new Chief Operating Officer for North Pacific Seafood’s early next month.

Sen. Vitter Stands Up For Louisiana Seafood Industries

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) sent a letter to Theodore G. Osius III, nominee to be ambassador to Vietnam, addressing issues of concern to Louisiana’s seafood industries. In particular, Vitter is concerned about the safety of seafood from Vietnam and the illegal trade practice of seafood dumping which negatively affects the market value of Louisiana seafood. Vitter is holding the nomination until these issues are resolved.

Triumph Foods Purchases 50% Ownership In Daily's Premium Meats

September 30, 2014 Seaboard Corporation

Seaboard Corporation announced Triumph Foods purchased a 50 percent ownership in Daily's Premium Meats, the processed meats division of Seaboard Foods, which produces and markets raw and precooked bacon, ham and sausage. Daily's Premium Meats will be owned 50/50 by Seaboard Foods and Triumph Foods as of September 27, 2014. As a result of the transaction, Seaboard received cash proceeds of $72.5 million and will recognize an estimated pretax gain of approximately $55.0 million, subject to final working capital adjustments.

Meat Companies Recognized By CAB For Marketing, Leadership

September 30, 2014 Certified Angus Beef ® brand

Meat packers, processors and exporters satisfy growing consumer demand for great-tasting beef around the globe. The Certified Angus Beef ® brand recognized the focus of top suppliers on Sept. 19 at the brand’s annual conference in Marco Island, Fla. Ranchers, retailers and chefs joined the discussion on delivering top-quality beef from the farm to the table.