Join The Alaska Seafood Celebration: National Seafood Month Kicks-Off October 1st

October is National Seafood Month, marking another reason for Americans to celebrate and enjoy the best, most sustainable seafood from the pure, pristine waters of Alaska. To highlight the importance of domestic, sustainable seafood, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is sharing several ways home cooks, chefs, fishermen, retailers and industry members can take part in the occasion through Alaska Seafood Month, Commercial Fishing Day, #AskForAlaska, Alaska Commercial Fishing Video Contest and dozens of partnerships.

BC Salmon Farmers Show Results From Record Prices, Strategic Investment

September 29, 2017 BC Salmon Farmers Association

An independent economic analysis of the salmon aquaculture industry in British Columbia shows an increase of 37% over the past three years in its value to the province, resulting in the creation of over 1,600 jobs. Overall, farming and processing 92,800 Metric Tonnes of salmon in 2016 resulted in over $1.5-billion towards the B.C. economy.

Sobeys Is Taking Mealtime Stress Off Canadians' Plates

September 29, 2017 Sobeys Inc.

Sobeys is simplifying mealtime for Canadians with the launch of EASY MEALS, a line of pre-packaged meals, prepared in-store in the Seafood, Meat, Kitchen and Deli departments.

Superior Farms Taps Bob Mariano As Director Of Marketing For Sacramento Headquarters

September 29, 2017 Superior Farms

Superior Farms, the nation’s largest lamb producer, announced today that Bob Mariano has joined the company as the new Director of Marketing. Formerly with Raley’s, Mariano’s extensive retail marketing portfolio spans 16 years with the Sacramento-based retailer where he most recently served as Director of Omnichannel Production.

Pork Gets Cheap For Tailgating Season

September 29, 2017 Megan Durisin, Bloomberg

While meat costs in the U.S. tend to drop as summer wraps up, this year the declines are more pronounced. Wholesale pork has fallen to the lowest seasonally since 2009, which could bring down grocery-store bills.