SeaShare, Hook Line and Savor Seafood Start-Up Announce Innovative Partnership

January 31, 2019 SeaShare

SeaShare, a non-profit dedicated to providing seafood to food banks, announced they have begun a strategic partnership with Hook Line and Savor, a frozen seafood start-up based in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and part of the Gorton’s Seafood family.

Innovation #1: Handy Seafood Authentic Maryland Crab Cakes

January 31, 2019 Handy Seafood Incorporated

30 years ago, Handy Seafood began collecting crab cakes from restaurants and retailers. These crab cakes were machine formed, loaded with shell and crab content turned out to be 3%. “These crab cakes were not an acceptable product during that time” stated Terry Conway, Handy’s Executive Chairman. Handy’s associates in Crisfield, Maryland, where tradition states crab cakes were first made, agreed with Conway’s statement.

Maine Shutting Down Productive Scallop Ground for Season

January 31, 2019 Associated Press

Maine fishing regulators are shutting down some of the most fertile scallop fishing grounds in the state to help keep the shellfish’s population healthy.

American Meat Science Association Welcomes Meyer Natural Foods to the Sustaining Partners Program

January 31, 2019 AMSA

Meyer Natural Foods has joined over 40 other companies and institutions as a Sustaining Partner of the American Meat Science Association (AMSA). For more than 50 years, the AMSA has relied on support from partners to maintain its ability to provide community and professional development programs as well as opportunities for individuals in the field of meat science.

Dietz & Watson Launches “Dietz Nuts” the First-Ever Meat-Nut Snack

January 31, 2019 Perishable News

Dietz & Watson has launched a new product posed to be consumers’ new go-to game day snack, Dietz Nuts. Originally concepted as a Super Bowl stunt and a play on the brand’s name, the company worked closely with its agency of record, full-service creative agency Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners (RTO+P) to actually bring the product to shelves after realizing there was whitespace in the market.