Sea Pact Announces Sam Grimley as Executive Director

January 21, 2022 Sea Pact

Sea Pact, a pre-competitive collaboration of ten leading American and Canadian seafood companies working together to drive industry sustainability progress, is pleased to announce that Sam Grimley will join the organization as Executive Director on February 1st, 2022.

Dutch Turbot Farmer First In World To Achieve ASC Flatfish Certification

Based in the province of Zeeland, Seafarm has been producing farmed seafood for decades, and takes a ‘whole circle’ approach to farming turbot, from breeding to selling the fish in their on-site restaurant.

Texas-Based H-E-B Meets Increased Demand With Crescent Foods’ Halal Hand-Cut

January 21, 2022 Crescent Foods

The nation’s foremost American pioneer in premium, Halal hand-cut meat and poultry products, Crescent Foods, announced a strategic partnership with Texas-based retailer, H-E-B. The program includes a wide variety of fresh, Halal hand-cut chicken, beef, and lamb products as well as breaded, frozen offerings. Now available in select Houston, Texas locations, the program is expected to quickly expand throughout Texas.

Cultivated Meat Passes the Taste Test

January 21, 2022 ARYN BAKER, TIME

Renowned Israeli gastronome Michal Ansky knows her food. She’s a professional taster and a Master Chef judge. So when she was invited to the world’s first public blind taste test pitting lab-grown, or cultivated, chicken up against a conventionally raised product, she jumped at the chance. It was a historic opportunity, but she was also confident that she would be able to tell the difference.

Path to Purchasing for Garden Center Consumers In-Store and Online

January 21, 2022 Floral Marketing Fund

The Floral Marketing Fund (FMF), in partnership with the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre and the University of Guelph, are presenting the final results from a new study on consumers’ perceived value of nursery plants – focusing specifically on garden center consumers in both the US and Canada. The findings are being presented through an upcoming webinar on January 27th and the final report.