Hy-Vee Adopts Seafood Supplier Code of Conduct

December 1, 2021 Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee, Inc. reinforces its commitment to environmentally and socially responsible seafood by announcing the adoption of its new Seafood Supplier Code of Conduct (SCoC). As a leader in providing customers with responsible seafood choices, Hy-Vee has joined a growing contingent of retailers committed to upholding human and labor rights in its supply chains.

New Scholarship to Support Students with Ties to US Shrimp Industry

December 1, 2021 Southern Shrimp Alliance

In 2022, SSA will award post-secondary educational scholarships to two students in each of the eight states where the southeastern shrimp industry operates (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina). The sixteen recipients will receive up to $1,000 towards an area of study of their choice at any post-secondary institution, including trade and vocational schools.

Kingfish Announces Key Progress Milestones on Permitted U.S. Precision-Aquafarm Site

November 30, 2021 The Kingfish Company

The Kingfish Company, a pioneer and leader in sustainable land-based aquaculture, has announced that it has concluded the purchase of land for its new facility in Jonesport, Maine. Upon completion, the facility will serve as Kingfish’s first production facility in the U.S. as the company looks to replicate its successful operation in Europe and establish significant local sustainable seafood production for U.S. retailers and food service.

MSC: Nations Must Seize Historic Opportunity to Safeguard North East Atlantic Pelagic Fish Stocks

November 30, 2021 Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is urging nations in the North East Atlantic to seize a historic opportunity to reach agreement on the sustainable management of key fish stocks as international quota-setting negotiations show signs of a breakthrough following years of deadlock.

XpertSea Named to Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500 Rankings

November 29, 2021 XpertSea

XpertSea, a Canadian company transforming how seafood is farmed and traded, has ranked number 23 in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 program, and number 148 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500. The company was recognized for its rapid revenue growth, entrepreneurial spirit and bold innovation, with revenue growth from 2017 to 2020 calculated at 929%.