Handy Seafood Announces the Launch of Plant-based Crabless Cake

January 19, 2022 Handy Seafood

Handy Seafood, America’s oldest seafood processor, is excited to launch a Plant-based Crabless Cake. Handy developed its new product to serve the fast-growing flexitarian consumer market. The product is made in their BRC plant in Crisfield, Maryland and available in grocery retailers and foodservice distribution nation-wide.

Leadership Grants for Eat Seafood America! Initiative Will Help Scale the Public Health Program for Greater Impact

The Eat Seafood America! (ESA!) initiative received three new leadership grants to support a comprehensive push to improve public health, sustainability efforts, and the seafood workforce. The most recent grants include support from Builders Initiative, H-E-B, and the Rich Family Foundation. 

Forever Oceans Signs Deal With Brazilian Government For World’s Largest Offshore Concession For Sustainable Seafood Production

January 18, 2022 Forever Oceans

“With a coastline of more than 8,500 km, Brazil is one of the main frontiers for fish production, generating, in addition to healthy food, employment and income,” said  Jorge Seif Junior, Secretary of Aquaculture and Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture. “This landmark agreement is historic for Brazil and will set the country on the path to the development of sustainable marine aquaculture.”

Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America Reunites the Seafood Industry In Person, March 13-15

January 18, 2022 Diversified Communications

The 40th edition of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America will take place as planned from March 13 through March 15, 2022 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC). Diversified Communications, organizer of the event, continues to update the Expo’s health & safety measures following the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), public health officials, federal, state and local authorities as well as the venue, to provide all participants with a safe and healthy environment. The three-day event will highlight a comprehensive exhibit hall for business and networking opportunities, new products, food sampling, special events and education.

Northwest Aquaculture Alliance Responds to the 9-0 Supreme Court Opinion Upholding Cooke Aquaculture Pacific’s Permit to Farm Steelhead: “A Victory for Science”

In a 9-0 opinion, the Washington Supreme Court today upheld Cooke Aquaculture Pacific’s permit to change species from Atlantic salmon to steelhead in Puget Sound, rejecting a challenge by the Wild Fish Conservancy and other groups to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) 2019 approval of the company’s permit application, which was upheld by a lower court.