Woodbridge International Closes Sale of Farallon Aquaculture de Nicaragua to Cooke Inc.

March 22, 2019 Woodbridge International

Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Farallon Aquaculture de Nicaragua S.A. (“Farallon Nicaragua”), by Cooke Inc., the parent of Cooke Aquaculture Inc.

Gulf Seafood Foundation Announces New Board Officers

The Gulf Seafood Foundation has announced a new slate of officers for 2019. Former Sysco Louisiana Seafood chairman Jim Gossen, a native of Lafayette, LA living in Houston, TX, will remain as the President of the organization formed to support and promote the high standards of the Gulf’s vast commercial and recreational fisheries industry.

The Seafood Category Is Distinct and Intriguing

March 22, 2019 Food Marketing Institute

What reveals the market potential for seafood at retail, given the diversity of products and varying availability and seasonality around the country? The Power of Seafood report – the first in FMI’s “Power of…” series to focus on seafood – shares that one underlying characteristic of seafood shoppers is their discerning nature.

BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Joins Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative

The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative is pleased to announce that BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. (BJ’s) has joined the GSSI Global Partnership as a Funding Partner.

E&E Foods to Purchase APICDA’s Cannon Fish Company

Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA) is pleased to announce that E&E Foods is purchasing their Kent-based subsidiary, Cannon Fish Company (CFC). E&E is consolidating their Seattle area processing operations into a single 76,000 square foot facility that houses their office, cold storage, and production in Renton, Washington. CFC’s manufacturing equipment will be moved to the new location and CFC’s staff will help to operate the expanded plant.