Canadian Grocer to Allow Reusable Containers for Seafood

Canadian supermarket chain Metro has announced that it’s embracing the use of reusable containers. Starting on April 22, customers in all Quebec stores will be allowed to bring containers from home to fill with meat, seafood, deli products, and prepared foods.

Officials: No Sardine Fishing Off California This Year Due to Steep Population Decline

April 18, 2019 Peter Arcuni, KQED

West coast regulators have voted unanimously to ban commercial sardine fishing for the fifth straight year after a recent evaluation of the northern Pacific stock revealed a steep decline.

Tuna Hatchery Could be Coming to San Diego Bay

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) is awarding a $945,000 grant to Ichthus Unlimited, LLC to cultivate PBFT eggs as part of a sustainable model for farm production.

Processed Seafood Market Worth $ 267.3B and Seafood Processing Equipment Market Worth $ 1.9B by 2023

April 18, 2019 MarketsandMarkets

The fish segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR in the global processed seafood market during the forecast period. The scaling equipment segment is projected to witness the highest growth in the seafood processing equipment market during the forecast period, due to the increased demand for processed seafood products.

State Predicts Total Salmon Catch Increase of 100 Million

Officials expect another big haul of sockeyes, increases in pinks and a possible record catch of chum salmon