Proposed Updates to WIC Nutrition Program Include Greater Access to Seafood Public Comment Period Now Open

Published on November 17, 2022, the new rule is the first food package update of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) WIC program since 2009.  This science-based update adds seafood to more of the packages and strengthens the USDA’s efforts to align its nutrition programs with the latest U.S. dietary and health guidelines.

Experts Share How to Make the Wild Choice as Consumers Are Hungry for Seafood Education

On behalf of the nation’s largest source of wild domestic seafood and in celebration of National Seafood Month, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) today unveils their latest efforts to help consumers Make the Wild Choice. Studies show that 82 percent of consumers prefer seafood that is wild and sustainable1, but are still craving more clarity on how to ensure the seafood on their plate is the best choice. That’s why ASMI is bringing together an Alaska Seafood Ambassador network to educate consumers and is giving them a chance to experience the wild of Alaska for themselves through a nationwide social sweepstakes.

Alaska Seafood Partners with Chicory to Drive E-commerce Sales and Consumer Awareness

September 14, 2022 Chicory

Chicory, the leading contextual commerce advertising platform, today announced its partnership with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI), an organization fostering the economic development of the Alaska seafood industry. The partnership seeks to drive consumer awareness and online sales of wild Alaska seafood using Chicory’s full suite of in-recipe commerce solutions.

Holland America Line Partners with Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute to Promote State’s Tastiest Natural Resource

June 13, 2022 Holland America Line

In celebration of 75 years exploring Alaska, Holland America Line is partnering with Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) to highlight the line’s leadership and commitment to sustainably sourced local seafood. The first formal partnership of its kind between ASMI, a partnership between the state of Alaska and Alaska’s fishing industry, and a major cruise line will highlight Holland America Line’s use of Alaska seafood exclusively on all six ships serving the Great Land.

ASMI Launches New Alaska Seafood Online Marketplace

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) officially launched the Alaska Seafood Online Marketplace, a new web-based directory designed to connect buyers and suppliers of Alaska seafood around the globe. As the number of seafood purchases taking place online continues to grow, the new Marketplace provides opportunities for all Alaska seafood businesses to showcase their products to seafood purchasers of all types.