Service Enhancement from Brooklyn to the Caribbean and Central America

November 17, 2022 Seaboard Marine

Seaboard Marine is pleased to announce enhanced transit times from Brooklyn to Central America, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica. The improved transit times result from a new Thursday departure to provide better connectivity for the benefit of our customers. As of December 1, transit times to key Central American destinations like El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua are now several days faster.

CFIA Notice to the Fish and Seafood Industry – Export to the European Union (EU)

Effective January 15, 2022, exporters for commercial food and animal commodities destined for the European Union (EU) will be required to use updated export certificates, which contain new and more complex animal health requirements. In addition, as a result of the new EU requirements, advanced requests for export certification of each shipment prior to export will be required for live and fresh seafood leaving for the EU on, and after, January 15, 2022.

U.S. Apple Exports to India Down 79 Percent; USApple Urges Removal of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

December 1, 2021 U.S. Apple Association

Following the start to agricultural trade negotiations last week at the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum in New Delhi, the U.S. Apple Association today said more needs to be done to ensure U.S. apple growers can once again compete in the Indian market.

American Cheese is Being Devoured in Asia, Export Data Show

U.S. exports of American cheese — including the processed staple coveted for melty grilled cheese sandwiches — are surging as buyers in Asia devour the stuff. 

IDDBA Conducting Live Webinars in May, June

The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) is conducting live webinars in May and June. Webinars are open to both IDDBA members and nonmembers.