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Tuesday, February 26, 2019


Press Release: Fish and Seafood Market to Witness an Outstanding Growth by 2025 SBWire - February 20, 2019 Los Angeles, CA -- Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans. Seafood prominently includes fish and shellfish. Shellfish include various species of molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms. Environment/Science Scientists: Southeast Alaska vulnerable to ocean acidification Researchers explain why it could be felt here first Juneau Empire by Ben Hohenstatt - February 22, 2019 Southeast Alaska is poised to be among the first regions in the world affected by ocean acidification. The Alaska Ocean Acidification Network hosted a public presentation Wednesday about the phenomenon that is making ocean water more acidic, and Alaska scientists explained why Southeast is likely to be impacted more quickly than other parts of the world. Labeling and Marketing Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Brand Makes Big Splash in 2018 Perishable News by Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association Seafood - February 22, 2019 Sitka, Alaska – The Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon run not only set a record in 2018, but the brand also made a big splash at retailers across the country. The branding program was developed by the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association in 2016 in Boulder, Colorado before being launched nationwide in 2017. The brand continues to grow as more and more retailers across the country tell their customers the story of where their fish comes from, promoting in over 1,000 stores in 2018. FYI’s ALFA invites skippers, deckhands to apprenticeship program KCAW - February 25, 2019 The Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association has expanded their Crewmember Apprenticeship Program for the 2019 season after being awarded a $142,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife foundation. Urner Barry’s April 2019 Seafood Import Workshop: Sign Up Now And Save! Urner Barry by Amanda Buckle - February 26, 2019 Urner Barry’s Executive Conference is a must attend event for decision makers in the protein industry – and for the first time ever, the Seafood Import Workshop is being integrated into the conference! The Executive Conference will be held April 28-30, 2019, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Sign up for the whole conference to hear from speakers Rob Lynch (President, Arby’s), Steve Sands (VP, Protein Performance Foodservice), Dr. David Kohl (Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech), Michael Sansolo (Food Industry Expert and Consultant), Damian Mason (Agricultural Humorist), and Sarah Schmansky (VP of Nielsen’s Fresh & H&W Growth & Strategy Teams). Or, register just for the Seafood Import Workshop, taking place on the last day of the Executive Conference. Join Seafood Import Workshop Speakers Scott Zimmerman (CEO and Founder of Safe Quality Seafood Associates), Corey L. Norton (Thai Union’s Group Counsel for Responsible Sourcing), Michael Lieberman (Foa & Son Insurance Broker) and Jonathan Lieberman (Customs Broker and Director of Operations for New York Customs Brokers) as they discuss topics ranging from seafood safety, quality and sustainability compliance, supply chain best practices, insurance options and risk management, and much more. Plus, hear from invited government representatives! This is a must-attend event for those in the poultry, egg, seafood and red meat industries. Take advantage of prime networking opportunities and unparalleled insights by registering now for this premier event. But act fast, because discounted pricing for early bird registration is coming to an end THIS THURSDAY. You know you’re going. It’s Vegas after all—there’s no way you’re missing out on connecting with industry friends and colleagues on The Strip. So, sign up today and save! We are just two months away from the 2019 Executive Conference. Early Bird pricing ends February 28th, 2019. Make your plans now and we’ll see you in Vegas!

Ann Owens Pacific Seafood Processors Association Office Manager 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail:; Website: Our office days/hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, any copyrighted work in this message is distributed under fair use without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only. *Inclusion of a news article, report, or other document in this email does not imply PSPA support or endorsement of the information or opinion expressed in the document.


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