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Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Alaska fishing communities feared COVID-19 contagion from industry. It hasn’t shown up. Alaska Public Media by Nathaniel Herz - July 21, 2020 As this year’s summer fishing season approached, local leaders across Alaska issued dire warnings about the thousands of plant workers and fishermen headed to their communities. Seafood, Alaska’s top export, is omitted from federal trade data Anchorage Daily News by Laine Welch - July 21, 2020 Most Alaskans are surprised to learn that seafood is by far Alaska’s top export, the source of the state’s largest manufacturing base and its No. 1 private employer. GAPP: Positioning pollock as value item could be key post-COVID-19 Seafood Source by Ben Fisher - July 21, 2020 As the number of nations that have been able to successfully manage the COVID-19 pandemic increases, positioning seafood items like pollock as a value proposition will become increasingly important, according to the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP). Labeling and Marketing Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute: Marketing Update ASMI - July 2020 A Note from the Executive Director, Information for Alaska’s Seafood Industry on COVID-19, Seafood Trade Task Force Seeks Industry Input to Develop Trade Strategy, Certified Seafood Collaborative Takes Ownership of RFM Certification Program...

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