Alaska While it’s no record, Southeast’s hatchery chum rebound in 2021 is a telltale for better seasons ahead KCAW - April 15, 2022 After a challenging year in 2020, chum salmon returned to the top of the list of Southeast Alaska’s most valuable hatchery-produced fish in 2021. https://www.kcaw.org/2022/04/15/while-its-no-record-southeasts-hatchery-chum-rebound-in-2021-is-a-telltale-for-better-seasons-ahead/ National US restaurants banking on seafood for Easter, spring specials Seafood Source by Christine Blank - April 15, 2022 As Americans’ concerns about COVID-19 ease, restaurant operators are relying on seafood Easter turnout to return sales to pre-COVID levels. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/foodservice-retail/us-restaurants-banking-on-seafood-for-easter-spring-specials Labeling and Marketing RFM Certification Drives Purchase of Wild-Caught Alaska Seafood Sustainability means more than protecting the environment Progressive Grocer - April 18, 2022 When it comes to seafood, it also means protecting the ﬁsh and the communities responsible for the catch — all things that are important to today’s increasingly health- and environmentally conscious consumers. https://www.progressivegrocer.com/rfm-certification-drives-purchase-wild-caught-alaska-seafood FYI’s NOAA names Kodiak woman to Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee Cordova Times - April 17, 2022 Commerce secretary Gina Raimondo has appointed seven new members to NOAA’s Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, including Natasha Hayden of Kodiak, vice president of lands and natural resources for the Afognak Native Corp. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2022/04/17/noaa-names-kodiak-woman-to-marine-fisheries-advisory-committee/ Gift of wild caught salmon fills food bank’s freezers Cordova Times - April 16, 2022 An unanticipated gift of over 95,000 pounds of individually portions wild caught Alaska salmon from the Wild Alaskan Company has filled their freezers to near capacity, says Mike Reusser, chief operating officer for the Food Bank of Alaska. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2022/04/16/gift-of-wild-caught-salmon-fills-food-banks-freezers/ Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: email@example.com; Website: www.pspafish.net 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.