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Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Alaska GAPP Board Approves Ambitious Plan for Coming Fiscal Year Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers - March 6, 2023 SEATTLE, Wash.— Authorizing another significant round of funding for the Partnership Program and new dollars towards telling the story of the people behind the Wild Alaska Pollock, the Board approved the bold plan for the coming fiscal year, the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP) announced today. The plan earmarks resources for new marketing and communications efforts, including influencer collaborations as well as international research designed to build demand for Wild Alaska Pollock globally. West Coast Washington state releases 2023 salmon return estimates Seafood Source by Cliff White - March 7, 2023 The U.S. state of Washington released preliminary estimates for salmon returns to its waters in 2023, with many chinook and coho runs expected to be better than 2022 in Puget Sound, the Columbia River, and Washington’s coastal areas. National US supermarket shoppers will return to seafood in 2023, new report predicts The Food Industry Association's (FMI) new "Power of Seafood 2023" report dives deep into the seafood's troubles in 2022 and charts a course for a return to the strong growth seen in 2020 and 2021. Intrafish by John Fiorillo - March 6, 2023 The surging growth of seafood sales at US supermarkets is over, at least for now. That is just one of the conclusions in the newly released "Power of Seafood 2023" report from FMI - The Food Industry Association. The report is the most comprehensive annual analysis of seafood's performance at US supermarkets and other retail outlets. A key finding in the 72-page report is that retailers' seafood sales slipped noticeably last year and have fallen back to pre-pandemic levels when measured on a units-sold basis. *Requires Subscription FYI’s Seafood Expo North America has increased 25 percent for 2023 National Fisherman by Cliff White - March 7, 2023 The 2023 edition of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America will feature over 25 percent more exhibit space than in 2022, according to Diversified Communications, the event’s organizer. 2023 Seafood Excellence Awards Finalists Announced Perishable News by Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America Seafood - March 7, 2023 Portland, ME – The 11 finalists for the 2023 Seafood Excellence Awards, the prestigious Best New Products competition at Seafood Expo North America, have been announced. Winners of the competition will be revealed on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 3:30pm in the Demonstration Theater during Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America. The three-day Expo takes place March 12-14, 2023, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, USA. Pacific Seafood Processors Association 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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