Thursday, September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Preliminary summary gives Bristol Bay highest exvessel value ever
KTUU by Lex Treinen - September 18, 2019
After reviewing preliminary data from the season, Alaska Department of Fish & Game says that 2019 appears to be have produced the highest exvessel value of all time at $306.5 million.

Crab plan team to study latest survey data
Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - September 18, 2019
Eastern Bering Sea bottom trawl survey results will be the focus of discussion Sept. 16-20 in Seattle by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s crab plan team, which will set the overfishing level and acceptable biological catch for these fisheries.

Wild Pollock Market Forecast Covering Growth & Revenue Inclinations & Development Strategies until 2028
Westminster News Online by Aman Roberts - September 17, 2019
Amid the growing rigorous competition in wild Pollock market, stakeholders have shifted their focus towards deploying various growth strategies to gain an extra edge in the market. Growing favorable funding by organizations and associations backed by rising fish prices continue to help several companies in wild Pollock market to expand their business growth. For instance, the US-based GAPP (Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers) has provided funding to True North Seafood and Trident Seafoods brands for projects focused on promoting new wild Alaska Pollock products. Unique marketing strategies coupled with the growing awareness about the benefits of eating fish continues to fuel growth in the wild Pollock market.

Offshore Wind Energy Looks More Promising for Oregon
Jefferson Public Radio by Erin Ross - September 16, 2019
Oregon’s high desert is getting crowded, so wind power advocates are once again looking to the sea.

Labeling and Marketing
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute: Marketing Update
ASMI - September 2019
All Hands on Deck, ASMI Welcomes Two New Board Members, Symphony of Seafood Call for Products, ASMI Welcomes Return of Jann Dickerson, Foodservice National Accounts, ASMI News and Updates Facebook Page, Alaska Ocean Cluster’s Ocean Tuesday, ASMI Technical Director Presents to Ambassador of Philippines

ASMI’s All Hands Meeting Set for Oct. 8–10 in Anchorage
Fishermen's New - September 18, 2019
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute’s All Hands on Deck meeting is set for Oct. 8-10 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, Alaska. The meeting, which is open to the public, offers updates on all programs ASMI is engaged in, along with discussion on current marketing efforts, strategies and challenges now facing the industry.

Associate Member News
The following press release was provided by an associate member.  From time to time our associate members ask us to publish press releases, and we are happy to accommodate these requests.

Whitefish processors set to meet in Copenhagen
Marel - September 18, 2019
Key decision-makers from the whitefish processing industry around the world will meet up on 25 September at Marel’s demonstration center in Copenhagen for a full day event exploring ways to utilize the latest technology to make better use of their raw material.


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