Events

2015 Event Calendar

NFI East Coast Sensory Workshop
National Fisheries Institute in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration and NOAA-SIP invites you to participate in an introductory level course for inspectors, quality control professionals, purchasing agents, and anyone wishing to polish their sensory skills. This workshop will take place at Quirch Foods, Miami, FL on March 3 and 4, 2015.

The species menu consists of canned skipjack tuna, CO treated and untreated tuna fillets, pasteurized crab meat (claw and lump), and Pacific cod.  (The menu may change subject to availability.) The class is a hands on workshop in decomposition led by Sensory Expert Jim Barnett (FDA Retired), Michael McLendon, FDA National Sensory Expert, and Victor Garrido from Quirch. However, there will be short lectures on sensory evaluation and current issues in importing seafood. You will learn FDA sensory evaluation methods and FDA criteria for decomposition.The cost for the workshop is $795.00.  To register, click here.


Chowder Party at the Seafood Expo North America
NFI’s 27th Annual Chowder Party registration is now open. Kick-off the 2015 Seafood Expo North America Show with old friends and new. Join us on Saturday, March 14th at 6:00pm – 7:30pm, at the beautiful Westin Boston Waterfront, conveniently located adjacent to the Boston Convention Center! Click here to register! For more information, please contact Suzanne at sarteaga@nfi.org or 703-752-8898.

March 15-17
Boston, USA
Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America is North America's largest seafood exposition. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world attend the annual, three-day exposition to meet, network and do business. Attending buyers represent importers, exporters, wholesalers, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, and other retail and foodservice companies. Exhibiting suppliers offer the newest seafood products, processing and packaging equipment, and services available in the seafood market. The exposition is sponsored by the National Fisheries Institute and is co-located with the New England Food Show. SeafoodSource.com is the official media. The exposition is produced by Diversified Communications, the international leader in seafood-industry expositions and media.

Fall Political Conference
September 28 - October 1
Lowes Madison Hotel

INDUSTRY SCOOP

  • NFI's East Coast Sensory Workshop
    NFI in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration and NOAA-SIP invites you to participate in an introductory level course for anyone wishing to polish their sensory skills at Quirch Foods, Miami, FL on March 3 and 4, 2015.
  • NFI’s 27th Annual Chowder Party
    NFI’s 27th Annual Chowder Party registration is now open. Join us on Saturday, March 14th at 6:00pm – 7:30pm, at the beautiful Westin Boston Waterfront. For more information, please contact Suzanne at sarteaga@nfi.org or 703-752-8898.