• Press Release

    NFI Statement on Tariff Developments

    A temporary suspension of tariff increases and a commitment to continued trade negotiations are welcome developments. Seafood exports to China and seafood imports from China both play and important ro...

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    Why are American Seafood Jobs At-risk?

    Coast to coast workers turn domestic and imported fish into meals on American plates. Tariffs make dinnertime more expensive for families and jeopardize U.S. jobs.   ...

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    Statement on the Passing of Lee Conrad

    WASHINGTON, DC November 21, 2018 —Today the seafood community mourns the loss of one of our true champions. Lee Conrad, wife of the late Ken Conrad, passed away on Tuesday surrounded by family. A...

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    Statement on the Passing of Danny Cohen

    WASHINGTON, DC November 21, 2018 —Danny Cohen, founder of Atlantic Capes Fisheries, Inc. was uniquely committed to both the sustainability of the resource and the sustainability of his employees. ...

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    Here’s How the Whole Seafood Supply Chain is Effected by Trade

    Maritime Products International in Newport News, VA, is a fourth-generation family-run company focusing on global production and distribution of a variety of seafood items. Matt Fass, the president, d...

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    PA Distributor Talks Jobs and Seafood Trade

    Kody Kalichuk is the manager of shipping and quality at Land and Sea, in Monroeville, PA. Land and Sea delivers seafood and meat to restaurants and retail outlets in the greater Pittsburgh area and su...

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    VA Chefs Talks Local and Global Seafood Sourcing

    Chad Martin owns Circa 1918 Kitchen and Bar in Newport News, Virginia. Chad’s passion is hospitality. He loves taking care of people and cooking amazing food and at Circa 1918 those come together. C...

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    Tariffs Threaten to Take a Bite out of this VA Industry

    Danell Pugh is inventory manager at the Norfolk, VA location of Preferred Freezer Services. He started at the company in New Jersey and chose to move to Virginia; he has been at the Norfolk facility s...

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    Port of Virginia Jobs Could Be Collateral Damage in Trade War

    Meade Stone Jr. comes from a line of Custom Brokers in the Tidewater, VA area. Now branch manager for the Norfolk, Virginia location of D.J. Powers Company, Meade has been in the industry of fifty yea...

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    A Georgia Perspective on Seafood Trade & Jobs

    Quinton Harris is a line operator at King & Prince Seafood in Brunswick, GA. Quinton’s passion for the seafood community is evident right when you click play. Without access to global seafoo...

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    Lessons Learned about Trade from a 30+ Year Career in Seafood

    Cynthia Bailey enjoys her job in Chesapeake, VA – where she’s from. She says you spend more time with your coworkers than your own family. With a 30+ year career in cold storage logistics,...

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    How Does Trade Effect Virginia Seafood Jobs?

    Theo Coley has worked at Preferred Freezer Services for ten years. Located in Chesapeake, VA, the facility is just a few miles from the Port of Virginia in Norfolk. it’s no surprise he handles a...

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    VA Seafood Company More Productive with Imports

    On the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, W. E. Kellum Seafood has an impressive domestic footprint – processing fresh and frozen shucked oysters as well as live in-shell oysters, plus de...

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    Seafood Sustains This Community in Minnesota

    Scott Farber has worked at Morey’s Seafood in Motley for 13 years. He talks about the positive impact Morey’s has on this small community in Minnesota. Without trade, this seafood processo...

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    Mayor Discusses MN’s Import/Export Seafood Hub: Motley

    Al Yoder is finishing his first year as the Mayor of Motley, MN. Motley is in the center of the land-locked state, so it’s unique to have two major seafood processors in the city. The Mayor says...