• Press Release

    NFI Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

    WASHINGTON, DC August 26, 2018– Senator John McCain dedicated his life to public service, as a Naval Aviator and a member of Congress he often volunteered to take on difficult tasks. From opening up...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Seafood Trade Supports Trucking Jobs

    When you think of the American seafood worker, boats and fishing equipment come to mind. But there are many more U.S. jobs beyond commercial fishing that are supported by the seafood community. Melvin...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Imported Seafood Vital to U.S. Manufacturing Jobs

    Jeff Thornton has worked at High Liner Foods in New Hampshire for nearly 4 decades. He’s the maintenance supervisor of the plant, which a leading processor of value-added frozen fish and seafood...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Busting Mercury Myths

    Would you take nutrition advice from a reality TV star? What about pregnancy tips from a boy band singer? Would you listen to a doctor who used your astrological sign to diagnose you? And yet, voices ...

  • Sustainability Blog

    Latest Fraudulent “Report” from Greenpeace Includes Dangerously Misleading Advice for Consumers

    In what has become a shameless annual tradition, Greenpeace has released yet another report designed to mislead the public and entice gullible press outlets to hand them free fundraising publicity. ...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    American Seafood Jobs Fueled by Imported Seafood

    Kim Gorton is the 3rd-generation CEO of her family’s company, Slade Gorton & Co., Inc based in Boston. She started her career working in the loading dock and cash sales office, and years later b...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    U.S. Seafood Success-Story Requires Global Sourcing

    Bill LeBlanc has been in the seafood industry 36 years. He talks about the importance of imported seafood and the life of a seafood sales job, which he likens to a seafood stock broker. His company im...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Maine Lobster Business Thrives on Access to Global Markets

    Greenhead Lobster is a family owned business that focuses on one product: wild-caught fresh Stonington, Maine lobster. Owner Hugh Reynolds oversees every aspect of his operation from his Stonington, M...

  • Uncategorized Blog

    Seafood Trade Creates American Jobs. Hundreds of thousands of American families depend on imported and exported seafood.

    Hundreds of thousands of American families depend on seafood trade, both imports and exports. Tariffs threaten those jobs....

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Cold Storage Worker Discusses Global Sourcing

    Cody McCann is a shipping coordinator at Preferred Freezer Services in their Boston facility. Imported seafood makes up a large amount of the seafood that comes into the cold storage plant. If importe...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Women-Owned Business in ME Depends on Healthy Seafood Trade

    Jenni Steele and Susan Oliver own Island Fishing Gear and Napa Auto Parts in Stonington, ME. Over 90% of their customers are in some way related to the seafood industry, primarily lobstermen and women...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Tariffs Increasing Business Costs Bad for U.S. Fishermen

    Carla Guenther, PhD, is a Senior Scientist at the Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries. Educated in oceanography, ecology, and anthropology, Carla approaches fisheries management with a focus on fishing...

  • Press Release

    Leading Seafood Industry Groups Launch First Sustainable Crab Project in China

    August 8, 2018 Dongshan, Fujian Province, China – Leading United States and Chinese seafood industry groups, fishermen, and sustainable seafood groups came together today to celebrate the much antic...

  • Trade & Commerce Press Release

    NFI Expands Trade Education Campaign

    August 3, 2018 Washington, DC – Due to the interest in the National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Seafood See, Jobs campaign the trade association has expanded the online content offering after only...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Rural Entrepreneur Talks Jobs in Maine

    Megan Wood is the co-founder of 44 North Coffee, based on a small island off the coast of Maine. With two locations, 44 North Coffee has become a staple in the community. What does coffee have to do w...