• Press Release

    Statement on the Rescheduling of Seafood Expo North America

    WASHINGTON, DC April 3, 2020 — During a time of such upheaval and uncertainty for all it is exciting that the forward-looking planners at Diversified rescheduled Seafood Expo North America/Seafood P...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Angie Priebel

    WASHINGTON, DC March 26, 2020 — Seafood has lost an ardent supporter and a passionate friend with the passing of Angie Prieble. Angie was a well-known and highly respected member of the seafood f...

  • Press Release

    NFI Red Crab Council Remains Committed to Improving Chinese Crab Fishery

    March 17, 2020 Washington, DC – The National Fisheries Institute’s Red Crab Council will continue to fund and support its Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) in China. The comprehensive FIP is foc...

  • Advocacy Press Release

    Shrimp Continues Its Reign On Top 10 List

    February 24, 2020 – Washington, DC – American consumers ate 16.1 pounds of seafood per capita in 2018; up from 16.0 pounds, a smaller increase than 2017’s monster 1.1 pound jump. Americans are e...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on the Passing of Don Riffle

    January 25, 2020 McLean, VA— Don Riffle was a well-respected member of the seafood community. From Buhl, Idaho to Salisbury, Maryland with customers in every state in between, he brought 40 years of...

  • Press Release

    Frank Dulcich Takes the Gavel as NFI’s New Chair

    January 21, 2020 – Orlando, FL – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) opened its Board of Directors meeting by recognizing its new Chairman, Pacific Seafood CEO, Frank Dulcich. A longtime member...

  • Press Release

    The National Fisheries Institute Announces 75th Anniversary

    January 6, 2020 –– McLean, VA –– 2020 marks 75 years since the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) was incorporated. As the nation’s largest commercial seafood trade association, its focus...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on the passing of Alex Ko

    WASHINGTON, DC December 23, 2019 — Alex Ko’s leadership at Grobest North America helped ensure the family company remained a valued global pioneer in feeds and a technological leader that brought ...

  • Health Press Release

    NFI Launches New YouTube Channel

    October 22, 2019 – McLean, VA – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is announcing a new YouTube channel, AboutSeafood, that educates health care professionals and curious consumers about the ro...

  • Trade & Commerce Press Release

    NFI and IBM Launch Seafood Blockchain Pilot  

    June 11, 2019 – Washington, DC – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is working with IBM’s Food Trust, blockchain-enabled system to begin a comprehensive seafood supply chain traceability pi...

  • Press Release

    Work Continues on China’s Red Swimming Crab FIP

    April 11, 2019 Washington, DC – Almost a year after a Memorandum of Understanding launched the NFI Red Crab Council’s first Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) in China, the project continues to g...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Bob Joyce

    WASHINGTON, DC December 31, 2018 — Robert W "Bob" Joyce was a family man, a business man, an athlete, a scholar, a World War II veteran and his big Irish smile was a fixture in the seafood community...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    NFI Crab Council Announces Brice Phillips as New Chairman

    December 18, 2018 Washington, DC –The National Fisheries Institute’s Crab Council announces it has elected a new Chairman, Brice Phillips the Director of Club Store Sales at Phillips Foods. Philli...

  • Fraud Press Release

    New York’s Attorney General Focuses on Fish Fraud

    December 17, 2018 Washington, DC– An investigation by New York’s Attorney General that targeted 155 stores across 29 supermarket brands found mislabeled seafood about a quarter of the time. The...

  • Press Release

    Top 10 List Shows Significant Increase in Seafood Consumption

    December 13, 2018 – Washington, DC – In 2017 Americans ate 16 pounds of seafood per capita, an increase of 1.1 pounds from the 14.9 pounds consumed in 2016. It is the highest per capita consumptio...