• 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...

  • 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 Press Release

    NFI Launches Trade Education Campaign

    August 2, 2018 Washington, DC – In recognition of the threat to the seafood community posed by new trade tariffs, the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has rebranded its AboutSeafood.com website to...

  • Trade & Commerce Press Release

    Statement on Announcement of Tariffs on Chinese Seafood

    WASHINGTON, DC July 11, 2018– The United States and the People's Republic of China (PRC) have established their positions on seafood in the current trade dispute. The misguided strategy, that see...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    New NOAA Report Highlights Success of Science-based Fisheries Management

    Washington, DC May 17, 2018 – In a new report to Congress, The Status of U.S Fisheries for 2017, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admiration (NOAA) finds the number of stocks on the overfishing ...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Justin Heyman

    WASHINGTON, DC February 12, 2018– Justin Heyman, was the longtime Chairman of Morey’s Seafood International and a partner in the Chicago-based private equity firm Acuity Capital Partners, LLC. ...

  • Partners Press Release

    NFI Launches NFIHooked.com

    December 6, 2017 – McLean, VA – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) announces a new website, NFIHooked.com, that aims to keep professional chefs, culinarians and members of the food service com...

  • Press Release

    Top 10 List Highlights Seafood Consumption Progress

    List Features Favorites, Illustrates Important Nutritional Trend November 2, 2017 – Washington, DC – In 2016 Americans ate 14.9 pounds of seafood per capita, while a slight over all dip from 2015...

  • Trade & Commerce Press Release

    NFI Statement on Seafood Import Monitoring Program Decision

    August 29, 2017— NFI is disappointed with the court’s decision. The Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) remains an expensive burden for the American companies that will bear the costs, for in...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Ronald Jensen

    WASHINGTON, DC July 13, 2017 — Ronald Jensen’s contributions to the seafood community were invaluable. He recognized the dangers of working the water and the heart and soul brave fishermen put int...

  • Advocacy Press Release

    Foodservice Companies Prepare for Greenpeace Groundhog Day

    July 12, 2017 – WASHINGTON, DC – What is shaping up to be an annual, and almost entirely ignored tradition from Greenpeace is about to arrive; the ranking of food service companies based on what G...

  • Press Release

    NFI Welcomes NOAA’s New National Marine Fisheries Service Assistant Administrator Chris Oliver

    June 20, 2017— The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) welcomes Chris Oliver as the new head of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS.) Mr. Oliver most recently served as Executive Director of ...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    NFI Statement on NOAA’s Reports to Congress

    May 9, 2017— Today NOAA Fisheries released both its Status of the Stocks and Fisheries Economics of the United States reports to Congress. The Status of the Stocks report continues to illustrate ...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on Misguided Mexican Shrimp Boycott

    WASHINGTON, DC March 16, 2017 — The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) and our members are committed to sustainable fishing and support efforts to combat Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fi...