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  • 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...

  • Statement on the Passing of Erik Breivik

    WASHINGTON, DC December 5, 2018 — The seafood community has lost another pioneer. A giant in the groundfish world, Erik Breivik was the founder of Glacier Fish and a pioneer in Bering Sea fisheri...

  • 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.   ...

  • 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...

  • 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...