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Global seafood lifestyles, shaped by different cultures and the environment; our products’ insights – the story and characteristics behind our products; technological leaps – advances in seafood technologies and how they transform the future of business and the planet; and finally our industry knowledge, relates vital information that drives advances in our industry worldwide.

Tendering in Alaska

Tendering in Alaska

In the seafood industry, tendering is carrying the catch from where it is caught to a processing facility. This way the fishermen can stay on the fishing grounds and keep catching. I work on a salmon tender in Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA.

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Oysters & Sustainability

Oysters & Sustainability

Gordy McLellan Jr. can talk oysters all day.

He’s been working on his family’s shellfish farm, Mac’s Oysters, since he was twelve years old. Now he’s a third-generation shellfish farmer, working beaches and deep water lines off the coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia.

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Lunar New Year and Fish

Lunar New Year and Fish

Fish has a cultural relevance in many different cultural celebrations around the world. In China, eating fish during the Lunar New Year is an important specialty. The Lunar New Year occurs on the first day of the Lunar calendar and the next new year will occur on February 12th, 2021. Eating fish is considered good luck since the Chinese word for “fish” (鱼 Yú /yoo) sounds like the word for “extra” (余 Yú /yoo). It is good fortune to have extra at the end of the year as this means you are taking this surplus into the following year. It is also thought that consuming fish will allow you to have “extra” prospects such as wealth, health, love and family, in the next year.

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Rosh Hashanah and Fish

Rosh Hashanah and Fish

Rosh Hashanah and FishEven though fish in general is an important staple in the Jewish diet, on Rosh Hashanah fish holds even more importance than usual. Fish dishes are a quintessential part of Rosh Hashanah, otherwise known as the New Year in the Jewish calendar. It...

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