Fri. Mar 23 2018

DFO Technical Meeting Hears Bad News About Northern Cod Stocks, with Potential 29% Biomass Decline  

Long, Strange Trip to Tomorrow's Pacific Halibut Opener in Alaska

$1.3 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill Includes Measure to Add Shrimp to SIMP  

Oregon Lawmakers Secure Funding for Oregon Ports, Salmon, Communities and Klamath Water Users  

Governor Inslee Signs Atlantic Salmon Net Pen Ban, Cooke Says They'll Respect the Law

ANALYSIS: Ecuadorian Shrimp Exports Increase in 2018  

Analysis: Fresh Fillets of Chilean Salmon Up 20% YTD  

VIDEO: SeaPak Soup, MSC Certificate Suspended, Mexican Shrimp, Long John Silver's New Look

Global Aquaculture Alliance Celebrates 2,000th BAP Certified Facility

Russian Crab Producers Accuse Leading Domestic Fish Producer of Attempts to Destroy Crab Industry  

ASMI Encourages Consumers to ‘Ask for Alaska’ as Halibut, Sablefish Season Start  

UK’s Sea Fish Industry Authority Officially Appoints Brian Young as New Chair

CP Foods Working Towards Sustainability Goals Thanks to Reduced Water Consumption Summary Friday, March 23

Thu. Mar 22 2018

Conservation Groups Seek to Ban Mexican Shrimp, Other Seafood to Save Endangered Vaquita Porpoise  

The Fish Guys Expand into Beef, Pork and Chicken with Launch of Market House Meats

H & N Group Acquires NJ-Based Seafood Wholesaler Network Commodities

Chinese Domestic Tilapia Market is Promising; Prices Remain High  

Alaska’s Governor Taps John Jensen for North Pacific Council, Two Incumbents Also Supported

Update on Stand for Salmon Ballot Initiative  

SeaPak Brings New Frozen Seafood Soup to Walmart  

Ocean Hugger Foods Partners with Aramark to Expand Distribution of Vegan Tuna Alternative  

The Fishin’ Company Partners With Trace Register for Seafood Assurance Traceability

Laitram LLC Files Patent Application for Shrimp Deveiner  

New MAFAC Members Shift Majority From New England to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska

NOAA Establishes New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone Off Nantucket Summary Thursday, March 22

Wed. Mar 21 2018

DFO Releases Statement on MSC Certification Suspension of Gulf of St. Lawrence Snow Crab Fishery    

Annual Allocation of $1.1 Billion for Sportsmen & Conservation Announced

Long John Silver’s Shows Off New Contemporary Look At Kentucky Flagship Opening

MSC Appoints New Science and Standards Director

NOAA Appoints New Science and Research Director for Southeast Fisheries Science Center

IFFO RS Announces Launch of New Improver Programme Application Mechanism Summary Wednesday, March 21

Tue. Mar 20 2018

MSC Suspends Certificate of Gulf of St. Lawrence Snow Crab Fishery Due to Right Whale Deaths  

Senator John McCain, Jeanne Shaheen Write Letter to USTR Supporting Repeal of USDA Catfish Program  

Sitka Herring Fleet on Two-hour Notice

Halibut Catch Limits for Alaska Made Official Today

John West Debuts its Products on JD in its Entry to Chinese Market  

Marine Harvest Reports ‘Best Year Ever’ in 2017, But Faced Challenges Due to Sea Lice  

New Study Shows Fish Was An Important Part of Stone Age Diet Summary Tuesday, March 20

Mon. Mar 19 2018

Mitsui & Co. Enter Into Strategic Alliance With Mark Foods  

Kingfish Zeeland CEO Ohad Maiman Talks Bringing Dutch Yellowtail to U.S.  

Latest Seafood News Podcast Recaps Seafood Expo North America

WPRFMC Fishery Managers Postpone American Samoa Large Vessel Prohibited Area Decision  

Chinese White Shrimp Shortage Pushes Prices Higher, Even for Small Sizes this Winter Summary Monday, March 19

Maine DMR Hires New Scientists to Support Lobster Research, Inshore Trawl Survey  

Russia Plans to Make Kara Sea Center of Domestic Fish Production  

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Texas based Sustainable Sea Products Buys Dickie Poh Seafood, Keeping Dickie's Deviled Crab Line 

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] February 1, 2017

Deviled Crab, an iconic Richmond, Virginia seafood specialty since the late 1970s, will continue to be available to consumers thanks to the absorption of the former Dickie’s Seafood and Veterans’ Best operations by Sustainable Sea Products International (SSPI).  
Dickie Poh Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December, 2016. This happened after the company had supplied Ukrop's supermarkets with shrimp and other seafood for many years.  Yet with the sale of Ukrops in 2010, Dickie Poh soon lost the account, and revenues fell by 75%.  Since then the company has focused on building out new supply relationships.  They took on a new owner in 2015, but that was not enough to prevent bankruptcy.  Sustainable Sea Products was one of the largest unsecured creditors in the bankruptcy filing.
SSPI is the marketing and distribution arm of Texas-based Global Blue Technologie...

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